Brand Strategy Intern

The Brand Strategy Intern supports core functions of strategic planning and operations for KIRUNIVERSE LLC. Click to learn more about this role.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

KIRUNIVERSE is a boutique experience marketing firm based in New York, NY. Our mission is to empower artists and entrepreneurs in the limitless expansion of their social impact by way of purpose-driven strategy and content solutions. We stand apart from other firms by placing the practice of self-exploration above the chase of trends and the traps of temporary tips + tricks.

At KIRUNIVERSE, we are committed to building strong, positive, and authentic relationships with our clients, staff, and audience members -- citizens of KIRUNIVERSE. We cultivate community through the regular curation of creative projects prepared and presented passionately by KIRUNIVERSE COLLECTIVE.


KIRUNIVERSE is a minority-owned small business that exists to curate experiences of diversity, inclusion, and endless inspiration. As a member of the team, you will gain firsthand insight into the work that’s put into practice behind the scenes to make this happen and you’ll support in the effective scaling of our mission and daily operations.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Supports core functions of strategic planning and operations for KIRUNIVERSE LLC. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Contributing to the development of brand and sales strategies

  • Leading discussion on broader business goals as it pertains to sales strategy and consumer growth

  • Prospecting new opportunities, building a pipeline and speak to prospective clients

  • Qualifying leads and determining prospect motivation, offering relevant solutions

  • Crafting, collaborating and continuing to tweak sales strategy and growth goals with broader business team

  • Learning and assisting in managing the entire sales cycle from qualifying a client to securing a deal

  • Regularly communicating data-driven successes and roadblocks to better inform goals and targets

  • Updating and managing all strategic sales growth activities, opportunities, and account information

  • Continuing to develop professionally within the company and wider entrepreneurial community

  • Exploring and analysing cultures, markets, technologies, and trends

  • Combining business, design and creative thinking

  • Helping to shape our new business pitches and proposals

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working toward or recently graduated with a degree in Finance, Business, Media, Communications or similar program

  • Must have access to a computer, video conferencing (Zoom), and Google Drive

  • Maintained self-motivation and proactivity

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Strong research, analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritise work, especially in high pressure situations

  • Innovative passion for creating opportunities and solutions

  • Interest in new and emerging platforms to consider, and an understanding of how to use technology to the advantage of the creative idea is a plus

  • Proficiency in Google Suite (or willingness to learn)

  • Hunger to learn from the management/executive team, interest in finding a great place to grow and push creative boundaries

  • Meticulous attention to detail

LOCATION: UNITED STATES (REMOTE)

TIME COMMITMENT: MINIMUM TEN HOURS, WEEKLY

CONTRACT TYPE: STUDENT/INTERN (UNPAID, FIXED TERM)

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