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Internship: Social Media Intern

Date posted: 12/04/12
Contact Ashley McManus
Employer Name: PeopleMatter
Location: Remote, work from your laptop
Supervision/Evaluation: As the Social Media Intern, you will work remotely. You will have regularly scheduled communication with PeopleMatter's Communications Specialist on responsibilities, research, project updates and performance reviews. The position will start in Feb. 2013 and is budgeted through the end of the year. The person in this role will have the option to continue the internship with the company after three months, depending on performance reviews.
Duration: Feb. 2013 - May 2013, with the possibility of extending
Deadline: Jan. 11, 2012
Compensation: Depending on hours and roles discussed when hired.
Hours: 10 hours a week
Paid/Unpaid: Paid
Who should apply? Undergraduate Students Only
  • Assist in the development and execution of social communication plans: expanding presence, increasing followers, growing brand awareness, supporting lead generation efforts
  • Develop a wide range of social media content relevant to foodservice, convenience stores, retail, hospitality, the HR field, the technology field and clients; keep a pulse on industry, trends and stories
  • Build engagement and loyalty across online communities, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Foursquare, Google+ and more, to maintain a consistent and unified presence for PeopleMatter
  • Monitor conversation and mood on blogs, forums and social networks
  • Encourage internal participation in social media
  • Track and show ROI from social efforts
Skills & Abilities:
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with online communications and social media
  • Self directed, action oriented, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards
  • Creative, energetic writing style when required
  • Willingness to go above and beyond to produce high-quality, engaging concepts and work
  • Attending school for marketing, public relations, communications or related field
  • Active personal accounts with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

The Social Media Intern supports various social media efforts working closely with the Communications Specialist, Communications Director and Marketing Team.

The role requires a high-level knowledge of common social media tools, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+; as well as, the willingness to become skillful user of other social tools.

The overall goal of this position is continue the current social efforts, while building a larger audience and more detailed messaging. This position will help implement new social projects, refine social tracking methods and assist in developing a social lead generation program.


PeopleMatter provides the only integrated talent management solution specifically built to serve hourly workforces in the service industry. Our easy-to-use online platform helps hire, develop, schedule and engage dependable talent. At PeopleMatter, we strive to change the way the hourly workforce works by delivering tools that catalyze the innate human drive to make a difference — because happy, engaged managers and employees lead to exemplary customer service.

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