Internal Application: Content Intern
Internships | Mountain View, CA | Full Time
KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. Our office is located in Mountain View, CA, but this will be a remote internship.
KiwiCo is looking for a Content Intern interested in fulfilling our promise to delight kids and families with hands-on creativity and inspiration. In this role, you’ll be creating and updating at-home DIY activities and content, while aligning to the company’s overall brand.
Help maintain and update KiwiCo’s online library of DIY projects. Review and recommend changes and updates to offer a rich assortment of activities for kids and families to explore at home.
Ideate, brainstorm, and research hands-on DIY project concepts. Our activities span themes across art, crafts, science, engineering, imaginative play, and more. These activities are meant to inspire extended fun and learning.
Prototype and design activity ideas. You must be a maker at heart. You like to get your hands dirty, move quickly, and iterate often. Familiarity with crafting, making, and other hands-on techniques are a bonus.
Create these ideas, along with their step-by-step tutorials and publish to KiwiCo’s online library of DIYs. You’re comfortable behind the camera and are able to leverage your great aesthetic sense to create compelling photos or videos to showcase the project.
As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve. A strong work ethic, communication skills, and high levels of empathy are important.
Passionate about kids and creativity. You love kids and the power of hands-on learning and development.
Strong creative eye with a love for making. You’re constantly learning and trying new creative techniques. You enjoy shooting with the camera and you’ve got a great eye for visuals.
Communication skills. Exceptional communication skills with customers and team members.
Hands-on, "get things done" mentality. Eager and able to solve challenges and tackle opportunities. Identifies potential issues and hurdles and develops ways to get around them. Adapt to quickly figure out a way to get things done.
Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. We care deeply about the details.
Resourceful. You see a project from idea stage through successful completion - and whatever it takes to make it a success, and your job will be fast-paced. Hurdles are inevitable, but you take it upon yourself to take ownership, assess options and get something done.
In high school, college, grad school.
More about you: You're positive, motivated, dynamic, thoughtful, creative, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial with excellent judgement.
If you’re passionate about delivering innovative, delightful, and enriching products and experiences for kids, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter telling us why you're interested in KiwiCo and what you think you'd bring to this specific position and our team. Include links to any examples of projects or online social accounts to demonstrate your ability for hands-on making or your strong visual eye with photography.