For college credit only; no pay.
We are seeking a Social Media intern. The job requires 7-10 hours weekly, plus we ask that you join our staff meeting weekly…
We are looking for an intern to assist with our social media marketing efforts. You will report directly to the School Director … You will learn the ins and outs of our business and how to make social media a productive part of our overall marketing efforts. This internship is an unpaid position.
Interns are expected to have experience with social media on (at least) a personal level (use on a business level preferred). You must be able to think strategically and see how social media fits into a business’ marketing strategy, not just “selling” to our customers, but building long-lasting relationships by providing value to them. Interns must be able to assist in formulating social media plans (once ample information is provided to you), and then carry them out (with our assistance). You must be able to measure and document the impact of social media, and then suggest action-steps to increase impact.
Interns will be performing the following tasks:
Creating new profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
Uploading videos, photo albums, etc.
Finding users to follow/friend/like our business
Writing and posting blog posts/tweets/updates, etc.
Tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our business
Replying to comments, messages, etc.
Report findings to the team
Consistently learn and grow, ask pertinent questions
Ability create and upload Twitter & YouTube backgrounds, and minor video editing skills are a plus
Skills and attributes interns are expected to have:
Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills
Be creative with an eye for design
Ability to develop a detailed and professional marketing plan
Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is preferred
Knowledge of video editing software – iMovie, Final Cut, or Windows Live Movie Maker is a plus
Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, etc.
Willingness to create video blogs, write press releases, and Facebook posts daily
Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence
Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through social media
Experience proofreading and editing
Ability to deal with uncertainty
Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams