INTERNSHIPS Opportunities

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Urban Beauty INC.  is currently seeking savvy, motivated, and talented individuals (all intern positions are for 18+ years of age) who want to learn about marketing/advertising and tech to fulfill our various internship positions. For all of our internships, the ability to juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines is crucial. We are currently seeking interns to fill the following positions for the Spring/Summer 2015:

Beauty Blogger Interns (This is a virtual position)

We are seeking GLAMbassadors who are passionate about everything that is beauty and wellness. Candidates must have a vast knowledge of the African American beauty and/or wellness industry as well as the latest trends for women ages 25-45. This position may include product/service reviews and interviewing industry experts. Candidates will receive FREE admission to local beauty & wellness events.

If you feel as though you meet these requirements, please forward a brief cover letter, and any writing samples to rita@urbanbeautynetwork.com. Be sure to include social media links as well.

 

Graphic Design Intern (This is a virtual position)

We are seeking a self-motivated and responsible individual to assist with creative projects and administrative duties. The types of work may include but are not limited to assisting with digital/ print layout and design, text editing, photo retouching, promo/logo design, file management and website maintenance. The intern must be able to take art direction and work independently. Qualified applicants must be familiar with Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign), Microsoft Office 2010. Applicant must also have knowledge of design and layout principals, understanding of online multimedia including web and email, personable, outgoing self-starter with ability to work on own, detail oriented and works to deadline.

Here are some of the position’s benefits:

  • Opportunity to gain more exposure for your creative works.
  • Build your professional portfolio
  • Diversify your skills

If you feel as though you meet these requirements, please forward a brief cover letter, and any portfolio samples to rita@urbanbeautynetwork.com. Be sure to include social media links as well.

 

 Photographer and Videographer Interns

Every Photographer and Videographer needs a start. Are you looking to attend various LIVE events in fashion, beauty and wellness? Then start with us! We are seeking to add talented, reliable, committed, fun, and passionate individuals with a positive attitudes and amazing personalities to our amazing team. You must have your own professional equipment fully equipped with the obvious, (camera, video camera, microphone etc) be experienced in photo/video editing, and you must be responsible for your own transportation. The ideal candidate will be in charge of sound, lighting and all camera operations. Previous related experience is preferred.

Here are some of the position’s benefits:

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience
  • Full production and photo credits
  • Build your professional portfolio
  • Attend exciting and stylish industry events
  • Connect with and network amongst top industry professionals
  • Showcase your dynamic skills and talent to the world

College students,non-college students, male and females are ALL encouraged to apply.

If you have previous production videos, you may provide a link. Good LUCK!

If you feel as though you meet these requirements, please forward a brief cover letter, and any portfolio samples to rita@urbanbeautynetwork.com. Be sure to include social media links as well.

Social media Marketing Interns (This is a virtual position)

We are seeking social media interns to assist with our marketing efforts.  After learning our company vision and mission as well as our overall marketing objectives, interns will be expected to create compelling social campaigns that will increase reader engagement and subscriptions.

Interns are expected to have at least basic knowledge of social media (personal use), although use on a business level is preferred. You must be able to assess and measure how social media fits in with our business strategies and put plans into action (with our direction) that will add value to our followers’ experience.

Interns will perform the following tasks:

  • Maintain our pages (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn and Google+)
  • Assess opportunities for creating new pages and profiles
  • Post blog posts from main website and blog
  • Increase follower participation through contests and giveaways
  • Tracking the growth and impact of social media on our business
  • Reply to comments and messages

Skills and Characteristics Needed:

  • Outgoing, positive and energetic attitude
  • A love for engaging with all types of people
  • Vast knowledge of various beauty & wellness topics
  • Knowledge of social media- Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, etc.
  • Strong reading, proofreading and editing skills
  • A desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence
  • Ability to use third party social media scheduling tools (HooteSuite)
  • Ability to deliver one message in various ways across multiple platforms
  • Willingness to post daily to each platform several times a day

If you feel as though you meet these requirements, please forward a brief cover letter to rita@urbanbeautynetwork.com outlining your experience. Be sure to include social media links as well.

Business Development Intern

The Business Development Intern will work with the Business Development team to identify and execute strategic partnerships to drive new growth opportunities.  As an Intern, you will be responsible for the successful execution of these programs, which may include initiatives such as new distribution channels, partnership marketing campaigns, or product collaborations. You will help structure new deals or programs through a creative and analytically rigorous process, then work across internal teams and with the partner to ensure they are executed successfully. You will work to understand the value and impact of these initiatives through a data-driven approach, then present strong go-forward recommendations based on these insights. Ultimately, your goal is to identify the highest-impact and most scalable growth opportunities for Urban Beauty INC.

Interns will perform the following tasks:

  • Design innovative partnership campaigns with clear goals, deliverables and KPIs
  • Work across internal and external teams to manage end-to-end project execution
  • Manage our online partnerships from partner evaluation to execution
  • Collect and analyze data to quantify results and ROI for each project/initiative
  • Synthesize results and identify learnings and recommendations
  • Maintain strategic partnership relationships through consistent and effective communication

Skills and Characteristics Needed:

  • Detail-oriented – always demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy across deadlines and deliverables
  • Ambitious and optimistic – you are not afraid to dream big and push the boundaries
  • A project management guru – you can manage multiple, complex projects at once, with timelines, to do lists, reminders, and ability to prioritize
  • Analytically rigorous – you have a keen sense of ROI and are comfortable using data to inform decision-making
  • Comfortable working directly with C-level Executives
  • Knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint, with the ability to execute presentations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to be persistent yet personable.

If you feel as though you meet these requirements, please forward a brief cover letter, and resume to rita@urbanbeautynetwork.com

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