Thanks for your interest in working with us! Defendify is a fast-growing, fun-loving startup with a small, vibrant team based in Portland, Maine. Resourcefulness, responsiveness, problem-solving, and simplicity are values that shape who we are, what we do, and how we deliver amazing customer experiences.

Position Details

We are looking for a Marketing and Communications Intern to help support marketing efforts through a variety of digital and design channels. This is a unique and exciting opportunity as we continue to expand the footprint of our groundbreaking, all-in-one cybersecurity platform.

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Creation and design of print and digital materials using graphic design software.
  • Preparation of images to coincide with social and blog posts.
  • Retouching and manipulating images and vectors.
  • Collaborating with the marketing department to develop and execute design concepts.
  • Assembling final presentation material for printing, events, and projects.

We are looking for a team player who:

  • Has completed at least one year of college at the start of their internship (a rising sophomore or greater). Preferred major in graphic design or digital arts.
  • Is proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop and/or other common design and layout applications, as well as Office 365 applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Has a basic understanding of graphic design fundamentals, including layouts, typography, line composition, and color.
  • Is comfortable working with a variety of media, including print, digital, web, video, and other as assigned.
  • Can adhere to brand guidelines and complete projects according to deadlines.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates rigorous attention to detail.
  • Has great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Enjoys participating in team discussions and events, including Defendify’s ongoing charity work and missions within the community

Your Success

You are not alone in your role – Defendify’s team is made up of “A” players dedicated to your training and success. We thrive on an open-door policy and transparent management system that fosters team collaboration.

Compensation and Benefits

Internships are paid and part-time, and are available for both for-credit and independent programs depending on school requirements. Our internship program is flexible and open to a variety of experience levels and academic concentrations.

Love What You Do

Defendify employees enjoy a modern work environment and culture where everyone genuinely cares about the work they do. We’re passionate about our product, the problems we’re solving, our customers, our partners, and the all-star team we’re building. We’re in it together, enjoying work and play every day from team lunches, impromptu social outings and celebrations, and charity missions to Friday afternoon ping-pong tournaments and Wacky Game Wednesday. And yes, there is coffee, lots and lots of coffee!

Opportunity Knocks
This position offers a great opportunity to make an impact as a part of a small team solving big problems, making cybersecurity possible for Small Business. Are you a creative self-starter with an appetite to learn and grow? If so, we'd love to hear from you!