At Heat Dance we create cutting-edge dance material that guests can’t stop sharing.  Heat Dance is seeking outstanding candidates for a variety of creative and business-centered internships.  We look forward to meeting you!

About the Company

Based in LA, Heat Dance was founded on the belief that people are happier and healthier when they have rich experiences in movement and sensory input (ie. Dance, fitness, social experiences). We exist as an app and as brick & mortar studios: Heat provides an interactive dance community and education platform online, inspired by the immersive dance experiences we deliver daily in our state-of-the-art studios—part dance class, part exercise, part immersive theatre; our goal is to create a happier, healthier society through dance and technology.  Live your best life as your true self at HEAT DANCE!

Job Description

Heat Dance is currently seeking a Social Media Marketing intern to join our marketing team who is self-motivated and has a passion for entertainment, music/dance, and media.  Our ideal candidate is someone who has experience gaining a large number of online followers and creating consistently branded, high-quality social media content.  The ideal candidate is skilled in Photoshop, InDesign, and a variety of mobile photo editing apps, and is thoughtfully customer focused when interacting with online communities and building relationships.

Our intern will work under the Marketing Director to manage the Heat Dance social media accounts and consistently post high-quality material (including videos & photos from our production team, as well as self-generated graphics, behind-the-scenes shoots, and other new ideas).   Hashtags, comments, replies, and stories should be second nature for our intern—building an online presence for Heat is key, and interacting with our fans, clients, and other industry professionals on a regular basis is our first impression for many guests!

What You'll Get

High production-value material for your personal and professional portfolios

Powerful network connections across USC, UCLA, and the Los Angeles start-up world

An arena to build new skills, polish existing ones, and discover your hidden talents

Awesome letters of recommendation and employment opportunities post-internship

Further Details

Location: Offices & studios in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA, in-person
Dates: 2020 Summer Session: June 1 – Sept 18 with Orientation on Weds, May 27
2020 Fall Session: Sept 8 – December 18 with Orientation on Weds, Sept 2
Hours: at least 2 days per week M-F for 6 hours each; generally flexible between 10am-7pm but for Social Media, hours and attendance varies based on what is going on. Depending on the team/department you are ultimately hired in and also with consideration to your availability, specific days/times will be arranged with your manager. **Generally we will take into account your personal availability, so be sure to complete the form on our application at
Compensation: Unpaid internship, so individual must either be eligible for school credit or participate on a volunteer basis if selected.
Future: Can lead to increased responsibilities and involvement over time, with the potential to expand into the PR, digital marketing, or design areas based on the intern’s proven skills and dedication.


  • Manage Heat Dance social media accounts including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Work with production crew and marketing director to post compelling, unique, and inspiring content
  • Create Instagram stories with a combination of simple text, still photos, videos, and montages
  • Follow our guests, industry influencers & professionals, and other fitness startups; interact with them in comments, stories, cross-promotional agreements, tags, etc.
  • Brainstorm on the regular: work with marketing to brainstorm and assist with content, campaigns, and marketing
  • Monitor trends in social media, entertainment, dance, and applications and appropriately apply that knowledge to create viral content that will increase word of mouth
  • Anything else that may interest you! We wear many hats and are intentional in finding opportunities to develop our team members!

Desired Skills

  • Wanting an amazing, unforgettable internship
  • A proactive self-starter who enjoys autonomy and taking action
  • Great communicator, responsive over email & telephone
  • Great with conveying stories through video
  • Proactive idea generator (we love new ideas!)
  • Efficiency – work smarter, not harder
  • A sense of humor and natural creativity
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while working with team members
  • Strong knowledge of leading social media platforms (FB, IG, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, Snapchat, Youtube, etc.) and viral content as well as knowledge of emerging trends and technologies
  • Must be tech savvy and have a strong interest in dance and music
  • Adobe expertise is a plus
  • SEO optimization experience is a plus
  • Video production experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics is a plus

"To stop learning and creating is to stop living."

Ready to Go?

If you’re interested in the position, continue to apply directly through our website and upload your resume all in one place.  We can’t wait to meet you!

Want to see all the areas we're hiring in?

Lots of exciting things are happening at Heat Dance and we are always hiring in a number of areas.  If you or someone that you know is an exceptional candidate, don’t hesitate to get in touch!