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Funding5M-10M USD
Employees5
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FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryVideo, Web 2.0, Software, Entertainment, Social Networking
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Business Development/Strategic Marketing Intern

at Shindig in New York, NY   —   Jul 15, 2014   |  
Overview
Ground floor opportunity for a uniquely creative and relentless marketer with strong entrepreneurial instincts who can help us spread the word about our transformative video chat technology.

Our ideal candidate would be someone who lives and breathes social media and understands what it takes to market a new online platform. They will be an innovative problem solver and possess strong business planning and presentation skills. Position requires ability to work in many disciplines and help strategize and implement marketing plans simultaneously in several different verticals. Experience in both B2B and B2C marketing is called for. Responsibilities include: copywriting, product evangelism, market research, business development, web analytics, Ad Words, SEO, SEM, and management of display and email campaigns. Strong research, writing, organizational, analytical, and sales ability are all required. Due to the unique nature of our platform, experience in media, gaming, distance learning, social networks, virtual goods, video conferencing, online celebrity or branded entertainment, fantasy sports, or poker is all relevant.

Shindig is a NYC startup committed to unleashing the unrealized potential of video chat by allowing free flowing engagement of all participants in group chat. Current video chat ignores the fact that staring at the person you are talking to is not natural, and the feeling that they are doing the same back at you is highly discomforting. With our technology, we are creating revolutionary new types of web experiences revolving around large scale online events, gaming, social networks, distance learning, and other meaningful online activities. A sneak peak at our first game is at ShindigChess.com but it doesn’t begin to tell the story.

Our company founder and CEO, Steve Gottlieb, is a serial entrepreneur and longtime angel tech investor. His past career highlights include founding and running one of the largest independent music companies in the US, with 30 Gold, Platinum, and Multi-platinum releases to its credit. Our Head of Technology’s previous role was as a Director of Technology at MySpace.

If interested, please email info@shindigevents.com with your resume. Enter “Business Development/Strategic Marketing Intern” in the subject line.
Skills
Strong research and analytical skills
A wide knowledge of online communities and social media
The ability to create and deliver compelling PowerPoint presentations
An aptitude for copywriting
A highly entrepreneurial attitude
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