Outreach Coordinator/Intern

Posted on August 14th, 2013

The Coordinator/Intern supports the mission and growth of YogaTravelTree.com by working closely with marketing/outreach, client relations, and content management projects. Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, the successful candidate will report to the Founder/CEO

YogaTravelTree.com is a new company aiming to be the most comprehensive online yoga resource where yoga enthusiasts can find and review yoga studios, teacher trainings, retreats, events, and resources. Our company culture is rooted in our passion for yoga and helping make meaningful yoga experiences available to anyone, anywhere in the world. This is a rare opportunity to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment with a dynamic team with a lot to accomplish. We value teamwork, ingenuity, laughter, and a “get it done” attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES
● Design and implement strategy for gathering, editing, and adding value-added content related to yoga, pilates, fitness, health, wellness, mindfulness, nutrition, active lifestyles, travel, etc. to YogaTravelTree.com and its primary directories
● Manage a portfolio of outreach initiatives including guest posting opportunities and client relations and sales outreach
● Help to develop and manage various online social media communities
● Work with a videographer to create a YogaTravelTree.com commercial
● Write general yoga articles with the aim of viral research and sharing across the web (minimum one per week)
● Manage a weekly newsletter for YTT subscribers
● Comment on Yoga/fitness related forums, blogs, and websites to drive traffic to YTT
● Assist with other activities and initiatives as needed

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
● Current student majoring in journalism, marketing, business, writing, etc. Other majors will be strongly considered if your experience, abilities, and personality line up with the needs of YogaTravelTree.com
● Avid yogi with a regular practice – studio or at home – strongly preferred
● Photo and video editing experience would be a huge plus
● Active in social media and even have your own following (Twitter, Facebook, and Google+) some knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO), online marketing, and social media management
● Demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and excitement for a start-up environment
● Strong communications skills! Complete sentences a must! You don’t say “like” too much.
● Self-motivated with strong decision-making, organizational skills, and attention to detail
● Generally, you need to be awesome, love to laugh, and take your work seriously. ☺

OFFER
● Four month position to start. Opportunity to extend position if we work well together.
● Start September 3 – End December 13, 2013 (approximate dates; will work with the best candidate on start/end dates)
● 15-20 hours per week Monday thru Friday between 9am-6pm
● $400/month stipend; Potential for a bonus based upon reaching pre-determined targets. No benefits available at this time.
● You’ll be paid monthly via Paypal and be asked to sign a freelance contract with YogaTravelTree.com

HOW TO APPLY
• Submit your resume and cover letter to brooke@yogatraveltree.com by Tuesday, August 27, 2013 (interviews will take place Aug 28-30)
• Submit all documents as attachments and pdf format
• Use the subject line “Yoga Internship 2013 – FIRST LAST NAME” (Example: Yoga Internship 2013 – David Smith)
• Remember that your application materials give you an opportunity to demonstrate your writing ability, organization, and attention to detail (along with your skills and experience). Make sure to proofread your application materials thoroughly.