JOIN OUR TEAM

From business to art and design and customer service, we are continually looking for qualified applicants to join our growing team.  As a member of Sweet Potato Paper, you’ll be working among a dynamic team that is passionate about creating modern products for milestones and events that are as diverse as our multicultural audience. To be considered, please follow the application instructions listed within each position's listing below.


Photo/Prop Stylist

We’re seeking a prop & photo stylist to join our talented and growing in-house creative team. This person must be hardworking, passionate, creative and strategically minded. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter— someone who can help to define and grow our start-up brand. 

About this role:

  • Responsible for bringing our product to life and engaging audiences through visual storytelling
  • Help to shape the look of the newly refreshed Sweet Potato Paper brand by building out our prop library and creating new style guides
  • Prepare shopping list, prop shop, on-location preparation and styling
  • Recommend looks, conduct run-throughs and help to organize and execute shoots under the direction Co-Founders and creative consultants
  • Stay on top of current trends, new vendors, emerging artists to work with and prop houses
  • Work on creative initiatives from concept to completion for social media, print and video content
  • Be strategically-minded by executing a range of options for testing themes and positioning
  • Collaborate closely with the team to ensure that the look and feel of the brand is consistent across all communication channels and products
  • Ability to concept ideas independently and brainstorm with a team
  • This is a ongoing part-time or freelance position.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design, Photography, Media Arts, Mass Communications, Marketing or related
  • Experience in the editorial and/or advertising space, still and video a plus
  • 3+ years of prop styling experience
  • Should be flexible and able to think and work beyond the creative brief, a problem solver
  • Highly developed organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize your workload
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, take direction, receive feedback, and execute accordingly
  • Highly comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and culture

Creative Marketing Internship (Summer/Spring 2017)

We are seeking smart, eager-to-learn students for hands-on internships to join our team for the summer. Internship positions are for entering juniors or seniors studying, advertising, marketing, design, web/app development or a related fields. Internships are paid (via stipends), 20 - 25 hours a week, and require a 10 – 12 week commitment. We’re offering a flexible schedule, as well as the opportunity to be a part of a social enterprise startup from the beginning and gain valuable professional skills and experience.

We’re looking for a driven, ambitious individual building a career in social media and content marketing. This person has a creative mind that can help to make our vision a reality, while also learning about the little tasks involved in developing and implementing successful marketing strategies. We’re offering a flexible schedule, as well as the opportunity to be a part of a social enterprise startup from the beginning and gain valuable professional skills and experience.

As a marketing intern, you will collaborate with the co-founders in all stages of marketing campaigns and get hands-on experience implementing them. Your insightful contributions will help develop our marketing channels during our seasonal campaigns and product launches. This internship will help you acquire on-the-job skills of working with an emerging company and provide you with knowledge of various marketing strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in social media, content marketing, and market research that will prepare you to enter any fast-paced work environment.

Our Plan For You This Summer:

  • Assist in developing and executing visual marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)
  • Support development of new social media campaigns from the ground up, considering our clients’ needs and their specific industries
  • Monitor social channels for trending news, ideas and memes, then capitalize on those trends through our social media accounts
  • Assist with capturing and analyzing social media metrics
  • Participate in the creation and distribution marketing materials (i.e. signage, circulars, mock ups, e-mail campaigns, online promotion, etc.)

Skills Required:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Ability to take initiative and manage multiple assignments effectively
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing techniques, social media strategies and platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications (e.g. CRM tools, Online analytics and Google Adwords)
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
  • Current enrollment in a related Bachelors degree program
  • Bonus points are already on your way to becoming a social media influencer

Visual Marketing/Graphic Design Internship (Spring/Summer 2017)

We are seeking smart, eager-to-learn students for hands-on internships to join our team for the summer. Internship positions are for entering juniors or seniors studying, advertising, marketing, design, web/app development or a related fields. Internships are paid (via stipends), 20 - 25 hours a week, and require a 10 – 12 week commitment. We’re offering a flexible schedule, as well as the opportunity to be a part of a social enterprise startup from the beginning and gain valuable professional skills and experience.

The Visual Marketing/Graphic Design Internship will give students the opportunity to gain experience in the production of visual marketing content. The intern will work closely with the company co-founders and freelance creative team to maintain and enhance Sweet Potato Paper's brand identity to its target audiences. The intern in this position will develop strong conceptual skills, the ability to self-manage, and will be given the opportunity to assist with a wide range of projects

We’re looking for a driven, ambitious individual building a career in graphic design and visual content marketing. This person has a creative mind that can help to make our vision a reality, while also learning about the little tasks involved in developing and implementing successful marketing strategies. 

Our Plan For You This Summer:

  • Designing and preparing visual content such as graphics social media, marketing, online publications, and visual content
  • Assisting with shooting and editing photos to be used in marketing & visual content
  • Reviewing documents for correct set-up, layout, and appearance
  • Assisting contract graphic designers, photographers and website developers with determining and creating visual content for Sweet Potato Paper branded websites and updating social media outlets with graphics and images

Skills Required:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Creative and motivated graphic/visual design, photography, market student with excellent design skills and a strong focus on visual concepts and layout
  • Ability to take initiative and manage multiple assignments effectively
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing techniques, social media strategies and platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Spark, Muse)