Job Openings Intern- Operations/Social Media/Marketing (ongoing recruitment; remote)

About the job Intern- Operations/Social Media/Marketing (ongoing recruitment; remote)

Company Description

At Shockingly Different Leadership, we are changing the way HR-functions scale up their teams during peak periods of work!

SDL is a global talent development and "people-project" support consultancy. We provide the best consulting expertise in the areas of Talent Development, Organizational Development, Change Management, and Human Resources, on an on-demand, project, or flexible basis.

We've hired the best proven experts across the globe, made our services competitively affordable, and added a high dose of empathy to "meet clients where they are", no matter how ambiguous or complicated their initiative. Our clients deserve a partner who co-creates with them to deliver great work that achieves "shockingly different" results!

Services include:

  • Both customized and on-demand talent development programs
  • Consulting on the strategy and optimal design of in-house high potential, leadership, and management development programs
  • Talent Advisory Services (talent management, succession planning, on-boarding, etc.)
  • Consulting with leaders on Organizational Development, Org Realignment and Change Management initiatives
  • Executive Coaching & Mentoring of high achieving professionals seeking to accelerate their professional effectiveness
  • Contract/Interim Human Resources, Talent Management, Organizational Development, Organizational Effectiveness and/or Leadership Development support

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* Sealed Air

Job Description

INTERNSHIP SUMMARY: Interns will work alongside the current CEO, focusing on day-to-day marketing, social media, research, and operations. This internship will prove to be an incredible experience for anyone going into the sales, marketing, business, communications or human resource fields. It will also be a fantastic resume booster, as you will be working with an executive from a Fortune 50 company. Internships are awarded in 2-3 month increments and have the potential to be renewed.

GOALS OF INTERNSHIP: As an intern, you will be expected to create a 1-page strategic plan for your intern experience (what you want to ensure you get out of the experience) and complete progress reports on assignments. We will have our interns focus on:

  • marketing/blog copy so we can build up our email/contact lists in a variety of target markets
  • participate in our business development activities
  • Create social media images in alignment with SDLs social media calendar
  • update our social media channels, as appropriate
  • work on current projects and events, as appropriate


  • Create a strategic plan for your 3 month assignment
  • Complete a weekly report on progress on assignments and report out during staff meetings
  • Use social media, PR, and marketing, as deemed appropriate
  • Assist with operations and marketing duties
  • Pre-define metrics for success of your strategic plan and analyze results at the end of assignment
  • Assists with other needs, as assigned.



  • Preference will be given to interns who are interested in careers in marketing, sales, business, public relations, social media, human resources, or training/development
  • MUST NOT be fearful of networking and making introductions!
  • Be eager to learn sales, marketing, planning, and communication skills
  • Be able to intern a minimum of 10 hours a week between the hours of 9A to 7P M-F; we will work around your schedule.
  • Should have a working knowledge of Facebook, LinkedIn, and/or Twitter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, with a solid independent work ethic
  • Must have a go-getter attitude and a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Must like selling and relationship building
  • Must have own phone and computer
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to attend a 30 minute staff meeting once a week

Interns are expected to act professionally at all times. Tasks should be performed with minimal errors. Unprofessional attitude is not tolerated.

Additional Information

COMPENSATION: All interns will receive a $500 stipend for the semester and are eligible to receive credit from their academic institution, if desired. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: If you've read this far, we think you're ready to try the first step. Still interested? If so, Apply now!

We will accept up to 3 interns per semester. Interns must be willing to commit to 10-15 hours per week, during core business hours (normally no weekends). Recent graduates are also welcome to apply. Resumes may be submitted year round for all internships. Please indicate which term (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer) that interests you in your cover letter.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.