Marketing & Editorial Intern

The CarShare Guy seeks a highly motivated individual with an interest in online marketing and social media management for an editorial internship. This remote internship allows individuals to participate in all areas of CSG’s online blog, social media platforms, and branding campaign initiatives as part of our Marketing Department team. Though the position emphasizes editorial work, there will be opportunities for light writing, research, and social media marketing experience as well.

Job Description:
The CarShare Guy seeks a highly motivated individual with an interest in online marketing and social media management for an editorial internship. This remote internship allows individuals to participate in all areas of CSG’s online blog, social media platforms, and branding campaign initiatives as part of our Marketing Department team. Though the position emphasizes editorial work, there will be opportunities for light writing, research, and social media marketing experience as well.

Duties include: 
  • Researching and writing original for CSG’s blog and social media platforms
  • Copy editing and fact-checking on website posts; 
  • Preparation of social media updates 
  • Copy editing and preparing monthly electronic newsletter; 
  • Copy editing and preparing publicity materials; 
  • Carrying out light administrative tasks.

Duties may include:
  • Collaborating with and assisting other members of the marketing team 
  • Researching emergent social media platforms as a way of expanding our brand
  • Researching and finding pertinent articles and information regarding news in the carsharing industry 
  • Writing articles for CSG’s blogs and social media platforms, including reviews, profiles, event recaps, etc. 
  • Selection and digital manipulation of images for marketing purposes;
  • Providing customer service and correspondence via email and social platforms in terms of communicating with our followers and potential partners. 
  • Assisting the CMO in researching and finding potential partnerships within the industry 

Reports to:
Tatiana Donald, Chief Marketing Officer

Qualifications: 
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills. 
  • Ability to type 40+ wpm. 
  • Strong Internet research skills.
  • Familiarity with Associated Press style. 
  • • Strong interest in current events. 
  • • Ability to meet deadlines. 
  • • Ability to work effectively in a team and individually
  • Intrinsically motivated individual who is interested in learning about how to get a startup off the ground 
  • Familiarity with WordPress and blog content and platforms
  • Familiarity with a wide-area of social media platforms not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest. 

Hours
CSG allows for a flexible schedule. While we will track the hours the Editorial Assistant Intern puts in to report back to CofC, we are more interested in the completion of tasks. We anticipate a maximum need of 5-10 hours per week depending on how quickly one is able to work.

Compensation
This is an unpaid internship.

Benefits: 
Exposure to the bookselling industry and current literary climate. Networking opportunities and job skills development. Publication by-lines. Relevant skills in emergent online platforms. Employee discount in our stores for the term of the internship. A fun and engaging work environment. 

Application Process: 
Send a cover letter, resume and three nonfiction writing samples or excerpts (preferably journalistic articles) of no more than 500 words. Hire by Google Platform Preffered. 

E-mail: Send an e-mail with Word or PDF attachments to tatiana@thecarshareguy.com. Please put “Marketing & Intern” as the subject header. We will contact you only if you have been selected for an interview. Please do not call. Thank you for your understanding.

About CSG:
The CarShare Guy was founded by Ryan Naughton, a reasonably driven and well tuned member of the booming carsharing industry. At a time when technology has challenged and altered the way our communities conduct business, faster than a Tesla can do 0 to 60, the expectations of a personalized and convenient experience are enlightening all of us in how we work and leisure. The automotive and transportation industries have obviously been no stranger to this, from ridesharing, to self driving technology, and everything in between we are seeing tremendous changes in how we get around. Carsharing has found its place in the markets, offering just another option to the mesh of available products for travelers, neighbors, and now yourself! Our Mission is to provide the existing and potential community members with the right tools, resources, and partners that will make their experience as an owner or as a renter more enjoyable and successful. Our intent is strengthen our community, so that it can remain a community that is able to overcome hurdles, provide savings to travelers, and of course passive income towards financial freedom, all while keeping you up to date on anything carshare related.


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