Marketing Event Intern

Charlottesville, VA

Ting Internet is a leading fiber Internet provider in the United States, delivering future-proof internet in over a dozen Ting Towns across the country.

We are rapidly growing our footprint, and with a national focus on better infrastructure, we don’t expect to slow down anytime soon!

As part of Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), Ting is backed by outstanding resources and talent. We embrace a people-first philosophy that is rooted in respect, trust, and flexibility. We believe that whatever works for our employees is what works best for us. It’s also why the majority of our roles are remote-first, meaning you can work from anywhere you can connect to the internet!

The work we do genuinely changes lives. If this sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you!

Overview

The Marketing Event Intern will work closely with the local Marketing Manager on marketing events and promotions tied to local construction and sponsorships through event activations, social media, and email marketing.

This internship is part-time with 16 hours each week that includes 8 hours of remote work building social media content and 8 hours of in-person event management.

What you'll be doing

  • Prepping for events
  • Setting up of the Ting booth on location and take down
  • Communicating the Ting fiber service to the public and responding to questions
  • Compiling unanswered questions or issues from events in a clear and concise format
  • Supporting and organizing with external vendors
  • Tracking event sales and interactions
  • Working with the Marketing Manager to strategize and create communication campaigns for events
  • Building social media campaigns to promote events and engage the community
  • Writing engaging email marketing communications

Skills you will bring

  • Customer service/event coordination/marketing experience
  • Understanding of social media platforms and standard methodologies
  • Friendly, outgoing personality with willingness to talk about our service at our booth
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to creatively solve problems as they arise
  • Be self-motivated and excited to initiate and work independently
  • Commit to being prompt, professionally dressed, and prepared every day
  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings
  • Must provide own transportation to events in the Charlottesville area
  • Able to lift promotion related items, up to 30 lbs

Want to know more about what we stand for? At Ting and Tucows we care about protecting the open Internet, narrowing digital divide, and supporting fairness and equality.

We also know that diversity drives innovation. We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Learn more about Tucows, our culture and employee benefits on our site here.

Want to know more about what we stand for? At Tucows we care about protecting the open Internet, narrowing the digital divide, and supporting fairness and equality.

We also know that diversity drives innovation. We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Learn more about Tucows, our culture and employee benefits on our site here.

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