About the Role

Chicory’s marketing team is a small operation tasked with a diverse number of responsibilities, all pertaining to the company’s communications, branding, growth, and publisher relations. A strong candidate for our summer internship is eager to learn about how a startup works and has a real boots-on-the-ground mentality. Interns will quickly become an integral part of the team and tasked with maintaining our social media channels, assisting with various communications tasks (editing and coordinating email newsletters, blog post writing and publishing), and helping out with additional administrative tasks. This is a paid role.

Hear from past interns:

“Working as a marketing intern at Chicory was a great immersion into the startup world. I learned about how different aspects of a company work together to offer an awesome product. Besides learning online marketing strategies, I loved working with such a creative, talented and welcoming team!” - Erica, Summer ‘16

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with marketing team to onboard and monitor new publishers.

  • Manage and optimize social media channels under the guidance of Marketing Director.

  • Assist with maintenance of Chicory brand and voice on website, blog and email newsletters.

  • Effectively assist with contact updates and database maintenance.

  • Identify and provide assistance with troubleshooting technical bugs (and communicating these to the appropriate team members).

  • Respond via email to inquiries about Chicory submitted on our website.

  • Assist with unforeseen administrative tasks from setting up travel arrangements for Chicory team members to coordinating gifts for key clients to much more.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in startups.

  • “Get Hands Dirty” style of work.

  • Problem-solver mentality.

  • Remains cheerful under pressure and is able to communicate frustrations calmly and effectively.

  • Strong writing and communications skills.

  • Experience with social media channels (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram).

  • Ability to work on a full-time basis in New York City from May through August, 2017 (scheduling flexible).

Additional Qualifications

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.

  • A love of food.

To apply, send a resume and note to jobs@chicory.co. While we appreciate a polished, professional resume and cover letter, we are more interested in understanding your drive, interests, and fit for our closely-knit team. Tell us about yourself: why you are interested in this role? What about marketing, food, or startups excites you? Show us something you’ve worked on. Tell us a joke (no pressure). Help us get to know you better!

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