Trend Hunter is the world's largest, most-popular trend firm with an innovation accelerator relied upon by over 500 of the world's most powerful brands, including Coca-Cola, Adidas, Sony, IBM, NBC, National Geographic and NASA. We are putting Canada on the map in the world of innovation with New York Times Bestselling Books, the hottest clients, the coolest projects and Future Festival - the "best innovation event" on the planet.
We're proud to be one of Canada's most award-winning start-ups with an incredibly strong work culture, featured as the Wall Street Journal workplace of the day, "One of Canada's Most Innovative Companies" and as Canada's Best Start-up Work Culture.
If you are a fun-loving person motivated to take on meaningful work, we want to connect with you. We're looking for ambitious young people who want to help us evolve our amazing culture while putting Canada on the map in the world of Trends and Innovation.
Our key challenges include: scaling our fast growth Trend Advisory, innovation research for our next New York Times Bestseller, growing our massive web platform, figuring out ways to engage our 4,000,000+ social media fans and building our Future Festival (rated by 71% of attendees as the greatest business event they've ever ben a part of). In short, the challenges are exciting.
We will empower you. As a young millennial, you will be granted autonomy, challenging work, and exciting projects in an atmosphere specifically designed to encourage you, train you, and unleash your full potential. Watch the video to learn more! :)
• Wall Street Journal Workplace of the Day "An Office as Hip as Its Occupants"
• Awarded, "One of Canada's Most Innovative Companies" - Canadian Innovation Exchange
• Canada's Best Start-up Work Culture - Techvibes
• Globe and Mail Amazing Space - Globe and Mail
• Office Culture Profiled on CNN, National Post, Globe and Mail, Rogers TV, BNN, Toronto Star, CityTV
Within Canada, there are very few innovation, dot com or media jobs that compare, particularly if you're a millennial as we've built a gamified culture. While junior people at old-school publications are fetching coffees and making copies, our new teammates are helping the world's most powerful innovators inspire their breakthrough ideas, all while learning the cutting edge of social media, innovation and trend research. We also rotate all the 'perks' of a media company enabling everyone a chance to attend pr events, interview celebrities and star in videos, if they choose. You'll also enjoy weekly beer parties and be a part of an epic mission.
The hired applicant will become a master at Trend Hunter, inclusive of all products and services. They will generate opportunities for new business via outbound communications leveraging high level value propositions, differentiators, key stats and client stories, testimonials and other marketing materials. Using the tools available to them, they will establish lasting relationships with leaders in innovation and consumer insights, generating awareness and educating these leaders about Future Festival as well as Trend Hunter’s subscription-based Advisory services.
They will work within a fast-paced environment and will rely heavily on their strategic communication, relentlessness and work ethic to make it to the next level. Working closely with the Chief Growth Officer and the Head of Future Festival, the hired applicant will also contribute to growing the Future Festival brand. This role is the first step to becoming a full-time member of Trend Hunter’s Business Innovation Group.
The Opportunity: Trend Hunter continues to grow as a company and with this acceleration comes an opportunity to really take advantage of our market potential. Growing from 30 to 55 over the last year, the team is constantly challenged with new responsibilities, creative challenges and areas of development. Our client list is constantly adding top-tier names like Nasa, Samsung and Netflix and this role is central to bringing Trend Hunter solutions to the innovation community.
Requirements: All applicants should have successfully completed their undergraduate studies by the starting date and should be ambitious and passionate about sales. Applicants should be familiar with the website’s content and festival.
Start Date: The position will begin in May 2019.
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re looking for someone who has experience selling events and acquiring sponsorships (between $20k-200k per deal) for a series of events or a single annual event. The hired applicant will be responsible for identifying and developing high quality prospects, securing appointments/meetings, as well as building and maintaining a sustainable and profitable pipeline of opportunities expanding beyond existing contacts. Ideally, the right candidate can leverage a healthy roster of relationships from their past experience.
In this role you will work with our Future Festival team and President to manage the sponsorship sales process through custom proposal generation, creative development of sales materials and discovering new opportunities available for each Future Festival event.
For this position, the hired applicant should be confident in the development and implementation of unique sponsorship sales strategies, development of sponsorship inventory opportunities and establishing a unique value proposition. This role may also entail aiding in the development of media and in-kind partnerships strategy depending on experience level.
Requirements: Applicants should have successfully completed their undergraduate studies in either Business, Communications, Marketing, Event Planning or Event Management, with at least 4+ years of event marketing and/or sponsorship sales experience.
Applicants should also have a passion for selling and relationship building, possess excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented and comfortable working on a diverse team. Expertise in selling high-dollar sponsorships is preferred.
Applicants should be confident in their abilities to bring in approximately $200k of sponsorship revenue in their first year across our 11 events.Skills & Qualities Desired
Location: Trend Hunter is based out of Toronto, Canada and it would be ideal to have this position be in-office, however, we are open to applicants located in the United States as there could be a potential to work virtually with the nature of this position.
Start Date: The position will begin in Q1 2019.
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Trend Hunter includes multiple brands, including: TrendHunter.com, Keynotes.org, SocialBusiness.org, Trend Hunter TV and TrendReports.com. Depending on our latest goals and your interests, there will be many unique opportunities for you to develop your skills in our program. Here's a highlight of each brand:
TrendHunter.com - Supercharge Innovation! Followed by more than 3,000,000 fans, Trend Hunter is the #1 trend website with a dedicated advisory relied upon by hundreds of the most powerful brands.
Future Festival - Trend Hunter's Future Festival is an exclusive event where 400+ of the world's top innovators prototype their future. And it's epic. 98% plan to attend again next year.
Keynotes.org - Get inspired! Followed by more than 150,000 fans, Keynotes.org is a collection of the world's greatest keynote videos and speakers.
SocialBusiness.org - Save the world! Social Business is dedicated to businesses that have a positive impact on the world.
TrendReports.com - Make the world a smarter place! Trend Reports features the trend research from the professional research side of our company.
JeremyGutsche.com - Innovate! Our CEO is an international keynote speaker and an award-winning author working on his next book. His past book included a shout out to the interns that helped add a little salt and pepper to the book's zest!
Trend Hunter TV - We're producing more and more video series in our ongoing quest to document the world of creativity.
As you might expect, Trend Hunter's Toronto office exudes cool. Located near Queen and SoHo, the office is a lofty brick and beam open concept space. A media wall, projected scoreboard, beer fridge, fireplace, and British phone booth are just a few examples of how this space is extremely unique (not to mention all of our wonderful Toronto writers, research experts and editors).
At Trend Hunter, our days aren't just about having an awesome time writing stellar articles about the most interesting stuff on the planet. Sometimes we also have fun.
You are an ambitious, enthusiastic and outgoing self-starter looking to learn more about journalism, research or business development. You crave the cutting edge and love the latest in fashion, tech, design, pop culture and viral videos. You are ambitious and web 2.0 savvy (ie. you understand social media, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and generally what we're trying to do.)
Note: Getting a job at Trend Hunter is a competitive process. You should make yourself very familiar with the website, our advisory services and any page on the top bar of our website (that's a hint!).