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Marketing/Social Media Intern/Extern

 

Marketing/Social Media Intern

Reports to: Founder/CEO

Status: Internship

Location: Kearny Point, (Kearny, NJ)

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About Us:

mademeals is a young-energy, early-stage food startup based out of Hudson County, NJ, (with our commercial kitchen in Hunterdon County, NJ). Our subscription-based service helps busy folks eat healthy, farm-to-fork meals that are ready to heat-and-eat when they don't have time to cook. We are launching in parts of Manhattan and Hudson County, NJ in Fall '17.  

As a small business, we are committed to supporting local farmers and using non-GMO ingredients grown without pesticides or chemicals. We also use grass-fed/free-range meats raised without antibiotics and wild-caught seafood, and support better living conditions for farm animals.

Our weekly production is currently based on a 4-day cycle, (Thursday-Sunday), and our shifts are all during the evening/overnight, (summer shifts usually start at 10pm and can end between 2am-7am). At this time, we are producing close to 100 meals per week, and we expect to be producing 250+ meals per week by August, as we gradually scale up.

 

The Team:

We are currently a lean team of about 5, (Founder, Executive Chef, 2-person media/photo team, and part-time kitchen staff). As a Marketing/Social Media intern, you will have the opportunity to work alongside our Founder/CEO on marketing and social media efforts that help grow the business.

With our leadership having experience in both recruitment & high volume kitchen operations; culture, team and efficiency are of utmost importance to us.

 

What You’ll Do

As a Marketing/Social Intern, you will work closely with the Founder on social media strategy/execution, contact lists/reach out, email marketing, and more.

 

Responsibilities

  • Learn social media best practices and help apply them to the business
  • Assist in building contact lists
  • Assist in email marketing and blogging efforts
  • Work with founder on other social/marketing efforts

 

Role Information

  • Opportunity to work alongside a passionate startup team and get hands-on experience
  • Our workspace is in Kearny, NJ and our commercial kitchen is in Ringoes, NJ. Work can be done out of either location, depending on schedule, and some work can be done remotely.

 

Five Things An Intern/Extern Might Achieve In This Role:

  1. Learn about the growth and development of a small business
  2. Learn about nutrition, health and wellness
  3. Be part of a new service in the rapidly evolving food space
  4. Learn/practice marketing, social and business skills
  5. Be a part of R&D efforts

 

What You Should Bring To The Table

  • An interest in our business
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute

 

Compensation & Hours:

  • Interns will receive college credit, as well as a stipend at end of internship.
  • 15-30 hours per week, flexible.

 

Why work with mademeals:

  • We are an early-stage startup embarking on an exciting journey in a growing market. This is an opportunity to be part of something fun.
  • We're a team of well-connected hustlers, with a mission to help people eat healthy, delicious food. Our mission is to offer premier product and service, and compete in a rapidly transforming market.
  • Because we're cool. :)
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