Communications Intern

Job description

Easyship has innovated the global shipping landscape with our shipping and logistics technology.


We believe any business should be able to effortlessly ship worldwide, and we work tirelessly to tear down this last barrier of worldwide eCommerce. We have a global workforce that strategically operates from North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and we’re always looking for talent that will propel our rocket ship even higher. Join our diverse team of developers, sales, and marketing professionals to revolutionize an old-school industry. Help us build the most complete online shipping portal!


Position Title: Communications Intern (US)

Reports to: Growth Marketing Lead

Key Relationships: Marketing Team, Content Team.

Job Purpose: We are seeking a stellar Comms Intern who can assist in developing communications assets and social media content for the company and its offerings. Working to assist the larger Marketing team, you will also be responsible for growing social media across all Easyship social properties, with a focus on fostering a strong sense of community amongst our merchants and audience and help us to build an unforgettable brand.

As an early member of the New York marketing team, you’ll help shape how we reach and interact with our partners and customers, supporting inspiring and compelling campaigns, resources and experiences that demonstrate how Easyship can help our users scale their business.


This role requires exceptional organizational abilities, high collaboration, multi-tasking skills, and excellent time-management; as you’ll be counted on to work cross-functionally across several teams, sales, marketing, product and more. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience, with a passion for content and social media, tailoring brand voice to deliver a unique and captivating brand identity.


Easyship’s mission is to enable global cross-border communities. Our infrastructure and API power’s 40,000+ eCommerce businesses, to sell to almost every country in the world.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Be the voice of Easyship across social channels - you'll be responsible for overseeing the overall strategy, social calendar, and execution of all Easyship’s social media channels, as well as assessing and potentially establishing new, additional social media channels

  • Use a variety of social and digital channels to cultivate engagement within the Easyship community, collaborating with our talented Creative team to create fun and boundary-pushing content and campaigns.

  • Facilitate and create social campaigns with influencers and other brands.

  • Track, monitor, and optimize performance across channels to inform overall strategy.

  • Develop proactive publicity opportunities such as trend stories, industry or technological leadership, advancing the creative community and our partnerships

  • Actively build and maintain media lists

  • Research and draft press materials including releases, alerts and pitches

  • Identify award opportunities to submit on behalf of different teams within the organisation

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Dog friendly, become a co-pawrent of the Easyship pooch, and bring your own

  • A chance to work with a first-class, global team! 🌍


Requirements

Skills & Personal Qualities: 

  • 1+ years of communication and/or social media experience, on behalf of a brand

  • A savvy, tactful, and graceful communicator – you intuitively find the right tone in every situation and can speak to unique and diverse audiences

  • A gifted, creative, and succinct writer – people often tell you how much they enjoy your writing

  • A natural storyteller – you know exactly what resonates with your audience and why

  • A creative thinker – you put a unique spin on everything you write and create while staying true to brand values

  • Media and trend savvy - you always know what's trending, and actively seek out media from a variety of brands, companies, and influential individuals

Preferred Skills:

  • Extremely detail oriented.

  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite and photography skills a plus

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; experience in writing press releases and pitch letters a plus

  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills, highly-analytical, and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline and results-driven environment

  • Exceptional project management and creative problem-solving skills