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South San Francisco, CA

Digital Marketing Intern

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Position description

Counsyl is looking for a digital marketing intern to assist the marketing communications team. In addition to your responsibilities related to digital marketing within a corporate setting, you’ll learn the ins and outs of marketing communications at a high-growth company.

This will be a 3 month, paid internship. Candidates must be able to work from our South San Francisco headquarters up to 10 hours per week.

What you'll do:

  • Assist with marketing communication initiatives such as email marketing, search engine marketing and proper use of social channels
  • Assist with social channel development, including strengthening our social media presence across various platforms, as well as ensuring consistent branding across company social channels and supporting our follower and audience engagement strategies (who to retweet, like, post, etc)
  • Run the content approval process for each social post, ensuring timely approval from all necessary parties including legal and medical affairs
  • Monitor editorial calendar to ensure that posts deliver on time
  • Social media listening including scanning reliable news sources for articles or posts relating to our mission and recommend to amplify through our channels
  • Assist with crafting various social posts, or obtain content from appropriate content contacts
  • Work with designer to create social tiles, gifs, and interactive posts for appropriate content categories
  • Monitor web analytics, including click rates and assist in improving SEO/lead generation strategies
  • Recommend the optimal tool set to more effectively manage, monitor and measure social channels

About you:

  • Current college student
  • Working towards B.A. in Marketing, Communications, Genetics or other related fields
  • Interest in learning about digital marketing and use of social media on a corporate level
  • Project management skills and interest a plus
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, always-changing environment
  • Desire to learn

About Counsyl

Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that can impact men, women and their children. The Counsyl philosophy is simple: screen for diseases where advanced knowledge makes a difference in health outcomes, whether it’s changing a behavior, pursuing preventative measures, or simply preparing for what lies ahead.

The Counsyl team includes an accomplished group of problem-solvers — top engineers, scientists, and designers — who are taking the lead on building the modern clinical laboratory. Scientific rigor, custom robotics, and software are at the heart of every Counsyl product, resulting in better, faster and more affordable screens that are broadly accessible. Beyond the laboratory, Counsyl offers doctors and patients a technology platform for results delivery in real time, with on-demand access to board-certified genetic counselors.

Counsyl has screened more than 600,000 patients and served more than 6,000 health care professionals in its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited and NYS CLEP-permitted clinical laboratory. The company has raised a total of $102 million and is privately backed by Pilot Growth Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, David Drummond, and other high profile investors.

Interview process

Counsyl is driven by some of the brightest people in the industry. Our interview process is geared to ensure that we continue to hire the very best. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Our interview process is composed of practical and situational interviews in a series of settings spanning Skype, practical exams, and in-person meetings. Our goal is to gauge both your ability to succeed in the first 90 days as well as your capacity to scale with us as we grow.

Why Counsyl?

Throughout it all, we are looking to understand why you are driven to be a part of our company. Specifically, we want to know how you identify with our mission and will contribute to our team.

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Counsyl has renamed its products effective July 19, 2017. The Family Prep Screen is now the Foresight Carrier Screen. The Informed Pregnancy Screen is now the Prelude Prenatal Screen. The Inherited Cancer Screen is now the Reliant Cancer Screen.

The new names now appear on all communications from Counsyl. If you have any questions, please contact Counsyl directly.