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Social Media Intern

Do you have an irresistible tweet appeal? Does people constantly re-tweet your stuff? Do you actively use LinkedIn, and have a thing connecting with B2B sales and marketing executives?

Do you want to use these skills to add value to an awesome team of marketers, UX experts, and developers?

We need to talk.


Welcome to Market 8.

Based right out of your home--no seriously, you get to work from home--Market 8 is an inbound marketing company based in Miami that aims to revamp company websites to help them generate more leads and grow their sales.

Market 8 is one of the top agencies in the world that creates designs specifically geared towards inbound marketing, and mainly focuses on mid-size b2b companies, in the Technology, Finance, Consulting and Manufacturing industries. But focusing so much on our clients means we have little time to focus on our socialization and we feel a bit like mushrooms.

That’s where you come in. We need your skills to nurture our online presence on social media channels.


Who we’re looking for:

  • Forward thinking social media skills - You must be up-to-date on how social media is being used for B2B companies, all the latest tricks and trends, and more stuff we don’t know about yet.

  • Self-motivated learner - At Market 8, we’re all about curiosity and the desire to learn. We want our team to be up to speed with all the latest advancements in the field, and encourage members to sign up for courses to better enhance their skill sets.

  • Crazy about Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Quorra, Digg, and most importantly, interacting with people on them.

  • Creativity - Writing is one thing. Writing catchy social media posts is something else. You have to be familiar with the different writing requirements of the different social media channels and know how to use them to your advantage.

  • Passion - We want social media managers who love and take pride in what they do. Creating stuff from nothing is always a brilliant feat, and we want our team to have that drive and enthusiasm from the get-go.

  • A feel for B2B - If you know what the magic quadrant is, and can speak intelligently about why B2B just won’t ever be the same as B2C, you definitely got it.

  • Quick witt - we want those quick comebacks, we like them more when they are witty.

  • Funny bone - you know you’re funny when you can make even phases like this... sound funny, ok?


What you’ll be doing:

  • Writing and publishing all communications across all our social media channels consistently

  • Spreading the word about our awesomely valuable content

  • Rewrite snippets and executive summaries for our articles and promote through different forums + encourage discussions in platforms like linkedin.com, inbound.org, quora, and specialized active forums where our target audience participates.

  • Interacting with our ever-growing online community utilizing the HubSpot social media platform to monitor and segment our audience.

  • Observe, interact and learn from our audience on social media and feedback with possible topics for our research team to write about.

  • Create relationships Market 8 clients and prospects who are social media active, retweeting some relevant content from our prospects and clients (when it makes sense)

  • Identify and build relationships with key influencers and thought leaders that can help us amplify our message.

  • Keep the pulse on what’s going on in the industry and spread the word.

  • Grow our blog subscriber base

  • You have some design skills to create shareable cards and can use software to create infographics.

  • Through your interactions, identify good candidates to fill other open positions in the company.


Qualifications

  • 500+ Twitter followers

  • Personal blogging experience

  • Familiarity with the planning, design, and creation of social accounts and micro-sites

  • Experience in the inbound marketing world

  • Know something about web marketing and web design

  • You have heard of / have had experience with HubSpot

  • You love B2B, specially software & technology, startups, consulting, and manufacturing firms.

  • You have a feel for what it takes to drive traffic to a site and can create relationships with other key thought leaders to drive traffic to our site.


Why you should join us:

  • We’re team oriented but independent - You’ll be working with a group of like-minded individuals, all motivated to perform their own tasks on a timely and quality-centered basis. You’ll have the freedom to work without a constant flood of coworkers and supervisors in your face, but with all the reassurances of having a supportive team all within your network.

  • We love to learn - Our team is all about being the best they can be. Not only do we all (and I mean all) take courses on group and individuals levels, but we also actively make sure to be involved in our industries. And even if you’re not an inbound marketing expert at first, we’re more than willing to help you become one in the long run.

  • Work from anywhere in the world - Whether you’re a social butterfly, a stay-at-home mother, or a travel enthusiast who wants the freedom to roam, your lifestyle is totally welcome at Market 8. All we’re asking is that you be readily reachable via internet, and that you deliver quality content on time. Think about it--you’ll never have to wear another tie again.


How to apply:

This is a part time position. Apply in 3 steps:

  1. Apply using the form on this page, send us your CV accompanied by a paragraph or 2 about why you think you’re right for this job. Make sure to point out links to awesome things you have done in social media, communities you have managed and show us what kind of success you have achieved.

  2. Brownie points if you also record a video telling us why you are great for this.

  3. Pick any one article from our blog and send us 10 or so tweets and other things that you would do to promote it.

 

Contract Employment Disclaimer:

When applying to this job, you confirm that you are in lawful residence status whether you are in the United States or elsewhere on the planet. Market 8 does not employ illegal aliens. Market 8 reserves the right to terminate your employment agreement should your residence status be found to be illegal in your country of residence.

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