Intern Jobs


Do you want to be mentored by successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs that are doing big things in the start-up world?

Join Slingshot for a summer of hard work, career development, and a learning experience rival to any college course.

This internship is very special; you will be working in a start-up environment helping innovative entrepreneurs turn ideas into reality.



INTERN — WEB PROGRAMMER/CODER/DEVELOPER

It looks like The Matrix when you dream because you code in your sleep. You live to find the most elegant and excellent way to implement website features, processes, and analytics. You will work with the designer and developer to improve and maintain various websites so it meets a world-class standard befitting our clients.

Candidate Profile: Digital architect with a passion for increasing web property values.

Term: 3-week preliminary position or longer, could lead to a seasonal internship, and if earned, full-time employment.

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.



INTERN — SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING COORDINATOR

You will use social media tools like Buffer, Hootsuite, Sprout, ManageFlitter and others to market various emerging companies. You will advance the message and strategically build our online following to maximize our reach into the appropriate communities.

Candidate Profile: Social superhero with the ability to master Buffer, Hootsuite, Sprout, ManageFlitter, Instagram, Vine, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn and any other emerging platforms visiting your screen soon.

Term: 3-week preliminary position, could lead to a seasonal internship, and if earned, full-time employment.

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.



INTERN — MEDIA CURATOR AND VIDEO EDITOR

Slingshot has a large back catalog of content and we’re creating new content all the time. You will organize, sort, and curate this content, preparing it for sharing through our dozens of social media accounts. You’ll edit video using Apple Final Cut into appropriate lengths for Vine (6 sec), Instagram (15 sec), and long-form on YouTube. You’ll encode and upload content on a daily basis and build out Slingshot’s media content offerings.

Candidate Profile: Media maniac with the ability to use Final Cut better than Apple employees.

Term: 3-week preliminary position, could lead to a seasonal internship, and if earned, full-time employment.

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.



INTERN — WEB ANALYTICS COORDINATOR

If we asked you to tell us how many minor-league baseball wives clicked a certain link on the first and third Tuesdays of even-numbered months, you would know exactly what to do to get us that information. You will work with our designers and developer to study the web tools that give us new insights into our effectiveness at reaching our market with our message. You will analyze the data to help us calibrate and strategize, recognize new opportunities, and stop wasting time on ineffective tools or strategies.

Candidate Profile: Data addict with the ability to make overwhelming amounts of info easy to comprehend and useful.

Term: 3-week preliminary position, could lead to a seasonal internship, and if earned, full-time employment.

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.



INTERN — USER INTERFACE AND USER EXPERIENCE ENGINEER

Sure, you know how to make a website look cool, but your passion is making them work cool, for an exceptional user experience. Together with the designer and developer, you will maintain and improve the user experience on various websites.

Candidate Profile: UI and UX visionary with the ability to cause web users to lose track of time and become fully immersed in the digital experience.

Term: 3-week preliminary position, could lead to a seasonal internship, and if earned, full-time employment.

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.



INTERN — WRITER

Brilliantly composed sentences that communicate ideas with laser-like accuracy are oxygen to you. You will craft Slingshot messaging according to established guidelines and serve it to the world. You will transform raw pro-athlete interview transcriptions into articles and blog posts that impact people deeply. You will write articles for submission to various sports blogs and websites, and you’ll assimilate the “voices” of key Slingshot stakeholders to ghostwrite blog posts.

Candidate Profile: Truly awesome wordsmith with ability to use text as a mighty weapon to direct the hearts and minds of unassuming readers.

Term: 3-week preliminary position, could lead to a seasonal internship, and if earned, full-time employment.

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.



INTERN — MARKETING

We are seeking social media interns to help us maintain and develop compelling content for our Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest corporate accounts.

— RESPONSIBILITIES —

Develop content calendar outlining events and thematic concepts to generate posts around

Develop copy and images for social media posts and ads

Monitor followership and engagement and produce weekly summary reports

Identify list of influencers (individuals, publications or otherwise) to engage around our brand

Qualification:

A plus if you are studying or have experience in marketing, social media, or PR

Knowledge of fashion trends, currently trending products, and major fashion bloggers a must

Enthusiasm and ability to engage others is a must

Self-starter – it will be your responsibility to take ownership of the brand s personality on a minute to minute basis and devise strategies for doing so with increasing efficiency

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.


Corporate Job




PROGRAM MANAGER — OFFICE MANAGER

We are looking for a person to manage the business incubation facilities and programs. Research, market, recruit, plan, and coordinate development of new and expanding entrepreneurial businesses.

Responsibilities also include researching and coordinating strategies to support entrepreneurial efforts in targeted areas, including compiling and analyzing data. Also responsible for the overall strategy for startup service programs and identify opportunities to establish new programs , manage incubator facilities, interns and volunteers, and associated budget.

Promote and market incubation service s and capabilities to external audiences.

Identify, cultivate, and solicit support for incubation efforts and lead entrepreneurial education programs.

General administrative tasks such as management / oversight of local incentive agreements, project management, site visits to gather company and industry intelligence, development /promotion of small business services and programs, including presentations to relevant business and community groups to promote the awareness and our mission.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.

  • Plans, coordinates, organizes, and spearheads efforts to recruit and locate office, technology, and industrial users; ensures appropriate equipment and materials are available for the successful operations related to these efforts
  • Represents the Company to the public and outside groups, organizations, and agencies; responds to a wide variety of questions, comments, and/or concerns; resolves related complaints
  • Coordinates day – to – day operations related to the Company’s office, technology, and industrial
  • Growth efforts; documents efforts through Goldmine, a client – tracking database
  • Ensures project compliance with applicable internal and external requirements
  • Coordinates the development, evaluation and implementation of program goals, objectives, and activities related to office, technology, and industrial business growth
  • Serves as a liaison to university, college, and other third- party resources
  • Prepares proposals to clients and responds to inquiries/requests from Company stakeholders
  • Assists in developing and monitoring program budget; Works with the President/CEO to make recommendations to Board of Directors and government officials on programs which support the development strategy for entrepreneurial growth
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports related to assigned programs, including financial reports that summarize and/or outline incoming and outgoing funds.
  • Conducts research to identify emerging needs, trends, and services related to recruitment and location of incubator clients and affiliate members or other assigned areas of responsibility
  • Designs and implements marketing materials to ensure public exposure to program offerings
  • Identifies funding sources for projects requiring financial assistance
  • Helps raise funds from private and public sources
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Incubator facility volunteers and interns

Hours: 8-60, depending on responsibilities and availability.

Slingshot is led by legendary entrepreneur Andy Van Valer. Our goal is to help startups and interns with their passion where you are surround by amazing founders, investors and advisors.

Location: SlingshotSV, 5500 Butler Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066

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