PR & Outreach Specialist

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321 N Clark St
Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid

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THIS IS A FULL TIME OR PART TIME POSITION. We are looking for people who can wow us, and we are willing to work on a flexible timing arrangement.

BigMarker is seeking a university student or recent graduate to join our team in Chicago as a PR & Community Outreach Specialist intern for fall/winter 2013. If you’re an innovative, creative self-starter who is passionate about improving people’s lives with technology, we want to hear from you!

Founded in 2010, BigMarker’s mission is to make help and knowledge more accessible. Our technology helps people with a shared purpose build communities to learn together, work together, and help each other. Thousands of communities use BigMarker’s applications for sharing, discussions, and video conferencing to stay connected, organize, and get stuff done.


Responsibilities will include:
Reaching out to bloggers, media professionals, and thought leaders in key market segments
Promoting communities/groups using BigMarker, and events on the platform
Blogging about different events, groups, and communities
Marketing events and communities to influencers and media
It’s understood that as an undergrad you won’t be coming in as an expert in all of these areas, but we will help you learn quickly! You'll be working with marketing, business development, and community management team.

We also understand that you will most likely have classes, and that is cool. However, let us know your schedule when you apply. Thank you.


An ideal candidate has:

2+ years of university coursework majoring in something awesome
Basic understanding of web 2.0 and digital marketing
Wants to connect with communities and groups around the country and world
Strong communication skills and an interest in social media and writing
The ability to venture off into the unknown, running with tasks independently
Passion and desire to work at a company that is committed to making the world a better place

If this describes you, please let us know in as few words as possible why you’re a good fit. And if you have a resume, you can pass that along as well. You can reach us at jobs at bigmarker dot com.

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