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Company/Organization: Shape


Want to intern at a fast-paced startup in Silicon Valley? Now is your chance!

Who We Are

Shape is a Silicon Valley based tech start-up that is working on a next generation scale that scans and digitizes your body shape in 3D so that you can visualize where you lose fat and gain muscle. Graduated from the famous technology accelerator Y-Combinator, we are working on a future in which everyone is able to get in a better shape. We are a team of European entrepreneurs with several years of experience of developing and selling technology products.

Job Description

We are seeking a creative marketing intern to support our growing team in San Mateo between June, 2016 and January 2017 (the range is flexible and can be discussed).

Do you love staying healthy, fitness and sports? Do you have an unhealthy obsession following fit instagrammers? Look no further, because as an intern at Shape you will be able to indulge your obsessions only further by engaging with the fitness scene and creating healthy content around our product.

As part of our team you will play an active role in growing our community, our marketing strategy and help us engage with our users so that we are building a better product. We will give your entrepreneurial spirit free rein and allow you to take on considerable responsibility and flexibility as you familiarise yourself with our core business. But dont worry, we do not expect you to know everything right away, hence we will actively assist your learning and skill acquisition during your internship.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Digital Marketing

- Content creation on our website and social media;
- Contribute to the marketing strategy to create brand awareness and generate traffic and conversions including but not limited to: press relations, social marketing actions, traffic acquisition recommendations, etc.
- Assist with the creation of promotional tools, including videos, web assets, screenshots, product descriptions and visuals, PR tools and all other needed assets for special marketing initiatives

Marketing Strategy & Analytics

- Analyse effect and result of marketing strategy and prepare reports to the management
- Identify our products target audience, positioning, values, and selling points
- Brand building: contribute ideas to product names, packaging, and general appearance of the brand.
- Conduct market researches, competition benchmarks, polls and consumer studies and deliver relevant analysis according to problematics identified
- Measure and analyse usersí feedback, behaviour, and marketís acceptance

Other tasks:

- Support sales by devising sales pitch assets (presentations, products sheets, and more) and related promotional material
- Coordinate community management and customer care activities.

What you can expect...

- Monthly stipend
- Assistance with your J1 visa application
- Healthy meals at our office.
- Lodging for the first two weeks as you get settled (if needed)
- Weekly workouts with the team and probably an opportunity to get in a better shape!
- Youíll be at the heart of Silicon Valley, the heart of technology. A golden opportunity for anyone looking to break into tech.


What we expect from you...

- A degree (or at least you should be working on one), doesnt matter which as long as you can prove that you have...
- an interest in social media and marketing,
- and a knowledge and long-standing passion for video games, smartphones and technology as a whole
- Strong analytical skills with a meticulous mind
- Creative spirit capable of creating innovative marketing programs that are result oriented
- Ability to show initiative and work on your own when needed
- Excellent grasp and communicator of the English language
- Attention to detail
- Good sense of humour
- ... and most importantly the willingness to keep on learning and a love for barbecue and to hang and enjoy life!
- Desired: a creator not a consumer. Previous social media and blogging experience is strongly encouraged.

Paid Internship Info:

Minimum Wage


40 /wk


2-12 months

Start Date:

05/30/16 or earlier

End Date:

05/29/16, flexible

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