Social Media Marketing Intern - Descript - San Francisco, CA - Remote

Job Title: Social Media Marketing Intern
Company: Descript
Location: San Francisco, CA - Remote

Descript has a unique opportunity for the right candidate to join our Marketing Team to assist with our social media strategy. This new role will work with our Community Manager to help Descript’s efforts to build community and spread brand awareness across social platforms.

We’re looking for a candidate who is a digital native, with experience creating content and contributing to branded social media accounts. Relevant skills include copywriting, video editing, organization, social media marketing, analytics, and communication.

Training and 1:1 mentorship will be provided, and this is a great opportunity to gain experience at a growing, fast-paced startup. There will be opportunities to interact with different teams within our marketing and sales departments and gain exposure to various aspects of the marketing function.

This position is ideal for a recent grad or current college student looking to build their career in marketing and/or community management, and who wants to make a significant impact at a growing startup.

This is a paid, 10-week part-time REMOTE internship.

What will you do?
Assist with the design, creation, and execution of Descript’s social media campaigns for TikTok, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Create weekly and monthly editorial calendars to promote Descript activities, product launches, community activations, etc.

Build a backlog of social content for the Descript team to pull from in months to come

Experiment with engagement tactics across social platforms and Discord

Track and analyze social media data to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns

Ideate and experiment with growth strategies across social platforms

Repurpose content from events, newsletters, and blogs for social media

Qualifications
This is an entry-level position, and we will train you on the job, but we are looking for as many of the following abilities as possible:
Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal

Experience using and posting on social media platforms, especially Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and LinkedIn

Experience with copywriting or branded content

Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

Analytical & strategic thinker

Proactive self-starter that can work both independently and collaboratively to deliver results

Thrives in fast-paced environments while meeting deadlines

Enthusiasm and energy to learn and tackle new challenges

Wants to break into a marketing career

Nice to have
Previous social media marketing experience at a startup

Experience using Discord

Experience with using Sprout Social or similar social media publishing tools

Worked with creator-oriented tools (design, audio/video)

About Descript

Descript is building the next generation of tools for communicating with video and audio. We are a team of 85 (planning to double in 2022) — with a proven CEO and the backing of some of the world’s greatest investors (Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures, Spark Capital). Descript HQ is in San Francisco, and our AI research team, Lyrebird, is based in Montreal.

Descript is the special company that’s in possession of both product market fit and the raw materials (passionate user community, great product, large market) for growth, but is still early enough that each new employee has a measurable influence on the direction of the company.

As a small startup, Descript relies on employees who thrive in an environment where they are regularly called upon to translate high level goals into day-to-day priorities, and are regularly presented with technical and business challenges that extend beyond their comfort zone.

Benefits include a generous healthcare package, catered lunches, and unlimited vacation time. We currently have offices in San Francisco and Montreal, and are open to folks working remotely between PST and EST time zones. Whether you love WFH or can’t wait to get back to being in person, we’re interested in offering an environment that works for you.

Descript is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We believe in actively building a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions to better allow our employees, products, and community to thrive.

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