Social Media Intern

LocationBangalore, India
Duration6 months
Desired Start dateNov 2022
AssignmentInternship

The marketing team of Bangalore-based Unitus Ventures, in conjunction with our global investing partner Capria Ventures, is looking for a Social Media intern with up to 2 yrs of formal work experience. We are looking for someone with an understanding of social media content and knowledge about the functionalities and performance of various social media tools. Additionally, he/she should have a creative bent of mind and should be inclined to learn and apply knowledge to help build Unitus, Capria, and our portfolio startups into strong brands in the global entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Unitus Ventures – Overview

Unitus Ventures is a leading venture capital firm in India that supports early-stage tech startups bringing the future of work to Bharat. Unitus Ventures drives growth and success of startups in Jobtech, Fintech, SaaS, and Climate sectors. Launched in 2012, Unitus Ventures is a founding member of Capria Network, the leading venture network investing in extraordinary tech startups of the Global South. Unitus Ventures is based in Bangalore and Seattle. More at: https://unitus.vc and http://capria.vc/network

How does marketing at a VC firm function?

Venture capital investors and startup CEOs have amazing stories to tell nationally and globally. We are a dynamic and creative marketing team, with the responsibility to help drive marketing activities for the company and our own investment firm. We narrate their powerful stories in the most creative and credible form, originating from a leading venture investor with a hot portfolio. Our distribution channels include social media, PR, newsletters, and our websites. Being a globally-distributed and gender-diversified team, we also take a keen interest in the different cuisines, travel, and culture stories of our team members! (So please be prepared to listen and share as much!)

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure day-to-day social media posting across LinkedIn and Twitter for both, Unitus Ventures and Capria Ventures.
  2. Assist the marketing team in creating and maintaining a real-time content calendar that tracks important and relevant calendar days, industry and portfolio specific events,  and other key developments concerning the sector. 
  3. Collaborate with the team to ensure consistency of social media content across platforms
    1. Have a deep knowledge and understanding of social media content to maintain writing consistency, 
    2. Create daily content calendars capturing social media posts for Unitus Ventures and Capria Ventures
    3. Brainstorming ideas with the team for various digital & social media campaigns.
    4. Assist in planning and implementation of campaign and content collaborations 
    5. Follow the content published by our portfolio companies across social media channels and reshare/retweet relevant content on a daily basis
    6. Brainstorming & assisting in promoting Unitus and Capria newsletters across social media platforms 
    7. Have a strong creative vision and relentlessly elevate the performance of the company’s social media channels.
    8. Assist in tracking the performance of key competitors and staying on top of content trends
  4. Learning to work with social media tools like SmarterQueue to schedule social media posts as per the relevant timeline
  5. Create and maintain weekly dashboards capturing analytics and performance of each social media account to restrategize initiatives for amplifying engagement/impressions.  
  6. Be up-to-date with the latest design trends on social media. Awareness of current industry and technology standards, collaborative tools, social media, competitive landscape, and market trends.
  7. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, crossing many time zones and cultures.
  8. Follow and track social media updates from relevant industry stakeholders (startup founders, media publications and journalists, industry-specific KOLs) to engage with in order to enhance the company’s thought leadership. 
  9. Keep an eye on trending news/hashtags across LinkedIn and Twitter to build relevant ‘Moment Marketing’ cases for both Unitus and Capria. 

We will shortlist you on the basis of these:

Technical Qualifications:

  1. Up to 2 years of experience in the field of Communications & Social Media Marketing.
  2. Preferred bachelor’s degree in Communications from a reputed college/university. Having applied to and completed some courses in Digital Marketing/Social Media Marketing will be of advantage.
  3. Should be in sync with the latest content trends and very savvy with social media. Must be following different brand social media handles.
  4. Keeping an eye for attention to detail.
  5. Strong communication, conceptual thinking, and coherent writing skills. 
  6. In sync with the latest social media trends. Must be subscribed to different newsletters from a digital marketing/branding perspective. 
  7. Prior experience in managing business-related social media pages/handles is preferred.

Interpersonal Skills:

  1. Excellent team member, open to taking direction/feedback well and contributing positively to the team’s overall work environment and performance.
  2. Demonstrating the hunger for learning and growing in the organization.
  3.  Punctual and accurate communicator, responsive to email, telephone calls, and direct communication from staff.
  4. Ability to work independently, multi-task, and complete assigned tasks within mutually identified timelines.
  5. Positive attitude and eagerness to work in a startup-like work environment with a focus on collaborative teamwork.

What do you get out of it:

Working with a renowned global VC firm has its own advantages, some of which include –

  • Opportunity to work locally in India and globally across 4 continents
  • Gain experience working  with a niche marketing team that handles strategy, product design, web UI/UX, brand development & social media management
  • Learning how a VC views startups and what makes successful startups
  • Opportunity to work with startups across multiple categories 
  • Hybrid work culture
  • Gender-neutral and diversity-forward  teams
  • Bonuses for excellent performance, paid 2x / year once you are a full-time employee
  • Health insurance and other benefits if you become a full-time employee

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in fast-moving, new media concepts, with exposure to some of the most interesting startups and investors.

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