Social Media/Writing Intern (Austin, TX)

About the Role

June 3 - Aug 9 2019 $11/hr

Blink Identity is looking for an intern to join us this summer in Austin, Texas. To apply please send a resume and short writing sample to caitlin@blinkidentity.com.

Blink Identity is an Austin-based venture funded startup working to bring their revolutionary identity-in-motion technology to the live event space. Their facial recognition sensor can accurately identify people at full walking speed in any lighting condition, even total darkness, in the blink of an eye.

This internship is writing intensive - common topics will be privacy, biometric technology news, and of course our own product. Prior knowledge of biometric technology is not necessary but a willingness to learn about the space is a must. Any personal interest in privacy, startups, or the future of technology also not necessary but will make the internship much more fun.

Extremely flexible schedule, so long as weekly deadlines are met. This is a paid internship.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Research and write at least one blog article per week

  • Edit and proofread a wide variety of written content as necessary

  • Help create and produce social media strategy/content

  • Pull weekly and/or monthly reporting/analytics that track social media performance back to goals and provide actionable insights and recommendations for optimization

  • Monitor and share timely and relevant industry/trade research, articles, trend reports, etc. with the team

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to be on-site in Austin

  • Currently enrolled in college, preferably in a relevant degree (Advertising, Marketing, Communications, English, History, Business...)

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • An ability to match the company writing style

  • Working knowledge of social media management tools a plus

Desired Traits:

  • Self manages own time according to deadlines

  • Ability to research and understand new topics

  • Personal interest in technology or startups

  • Ability to communicate complicated topics clearly and concisely

  • Willingness to ask for help sooner rather than later

  • Experience writing SEO friendly content is a plus


To apply please send a resume and short writing sample using the link below.