Thursday, August 6, 2009


Research Internship at New York Shopping & Dining Deals Website (TriBeCa)

Date: 2009-08-05, 6:23PM EDT
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Yipit ( is a soon-to-be-released website that lets New Yorkers in on sample sales, restaurant deals and special discounts at their favorite spots.

We need someone who loves shopping and the web to follow blogs, twitter and newsletters, and input sale & deal mentions into our system. This internship is perfect for a recent college graduate looking for experience in web & new media.

A word of caution: the work is not entirely glamorous, responsibilities being largely web research and data entry. However, the position is a valuable opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an exciting web startup.

Candidates should fit the following profile:

- Energetic, self-motivated individual who loves the web and has a strong interest in shopping, sample sales and restaurant deals
- Posses strong attention to detail
- Spends at least 20 hours per week on the web, and would value experience at an exciting web startup

The position is part time (20 hours per week, Monday through Friday), and you have the option of working from home. Compensation is $10 per hour. Interested candidates should send a resume to To demonstrate your enthusiasm with the web & new media, we encouraged you to include a link to a social network profile (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) as well.

About Us
We are a Manhattan startup focused on consumer driven websites. We operate several successful web applications, including:

- UnHub (, a simple way to showcase your online web profiles
- 140it (, a Twitter based service for automatically reducing your messages to 140 characters

We're preparing for the launch of our latest site, Yipit (, and are looking to build a team for it in advance.

  • Compensation: $10 per hour, with option of working from home.
  • Telecommuting is ok.
  • This is a part-time job.
  • This is an internship job
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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