JOIN OUR TEAM! We’re looking for Interns!

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Spark Sessions is offering a 3 month unpaid graphic design and social media internships, for a minimum of 2 days a week. You will be working with a diverse team of creatives helping organize Spark Sessions’ 3rd Annual Conference.

And we’re a really fun team, promise!

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP 

We are actively looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Graphic Design intern with an interest in graphic design and social media who wants to be exposed to a start-up environment in the fashion and beauty niche. A perfect opportunity for a motivated, self-starter who wants to get ahead in their career.

KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES
This position reports directly to the Director, Digital Marketing. The successful candidate will:

  • Learn and have fun developing creative graphic and video concepts for blogging, presentations etc.;
  • Gain exposure with project and events management by assisting in the coordination and development of marketing materials (e.g. posters, banners, newsletters, etc.) as necessary for upcoming conferences, workshops, events, etc.;
  • Be involved in developing and executing the social media strategy with the Marketing team on a number of platforms including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Will also use their creative layout and design skills to create aesthetic online and promotional offline marketing initiatives to support brand awareness across all markets in Canada.

DESIRE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE
Graduated/Pursuing a BFA or BA in Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, or other applied art, or equivalent professional experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & COMPETENCIES
Advertising and design experience in print, online, and social media platforms;
Good understanding of web-based technology such as WordPress
Effective communication skills;
Ability to work in teams and independently; and,
An enthusiastic can-do attitude.

BONUS!
Must have a extensive knowledge of the Adobe Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro X (flash knowledge will be beneficial);
Knowledge of WordPress and HTML an asset;
Knowledge of email campaign tools like Mail Chimp an asset.

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA AND BLOGGING INTERNSHIP

We are actively looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Social Media intern with an interest social media and communication who wants to be exposed to a start-up environment in the fashion and beauty niche. A perfect opportunity for a motivated, self-starter who wants to get ahead in their career.

KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES

This position reports directly to the Project Manager. The successful candidate will:

  • Learn and have fun helping to manage our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter and occasionally Instagram) and blog and will use their creativity to support brand awareness across all markets in Canada
  • Gain exposure with project and events management by assisting in the coordination and development of outreach and communication through social media and help build our online presence through our blog (engagement with followers, creating blog posts etc.) as necessary for upcoming conferences, workshops, events, etc.;
  • Be involved in developing and executing the social media strategy with the Marketing team on a number of platforms including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

DESIRE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE
Graduated/Pursuing a BFA or BA in Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, or other applied art, or equivalent professional experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • Good understanding of web-based technology such as WordPress
  • Expert in using twitter, facebook and Instagram as well as social media scheduling apps such as Buffer
  • Knowledge of fashion and beauty blogging as it applies to the Canadian market
  • Must have access to Skype for conference calls
  • Ability to work in teams and independently; and,
  • An enthusiastic can-do attitude.

BONUS!
Knowledge of WordPress and HTML an asset;
Knowledge of email campaign tools like Mail Chimp an asset.

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to elaine@sparksessions.ca, with subject line “Social Media and Blogging Internship” or “Graphic Design Internship”. In the email body, please briefly state why you’re interested in a graphic design internship with Spark Sessions, what days you’re available to work, and your desired start date.

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