About Harmony Venture Labs

Harmony Venture Labs is a team of innovators, designers, marketers, and operators. HVL has a passion for creating,  operating and advising  high-growth startups. Our belief is that technology platforms can and should be used to benefit people and their communities and that new venture creation is a powerful vehicle to deliver those benefits. We are drawn to big ideas and to founders who are bold enough to bring their ideas to life. Proudly based in Birmingham, Alabama, our team is committed to creating new ventures and helping great founders build their own.

We have some unique and important opportunities ahead for our business and are looking for a Marketing/Communications Intern to join our team and help define who we are and where we want to go.  If you’ve ever been interested in bringing your skills to a startup at the ground level, this is a great opportunity for you.

Discover different types of marketing/communications as you learn about venture studios, venture equity, managing portfolio brands, and client-facing consulting. Whether you want to build a brand from scratch or help an existing company reach new levels of growth, learn how with the HVL team.

An ideal candidate would be someone who is a quick learner and a team player who wants to improve their marketing  skills while collaborating with the entire team. You will be fully immersed into the process of content creation and development.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize marketing tools to collect survey data to inform content roadmaps.
  • Utilize SEO tactics to create value-added and engaging content.
  • Create graphics and source photos for blog and social posts.
  • Monitor and manage the company’s social media platforms, adjusting outreach tactics as needed.
  • Assist in planning, writing and managing email campaigns. 
  • Update organization website using Wordpress. 
  • Manage editorial calendar.
  • Create and launch paid ad campaigns.
  • Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for marketing and communications. 

What You'll Gain

  • Increased knowledge and skills through experience with projects and assignments that will make a direct impact on the business.
  • Hands-on experience and insight into the marketing and communications process, from campaign creation to executive reporting.
  • Advice and feedback from a team of mentors who will be dedicated to your success at HVL. 
  • An opportunity to expand your network and make meaningful connections
    • Exclusive invitation to the HVL career growth network/Slack to get early access to job opportunities, register for recruitment events, and grow corporate connections
  •  A tangible work product to take with you on the next step of your journey
    • Curated e-portfolio of completed HVL internship activities

Key Qualifications 

To be successful in this role, you at least need:

  • An understanding of basic marketing and communication principles demonstrated via a portfolio or collection of work samples. (In order to be considered, you must provide examples of your work.)
  • A rising Junior or Senior currently enrolled in school and pursuing a degree in Marketing, or a related field.
  • Genuine curiosity and a strong desire to continuously learn and grow.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to take the lead and own your tasks and projects from start to finish.
  • A minimum of 12 weeks of full-time or part-time availability.
  • Availability to be onsite in Birmingham, AL at-least one day per week. 
 
 

What We Value

CANDOR COUPLED WITH HUMILITY Push the team, be honest in your assessment. Know where you need to improve and help move the team in the right direction with clear data.

SPEED AND AMBIGUITY Work hard to build processes and systems that help produce positive results faster. You don't have to know all the answers to make a decision. Learn and iterate.

RESULTS MATTER We expect our work to produce positive results for our companies, team members, and customers. We create an environment that drives positive results by encouraging constant experimentation and providing the necessary resources and infrastructure to win.

Benefits 

  • Competitive market value-based compensation 
  • Unlimited sick and vacation time
  • Comprehensive benefits: medical, dental, and vision
  • Monthly learning stipend
  • Annual remote office stipend 
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Growth opportunities

Harmony Venture Labs provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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