Online Marketing Intern

Job description

Online Marketing Intern

Sound Intelligence' US entity in Chicago, IL and is looking to grow the US team with a Online Marketing Intern in the Chicago area. This role will be crucial in achieving our ambitious growth plans, by supporting our marketing & PR initiatives.

What is Sound Intelligence?

Sound Intelligence is a market leader in sound detection solutions for security and healthcare applications, with a fun-loving work environment and culture. Based on continuous R&D investments, our AI technology can accurately detect e.g. aggression in people’s voices, gunshots and breaking glass, as well as stressed voices, coughing or medical device alarm tones in patient or resident rooms in long term care. Our products have been deployed in thousands of applications around the world including hospitals, long term care, schools, prisons, public transportation, retail and many more. Our team of ambitious and highly educated professionals is driven to scale-up our business together with our global network of technology and channel partners.

You will love this position if you are interested in

  • Marketing innovative products that are made to improve situational awareness, reduce response times to potential incidents or even help prevent incidents
  • Expanding brand awareness and image across the US mostly through online initiatives
  • Contributing to an environment that encourages information sharing and out of the box thinking to resolve customer issues more efficiently
  • Working with an international team based in the US and the Netherlands
  • Being a self-starter working in a fast-paced scale-up environment

What you’ll do here

  • Creating and filling the content calendar for our social channels
  • Posting content on our social channels
  • Monitoring and responding to engagement
  • Supporting with SEO & SEA initiatives
  • Writing articles, conducting customer interviews, managing the website and its content, creating customer profiles for marketing and PR purposes (podcasts are an option!)
  • Generating press releases and sharing them with relevant media outlets
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

What we have to offer

  • Independence: you’ll be the core of all marketing and PR activities within the US
  • The opportunity to create your own Marketing & PR structure, KPI’s and goals based of off company guidelines
  • Coaching by Global Head of Marketing, PR & PA based in the Netherlands
  • Flexible working. You can work from home, the office, a café: whatever helps you be creative and productive
  • Colleagues who are fun, hard-working, and collaborative
  • Our goal is to provide our employees with purpose, autonomy and mastery and we are always open to suggestions on how to improve on these aspects

Job requirements


To succeed in this position, you should have the following Competencies

  • Social media savvy
  • Creative mindset
  • Prior experience with marketing and/or social media

You’ll thrive in our culture/environment if you are

  • A Self-Starter
  • Someone Who Takes Ownership
  • Customer-focused
  • Analytical
  • Smart
  • Ambitious

Skills and Experience You’ll Need

  • Junior or senior majoring in marketing communications degree
  • Exceptional communication skills including detailed follow-through and professionalism in written, speaking, telephone and email communications
  • Graphic design skills to create social media posts, use stock photos or create graphics to support marketing message
  • Video editing skills for customer testimonials and product demos
  • Solid writing skills especially articles, customer interviews, website and social media content
  • Problem-solver, analytical, flexible, organized, great communicator and listener, willing to pitch in with the team to get done what needs to get done and do it well
  • Must maintain a professional appearance and have a positive mental attitude
  • Convictions to the principals of honesty, dependability, responsibility/ownership, and a motivated self-starter

Location, Travel and Physical demands

  • Based in the greater Chicago, IL area (commutable to our Chicago and Northfield offices)
  • Physical Demands: Employee is occasionally required to lift 20-50 lbs.
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Want to know more about Sound Intelligence? Take a look at our website

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