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 Love Kurgo Products? So do we!

 Our small team is growing fast! We’d love your help building better dog products.

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Named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017

 

Bring Your Dog to Work & Get Your Birthday Off…and other benefits

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 10 Company-paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Your Birthday off
  • Summer hours
  • Bring Your Dog to Work

 


 Summer Internship - Video Production Intern

We are seeking a talented student with experience creating and editing video content to assist us in creating fun and engaging videos for the Kurgo brand for social media. This internship starts in May/June 2018 and continues for 12 weeks. Ability to work 32-40 hours per week required. All work must be done onsite in Salisbury, MA (about 50 minutes North of Boston). Compensation is $12/hour.

Responsibilities

  • Take photos for Kurgo’s social media channels of dog-related content, unique dog-friendly office angles, or at Kurgo events such as road races and pet festivals
  • Develop regular schedule of video postings for Kurgo’s Instagram Stories and Facebook channels, including fun, short lifestyle videos and organized Live videos
  • Film and edit more serious product demonstrations and travel tip videos. Previous interns have put together Kurgo Running Team profiles that can be found here: https://goo.gl/qo6qzr
  • Research topics and develop ideas for posting on Kurgo’s accounts for Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter
  • Collect performance data for videos and social media posts analyzing what works best
  • Assist with social media management, such as replying to customer posts and messages
  • Research and write blog posts for the Kurgo blog and partner blogs on topics related to being active with your dog
  • Coordinate external writers to write for the Kurgo blog, including editing and publishing their posts

 Requirements

  • Video or photography classes or experience required. Please provide samples of portfolio.
  • Experience using video editing software
  • Do you know what a boomerang is? Do you know how to post to Instagram stories? Do you know how to use Snapchat? Then this might just be the role for you. If you don’t know, research before you interview. Be prepared to tell us which brand you think does a great job with social media, video, or photography
  • Comfortable being hands on, taking initiative, and being around dogs
  • Strong writing skills. Please provide writing sample – lifestyle blog posts or journalism pieces preferred, but class essays also accepted
  • Must be working towards Bachelor’s Degree or completed Bachelor’s Degree

To apply please send resume and cover letter to marketing@kurgo.com    

   


 Summer Internship - Brand Marketing Internship

We are seeking an outgoing and enthusiastic dog lover to help with brand marketing efforts across social media, content marketing, and local events. A successful candidate would be outgoing and confident enough to spearhead content planning, generation, and execution across social channels and the Kurgo blog. Having a proactive and confident attitude will lead to great success in this role, as well as experience with social media. For events, this candidate should feel comfortable attending events on their own and representing the Kurgo brand. Events include dog-friendly road races around New England, Yappy Hours at local breweries, and dog festivals. 

This internship starts in May/June 2018 and continues for 12 weeks. All work must be done onsite in Salisbury, MA (about 50 minutes North of Boston). Must be available 32-40 hours per week. Compensation is $12/hour.

Responsibilities

  • Research topics, develop ideas, and create content for posting on Kurgo’s accounts for Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter
  • Assist with social media reporting using tools such as Google Analytics, Facebook Insights and Instagram Insights
  • Work on social media management, such as replying to customer posts and messages
  • Help coordinate Kurgo’s Instagram influencer program by maintaining relationships with influencers and monitoring their postings
  • Take photos and short videos/boomerangs for Kurgo’s social media
  • Write blog posts for the Kurgo blog and partner blogs on topics related to being active with your dog
  • Help manage Kurgo Running Team. Identify and register team members for road races and attend events with the team to create team spirit and cohesion
  • While at event, represent the Kurgo brand and engage with consumers getting them excited about the Kurgo Go Together lifestyle
  • Create photos and videos that capture the Kurgo spirit at the events and post to social media to engage Kurgo fans

Requirements

  • Strong writing skills. Please provide writing sample – lifestyle blog posts or journalism pieces preferred, but class essays also accepted. Social media post ideas are also accepted, in addition.
  • Positive, high energy individual who connects well with consumers and is not shy to engage event attendees in learning more about Kurgo. Prior event or brand ambassador experience a plus.
  • Extremely organized with attention to detail
  • Video and photography experience a plus
  • Creative problem solver who can handle last minute glitches with grace
  • Comfortable being hands on with dogs. Experience with a shelter, vet, pet retail store, dog walking/pet sitting or other pet business a plus.
  • Must be working towards Bachelor’s Degree or completed Bachelor’s Degree
  • Availability to work 32-40 hours per week

To apply please send resume and cover letter to marketing@kurgo.com 

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