Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) is looking for a qualified intern to assist in growing our marketing and communication efforts.
Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) is a non-profit that connects high-growth entrepreneurs throughout Upstate NY with the people and resources needed for success. Our network spans thousands of company founders, investors and startup ecosystem supporters. Network members engage with UVC and each other through our Website, Blog, UNY50 Leaders, UNY Events Calendar and UNY Pulse Newsletters. We also host the annual Upstate Unleashed Conference recognizing Upstate’s top startup community leaders and featuring globally renowned entrepreneurs like Netflix Co-founder Marc Randolph, VC/Author Brad Feld and others.
UVC interns get connected to Upstate NY ecosystem leaders and gain broad experience in storytelling and relationship building. Interns also get an opportunity to learn about online marketing techniques, communications strategies for social media and marketing/fundraising campaigns.
Assist in the creation of blogs, website pages, email campaigns, social media communications, press releases, etc.
Assist in the distribution and delivery of marketing materials
Assist with fulfillment of marketing offers to ecosystem partners and sponsors
Assist with planning and execution of powered by UVC events and meetups
Perform analysis of marketing data
Seek and analyze on and offline marketing materials for comparable organizations
Prepare presentations and slideshows
Enter contact, other information into UNY Events Calendar and UNY Ecosystem Map
Assist with various growth and pr initiatives including media coverage and speaking engagements
To qualify for a marketing internship, candidates should be passionate about entrepreneurship and able to work remotely in a fast-paced team environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with some knowledge of web and social media marketing. Interest/background in Digital Marketing or Advertising preferred. Experience with Powerpoint, WordPress, Hootsuite, iMovie and Google (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms) are a plus.
To apply for a marketing internship with UVC, email firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief statement (2 paragraphs) of interest, resume and the URL for your LinkedIN profile.