Marketing Intern at RigUp

| Austin
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If you are interested in developing content about people, challenges, and opportunities in the energy industry, then we'd love to hear from you. RigUp is the fastest growing technology start-up in oil and gas, taking nontraditional approaches in a traditional industry. We're building the world's leading online marketplace for oilfield labor, goods, and services, empowering our customers to work much more efficiently while maintaining the highest safety and environmental standards. You will help revolutionize how millions of people work in a complex, 120 billion dollar industry.
RigUp is seeking an ambitious Marketing Intern with strong organizational and analytical skills. As our Marketing Intern, you will report to the Content Coordinator and work closely with the marketing team to assist a broad range of projects and initiatives. Projects will range from developing content, collecting campaign performance data, maintaining marketing team resources, and more. This is a unique opportunity where you will showcase your talents in nearly all aspects of marketing and have a direct and immediate impact on our business.

What You'll Do

  • Draft social media, blog, and website content that resonates with current and potential RigUp users 
  • Assist social media management and interaction on all platforms
  • Help execution of ongoing marketing campaigns that transform qualified leads into productive users
  • Update and maintain marketing team resources
  • Develop target audiences on digital social platforms based on user roles for digital advertisements 
  • Track, collect, and analyze key marketing channel metrics (KPIs)
  • Maintain strong knowledge of day-to-day developments relating to the oil & gas market

What We're Looking For

  • Currently pursuing a university degree
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-driven, motivated, and sufficient
  • Critical and data-driven thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Flexible and able to work within a changing environment
  • Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Must commit to 10-20 hours

Nice to Haves (but not necessary)

  • Experience with the oil & gas industry, online marketplaces, or contingent labor
  • Previous marketing intern experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel


  • Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and free snacks and beverages in our fully stocked kitchen
  • Casual dress
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Sponsored events and outings
  • Great office in downtown Austin and dynamic, diverse company culture

Our team is comprised of a diverse group of talented folks - a combination of technical talent from places like Google, IBM and RetailMeNot, long-tenured and well-networked energy veterans, and venture capital funding. We foster a fun, transparent, and collaborative environment - work is simply better when you’re enjoying what you do.
RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $123.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the oilfield.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

How does your team reward individual success?

We are rewarded with a promise. At the end of a season of ambiguity and strife, apart from any monetary or material items, we will always be able to say there was joy, encouragement, and meaning.


Customer Support Specialist

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

One of the coolest things we’ve been working on has been parsing resumes to gather information about employment history and references so that our consultants don’t have to spend a ton of time filling out confusing forms. We hope to get quicker, more accurate data while making the platform easier to access and more useful for our consultants.


Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.


Business Process Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


Talent Lead

What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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