Summer 2024 Marketing Internship

St. Louis, Missouri (in Cortex)

GiftAMeal is partnering with Washington University to offer this unique opportunity to participate in the Skandalaris Internship Program!

About the Skandalaris Internship Program

The Skandalaris Internship Program (SkIP) is a 10-week summer experience designed to help bring students and St. Louis startups together through meaningful work experience that builds a talent pipeline and stronger entrepreneurship community. This internship is only eligible for Washington University in St. Louis students.

Students must be in St. Louis either at GiftAMeal office in Cortex (4240 Duncan Ave) or from the Skandalaris co-working space. Remote work is not allowed.

Program will run from Monday, June 3, 2024 to Friday, August 9, 2024.

Interns will work five days a week, eight hours per day - except for one day a week when there is associated Skandalaris programming (half day).

Company Description

Help us fight hunger in our community, while promoting local restaurants. GiftAMeal is a mobile application that helps provide a meal to someone in need each time a user takes a photo of their food/drink from a partner restaurant. Featured in the Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fox 2 News, and more, GiftAMeal has 900+ partner restaurants and has provided over 1,800,000+ meals to those in need.

Job Description​

We are seeking an Intern to work directly under the CEO to assist with his top priority projects. The intern will have hands-on responsibilities including:

  • Write and schedule email campaigns to set up meetings for the CEO with chain executives
  • Conduct background research on chain restaurants and prepare PowerPoints for pitches for the CEO to pitch their leadership teams
  • Reach out to local restaurants to share more about GiftAMeal, answer questions, and sign them up for the program
  • Manage GiftAMeal’s official social media accounts with posting content daily
  • Write blog posts to boost GiftAMeal’s SEO-Ideate media / PR strategy to keep momentum and relevance in the industry
  • Distribute promotional materials to partner restaurants to increases program awareness and utilization by their customers
  • Find new automations, tools, and efficiencies for daily tasks
  • Conduct data analysis on GiftAMeal user behavior, restaurant pitch success metrics, and restaurant retention metrics
  • Ideate strategic partnership opportunities for GiftAMeal with other companies in the food tech space (loyalty, point-of-sale, delivery, online ordering, etc.)

An intern candidate does not need to be able to do every one of these projects to qualify. These are just some examples. GiftAMeal internships are made to be a learning experience for you to expose you to many different sides of the startup world! We hope to help you acquire new skills that you can take forward in your careers.


  • Students will receive $6,000 for their internship paid directly from Skandalaris.
  • PLUS some awesome GiftAMeal swag :)
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