We’re Grrr-owing: Sidewalk Dog is Hiring Two Interns!

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We’re hiring!

Yip, yip, hooray: Sidewalk Dog Media is hiring two interns! We’re seeking energetic folks to help with a variety of doo-ties from writing and editing to social media and more.

Gain valuable real-world experience across a range of tasks, all while supporting this pawesome community of dog lovers, pup-loving brands, and local nonprofits.

Did we mention you’ll get to run with one of the coolest packs in the biz?

What: Part-Time Content and Community Intern (10 hours per week)

Where: Edina, Minnesota

When: December 2018 through June 2019, with possibility for extension

Who you are:

A people-loving, problem-solving, team player with a love of dogs and exceptional writing skills and ability to prioritize. A strong communicator who also happens to be insanely organized. You’re resourceful, friendly AF, and cool as a cucumber under pressure.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Social Media
    • Promote new SWD articles on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
    • Engage with social media posts on Instagram and Facebook
    • Find Local Dogs of the Week on Instagram for Chicago and Twin Cities newsletters
    • Find hilarious memes for newsletter
    • Share follower posts on Instagram stories
    • Prepare weekly giveaway posts
  • Website
    • Write and edit listings for the Sidewalk Dog directory
    • Research and write about dog-friendly events
    • Other website maintenance tasks as needed
  • Misc.
    • Alert individuals and companies to their features on SidewalkDog.com and provide them with links
    • Vet daily media requests for quotes and forward to content manager as appropriate
    • Attend team meetings and events as needed
    • Other tasks as needed
  • Community
    • Assist in moderating our online communities for dog lovers
    • Drive growth and engagement in these groups

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing and editing skills, including the ability to capture Sidewalk Dog’s fresh, sassy, and informative tone and style
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Residence in or near the Twin Cities
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Current enrollment in a college or university

Compensation: We will work with you and your college or university to provide you with school credit.

Interested candidates: Please send a resume and cover letter to Tizzie Allen (tizzie@sidewalkdog.com). In addition, please complete the brief writing test which can be found here.

Please spread the woof about this gig to anyone you know who’d adore working for a fast-paced, dog-loving media company.

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