Intern

If you are highly organized, an excellent writer and a born hustler, we’d love to talk to you. Tinkergarten helps families get outside to make the most of their kids’ early learning years. Designed by education experts and loved by busy families throughout the United States, our play-based outdoor curriculum guides parents in raising healthy, confident, and capable kids. Through instructor-led and do-it-yourself programming that spans all four seasons, Tinkergarten makes purposeful outdoor play doable for every family—rain or shine. We're a small but powerful team on a mission to improve the lives of kids and their families, and we're hiring interns to help us. You’ll support our Senior Manager of Content Marketing, as well as our larger Marketing team, in executing a wide variety of content-focused initiatives to help grow our audience and bring the joy of outdoor play to more families across the country. 

This role is an amazing opportunity to gain startup experience across social media, editorial content, SEO, influencer marketing, brand partnerships and PR.

Please note: this role is fully remote.

Your responsibilities:

  • Build and proofread new blog articles in our CMS

  • Schedule finalized social content across channels

  • Source, organize and resize photos for a wide array of Marketing initiatives

  • Support PR efforts by pulling quotes and photos for media pitching and regularly updating company Press page with links to new coverage

  • With guidance from the Marketing team, manage outreach and logistics related to influencer and brand partnerships

  • With guidance from the Marketing team, respond to incoming commentary on social media channels and engage followers in further conversations

  • Assist with research (e.g. on new tools and platforms) as needed

What You’ll Learn

  • How to participate in content planning discussions, contributing your ideas for social media and editorial (blog) content

  • How to create original social content for Instagram and other social media channels

  • Familiarity with the content marketing landscape and how it drives larger business goals

What you’ll bring:

  • Strong communications skills, written and verbal

  • An interest in digital content, including social media

  • Familiarity with and comfort navigating social media channels, particularly Instagram

  • Eagerness to learn new skills and platforms, and roll up your sleeves to solve problems

  • A passion for staying organized

  • Highly motivated 

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Comfortable working on a fully remote team

What will set you apart:

  • Pursuing a degree English, Journalism or Communications

  • Previous experience writing and editing for a publication

    • This can include work done for your college publication or previous internships

  • Previous experience managing social media accounts

  • Skill in social media content creation including copywriting, graphic design and/or basic video editing

Nuts and bolts:

This role is a paid internship opportunity

You can dedicate a minimum of 10-20 hrs/week for 3 months with potential to reevaluate and extend at the end of the 3 month period. 

This role is remote. If this role excites you, we would love to hear from you!

Supporting information needed: Please provide one or both of the following: 


  • A short example of a time you overcame a challenge (from school, work, or personal) -- what was the problem, how did you approach it, and what was the result?

  • Work sample, like

    • A college paper you’re proud of

    • An article for a student newspaper or publication

    • A personal blog post

    • Social media content created for past internships or college extracurriculars