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Robin Media

Robin is your personal concierge for concerts and live events. Simply tell them about the artists and events you love, and they’ll reserve tickets on your behalf.

Marketing Intern

Robin is seeking a marketing intern to join our team for an initial 90-day commitment. We are looking for a creative and analytical person with the ability to engage in data analysis and content optimization. You should also be able to work extremely quickly.


What will you do?

Sourcing and creating organic content to Robin’s social media accounts

– Liaising with Robin’s street team to run ‘offline’ marketing campaigns

– Developing, testing and measuring user acquisition strategies

– Developing, testing and measuring user engagement strategies

– Proactively bringing forth marketing, partnership or activation ideas

– Contributing to Robin’s culture

In addition, the intern will be responsible for live event market research, and some minor administrative tasks.


Recommended Skills & Experience

– Fluent in social media consumption and sharing trends on at least one of the major sites – (Facebook Twitter Tumblr) and Reddit

– Ability to stay on top of and ahead of content promotion trends

– Data-driven, analytical mindset – you obsess over and experiment with your methods to get the most out of every opportunity

– Outgoing individual who is happy managing a street team and speaking with people about the benefits of Robin at concerts and other live events

– Honesty, humility, and the ability to say “I don’t know”

– A commitment to continuous learning


Desired Skills

– Fluency in navigating Google Analytics

– Experience with A/B testing in a marketing setting

– Understanding of Influencer and Social Marketing


Details

This role reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer. The COO will work side-by-side with the intern daily, making sure s/he is working in a structured working environment, including daily and weekly targets. The founding team will help wherever they can, while at the same time fostering a trusting environment where the intern can grow their independence and autonomy.

We want to make sure everyone at Robin is learning and growing as much as possible. Bi-weekly 1:1 meetings are standard for all employees, including interns. The goal of these meetings is to ensure that expectations (on both sides) are being met, and troubleshoot any issues or barriers.

To apply, please click on the job title and attach your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Co-Op/Internship Apply until: June 30, 2017

Parlay Ideas

Parlay is a blended learning application that helps educators teach critical thinking and measure student engagement through informed class discussions.

Ed-Tech Marketing Manager


Does this sound like you?

You have experience in branding and digital marketing. You’re a self-starter, creative, and passionate about moving education into the 21st Century. You prefer having the freedom to run with ideas. Yes? Come be a marketing manager at Parlay Ideas!


What will you do?

Lead the development of a strategic marketing plan for Parlay including but not limited to:

– Corporate branding & messaging

– Social media strategy & content calendar

– Paid advertising plan

– User referral program

Assist in developing marketing material including but not limited to:

– Professional development videos

– Sales Resources

– Blog posts

– Infographics

– Case studies, white papers etc.

Execution of marketing plan activities including but not limited to:

– Build relationships with key social media / blog writers

– Execute content calendar

– Analyze marketing efforts

– Manage corporate website


Recommended Skills & Experience

– Experience with branding and building digital marketing plans

– Experience working in digital media and content creation (graphics, videos, etc.)

– Communication Skills – you are a great communicator (both written and verbal)


Details

This is a 4 month internship position for 20/hrs per week.

To apply, please click on the job title and attach your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Part Time Co-Op/Internship Apply until: June 26, 2017
Ed-Tech Content Strategist


Does this sound like you?

You recently finished your BEd or are working on your Masters in Education. You’re collaborative, have an eye for design, and passionate about moving education into the 21st Century. Yes? Come be an educational content strategist at Parlay Ideas!


What will you do?

Content Creation for teachers, students, administrators and parents.

– How-To Videos

– Getting Started Guides

– Lesson Plans

Marketing Assistance

You will be working with our marketing team to create a strong brand identity, connect with education experts around the world and generate buzz about Parlay.


Recommended Skills & Experience

– Experience working with education technology products and practices.

– Knowledge of modern pedagogical strategies and frameworks.

– Experience working in digital media and content creation (graphics, videos, etc.)

– Communication Skills – you are a great communicator (both written and verbal)


Details

This is a 3 month internship position (June – September) for 20/hrs per week.

To apply, please click on the job title and attach your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Part Time Co-Op/Internship Apply until: June 26, 2017

The Rumie Initiative

Education is a basic human right, yet approximately one billion school-aged children do not have access to it. Resource-constrained communities continue to replicate dated educational systems with expensive libraries full of outdated paper books and texts. Free digital educational content is growing exponentially, but most children around the world lack access to it.

Web Developer

Want to Change the World?

Rumie is an award-winning Toronto-based startup that is revolutionizing global education by using low-cost, innovative technology to bring free digital education to some of the least developed parts of the world – from remote Indian villages to Syrian refugee camps.


Job Description

We are looking for a Web Developer to build and maintain the LearnCloud educational portal and Rumie’s other web properties.


Your responsibilities will include:

– Hands-on development of web and mobile applications.

– Working with a team that includes other developers, product managers and graphic designers.

– Adhering to style guide and coding standards throughout the websites.

– Maintaining well-documented, reusable, and transferable code.


Required Skills

Computer Science education, PHP experience, Javascript experience
Modern HTML/CSS experience, An ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment, A passion for Rumie’s mission


Desired Skills

Symfony experience, Linux experience, DevOps experience, Previous experience in a lean startup environment

To apply, please click on the job title and attach your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: June 30, 2017

Blockthrough

One in five Internet users runs an ad blocker today; according the Adobe, online publishers will lose $41B due to adblockers this year. Yet the vast majority of adblock users are willing to see ads if the usability, performance and privacy issues are resolved (according to the adblockers themselves). Blockthrough helps publishers recover revenue lost to adblockers, while solving the problems that drove users to block ads in the first place.

AdTech Engineer

Our ideal candidate thrives in a flexible work environment and is a natural problem solver who can anticipate customer needs and learn on the fly. Wearing multiple hats and adapting to new responsibilities as the company evolves is critical.

You will be responsible for building and enhancing our product’s core AdTech components. You’ll be working directly with our Director of Product, our CTO and other members of the engineering team, and to push new features & functionality on a regular basis.

You will also be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining integrations with other AdTech platforms, as well as our header bidder and yield optimization systems.

If you’re looking to get in at the ground floor of a startup that’s taking off, and you want to be a core contributor to our success, look no further.

We believe in running a company that’s fair, transparent & fun, where everybody on the team feels fulfilled and adequately rewarded for their hard work.


Qualifications



Required

We might be a match for each other if you’ve worked for 1+ year as an engineer/developer in the AdTech space, you have a proven track record of designing and building integrations between 3rd party AdTech platforms, you have a deep understanding of the AdTech ecosystem, particularly RTB, SSP, ad serving, ad exchange and header bidding technologies, you’ve worked on real-time high-volume systems, you’re excited to experience the early and growth stages of a business, you’re comfortable wearing multiple hats and collaborating across departments, you enjoy learning about the latest industry trends.

Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: June 30, 2017

2020 Armor

A scoring system for taekwondo that brings together stakeholders within the sport.

Junior Marketer


What will you do?

  • Run social media campaigns (facebook, instagram, twitter)

  • Write copy for promotional materials, reports, company brochures and similar documents

  • Able to do basic graphic/video work (Photoshop/iMovie etc)

  • Help organize events, trade shows and hosting presentations

  • Customer support – respond to customers (direct through email and social) Assisting with general promotional activities


What does your professional profile look like?

  • Very comfortable and capable in copywriting

  • A firm understanding of social media best practices

  • Very organized and can take directions and deliver on time with minimal supervision

  • Comfortable with taking and editing graphics and videos

  • Articulate

  • Positive and energetic

  • Speaking/writing other languages is a bonus


Required Skills

  • Communications

  • Creative-content

  • Photography

  • Videography

  • Graphic-design

  • Social-media-marketing

  • Community-research

  • Customer-service

  • To apply, please click on the job title and attach your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: June 30, 2017

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