Monday, 2 November 2015

Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern At Gaia 2015

GAIA CONSCIOUS TRAVEL is an online travel agency which will be launched in March 2015. We are looking for a very creative, enthusiastic and driven intern.

Requirements:
To have studied 2 years minimum either in tourism, marketing or communication and have experience in digital marketing.
To be passionate and knowledgeable about social media, travel and mindfulness.
To have excellent written English and to enjoy writing travel and lifestyle articles and reviews.
To have own computer, be very computer literate and available to work online with regular skype meetings.
To be able to work well independently, following objectives and multitasking.
Knowledge of Spanish would be a great plus but not a requirement.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
This is a part time position following objectives; therefore working hours are flexible and will depend on the candidate’s productivity and the objectives set by the marketing calendar.
This is an ONLINE position; therefore residence in the Cape Town area would be an advantage but not a requirement.
This position will hopefully lead to an online paid position after 6 months of successful internship.
Gaia will contribute R1500 per month towards living expenses.

Duties:
To update social media and blog in preparation for launch.
To promote the sign up of subscribers and implement other digital marketing campaigns.
To update information on website.
To assist with other marketing and operational activities depending on the candidates abilities and preferences.

Further information:
This is the opportunity to be part of something new and exciting right from the start, as well as the opportunity to work for a business that will make a difference in the world of tourism.
The business’ marketing plans and website are already developed and respectively ready to be implemented and populated. Please not that the website is not public yet, so you will not find
The candidate will work directly under supervision of the Operations and Sales Manager who will train him/her in all aspects of marketing. He/She will also learn about managing an online business.
We are launching the idea of "conscious travel" versus “responsible travel”, where the travel "within" and the personal growth that comes with travel is given an important role.
Our catalogues will include ecotourism, volunteering, local social experiences, yoga retreats, art courses, etc. All our trips will collaborate with social or environmental NGOs.

Please send your CV to Joanna Tomkins at Joanna@gaia-travel.com along with a short motivation letter.

Closing date: 15th November 2015

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