JOB OPENINGS / Internships

Want to make an impact on the way couples experience life’s biggest moments? From Engineering to Editorial and beyond, jumpstart your career at an innovative company. Gain valuable, hands-on experience as an XO Group intern.

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE ACCOUNT SERVICE INTERNSHIP AND THE GIGMASTERS TEAM:

Do you love parties, music and entertainment? If so, read on! GigMasters.com, based in South Norwalk, CT, is seeking an intern to join our team.  The ideal candidate will be highly motivated to learn more about GigMasters and to help provide the absolute best experience for GigMasters clients.  Interns will have an opportunity to work alongside team members to gain exposure to various segments of the event planning industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help GigMasters clients find and book the perfect entertainment for their special events.
  • Research entertainment and marketing trends.
  • Support the company’s efforts to use social media to interact positively with our customers.
  • Manage and update client database.
  • Assist with production of GigMasters events.
  • Optimize member profile pages.
  • Engage in projects that further the company’s mission.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • A positive attitude and strong desire to learn

Currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE MARKETING INTERN ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

The fastest-growing pregnancy and parenting resource for millennials, The Bump, part of XO Group Inc., a lifestage media company, seeks an intern with a strong interest in digital marketing, publishing and transactional businesses. You will learn an incredible amount about brand, acquisition, and content marketing to drive audience growth and retention. You'll also gain experience in conversion optimization and a/b testing.

For everyone at XO Group Inc., a collaborative spirit is a must. Our teams are very dedicated and excited about what they do—and we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and, above all, a team player.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with The Bump Marketing Team to execute marketing strategies and grow existing programs.
  • Conduct A/B tests and analyze results to optimize marketing strategies and campaigns across social and email. Tasks could include developing a test strategy, building creative, pitching video ideas to test out via social, and coordinating across teams.
  • Conduct competitive analysis and research to understand the industry landscape across social and email. Research effective social media campaigns, potential guest leads for Facebook videos and make strategic recommendations.
  • Evaluate Google Analytics to track KPIs and communicate insights (knowledge of any major analytics package a plus i.e., Omniture, etc.).
  • Present findings in regularly scheduled meetings.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Extremely detail oriented and great at learning a skill and applying it in different capacities
  • Data-driven and able to extract learnings from sets of data
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Fast learner for different platforms (CMS, ESP, etc)
  • Experience/Interest in web and social analytics

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.

 

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

We’re looking for an ambitious, creative, resourceful and proactive intern to join the XO Group public relations team for the fall semester. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker, enthusiastic about media monitoring and media relations, has a desire to learn, and is excited about working with leading brands in the wedding, parenting, home and entertainment spaces.

The public relations intern will hone skills in writing, organization, communication and event production. They will learn and refine skills in developing targeted media lists, media pitches, media tracking and influencer relationship building. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in a career in public relations, marketing and strategic communication. A love of writing and creative brainstorming are essentials

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must currently be attending college
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail in all work
  • Time management skills
  • Organized, with the ability to prioritize work and multi-task
  • Ability to switch between day-to-day details and big picture as necessary
  • Problem solver and self-starter
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • A passion for our family of brands
  • Previous PR internship experience a plus
  • Skills in data management and organization a plus

You must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or be a recent grad to apply. This is a paid internship and school credit is optional.