Apply to be a Business Development Specialist in Atlanta this Summer

Applications Opened on May 10th, and Considered on a Rolling Basis

We’re currently seeking a Business Development Specialist in the Atlanta area for May – August, 2022, to join the rest of our Specialist class.

In full transparency, this application was open months ago, due to other conflicts our chosen candidate was unable to take this opportunity. If you have already applied for the Summer Specialist class, we have reviewed your application, and don’t believe you’re the right fit at this time.

We look forward to reviewing your submission!

Click Save and Continue Later at the bottom at any time to receive a link that will let you complete the application at later time. 

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Summer Specialists typically begin work from May to August. We ask for at least 10 weeks but are open to as many as 20 if your schedule allows it.
Our Specialists work 20 - 35 hours per week, between the hours of 9AM - 5PM, Monday - Friday. Please let us know days of the week, and hours.

Let's Get to Know You

Below are a few, longer questions about yourself. We have found the answers below give us much more information than a cover letter would, so take your time on these (and don't submit a cover letter, please - we won't read it).

Again, a friendly reminder that there is a Save & Continue button at the bottom of this application, should you need it.

A couple sentences will be fine.
We prefer this over making you fill out a captcha.
Please share below.
If you have certifications, here's where to put them.

We require you to upload at least a resume.

Your answers above are always more helpful than an actual cover letter, so please don't worry about writing one - it's not needed and we won't read any cover letters submitted.

If you're applying for Digital Design or Video Production, we require a portfolio (if your website link above has a portfolio, you don't need to attach one here.)

If you're applying for Content Marketing/SEO, Social Media, or Culture, we require you to upload a writing sample (if your website link has one, you don't need to attach one here.)

Of course, we also accept GIFs. They're not required, but who doesn't love receiving GIFs?

10 file & 50 MB maximum. If the file uploader gives you trouble, you can also email your items to [email protected] with your name and we'll add them to your application manually.

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Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png, xls, xlsx, gif, jpeg, webm, Max. file size: 50 MB, Max. files: 10.
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    Equal Opportunity 

    Our goal is to provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Optimists. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.