Marketing and PR Intern

Company Description

VBO Tickets is an innovative company that develops cloud based software and services offering: ticketing, registrations, donations and merchandise solutions to sell and promote your events. As a white label solution, VBO Tickets believes that our client branding and experience is very important. Working with performing arts, live theater, education, sports, museums and festivals, VBO Tickets develops systems that seamlessly integrate with client websites and businesses providing powerful tools to create, manage and sell events from virtually anywhere.

The Team

Located in San Jose, CA, VBO Tickets went to market in 2012. With early adoption and participation from a great group of clients, we experienced record growth. VBO Tickets is ready to expand on this proven track record and continue our growth plans. We consist of a friendly and fun team of professionals working collaboratively to meet daily challenges. As an organization, our core belief is creating the best technology and supporting it with the best customer service. These key elements are the secret sauce that keep our clients happy and ultimately their customers.

The Challenge

With plans for aggressive national growth, we are looking for an in-house Marketing and PR Associate with experience to actively produce and manage online and offline materials and strategies for growing our voice, expanding our footprint in the industry, and gaining new clients.

Your Role

Write creative and technical content for our online marketing.
  • Write relevant targeted blog posts for inbound content marketing.
  • Create ongoing social media posts, and expand our social presence.
  • Create email campaigns for our existing customers and prospects.
  • Write press releases for our most noteworthy achievements.
  • Create continually updated content for our website, including software features.
  • Perform occasional administrative office tasks to assist different departments.
Continual education of VBO Tickets software features and functionality.
  • Learn directly from our team of developers, designs, support, and sales members how our software works and what we do.
  • Be a part of meetings to discuss content and updates for marketing strategies.
  • Stay up to date on what we’re doing so you can continue to formulate new content and strategies.

Your Skills

  • Experience blogging, maintaining multiple social media profiles, and copy writing. Experience with Event Ticketing companies a plus.
  • Excellent writing skills and grammar, with the ability to create high-quality PR content.
  • Attention to detail, a passion for marketing and branding, high organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects.
  • Ability to work well on a team and take initiative.
  • Tech savvy, with an understanding of Photoshop or similar applications to create photo and graphical banners, and other publishing tools.
  • An understanding of MailChimp or similar email newsletter platforms.
  • Basic understanding of SEO and keyword research a plus.
  • A sense of humor and ability to work in a rapidly communicative environment.

Compensation

Part-time internship with potential for a full-time future position. Compensation to be discussed.

Fun and friendly group environment with shared cafe/lounge, kitchen, game room, and outdoor garden with bocce ball court.

VBO Tickets
1084 Foxworthy Ave.
San Jose, CA 95118