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Updater makes moving easier for the 45 million Americans on the move every year.
 
Marketing, Internship    New York City    Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019
 
   
 
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Do you always have a pen on hand? Have you written for aschool newspaper, literary magazine, or aprofessional news or entertainment site? Are you a graduate student or freelancer looking for a contract writing opportunity? Do you love a goodOxford Comma?

Great this may be the writing & research gig for you!

As one of the fastest growing tech companies in NYC & the leader in revolutionizing how Americans move from one home to another, the Updater team gets pretty busy. We need a brilliant part-time or full-time writer to help our Content Marketing Manager churn out blog posts, client testimonials, copy for infographics, & investigatethe next hottopics in the relocation, real estate, & moving industries. This position is an excellent opportunity for any college/MFA student or freelancer looking to gain experience with a powerhouse marketing & content team.

As our Content Intern, youll regularly do SEO research to determine a list of topics relevant to our industries & write blog posts, quizzes, infographics, & more. On a typical day, you'll do anything & everything from assisting with blog posts & basic website updates (some HTML knowledge required) to working on SEO implementation & optimizations. In addition, youll have the opportunity to work on a side project of your choosing & own its execution from start to finish.

Responsibilities:

  • Create & maintain an ongoing list of relevant relocation industrytopics
  • Write at least 2-3 blog posts weekly for the Updater blog with your own author bio & headshot!
  • Craft copy for Updater'ssocial media accounts
  • Write email copy for our sales & success teams to use
  • Share new ideas to improve existing processes & actively seek solutions to our biggest pain points

About You:

  • Youre a rising junior, senior or grad student looking for a hands-on writing gig with an innovative startup
  • You have at least a workingknowledge ofSquarespace
  • You have impeccable grammar & believe in the power of a well-placed Oxford Comma
  • You're interested in learning about SEO
  • Youre extremely detail-and goal-oriented
  • You like working on a fast-paced, friendly team!
  • Youve moved at least once in your life & dream of a world where moving doesnt suck
  • You can work from our HQ in Union Square

A month at Updater might include:

  • Catered Monday breakfasts, Friday lunches, & rip-roaring happy hours
  • Dogs in the office!
  • Awesome off-site activities, like zombie laser tag & Escape the Room (just to name a few!)
  • Cross-functional collaboration with other teams at Updater
  • Group outings to NYC Meetup events

Compensation:

  • This is a paid internship

About Updater:

Updater makes moving easier for the 17 million households that relocate every year in the US. With Updater, users seamlessly transfer utilities, update accounts & records, forward mail, & much more. Hundreds of the most prominent real estate companies in the US (from real estate brokerages to multifamily & relocation companies) rely on Updaters real estate products to save clients hours with a branded & personalized Updater moving experience.

Headquartered in New York City, Updater has raised nearly $100 million from leading investors, including SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Second Century Ventures (the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors), & more. For more information, please visitwww.updater.com.

 
 
 
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