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Company/Organization: The Blaq Group


What we are looking for:

The Blaq Group is looking for a highly motivated, very-driven, and passionate individual to head up our Social Media / Community Engagement initiatives. The company is currently going through a rebrand and refocusing efforts on its marketing, digital strategy, and community branding. This internship is an exciting opportunity for future event marketers and brand strategy directors who are looking to contribute to the growth of our company, learn about the experience-driven economy, and gain valuable experience in entertainment and hospitality.

Job Description
Duties will include assisting with the day-to-day management of our official accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Intern will also help track analytics, create a social media content calendar and strategize reader-engagement opportunities, and manage social media partnerships with other news organizations. Ideal candidates are detail-oriented with a strong interest in social media, pop culture, and current events.
• Collaborate with executive team to develop 2020 social media plan and strategy
• Direct/execute/manage social strategy that builds excitement and community around the venue, events, and offerings
• Brainstorm and provide new/fresh/fun creative ideas to implement
• Utilize contests, surveys, promotions, etc., to generate buzz and increase community engagement
• Curate a targeted list of potential social media influencer partners and execute an outreach campaign for potential partnerships
• Uncover creative partnership expansion opportunities through the company’s social pages
• Contribute to website redesign project
• Track business trends and spot opportunities to target potential client partners across a variety of industries based on consumer activity on social platforms
• Work with team to build monthly reporting tools and track key social media analytics on a monthly basis


• 0-1 years of experience publishing to various social platforms for a brand or publication
• Experience with basic photo and video editing
• Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and collaborative skills with sharp attention to detail
• Enjoy being a self-motivated team player and a creative problem solver, with the ability to thrive working in a fast-paced and energetic environment
• An interest in marketing, communications, and/or social media
• An interest in festivals, experiential, brand activations, popups, and events
• Familiarity with key social media tools and Microsoft Office products
• The ability to work collaboratively with a team and independently as required
• Creative mindset and fun attitude, looking to join a growing team and make an immediate impact
• Interest in video editing and confidence working with Adobe Premiere and familiarity with Photoshop and After Effects a plus

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Who we are:
Founded in 2008, The Blaq Group, headquartered in New York City, specializes in producing large-scale festivals, events, and conferences with a specialty in hospitality, marketing, experiential, and strategic partnerships. We partner with brands, media companies, festivals, pop-up attractions, and community organizations to bring to life larger-than-life interactive experiences and unique engagement opportunities.

Our company focuses on three distinct areas of business:
1. Executive Producing large-scale live events and festivals in excess of $5M+ budgets
2. Creating high-growth revenue opportunities by sourcing and executing immersive sponsorship and interactive experiential activations
3. Developing and implementing holistic programming, special events, and strategic brand partnerships for unique, high-profile properties

Some of our high-profile projects include:

• Superfly Productions / The Friends Pop-Up. A ticketed experience showcasing set recreations, show memorabilia, character experiences, photo opportunities, limited edition merchandise, and other notable immersive fan experiences.
• Forbes Under 30 Summit. The world’s top young leaders, founders and creators gather for a life-changing four days of connecting, learning, teaching and building, encompassing a private music festival, A-list speakers, investor speed-pitching, industry-focused field trips, a legendary pub crawl, a world-famous food festival and a powerful day of community service. Past speakers and performers include Richard Branson, Kendrick Lamar, Jessica Alba, Marshmello, Zedd, Afrojack, The Weekend, Michael Phelps, Lily Singh, Kevin Durant, Chrissy Teigen, and more.
• Bustle Media Group Rule Breakers. The annual day-long immersive experience festival celebrates music, culture, fashion, and lifestyle coinciding with the digital and social launch of Rule Breakers, showcasing women from all backgrounds who are defying expectations, traditions and the status quo. The festival highlighted star-studded female performances including Janelle Monae, Sofi Tukker, Samantha Ronson, and more.
• Winter Village at Bryant Park. The country’s largest seasonal recreational destination featuring an ice-skating rink, a two-story glass enclosed restaurant/event space, and 160+ holiday retailers. The Winter Village is home to over 200 events per year including special events, sponsorship activations, experiential marketing campaigns, media-driven film and photo shoots, product launches and more.
• Rosé Mansion. A 32,000 square foot, interactive wine tasting adventure that combines a wine bar, an Insta-worthy amusement park, and a science museum into one epic sensory experience, in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The sixty-minute Experience includes a journey through various themed rooms filled with Rosé-inspired educational components, while providing samples to taste and numerous photo opportunities to engage in.
• Grammy Park. A 5-day music festival featuring dozens of live, multi-genre concerts, integrating free community-based programming, interactive experiences, artist-inspired merchandise, brand-dominated activations, with exclusive VIP musical experiences.
• Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. The nation’s largest annual culinary and music festival, welcoming more than 140,000 attendees and fans. The free, weekend-long event is set in the heart of New York City showcasing the best in Barbecue culinary talent, curated musical performances, hospitality, and interactive sponsor/partner activations.

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