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Content Marketing Internship - Winter / Spring

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United States  Austin, United States
Internship, Marketing, English

Job Description:

*Note: Stride will work with the successful applicant to process necessary paperwork for school credit.


Stride is an investor-backed startup, changing the way travelers find their perfect trip.

We are the #1 US search engine and reviews site for all experiential expert-planned trips - multi day tours, adventure travel packages, safaris, small ship and river cruises, and tailor-made trips. Stride offers the most comprehensive variety of trips on every continent from over 1,000 leading and local tour operators and trip planners. With real traveler reviews, simple search and comparison tools and rich destination guides, travelers can quickly and easily find their perfect trip with confidence.

Stride leadership consists of travel industry and e-commerce veterans based in downtown Austin with team spanning the globe.

Role Summary

We are looking for individuals who are strong writers and passionate about travel. You will assist the Content Marketing Manager with keyword research to determing article topics and contribute detailed, well researched destination guides, blog articles, and other types of content as needed. You will gain valuable content marketing and SEO experience in the tourism space while working with a fun, energetic team.

Basic Qualifications

- Full/part-time student currently enrolled in Bachelor degree program or recent graduate with Bachelor's degree from accredited university

- Strong written English communication skills - this is a must!

- Some international travel experience and/or a passion for the travel industry

- Familiarity with all major social media platforms strongly preferred

- Quick learner, highly organized, entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced setting

Specific Responsibilities

- Conduct keyword research and produce relevant original content related to tours, travel guides & tips, iconic itineraries, and geographical/cultural tips

- Assist social media manager with distributing and sharing content on major social media platforms

- Write blog posts about travel-related news, events, promotions, and tips for travelers

- Gather travel deals from our partners and keep our deals page updated

- Posing/answering questions and comments on travel + lifestyle blogs and forums

- Assist the Content Marketing Manager with strategizing on content marketing/messaging to boost our SEO

What you will learn and accomplish

A successful candidate will learn the best practices, techniques, and skills needed to create effective content marketing material. He/she will learn how to conduct keyword research, and utilize analytics tools for a better understanding of how content is performing in search engines.

You will develop the ability to craft content designed to attract and engage target audiences using proven SEO tactics. This internship is ideal for a candidate who wants to develop the skills necessary for a content marketing or copywriting career in the e-commerce industry.

Compensation & Benefits

- Travel Credits: $4,000 if full 6 months; or $500/mo if less than 6 months


We are flexible on start and end dates as we realize that schools are on different schedules. Preference will be given to full-time candidates who are willing to commit to a 40-hour week.

For all internships we require a 6 month commitment.

Full time during summer, part-time during school year (in office at least 2 days/week)

Stride works with you to attain course credit when your University supports internships for credit. Additionally, the successful applicant will acquire new & useful skills and have the opportunity to truly influence the direction of an early stage startup.

This position is based in Austin, TX

(Note: we are currently working remotely! Candidates who are not based in Austin may apply)

We Also Offer

- An open, collaborative and conveniently located office at an awesome dog-friendly co-working space in downtown Austin, TX

- Regular company lunches plus quarterly team outings & parties

- The chance to be an early contributor at a growing startup & work directly with the Content Marketing Manager and Co-founders.

- Exceptional performers will be offered full-time paid positions after internship completion

To apply, please send your resume and a brief description of why you want to join Stride to:


Source: Company website
Posted on: 02 Aug 2021
Type of job: Internship
Job duration: 6 months
Languages: English
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