Careers

Video Production Summer Intern
FULL-TIME

We are seeking a dependable, self-motivated intern with a strong interest in video production and post-production to join our video team this summer. The intern will be responsible for leading and editing video features for Blackbird Investments and their development projects. The position is open to undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students — the internship is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on video production experience. This paid internship will run from mid-May to August. Hours are flexible, but some nights and weekends may be required for shooting.

 

DESCRIPTION:

• Conceptualize, shoot, and edit original video content

• Communicate video concepts during pre-production stages

• Exhibit compelling storytelling through all content and platforms

• Ensure all content is on-brand, consistent in style, quality, and voice

• Create 1–2 short videos per week to be used for ongoing website and social media use

 

SKILLS & BACKGROUND:

• Current junior, senior, or graduate student — majoring in video production, digital media, broadcast journalism, or related field taking relevant coursework

• Editing/post-production experience

• Proficiency with digital editing software

• Ability to operate under pressure, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines

• Strong self-starter and capable of working independently

• Own a camera/video camera

• Experience setting up and conducting interviews

• Excellent project management skills and attention to detail

 

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 4–6 video samples (or a link to your portfolio) to Rachel Wegmann at Rachel@blackbirdinvest.com. The deadline to apply is March 29th, 2019.

Digital Marketing Specialist Summer Intern
FULL-TIME

We are seeking a dependable, self-motivated intern with a strong interest in digital and social media marketing and content creation to join our team this summer. You will be responsible for designing and presenting new social media campaign ideas, helping with the planning and hosting of marketing events, and performing market analysis and competitive research for Blackbird Investments and their development projects. The position is open to undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students — the internship is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on marketing experience. This paid internship will run from mid-May to August. Hours are flexible, but some nights and weekends may be required for company events.

 

DESCRIPTION:

• Assisting with content writing for the website, blog, social media, and sales and marketing collateral

• Performing keyword research, organic search result analysis and reporting

• Identifying areas of optimization for our websites

• Defining and test keywords, metadata, mark up, create landing pages and content

• Managing local SEO

• Implementing and manage digital ad campaigns

• Analyzing organic and online marketing results/data and adjust the website content accordingly

• Assisting team for marketing generalist needs such as planning tenant events, canvassing local areas with event flyers, participate in the company sponsored activities

 

SKILLS & BACKGROUND:

• Current junior, senior, or graduate student — majoring in marketing or related field taking relevant coursework

• Two years of digital marketing experience

• Knowledge of SEO best practices and organic traffic analysis

• Demonstrated expertise in SEO, Social, and Paid Search

• Proficiency with Google AdWords, Google Analytics

• Certification in Google Analytics and Adwords (a plus)

• Experience with WordPress and basic HTML (a plus)

• Organized, detailed oriented self-starter who can work independently, execute quickly and multi-task

 

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a link to your portfolio (if you have one) to Rachel Wegmann at Rachel@blackbirdinvest.com. The deadline to apply is March 29th, 2019.