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.
#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
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
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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