UpwardAction® is recruiting an intern to assist in increase our social media presence and engagement with our online community. This position is ideal for students interested in pursuing careers in new media, marketing and communications.

As our Social Media Communications Intern, you will be actively involved in developing strategies to increase brand recognition for the UpwardAction® brands by developing content, testing headlines to advertisements and social media posts, and planning creative ways to increase the visibility of our brands. You will also be responsible for the technical work of scheduling content using a social media management tool. This internship involves working closely with the CEO and her executive assistant to increase engagement on several social media platforms.

When you intern with UpwardAction®, you will learn how to:

  • Use social media to increase online engagement;
  • Write and track advertisements and posts for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn;
  • Use various social media tools and systems;
  • Manage and execute a content marketing plan;
  • Learn how to use simple (yet effective) graphic tools; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

To be a successful social media intern with UpwardAction® you must:

  • Be responsible;
  • Be able to follow directions and adhere to deadlines;
  • Have experience using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram;
  • Have an interest in social media, online marketing or communications;
  • Have strong writing skills;
  • Be an excellent proofreader;
  • Have the ability to produce high quality, error free work;
  • Have the ability to communicate efficiently and professionally; and
  • Have a strong Interest in learning to use a wide variety of digital marketing tools and online platforms.

The schedule for this internship is flexible; however, the intern should be available work between 8-10 hours per week, including 2 hours on Saturday mornings (the time is negotiable) and at least two afternoons during the week after 5:30PM (EST).  Most communications will be via email and Skype.

This position is an unpaid internship.

If you're interested in applying for this opportunity at UpwardAction® LLC, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and writing sample to WeCare{@}UpwardAction.com.

Please put “Social Media Communications Intern” in the subject of your e-mail.

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