Company Description

AOL is a media technology company with a mission to simplify the internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. As the 4th largest online property in the U.S., with more than 200 million monthly consumers of its premium brands, AOL is at the center of disruption of how content is being produced, distributed, consumed and monetized by connecting publishers with advertisers on its global, programmatic content and advertising platforms. AOL's opportunity lies in shaping the future of the digitally connected world for decades to come.

Job Description

#BUILTBYGIRLS is looking for a rockstar college intern to support the team across growth and community from helping run our existing programs to analyzing critical data that’ll dictate the direction of the brand, and helping with marketing & social media (can anyone say celeb interviews?). You’ll also support the evolution of our new Advisor Program, get the insider scoop on just how a new tech platform is built out from Day 1, and be part of shaping the future of our brand.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, proactive, data-driven, creative, obsessed with all things #BUILTBYGIRLS and wants to test the waters of a start-up environment. This is a part time paid internship in AOL’s New York City office.


  • Growth - Data Management & Analysis

    • Organize & manage database of contacts & customer leads

    • Analyze complex user & product data and present high-level summaries of findings; make recommendations for the brand based on analysis

  • Community - Events, Communications, Social Media

    • Write monthly newsletter and post to key social accounts (LinkedIn, Medium)

    • Update social media pages for events (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

    • Interview AOL BUILD celebrities and post to social media accounts

    • Work on social strategy & content calendar

    • Manage key logistics & deliverables for #BUILTBYGIRLS presence at marketing activations & events; assist with event collateral - creating and printing materials, tracking attendance

    • Assist with planning and execution of monthly Hashtag events. Past events have been at IBM Watson, OkCupid, Spotify, Broadway, BuzzFeed and more.

  • Advisor Program: Be part of building a beta mobile Advisor platform to help young women launch tech-enabled careers

    • Manage Advisor relationships between high school girls & professional female advisors in the tech industry; track advising sessions, manage communications to each pair, answer questions/troubleshoot relationship concerns

    • Create, edit and proofread content

    • Assist in creation and management of team Advisory board for product development feedback

Additional Responsibilities As Needed:

  • Take on one ongoing special project that matches your superpower, e.g. define brand voice and create written and video content for Advisor Program; increase newsletter engagement

  • Assist in developing sales & marketing materials for external meetings

  • Help to organize giveaways with partners - secure prize participants, share assets, create and track timelines

  • Write internal and external-facing recaps for monthly Hashtag Event Series

  • Put together one-slide recaps of key conferences and events


  • Undertaking a Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Business, Computer Science, Marketing or any other technology-related degree

  • Previous internship experience relevant to 1-2 years year of work in product, growth, marketing, communications, and/or operations

  • Ability to relate to, digest, and write in the distinct #BUILTBYGIRLS brand voice

  • Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity and facility with mainstream social media platforms, including but not limited to Instagram, Twitter, Medium, Facebook and LinkedIn

  • Highly motivated proactive self starter

  • Extremely organized; ability to take high volumes of information

  • Experience with Microsoft applications and Google Applications (Google Docs/Sheets), especially Excel

  • Available to work 10-20 hours per week in NYC

Bonus Skills:
  • Adobe Photoshop (or equivalent), basic photo and video editing skills

  • Experience creating compelling and informative marketing decks

Note On Your Application: To be considered for this opportunity, you must submit a cover letter and resume through the SmartRecruiters portal. Please combine it to be one document and upload it where it says '+Add Resume'.

Please include as one document:

  • Resume with education and work experience

  • Cover letter – tell us why we should pick YOU to help us build this brand out
Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.

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