Overview

JOB DESCRIPTION

SparkGig is a fast-paced startup based in Kitchener-Waterloo, active in Toronto and New York, building a new way for performers and event planners to connect online.

We are a fun, highly motivated and dynamic team working towards a better future in the exciting live entertainment industry. We recently raised our seed round and we’re looking to accelerate our growth in these cities, and to expand the team and accelerate our growth to the rest of North America in the coming year.

Job Description 
We are looking for a hard-core, roll-up your sleeves, entrepreneur-minded individual to work alongside with us. You will have the opportunity to work on every aspect of growing a startup, next to the CEO.

The ideal person 
You have knowledge of the event and entertainment industry 
You have an excellent commande of the English language, both written and spoken 
You have experience in writing product content and copy-editing for mobile/web products, copywriting, and/or marketing 
You are passionate about startups and the startup community 
You like taking ownership of projects end-to-end 
You are ambitious, energetic, and love to learn and challenge yourself 
You are capable of accomplishing tasks independently and remotely 
You have a portfolio of writing samples (please include in your application)

What you’ll be doing

Create content for our SparkGig Blog to reach out to performers and event host. Be an arbiter of best practices in grammar, messaging, writing, and style. 
Ensuring all content is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice, and optimized for search and user experience for all channels of content including online, social media, email, point of purchase, mobile, video, print and in-person. This is to be done for each buyer persona within the enterprise. 
The development of a functional content calendar throughout the enterprise verticals, and defining the owners in each vertical to particular persona groups.

 
PRODUCT

Discovering Inspiring Performers

At Sparkgig, we are bridging the gap that exists between live entertainers and event organizers. Now, in just a few clicks, anyone organizing a corporate event, private party or wedding can quickly and easily find the perfect entertainment. Sparkgig allows event organizers to streamline their searches to finding talented and reliable local performers of the right kind, style, availability and price. Organizers will be able to make informed decisions regarding their bookings by browsing our performers’ beautiful customized portfolios which include, professional videos, photos, short biographies, certified feedback and ratings from previous events. At the same time, our platform will keep performers engaged by allowing them to interact with their supporters and to collaborate with other performers. Entertainers will be able to consolidate all of their different sources of media into their very own beautiful and professional portfolio.

 

About SparkGig

WHY US?If you are interested in making live entertainment into everyday's live and making it more accessible to the general public through the internet world, please let me know as I would love to meet and discuss.

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