Social Media Intern

Kids Obstacle Challenge
Portland, OR


KIDS OBSTACLE CHALLENGE is seeking a part time Social Media Intern to provide creative support to the internal marketing team.  
ABOUT KIDS OBSTACLE CHALLENGE: Kids Obstacle Challenge (KOC) is a nationwide adventure and obstacle course event series designed for kids ages 5-16. The adventure courses are 1.5-2 miles long and consist of 13-15 challenging obstacles. In 2019, KOC will host 20-25 events in 12-15 different markets. Our mission is to inspire and challenge kids, and forge family bonds, through adventure and obstacles. If you are passionate about fostering a more active, adventurous, and perseverant younger generation, we want you to join our growing team! KOC is powered by Bolt Marketing Group, an event and experiential marketing agency based out of Portland, OR. Check us out: 
SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN: The Social Media Intern will assist in content creation, social media marketing, customer service inquiries, and influencer outreach. This position will have experience with posting and managing content across all social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Snapchat. A successful candidate will have a strong portfolio of social media projects, plus an interest in assisting our team with event execution and coordination as needed.  
Only those applicants who meet the following criterion will be considered. 

  • College graduate or senior in college with major or minor in marketing, journalism, or advertising capable of devoting a minimum of 20+ hours a week.  
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) required  
  • Strong command of and ability to efficiently use and post to social media platforms
  • Understanding of benefits and best practices on social media platforms
  • Skilled in copywriting and content generation  
  • Proficient on a Mac
  • Passion for or experience in competitive athletics 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in marketing/advertisement field preferred
  • Experience as a participant and/or working at race/obstacle events
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Effective oral and written communication, including a command of grammar
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
  • Experience working independently
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent ability to prioritize, and if warranted, delegate tasks
  • Proven ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines 

Compensation Initial compensation is $14-$16/hour, depending on experience. This is a part-time position that requires someone to work 20+ hours per week in the office M-F.  
Equal Opportunity Employer Bolt is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, abilities, and experience. Bolt’s employment practices are without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or medical condition, national origin, and all other categories protected by federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws. 
To apply for this position, please email to 1) a cover letter explaining a specific skill-set or particular interest that makes you unique and 2) your resume.  Please include “Social Media Intern” in the subject line. 


Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 23 April 2019