Marketing Intern
Gridbid - Remote
Internship

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Gridbid is seeking a passionate individual to join its team as a Marketing Intern. This position can be based remotely, with the option to work out of our Vancouver office.

Our ideal candidate is a creative marketing ninja who is passionate about using their marketing skills to positively impact the environment. You must be driven to help Gridbid exceed its business development goals and contribute to the team’s overall greatness. If you love all things marketing-related, enjoy working in a startup, and are passionate about seeing your work change the world for the better, we want to hear from you!

About Us
Gridbid is a platform where home and business owners auction their unused roofspace for solar. It helps guarantee roof owners the best deal on solar by having solar installers compete for their business and also reduces installers’ costs of acquiring customers by up to 80%.

Responsibilities
The Marketing Intern will work closely with our team to:

  • Position Gridbid as the leading, unbiased third party expert in solar
  • Update copy for Gridbid’s website to meet our positioning goals
  • Create and monitor content for Gridbid’s blog to educate our readers
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to provide unique and reliable insights
  • Summarize and report on the latest news related to solar
  • Represent Gridbid at industry events
  • Create or identify and then initiate Gridbid PR opportunities
  • Customize and maintain Gridbid’s social media accounts

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 1+ years of experience in online marketing
  • Proficient user of WordPress as a blogging platform
  • Familiar with all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+)
  • Experience related to company branding and positioning
  • Highly polished English communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Great communicator who is open to feedback and participating in discussions
  • Enthusiastic about working in a startup and using technology to solve problems

Bonus Assets

  • Passionate about solar, renewable energy and the environment
  • Experience creating infographics, videos, voice-overs and podcasts
  • Ability to laugh under pressure

Compensation and Benefits

  • Stipend paid upon completion of internship (dependent on availability and performance)
  • Transit passes for commute will be covered
  • Opportunity for continued employment upon completion

Logistics

  • Full/part-time internship with a minimum commitment of 2 days per week; preference given to full-time
  • 4 month contract
  • Remote position with the option to work at our Vancouver office

Send resumes and cover letters to: Kevin Starke at kevin (at) gridbid (dot) com
Quote: “Marketing Intern” in the subject of your email
Include: A link to your LinkedIn page in your email
Application deadline: 10PM, August 31, 2013


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Gridbid is a platform where home and business owners auction their unused roofspace for solar. It helps guarantee roof owners the best deal...