Creating social media content for an innovative start-up - ON-587

Project type: Innovation
Desired discipline(s): Business, Social Sciences & Humanities, Law
Company: Anonymous
Project Length: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 03/14/2022
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 1
Desired education level: Master's
Open to applicants registered at an institution outside of Canada: No

About the company: 

We are a start-up on a mission to redesign how we work and how we hire. We have built an innovative platform that allows clients/employers and professionals to connect. While the start-up was born in the pre-COVID-19 world, it aligns perfectly with the current and post-COVID-19 world. We are disrupting an established industry by responding to market demands, creating efficiencies for market participants, and providing a robust solution in today’s world of risks and challenges. This internship is an incredible opportunity for personal and professional growth to be part of a new online community from the ground floor.

Describe the project.: 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in community engagement through multiple channels of social media
  • Research and analyze potential strategic partnership opportunities
  • Establish partnership opportunities
  • Research and analyze data relating to prospective clients, industries and competitors and business trends, and provide and execute recommendations
  • Participate in continuous development and improvement of the service offering
  • Report to and collaborate directly with founders/senior management executing various strategic plans

The ideal candidate would be available for a full-time internship from May to September and open to a part-time internship from September onwards.

Required expertise/skills: 

  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills with a passion for innovation
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Client service experience, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to maintain a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and time management skills, including attention to detail and the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work independently while also contributing to teamwork when necessary
  • Proven ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment is an asset
  • Advanced research skills, including ability to deliver research-driven insights and provide recommendations
  • Passion for new and innovative solutions