POSITION TITLE:      Part-Time Graphic Designer

REPORTS TO:            Graphic Designer

LOCATION:               New York City - Hudson Yards

About Social Media Link

 

Social Media Link is a fast growing tech-enabled marketing solutions company in New York City. Since 2009, we’ve been about connecting brands with consumers and amplifying the power of the consumer voice. Through SML’s solutions, brands can easily connect with influential consumers and activate reviews, user content and recommendations that drive awareness and purchase. SML is proud to work with clients like Unilever, P&G, Church & Dwight, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Pfizer, NBC, Kimberly Clark and more.

 

We’re innovative in our technology, passionate about our clients and community, and we’re a pretty fun group too. SML offers a great company culture where employees have the opportunity to make an impact among a growing team of passionate people who work hard, help each other and have fun.

 

Position Summary

 

The ideal candidate must be interested in providing quality visual assets for our clients that fit their branding and provide for an exceptional consumer experience. The Part-time Graphic Designer will work with closely with the SML Account Management team to ensure that all processes are fully understood to deliver the best possible visual assets for our clients. This role reports to SML's Graphic Designer.

 

This is a flexible work-from-home position:

  • Approximately 15-20 hours Monday-Friday
 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop campaign assets using provided logos, images, style guides and direction from the SML Account Team
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting layout for approval to SML Account Team
  • Prepare final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art
  • Coordinate with printing vendor to have approved assets printed
  • Create end of campaign infographic with direction from SML Account Team
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Required skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or pursuing one in Graphic and/or Communication Design, Marketing or related discipline
  • Proficient with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, specifically with layout, web and print design and multimedia presentation
  • Knowledge of current trends in typography and design
  • Adaptive design eye and skill
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients
  • Must be a self-starter and comfortable working independently
  • Ability to manage timelines and expectations both internally and externally
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, work flawlessly under tight deadlines, and prioritize across several simultaneous projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ethic of teamwork and collaboration
  • A problem solver that gets stuff done



Prepare for the experience of a lifetime! Work with great people, learn about influencer marketing, and help a startup expand from the ground up.

 

Who we are:

Social Media Link (SML) www.socialmedialink.com is a rapidly growing, highly profitable tech startup located in NYC. We make it easy for our owned and hyper-targetable community who are socially connected and predisposed to sharing their reviews and recommendations, to advocate for brands on the social web with our Single-Click Sharing™ technology. Our brand partners include Pfizer, NBC, Nestle, P&G, Unilever and Bic among many other household names.

 

Position Summary:

We’re looking for a student intern who is passionate about technology, innovation and entrepreneurship to assist an emerging local startup that has ranked on the INC. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies three years in a row. In return, we will offer you mentoring, experience in various fields of technology, referrals and visibility into the inner circles of the industry.

 

·       Reports to IT Manager

·       Must be able to commit up to 35 hours of work per week

·       Must be able to commute to NYC office

·       Must be able to bring own laptop to work

·       This is a paid internship

 

Skills & Experience

As an intern, you'll have the opportunity to gain crucial problem-solving skills that will help launch your career while becoming proficient in the following areas:

 

  Ruby on Rails

  HTML/CSS/JavaScript

  AWS

  Linux Ubuntu OS

  PostgreSQL

  Selenium

  Facebook, Twitter, and related APIs

  Software QA Testing

  Agile Development

  Network & Hardware skills

 

Responsibilities

  Software QA testing

  Custom reporting using PostgreSQL

  Test automation using Selenium

  Code Reviews

  Front end HTML/CSS development

  Possibly some programming using Ruby on Rails

  Network & hardware maintenance

 

Product Manager Role


Position Summary


Social Media Link is looking for a Product Manager, working with our VP of Product, to help own the lifecycle of our products and help shape our system’s innovation to meet the needs of our customers. You will meet with clients and our business and technical teams and help manage the products that you are responsible for, aligning successful strategies that guide our product through the development roadmap.  


Responsibilities

  • Gather and organize requirements from users, accounts, marketing, sales, designers, developers and elsewhere

  • Communicate requirements to the right teams in the right ways

  • Organize alpha tests, beta programs, publish releases and gather feedback

  • Help the VP of Product allocate resources and manage the creation of product features and enhancements with internal stakeholders from conception through launch

  • Help the VP of Product communicate the product roadmap and release schedules to stakeholders

  • Research technical and industry trends and identify new directions, features and integration opportunities

  • Regularly communicate with customers and account management teams to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Work closely with the product marketing team to help train sales teams on the most valuable features of the product

  • Oversee product meetings, maintain product specs and backlog, and coordinate design, development and QA activities

  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic/stays on the cutting edge of social media technologies

  • Understand Social Media Link’s strategic and competitive position to inform product decisions

  • Become expert at understanding our internal systems and services and the needs of our individual brands.


Qualifications

  • 2 to 5 years of software marketing/product management experience

  • Knowledgeable in agile scrum including release and sprint planning as well as estimating process and roadmaps

  • Nice to have: familiarity with cloud-based product management tools such as Atlassian Jira, Lucidchart, Google Apps, Slack, InVision

  • Experience writing requirements such user stories and use cases along with annotated wireframes     

  • Experience working with cross functional agile teams including project managers, UX/UI designers, and software developers

  • Preferred: Strong technical background with intuitive design sense

  • Incredible attention to detail in language, usability and design (UX/UI)

  • Exceptional project management skills with strong performance in planning, setting expectations, and fulfilling commitments

  • Successful track record creating beautiful products

  • Deep communication skills – translate shared goals into the right language for the right team

  • Incredibly analytical and motivated to make strategic and tactical decisions

  • Owner mindset; ability to both create a strategy and do hands-on execution in a high-growth environment

  • High energy; highly productive with strong self-starter initiative

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams including directly with developers and interact with senior executives

  • Exceptional organizational, project and people management skills


About Social Media Link


Social Media Link is a fast growing tech-enabled marketing solutions company in New York City. Since 2009, we’ve been about connecting brands with consumers and amplifying the power of the consumer voice. Through SML’s solutions, brands can easily connect with influential consumers and activate reviews, user content and recommendations that drive awareness and purchase. SML is proud to work with clients like Unilever, P&G, Church & Dwight, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Pfizer, NBC, Kimberly Clark and more.


We’re innovative in our technology, passionate about our clients and community, and we’re a pretty fun group too. SML offers a great company culture where employees have the opportunity to make an impact among a growing team of passionate people who work hard, help each other and have fun.


We are seeking a highly-motivated individual with a passion for content, social media and an interest in product and digital marketing to help assist our marketing team in growing our company awareness, increasing inbound marketing leads and facilitating in overall revenue growth.

Why intern with Social Media Link?

  • We are a fast-growing company based in Midtown Manhattan in the highly in-demand field of social media marketing 
  • There is huge potential to learn about all aspects of marketing: product, digital, content and social media marketing 
  • Great company culture—we are a growing team of passionate people, who work hard, help each other and have fun

What is involved in being a Marketing intern?

  • Aid in development and design of various marketing collateral and branding materials
  • Assist in content marketing creation and execution – writing/editing corporate blog posts, and email blasts
  • Brainstorm and generate ideas for unique social media content for Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Prepare various marketing reports and analysis in order to optimize future content
  • General administrative duties to support sales & marketing team – creating sales collateral and requests, drafting survey questions, etc. 
  • Schedule, attend and participate in company brainstorms
  • Assist with various PR efforts to grow company awareness 
  • Aid in development and execution of market research projects
  • Stay up to date on new social media tools, best practices and how other organizations and companies are using them
  • Stay up to date on influencer and advocacy marketing competitors and industry news 

Why are you the right person for this internship?

  • You’re a strong communicator with excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong interest in digital marketing, advertising and branding
  • Familiarity with mainstream social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • You have a keen eye for design (graphics skills a major plus)
  • You’re a self-starter—you seek out new ways to help
  • You’re collaborative—you work well with members of your own team and other teams
  • You’re extremely attentive to detail, organized, reliable and you learn fast
  • You’re friendly and enthusiastic
  • You’re savvy with using online software and Microsoft Office products
  • You’re comfortable with bringing new ideas to the table

What background should you have?

  • Currently studying for (or recently graduated with) a BA/BS from an accredited academic institution (Preferred majors: Marketing, Communication, Business)
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • You have experience, or are eager to gain experience, in marketing, sales, advertising, social media or communications

Internship details:

  • Reports to Marketing Coordinator
  • Must be able to commit to 35 hours of work per week
  • Must be able to commute to NYC office
  • Must be able to bring own laptop to work
  • This is a paid internship

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to katie.takacs@socialmedialink.com.


We are looking for a talented UX/UI Designer to create amazing user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UX/UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.


Responsibilities


  • Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering

  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders

  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback

  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards


Requirements


  • Proven UX/UI experience

  • Demonstrable UX/UI design skills with a strong portfolio

  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps

  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Lucidchart, and other visual design and wireframing tools

  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping and front end development

  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction

  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

  • Up-to-date with the latest UX/UI trends, techniques, and technologies

  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process including Atlassian Jira