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Marketing Intern
Location:  Castelo Branco (Portugal), Ipswich (UK), Madrid (Spain).
Are you looking for a fulfilling professional experience that challenges you? Would you like to work in a social, ambitious, and fast-moving startup making a difference?
This is for you!
Important: This internship position is managed by our social franchising cities and not our central team. You will be working with the founders and teams of the city you apply to. For some locations, you can be eligible for Erasmus+ scholarship.
Job description - what you will get to do:
  • Creation, update and schedule of the social communication plan of the SPEAK city;
  • Collect materials (videos, pictures, and more) and creation of a media database;
  • Create content for the SPEAK city’s social media (Instagram, Facebook, and others);
  • Create and send monthly newsletter (Sendinblue, Mailchimp, etc.);
  • Offline Communication (creation and distribution of flyers/posters in offline events);
  • Stay on top of marketing trends, tools, and technologies and identify new opportunities;
  • Be part of SPEAK Community: register to be buddy, ambassador or participant.
Main requirements - you should:
  • Be available to work at least 20 hours a week;
  • Minimum duration of the internship  - 6 months;
  • Living in the SPEAK cities you are applying for or being able to relocate (mandatory);
  • Good English oral and written communication skills (SPEAK’s team meetings are mainly held in English), local language/other languages are a plus;
    *If you're applying for Madrid, basic knowledge of Spanish is mandatory.
  • Understanding of traditional and digital marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing;
  • Able to work with main marketing tools (Instagram, Facebook, Canva, Newsletters);
  • Preferably with experience in marketing or enrolled in marketing/communication degrees.
Candidate Skills:
  • Ability to work autonomously, develop creative strategies, and set best practices;
  • Willingness to learn and develop yourself with the support of the team and be excited to experience new things;
  • Technically savvy and intellectually curious about new technologies and how they work;
  • Team-work skills and experience to bring together diverse views and communicate/collaborate effectively;
  • Willingness to work independently and proactively in a fast-paced environment and disposition to take on multiple responsibilities and deadlines where prioritization is key;
  • Passionate about the three social S’s: social entrepreneurship, social innovation and social impact;
  • Have a good sense of humor - and we are not even joking.
More about SPEAK
SPEAK is a social tech startup that connects migrants, refugees, and locals through a language and culture exchange program and events - helping them feel integrated into the city where they moved to. It breaks barriers, promotes multilingualism, equality, and democratizes language learning. We’re looking for someone to help us shape the future of SPEAK.
About you
You were born to solve challenges and you love helping others! You are enthusiastic and passionate about digital marketing. You want to learn and test new ideas across various digital marketing channels and tools. You keep up with the latest digital marketing trends and landscape. You make informed decisions and you are data-driven. You know it is important to close the loop with the impact of the initiatives you lead.  You have good communication skills, you are positive and energetic. You want to learn and grow in an environment that will give your room and freedom to try new things in an independent manner. You do what needs to be done and try to get the best out of every situation -- you know that it takes hard work, dedication, and persistence to reach your goals.
Benefits & perks.
Flexible schedule and ability to work remotely: we have seen that we improve our performance when we work together. Also, it helps building relationships, trust, and respecting the contributions of a hard-working team which is key. However, sometimes if you could work remotely the quality of your life would increase quite a bit so that's totally OK.
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