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#FindSparkFest Opportunity Mixer

March 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We’re thrilled to invite you to the #FindSparkFest Opportunity Mixer, where you’ll meet representatives from top New York City companies  from startups to agencies to major media organizations.

Who Should Attend

This event is for college students, recent grads, and young professionals with up to three years experience. Our recruiters and hiring managers will be looking for skill sets ranging from design and marketing to photography and social media. Check out list of participating companies to see what types of professionals they are looking to hire!

Offline Meets Digital: Your Resumes in their Hands and Online

In addition to sharing your resumes with employers in person, attendee resumes will be included in a digital resume book for our employers.

You’ll also get the latest event updates and information about companies and reps via the event mobile app and stay connected to companies, reps, and other attendees and get updates by following along using our event hashtag, #FindSparkFest.

We can’t wait for you to join us. Space is limited, RSVP today.

#FindSparkFest lasts all week! See the full schedule here.

Companies You’ll Meet

FindSpark Livestream

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Hiring for: Intern and Full-time positions

Current Openings: Social Media InternLive Video SupportCustomer Care AssociateUI DesignerMarketing AnalystSales Account Executive, Junior Designer, Junior Backend Developer

Interested in candidates with skills in: Customer Care, Social Media, Marketing, and Video.

Livestream is the leading provider for real time event coverage. Our tools make it simple for anyone to broadcast live to the web, and Livestream.com is the destination for the top live content from around the world.

Event organizers, content owners, celebrities and artists around the world use Livestream’s social broadcasting tools to engage and grow their audiences on the web, mobile devices, and connected TVs. The result has been more than one billion video minutes streamed each month to the growing community of 20 million monthly viewers (50,000 of whom will be watching right this instant).

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Hiring for: Interns, full-time, part-time

Current Openings: Advertising Summer Intern, Ad Platforms Intern

Interested in candidates with skills in: Editorial, Video, Photography, Social Media, and Graphic Design.

The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) is a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The company includes The New York Times, International New York Times, NYTimes.com, INYT.com and related properties. It is known globally for excellence in its journalism, and innovation in its print and digital storytelling and its business model. Follow news about the company at @NYTimesComm.

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Hiring for:  Fellowship position (full-time)

Current Openings: Summer Fellowship

Interested in candidates with skills in: Advertising, Copywriting, Social Media, and Graphic Design.

BuzzFeed is the leading media company for the social age, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. Our technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment. Our site is rapidly growing and reaches more than 200 million monthly unique visitors

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Hiring for: Interns

Current Openings: Stylist Division InternPhotography Agency Production InternPhotography Agency Marketing Intern

Interested in candidates with skills in: Fashion, Video, Photography, Production, and Marketing.

Kate Ryan Inc. represents photographers, art directors, illustrators, wardrobe stylists, hairdressers, makeup artists, manicurists, props & set designers.

The photographers we represent encompass a broad range of exceptional talent, professional experience, technical ability and pure artistic creativity. From fashion and beauty to lifestyle and advertising – every image is captured through imagination and artistry.

FindSpark Cannonball Productions

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Hiring for: Intern and Full-time

Current Openings: Coordinator, Marketing + DesignMarketing, PR + Events Intern

Interested in candidates with skills in: Marketing, Graphic Design, PR, Events, and Production.

Cannonball Productions™ is dedicated to producing unforgettable experiences for its guests, host cities, clients and partners. As the world gets larger, so does the need for collaboration and social impact. Cannonball realizes a distinguished event should make a huge splash and leave a lasting impression.

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Hiring for: Full-time

Current Openings: Shorty Awards Business Development ManagerBusiness Development Associate

Interested in candidates with skills in: Sales, Corporate Sponsorship, PR.

Sawhorse Media is the technology company behind Muck Rack and the Shorty Awards.

Muck Rack enables you to tell your story to the media by pitching journalists on story ideas, getting alerts when journalists mention your brand or keyword, and measuring the impact of your PR efforts. Journalists use Muck Rack to manage their online identity and track how their articles are shared.

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media, recognizing the people and organizations producing content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, Vine, and the rest of the social web. The awards ceremony takes place in April in New York City and are livestreamed to a global audience.

FindSpark Blue Apron

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Hiring for: Interns

Current Openings: 2015 Summer Internship

Interested in candidates with skills in: Marketing, Culinary, Strategy, and HR.

Blue Apron is a New York-based e-commerce start-up that’s changing the way people cook at home. We believe in time spent together in the kitchen, in the memories that only a shared meal can create. Our weekly service delivers everything you need to create 3 gorgeous, restaurant-quality meals in your very own kitchen. We source the freshest seasonal products and send them in exactly the right quantities along with clear, archive-ready recipe cards designed to expand your culinary skill-set.

FindSpark SkilledUp

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Hiring for: Interns

Current Openings: Design Intern

Interested in candidates with skills in: Writing, Video, PR, and Graphic Design.

SkilledUp is an online course discovery platform built to help shape the future of learning. Our ultimate vision is to transform education as we know it – how it is delivered, how much it costs, and how quickly it helps you get to a career you love. Join us at SkilledUp.com and learn to do what you love.

FindSpark MKG

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Hiring for: Interns

Current Openings: Summer Internships 

Interested in candidates with skills in: Marketing, Event Production, Account Management and New Business

MKG is a highly creative, experiential marketing agency working with some of the world’s biggest brands. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, the team is a group of creative trailblazers who has been recognized with multiple industry awards, making MKG a leader in unique and memorable brand experiences.
Please note that MKG reps will be attending from 6-7pm.

 

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Hiring for: Interns and Full-time positions

Current Openings: Account ExecutiveSummer 2015 InternshipsExecutive Assistant, Creative

Interested in candidates with skills in: Marketing, Advertising, Graphic Design, Art Direction, Copywriting, Media, PR, Tech, UX, and Strategy.

The Barbarian Group is a digitally-centered creative agency. We believe that digital has become the most important channel in people’s lives and the central driver of our culture. That’s why we’ve created an agency that can conceive and make everything brands need in a digital world. We are a full-service partner to our clients, providing everything from brand planning to creative to development.

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Hiring for: Interns and Full-time positions

Current Openings: Junior DesignerDesign Staff Member

Interested in candidates with skills in: Marketing, Advertising, Graphic Design, Social Media, and Strategy.

87AM is a full-service creative agency for a digital world. 87AM delivers ideas that drive conversion through thought leadership, strategy, and execution. We don’t believe in platforms. We believe in innovation. 87AM harnesses the power of a proprietary suite of analytic tools to constantly measure the effectiveness and reach of our campaigns, while still maintaining an unparalleled, unyielding design focus. 87AM strives to build content that can seamlessly exist on mobile, online, broadcast, print, outdoor and all other traditional forms of media. 87AM services clients in the live entertainment, motion picture, television, fashion, video game, and lifestyle industries.

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Hiring for: Interns and Full-time positions

Interested in candidates with skills in: Marketing, Social Media, Sales, Finance.

Univision Communications Inc., UCI is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 96% of U.S. Hispanic households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 89% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional suite of six cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distr ito Comedia; UVideos, the first bilingual digital network serving Hispanic America; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive, a network of products and offerings including Univision.com, which continues to be the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sale s offices in major cities throughout the United States.

 

FindSpark Dow Jones

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Hiring for: Interns, Rotational Program

Current Openings: Customer Service InternshipProduct Rotation AssociateSummer 2015 Circulation InternshipSummer 2015 Product Internship

Interested in candidates with skills in: Marketing, UX, Advertising, Sales, and HR.

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 75 bureaus globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

 

Opportunity Mixer Success Stories

 FindSpark ZulyZuly // Syracuse University
Now: Creative Services Coordinator, The Madison Square Garden Company
Zuly submitted her resume to recruiters from our Summer Opportunity Mixer through our digital resume book, even though she couldn’t make it in person. MSG reached out to her and offered her a full-time job.

 

FindSpark TiffanyTiffany // Rutgers University
Now: Operations Assistant, HBO
Tiffany majored in education, but because she met a rep from HBO at a FindSpark Opportunity Mixer, she was able to transition into the entertainment industry.

 

 

Special Thanks To Our Sponsor

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Wix.com enables everyone to design, publish and host stunning HTML5 websites. No coding, no previous design skills, just log in to Wix and start creating with our easy drag-and-drop website builder! In that spirit of encouraging creativity and enabling entrepreneurship, in 2010 Wix founded the NYC Wix Lounge. The Wix Lounge is a completely free co-working, event and exhibit space for creative professionals. Grab your laptop, pop into the Lounge and enjoy a productive work day, great networking opportunities, and amazing events. The Wix Lounge provides free support to New Yorkers, giving them the tools and tips for successfully launching and managing their businesses’ online presence. To learn more, please visit Wix.com.

Details

Date:
March 13, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

The Wix Lounge
235 West 23rd Street
New York, New York 10012
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Website:
http://www.wixlounge.com