School of Media & Strategic Communications

Marketing Internship -- Boardroom Salon for Men


Boardroom Sales for Men, the leader in the upscale men's grooming segment and the place where men get ready, is looking for a passionate intern candidate to help develop, execute, and evaluate marketing strategies.  Boardroom provides the ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men across 26 locations throughout Texas, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Georgia.

The Marketing intern will be responsible for assisting in the execution of marketing strategies and initiatives to drive profitable business results.  This position will work on various projects and will coordinate and execute with operations and marketing teams.

This self-motivated individual will assist with day-to-day marketing functions such as media resesarch, creative strategy, branding, updating and maintaining social media and community relations, in addition to various operational funtions.  As an intern with Boardroom, you will gain valuable experience in many facets of the marketing industry including research, copywriting, social media, strategy, graphic production and more.

The Markting intern will report directly to the Marketing Manager and CEO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Develop new marketing tactics to the marketing leadership team in response to the competitive landscape for all Boardroom markets
* Collaborate on PR and editorial content for print, online and blog publications and special projects
* Secure and engage strategic partnerships with organizations and businesses within the communities of each salon and handle outreach for
  charitable donations
* Assist in creation of social calendar and content and execute across all social platforms
* Work on specialized marketing projects designed to support overall business and drive customer awareness of products and services
* Monitor and understand salon performance and client satisfaction trends and resolve issues and make improvements as needed to achieve
  targets

FUNCTIONAL AND TECHNICAL SKILLS:
* Understanding of general marketing principles, branding, social media, events and marketing material development
* Familiarity of use of social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, etc.
* Grasp of social media analytics; ability to effectively interpret and summarize data
* Great attention to detail, enthusiasm, organization, multi-tasking and desire to be a team player
* Experience creating news releases, pitches and other media materials
* Strong work ethic, attention to detail and ability to work individually
* Ability to prioritize arrangements, meet deadlines and adapt to changing needs
* Advanced skill set with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word, and strong verbal and written organizational skills
* Prior retail experience and/or internship experience preferred
* Web Design/WordPress skills a plus
* Graphic design skills a plus
* Knowledge of SEO and SEM is an asset

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate would be passionate about marketing , and currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate marketing, public relations or related program. They would be balanced in terms of being both intuitive and savvy about marketing, pop culture, public relations and social media.  A fire for creativity and the hustle to do good work!

We, as the Boardroom corporate team, pride ourselves on being passionate, results driven, eeliable and team-oriented leaders.

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples to Boardroom's Marketing Manager, Lauren Rachel, at lauren.rachel@boardroomsalon.com

PAY:
 * $12/hour -- up to 40 hours per week.  Ideally, position should be filled soon, possibly early June through early August.  This depends too on the intern's school start date.