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Social Media Marketing Intern



Marketing & Communications
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

About This Role:

ShopThing is seeking a Social Media Marketing intern to join our growing team! As a Marketing Intern, you are a highly organized, self-motivated, creative, hungry and passionate marketer who will be responsible for assisting in planning and executing a wide range of our marketing activities across various marketing channels. This will be a paid internship for a 4 month duration.

Your Responsibilities will Include:

  • Creating, managing, and implementing social media strategies and campaigns
  • Generating and publishing engaging content across multiple platforms
  • Monitoring activity and engaging with online communities
  • Posting large quantities of instagram stories daily of ShopThing products sold in App
  • Tracking, analyzing, and reporting on performance
  • Maintaining unified social media content calendars
  • Identifying new trends, insights, and growth opportunities
  • Flare for copywriting
  • Creative ideation and contribution to creative workshops
  • Editing and formatting creative media to meet campaign specifications

Your Skills and Qualifications Include:

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience in social media
  • Post-secondary education in Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • Video editing experience catered to social media channels (ie. TikTok, Instagram Reels)
  • Ability to recognize & execute on social media trends
  • Knowledge and love for fashion trends is considered an asset
  • Familiar with Canva
  • Organized, self-motivated, and driven to learn, develop, and grow with us
  • Comfortable working out of the Toronto office a minimum of 3 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) in order to engage and collaborate with a dynamic team (Office Mid-Town Toronto)

About ShopThing

We’re on a mission to transform the way people shop and sell through live video commerce. Hailed as the next evolution in e-commerce by industry analysts, we’re bringing this $430 billion gig economy to North America with the help of top-tier retail brands, influencers and 350,000+ customers.

2022/2023 Highlights:

🎉Successfully raised $10M in Series A Funding

📊 Continued company growth across all departments

⭐️ 4.7 stars in the App Store with over 1000+ reviews!

📈 Exceeded our 2021 yearly download & GMV targets in just 5 months!

📱Launched ShopThing VIP, our subscription-based membership program that offers special access, features and products to pass holders

📱Launched our Android App!

🛍 Expanded our shopper and influencer program to 2 new markets… and counting!

🌎 Amassed a social audience of 450,000+ (the largest audience of any live shopping marketplace in the world!)

There's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. We're looking for an optimist with grit and determination, who is excited to face the challenges of a growing startup. ShopThing is the type of company where you can grow, and we encourage you to apply to us even if you don't 100% match the exact job description.

ShopThing is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for every person who walks through our doors. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs. ShopThing celebrates and embraces diversity.