QLabs is a tech incubator based in Noho, NY. We’re a small group of hackers who rapidly prototype new technologies every 10 weeks and then test them in the market for long-term potential. Our primary focus is the consumer web and industries ripe for disruption, though we’ve also experimented across a broad spectrum. Our most recent products include Framey, an easy-to-use video recorder, Huntsy, a job organization tool, and When, a private network for families, and are proving an exciting new model for incubating startups. Read more about our company here: http://bit.ly/NnVzGH.
As we grow the QLabs team, we’re actively expanding our marketing capabilities. We believe that marketing is an essential component of any new tech product, and that the most beautiful apps effortlessly integrate marketing with technology and design from the very beginning. So we’ve created a marketing process that respects its fundamental principles while applying them to the time and resource-constrained realities of the startup world. We’re laser-focused on results, so user growth is a primary driving force of our marketing initiatives.
In order to apply, you must do the following:
- Tell us why you’re great for the job
- Tell us why you’re interested in QLabs and our products
- Send us relevant portfolio pieces, writing samples, and social links (about.me, LinkedIn, etc.)
- Submit a video interview on Take the Interview: http://bit.ly/MyTJrO
Your role is to support our marketing team in launching and promoting one of our new web apps during its three month in-market period.
You’ll do everything from online research and list building to social media management and community outreach, as well as whatever else may be necessary.
You’ll develop an expertise in various marketing tools that will help our team achieve user growth objectives, and regularly make recommendations to the about ways to improve our early-stage marketing process.
To add the most value, you’ll become an expert at summarizing large amounts of data into key findings, and your work will demonstrate the highest level of quality, no matter the task.
This is no regular internship. All of your work will have a direct impact on the success of the product, and you will be laser-focused on achieving real results.
Expert in online research and social media platforms like Twitter, FB, Tumblr and Pinterest
Self-starter with a natural inclination to GSD and work with little direction
Strong interest in startup culture
Writing and editorial skills a big plus
Wants to be part of a groundbreaking initiative
Available at least 20 hours per week to work in our Noho office
You’re someone who’s hungry to learn about startups and what it takes to successfully promote a new app.
You’re a web native, fluent in new technologies and able to multi-task across multiple browser tabs and social media programs.
You adapt quickly and easily change direction, knowing that this is the key to survival in the online world.
You’re also very proactive and entrepreneurial, eager to get your hands dirty without much direction from your superiors.
College student or recent college grad with a communications, entrepreneurship or liberal arts degree.
Stipend to cover lunch and transportation costs.