Social Media Student Associate (Summer Internship)

  • Remote (Durham, NC, USA)
  • Apr 08, 2021
Internship Corporate Social Responsibility Creative/Design Culture/D&I/Talent Digital Product Marketing/Communications Project/Program Management Sustainability Consumer Products Health/Wellness Social Enterprise

Job Description

BIOMILQ is developing technology to make breastmilk outside the body, produced from mammary cells. We’re making the future of feeding fearless, and 100% human by offering families a new option for supplemental feeding — one that’s as close to breastmilk as possible and cultivated under safe conditions using our first-of-its-kind technology.

Our provisional patent-pending process leverages the unique biological properties of milk-producing mammary epithelial cells combined with bioreactor technology developed to collect secreted cellular products. Our process enables us to produce milk that requires no downstream separation, concentration, or intensive thermal processing so we can retain all 2500+ molecules of milk in the perfect constellation for bioavailability and digestibility in infants.

Applications are due April 25, 2021.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, you will be asked to answer the following prompt: 

In 300-400 words, conduct an analysis of the current state of BIOMILQ's Instagram account. What do you think the current goals are? What is being accomplished? What are the content's strengths and weaknesses? 

You are a technical leader

  • You have experience with several of the following: social media content curation, graphic design, corporate communication, brand identity and growth, positive and inviting engagement, creative and visual content creation, empathy building, drafting newsletters
  • You are comfortable performing critical analyses and interpreting data for actionable decision-making that impacts the greater company
  • As a life-long learner you keep a pulse on current relevant news and innovation within your field
  • You like to move fast, but are able to maintain meticulous record-keeping

You are a cross-functional powerhouse

  • You enjoy working closely with teammates to complete deliverables of a caliber to be used in funding applications, investor updates, and publications
  • You thrive when your input for scientific strategic skills is leveraged, is actively engaging in regular scientific, and broader all-hands team meetings 
  • You have an innate ability to articulate complex topics to diverse audiences

You love tackling challenging problems with a team

  • You believe in our mission of working towards better infant nutrition, women's health, and sustainability
  • As a conscientious teammate you're curious to learn from co-workers and share your personal passions
  • You enjoy working collaboratively with a broad and diverse team and stepping outside of your comfort zone
  • You're naturally inclined to think critically and creatively to work through murky problems with limited resources
  • Ambiguity is your jam and you're able to strive ahead without direction
  • You hold yourself and others to the utmost ethical standards in all scientific and professional endeavors

Qualifications & Preferred Experience

  • Education
    • Rising undergraduate senior in marketing, communications, business, or related field 
  • Background knowledge
    • Required:
      • Coursework in sociology, anthropology, psychology, or related topics
      • Coursework or experience with communication, diversity, visual design, editorial creation, journalism, or related fields
      • Experience with tailoring communication to various audiences using several platforms (social media, email, newsletters, website)
      • Experience with designing visually engaging content that will support our brand identity and growth
      • Experience with educating lay audiences in engaging ways
    • Preferred: 
      • Experience managing social media accounts for brands relating to women’s health, nutrition, or sustainability
      • Experience synthesizing qualitative data to interpret trends and create suggestions for implementation of feedback into research and development

Benefits and Compensation

  • Preference is given to local students (no relocation assistance provided)
  • Expected to work 40 hours per week with one week vacation (July 3-11)
  • Paid summer stipend commensurate to experience: $6500-10,000
  • Guaranteed mentorship with C-suite leaders committed to developing your professional skills
  • Assurance that your contributions support and advance BIOMILQ’s strategic imperatives 
  • Starting with a cohort of student associates with frequent group meetings and experiential learning