Host Organization: HackMotion SIA
Organization Profile: HackMotion is a successful, fast growing startup company working in sports wearable technology industry. HackMotion sensors measure wrist motion, and this unique technology is highly beneficial in golf and other sports.
HackMotion is used by world's leading golf coaches working with tour players like Dustin Johnson, Tommy Fleetwood, and Bryson DeChambeau. And our presence is quickly growing among regular golfers, we are proud to have customers in more than 40 countries around the world.
In addition, we have and early-stage baseball prototype, which is already being used by 3 Major League Baseball teams.
HackMotion is developed, produced, and marketed in-house by a small team consisting of 11 people.
City: Riga, Latvia
Internship format: In-person
Internship Department: Marketing (and partially Product Development department)
Department Profile: Digital marketing, data analysis, technical set-up of marketing tracking
The intern will be involved in a variety of on-going and new digital marketing projects:
1) Improving content marketing strategy with engaging articles and videos. Intern’s ideas and evaluation of all activities will be highly appreciated. We would expect the intern, with native English language skills, to improve the language in the content as well.
2) Improving SEO performance to increase traffic from golf related search queries. Data analysis to evaluate how effective each activity is (working with tools such as Google Analytics, Google Data Studio).
3) Some tasks might include our webpage improvements, working in WordPress environment, testing, and improving page speed, as well as improving marketing tracking.
4) If the intern will have interest and understanding of programming, we could involve him/her in developing new features for HackMotion app.
Number of Opening: 1
Work Hours and Internship Start/End Dates: (Monday to Friday, June
26 –August 18, 2023): Five days, 35-40 hours a week.
Work Attire: Casual
Local Language: Latvian
Local language level needed: Not required
Additional desired intern qualifications:
1. Analytical mindset,
2. High motivation to learn new skills,
3. Native English language skills.
*Computer science background and interest in golf would be considered valuable.
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