StandUnited Intern

PT—Reston, VA
The StandUnited Intern will proactively position and promote StandUnited.org,  the first open and free petition platform that allows individuals and organizations to engage and mobilize supporters on issues such as free enterprise, fiscal responsibility, and limited government, among others. This role requires a highly driven, self-motivated individual who is genuinely engaged and passionate about the work and can serve as a voice of the StandUnited brand. This is a part-time, paid position working out of Reston. The expectation is for this to be a three-month internship with the potential of running longer.

Responsibilities
  • Maintains and updates all social media properties for StandUnited.org.
  • Creates content for social media platforms and provides continuous monitoring, tracking and coverage of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and Instagram.
  • Monitors and reports on market-wide social media activity.
  • Supports petition creation opportunites.
  • Researches timely issues that make for relevant petition topics.
  • Reviews other petition platforms for petitions that would perform well on StandUnited.
  • Conducts outreach to media outlets about local petitions of interest.
  • Analyzes, measures, and reports on StandUnited’s social media accounts and effectiveness of social media campaigns. 
  • Stays current with social media tools, trends/best practices and makes recommendations for improvements to StandUnited’s social media.
  • Engages with fans and followers.
  • Coordinates and assists with StandUnited events.
  • Works with Business Development team to define and articulate StandUnited messaging.
  • Performs day to day functions of marketing and business development.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Professional Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours of work per week
  • Works well under pressure in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment
  • Excellent copywriting skills and ability to create targeted content for audience
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Hootsuite or other social media experience a plus
  • Great attention to detail
Personal Attributes
  • An ability to work independently, and communicate dependably and professionally
  • Eager to learn and curious by nature
  • Works well in collaborative, innovative environment
  • High standards of integrity, responsibility, and respect
  • Positive and optimistic
  • An interest in right of center politics

To Apply: Please email your resume AND a custom cover letter to hr@intermarkets.net. The subject line should state, "StandUnited Intern" to be considered for this position.




Marketing Coordinator, Business Development

FT—Reston, VA
The Marketing Coordinator will proactively position and promote StandUnited.org, the first open and free petition platform that allows individuals and organizations to engage and mobilize supporters on issues such as free enterprise, fiscal responsibility, and limited government, among others. This position will be responsible for building, growing and managing StandUnited’s social media presence to drive greater awareness and adoption in the marketplace; developing content to promote sponsored petitions; and identifying potential petition campaigns among trending local, state, and national issues. The Marketing Coordinator will create compelling social and digital content that will capture and engage the audience while keeping brand voice in mind. This role requires a highly driven, self-motivated, and collaborative individual who is genuinely engaged and passionate about the work and can serve as a voice of the StandUnited brand. This is a full-time position working out of Reston.

Responsibilities
  • Maintains and updates all social media properties for StandUnited.org.
  • Creates content for social media platforms and provides continuous monitoring, tracking and coverage of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Google+ and Instagram.
  • Writes copy including, but not limited to, emails, banner ads, social memes and social posts.
  • Develops and executes social media campaigns that support brand initiatives.
  • Develops measurement strategy/analytics for reporting on all online/social campaigns.
  • Manages email deployment via email service provider.
  • Assists with the creation of B2B social media channels.
  • Assists with social media outreach for both B2B and B2C opportunities.
  • Stays current with industry trends and helps develop topical themes for content to engage StandUnited audience.
  • Supports petition creation opportunities by monitoring trending issues.
  • Analyzes, measures and reports on StandUnited’s social media accounts and effectiveness of social media campaigns. 
  • Stays current with social media tools, trends/best practices and makes recommendations for improvements to StandUnited’s social media.
  • Engages with fans and followers.
  • Assists with execution of consumer marketing programs including promotions, consumer marketing and digital media. 
  • Coordinates and assists with StandUnited events.
  • Works with Business Development team to define and articulate StandUnited messaging.
  • Performs day-to-day functions of marketing and business development.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Professional Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, English, Communications, or a related discipline
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in marketing, social media, and business development
  • Excellent copywriting skills and ability to create targeted content for audience
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience managing social media accounts
  • Experience in the online industry preferred
  • Hootsuite or other social media experience a plus
  • Strong client service and relationship management skills
  • Superior problem-solving and project management skills
Personal Attributes
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual able to complete assigned tasks within appropriate timeframes in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Proven team player with ability to influence and lead teammates to successful outcomes and accountability
  • Social media savvy
  • An interest in right of center politics
  • An ability to work independently, and communicate dependably and professionally
  • Eager to learn and curious by nature
  • Works well in collaborative, innovative environment
  • High standards of integrity, responsibility, and respect
  • Positive and optimistic

To Apply: Please email your resume AND a custom cover letter to hr@intermarkets.net. The subject line should state, "Marketing Coordinator, Business Development" to be considered for this position.




Marketing Coordinator, Sales

FT—Reston, VA
Intermarkets is looking for a Marketing Coordinator to build, grow and manage Intermarkets’ social media presence along with driving greater awareness of the full scope of Intermarkets products in the marketplace. A Marketing Coordinator will envision and execute product marketing plans for all Intermarkets’ products, services, and managed properties (“products”) under Sales. They will work to create and execute effective marketing plans and outbound communication to include messaging, product launches, and campaign strategies that support the growth of revenue through programmatic channels. A Marketing Coordinator must use strategic skills, creative instincts, and superior communication to reach new audiences and bring a startup attitude to achieving business goals. This role requires a highly driven, self-motivated individual who will bring a fresh approach to our product marketing. This is a full-time position working out of Reston.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute a strategic cross-functional marketing plan that includes measureable business goals for new and existing products
  • Provide full lifecycle marketing strategy and support to develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates our products in the market and drives user acquisition
  • Conduct market research to assess addressable market size, competition, set goals, and determine product’s value proposition and fit to market needs
  • Educate current and potential customers on new and existing products through utilization of social media accounts
  • Be the expert on our customers, how they buy and their buying criteria, as well as our competition and how to effectively sell against them
  • Understand, track, and analyze Intermarkets’ position within our competitive landscape
  • Work with Sales to define and articulate product messaging
  • Develop and manage social media plans around product promotion and calendar
  • Build and manage implementation of the strategic plan for product launches
  • Manage all product marketing projects through Marketing Operations to include successful and timely communication, coordination, tracking, and completion
  • Collaborate and consult with Marketing Operations personnel on all marketing collateral, including print and web designs
  • Define appropriate metrics to assess marketing effectiveness for appropriate product market segments, ensuring a return on investment
  • Determine and manage the financial aspects of all product marketing activities such as budgets, expenditures, and ROI projections
  • Manage public relations activities through Marketing Operations related to product launches, acquisitions, or similar initiatives
  • Participate in cross-divisional marketing activities to advance firm’s strategic goal
Professional Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, English, Communication, or a related discipline
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in marketing, social media, and business development
  • Experience managing social media accounts
  • Familiarity with WordPress preferred
  • Experience in the online industry preferred
  • Hootsuite or other social media experience a plus
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong client service and relationship management skills
  • Superior problem solving and project management skills
Personal Attributes
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual able to complete assigned tasks within appropriate timeframes in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Proven team player with ability to influence and lead teammates to successful outcomes and accountability
  • Eager to learn and curious by nature
  • Social media savvy
  • Works well in collaborative, innovative environment
  • High standards of integrity, responsibility, and respect
  • Positive and optimistic

To Apply: Please email your resume AND a custom cover letter to hr@intermarkets.net. The subject line should state, "Marketing Coordinator, Sales" to be considered for this position.




Content Creator

FT—Reston, VA (preferred)
Intermarkets is a digital media company that has served conservative publications for well over a decade. In 2014, we launched three of our own socially-driven news publications which now boast more than 3m Facebook fans and drive 20m+ monthly site visitors. Our editorial team publishes more than 600 articles, 1,500 social media posts, and 4 million emails every month. We need a strong conservative voice with digital savvy to join our team and contribute to our efforts to take these publications to the next level. This addition to our existing talent mix could allow us to even launch additional publications!

Our core audience of omnivores enjoys informative stories, entertaining videos, and witty memes across the gamut of digital platforms. We are looking for a smart and engaging content creator who is politically tuned and knows how to not only connect with our audience, but also make them want to share our content. The ideal candidate is someone who can both produce compelling content and effectively promote it. This person has the skills and desire to help build-out content sharing channels to expand our audience and further establish these young, dynamic brands. This position is full-time and can be based out of our Reston, VA office (preferred) or remote.

A Content Creator will collaborate with our team of media professionals in a multimedia environment to plan, write, design, edit, upload, and promote compelling content that represents the voice of our owned and operated publications. This team member will produce high quality, engaging content for websites, newsletters, and social media platforms that results in positive user experiences and traffic to our properties. A Content Creator must understand our audience and digital content consumption behavior in order to effectively create and promote both written and visual content. This role will leverage copywriting, creative, content marketing, and social media skills in order to positively impact growth, authenticity, and awareness of our brands' reputation and readership. This position reports to the Content Manager.

Responsibilities
  • Research and identify topics and news stories relevant to our brand(s) and valuable to our readers
  • Write, edit, and produce articles with attention-grabbing, SEO-friendly headlines for publications as assigned
  • Write, edit and publish social media posts designed to drive audience engagement
  • Act as the voice of our publication(s) on Twitter
  • Conceptualize and create visual memes and community focused posts for social media
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of advertising campaigns on Facebook
  • Design and implement strategies to grow our audience on Twitter and other social platforms
  • Leverage connections and content marketing expertise to help establish and grow audience channels
  • Assist with the implementation/optimization of and follow SEO best practices
  • Generally create and promote content that positions our brands as high-value, nationally ranked social news sites
  • Generate ideas for articles, features, and new elements for websites, email, and social platforms
  • Produce timely results while working effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Assist with ongoing branding and market awareness campaigns
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing and sales team on understanding our audiences
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues to promote collaboration and efficiencies
  • Maintain up-to-date and extensive knowledge of the digital media industry and publishing trends
  • Stay current with relevant technical skills, processes, and policies
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned
Professional Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Media, or similar discipline preferred. A track record of excellence in a related field may substitute for formal education.
  • Professional experience with social media and blogging
  • Strong copywriting and proofing skills
  • Compelling story-telling ability and engaging headline writing
  • Working understanding of SEO techniques
  • In touch with current events and American politics
  • Able to understand and connect with an audience – even if perspectives differ
  • Outstanding skills in MS Office and WordPress; HTML editing and design software proficiency a strong plus
Personal Attributes
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual able to complete assigned tasks within appropriate timeframes in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Accepts direction and constructive criticism
  • Works collaboratively and thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented diverse environment
  • High standards of integrity, responsibility, and respect
  • Positive and optimistic

To Apply: Please email your resume AND a custom cover letter to hr@intermarkets.net. The subject line should state, "Content Creator" to be considered for this position.




Digital Media Sales and Account Management Professionals

We are looking for sales professionals and account managers who share our passion for extraordinary growth and reward. This position requires innovative problem solving, intelligent risk taking, and genuine curiosity. Successful applicants must demonstrate leadership, drive, ambition, and the desire to excel.

Currently we are seeking:
  • Senior Account Executives: Minimum 6+ Years Media/Online Experience
  • Account Executives: Minimum 2+ Years Media/Online Experience
  • Account Managers: Minimum 2+ Years Media/Online Experience
Responsibilities
  • Nurture and grow revenue with all accounts
  • Portray and fulfill a consultative, customer-focused approach
Professional Requirements
  • Experience in media sales, media buying, advertising or agency sales experience
  • Experience in the digital media/online advertising industry strongly preferred
  • A history of consistent job performance growth
  • Track record of consistently meeting or exceeding sales goals and/or job performance metrics
  • Effective communication and follow-up skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Task- and results-oriented
  • Working knowledge of SalesForce
Personal Attributes
  • Team approach
  • A “can do” attitude
  • Passion and genuine curiosity
  • Self-starting leadership

To Apply: Send us your resume, cover letter, and three sales accomplishments that validate your track record as a smart, aggressive, and honest sales person. Send these materials to hr@intermarkets.net, along with a paragraph or two detailing why we should schedule an interview with you. The subject line must state which position you’re applying for—senior, account executive, or junior—in order to be considered.