Altitude Accelerator is Hiring

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Want to gain experience in communications, management and marketing while networking with entrepreneurs, investors and professionals? RIC is hiring one Marketing Intern and one Communications Intern. If you have strong design skills or writing skills, check out the two postings below:

Marketing Intern
Qualifications
Post-secondary education from a marketing and information technology discipline; excellent communications and creative skills including understanding of the business community; ability to multi-task and work well under deadlines in a team environment.

Responsibilities
• Design marketing collateral, such as promotional flyers
• Design logos for events and programs
• Research, write/edit and create content for new blogs
• Use WordPress blogging tools with HTML to schedule blogs
• Use Hootsuite to schedule social media promotion
• Analyze blog traffic and suggest opportunities
• Perform other special projects, as assigned

Skills
• Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop required
• Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
• Understanding of search engine optimization
• Ability to effectively manage time and schedules
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Knowledge of the following is an asset but not required:
o Content management systems, including WordPress and Joomla
o Social media management platforms, including Hootsuite
o Customer relationship management products, including SalesForce

Communications Intern:
Qualifications
Post-secondary education from a communications and information technology discipline; excellent communications and creative skills including understanding of the business community; ability to multi-task and work well under deadlines in a team environment.

Responsibilities
• Interview startup clients for Entrepreneur Profiles and Success Stories
• Research, write, edit, and publish blog articles around innovation and entrepreneurship themes
• Use Hootsuite to schedule social media promotion for articles
• Perform continuous enhancements and modifications to articles
• Analyze website traffic and suggest opportunities for improvement
• Perform other special projects, as assigned

Skills
• Exceptional organization and communication skills
• Solid understanding of all sections related to the anatomy of a blog
• Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
• Understanding of search engine optimization
• Ability to effectively manage time and schedules
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to include corporate objectives and mission throughout blog presentation
• Knowledge of the following is an asset but not required:
o Content management systems, including WordPress
o Social media management platforms, including Hootsuite
o Customer relationship management products, including Salesforce
o Adobe Suite products, including Illustrator and Photoshop

Altitude Accelerator is where real ideas converge:

Deadline for applications: Friday, September 23

Duration: September – December 2016  (Minimum 2 days/week at 4 hours/day)

Think you are a good fit? Please submit resume and cover letter to Amarpreet Kaur, Operations Manager, at amarpreet.kaur@riccentre.com

 

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