Marketing Intern

This is what you’ve been looking for – Come work for one of the most renowned performance parts manufacturers in motorsports. It’s a dream job for anyone who wants to be on a winning team that always stays one step ahead of the competition. Surround yourself with supercars like the Lamborghini Huracan, Nissan GTR, and Audi R8 as an AMS Marketing Intern, in a position as fast paced as the vehicles we build.

We are a rapidly growing medium size business with a small family-owned feel, operating in the western suburbs of Chicago, and are looking for talented people to join our team. At AMS we specialize in automotive aftermarket performance parts and packages for turbocharged vehicles, with our goal being to provide the highest quality, best performing products available by utilizing extensive research and development paired with rigorous testing programs. We will never compromise the quality or performance of our products and will only provide the finest customer service by offering advice and parts that are in the best interest of the customer. If you love the world of motorsports, it does not get any better than this!

 

Job Mission

An internship requires you to be a highly motivated,  enthusiastic, and flexible person who can learn quickly on-the-job, in the interest of rapidly advancing your skill set. The Marketing Intern role is a unique position where you will be able to work directly with the entire Marketing team to help move our various projects forward while getting hands-on, real-world lessons in copywriting, content generation, photo and video editing, and social media outreach. Your day to day will be completing tasks like writing SEO optimized blog posts, rolling out social media campaigns across Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, generating creative new photographic, video, and/or design media, completing various administrative and data entry tasks, and much more.

The perfect candidate for this position has a passion for using their wordsmithing, e-commerce, administrative, photography and/or videography skills to effectively deliver a digital message. While you will have the opportunity to continue to develop and refine your craft in an environment that encourages creativity and experimentation, you should be able to shape your aesthetic to fit within our established brand identity. During your day, you will be working in a collaborative environment identifying, creating, and delivering relevant content to our current and future customers on a diverse range of social media platforms, assisting with development and execution of marketing strategies specifically tailored to each platform and product we launch, aiding in the creation and coordination of campaigns [social, email, etc.] that align with our sales team’s efforts to ensure success, crafting press releases and other blog content, creating new product pages on our e-commerce platform, and much more. We are looking for a candidate who is well-spoken, driven, and creative. Our goal is to make sure that our marketing efforts add the maximum value to our company and are central to the success of our business.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interact With Fans Via Our Social Media Pages in an Authentic and Professional Manner
  • Monitor and Moderate Social Media Pages, Facebook Groups, YouTube Comments, etc.
  • Review Social Media Tags/Mentions for Shareable Content
  • Draft Social Media Posts for Review and Subsequent Public Posting
  • Create Social Media Content (Photography / Videography / Graphic Design)
  • Write E-mail Marketing Copy and Facilitate Outbound Campaigns
  • Generate SEO Material as AMS Blog Posts From Concept to Publication
  • Media File Organization and Archiving For Future Retrieval
  • Data Entry in WordPress/WooCommerce to Create New Distributed Product Pages
  • Event Planning and Coordination – On-Site and Off-Site Track Events
  • Miscellaneous Tasks as Required by the Marketing Department

Key Competencies

Eager to Learn  Possesses an insatiable appetite for knowledge. Learning something new, everyday, to hone your craft.
Listening – Practices attentive and active listening. Asks thoughtful questions to get a good understanding. Clarifying questions. Confirmation questions.
Communication – Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly demeaner to interact with collogues in a professional manner both verbally and through written correspondence.
Organizing – Can handle multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal, uses resources effectively, arranges information in a useful manner.
Time Management – Values time and gets more done in less time than others. Uses time efficiently and effectively.
Open to Guidance – Values feedback from others. Understands that critical feedback is an opportunity to learn and improve.

Required Experience

  • Basic knowledge of motorsports, performance modification, etc. is required.
  • Proficiency working in a digital environment. Practical knowledge working with WordPress, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, Google software, Adobe Creative Cloud [Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom], etc. a plus.
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Benefits & Compensation

  • Compensation varies based on experience
  • Paid holidays

Interested in this position?

Please e-mail your resume, and let us know why you are the perfect candidate.

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