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Internship: Social Media & PR Fellow

Date posted: 01/24/13
Contact Jess Sand
Employer Name: Net Impact
Location: San Francisco, CA
Email: jsand@netimpact.org
Phone:
Supervision/Evaluation:
Duration: Through end of May 2013
Deadline: 2/6/13
Field: Non-Profit/Philanthropy
Compensation:
Hours: 15-10/week
Web: http://netimpact.org
Fax:
Paid/Unpaid:
Who should apply? Both Undergrad and Graduate Students
Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining our social media profiles to maximize exposure
  • Writing support content for social media and PR outreach, focusing on our Small Steps, Big Wins campus challenge launching nationwide this spring
  • Monitoring our networks for trends, ideas, and shareable content
  • Aggregating and reporting data to help us understand if our efforts are effective
  • Researching and reporting on best practices, trends, and engagement opportunities
Skills & Abilities:
  • 0-2 years of work experience (preferably in an office environment)
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other channels
  • Familiarity with video and photo sharing a plus
  • Comfortable learning new technology and software
  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests, and take critique and editing gracefully
  • Enthusiastic commitment to Net Impact’s mission (seriously – this is important to us, it should be important to you, too!)
  • Flexible, positive attitude, and ability to laugh at stupid jokes
Details:

SOCIAL MEDIA & PR FELLOW (PART-TIME)

If you dream in 140 characters or less, if you find yourself cross-referencing your Twitter followers with your Facebook friends list, or if you’re constantly revolving your RSS subscriptions to get the absolute coolest content, we should talk. Net Impact is a nonprofit empowering a new generation to create social and environmental change on campus, in the workplace, and the world - and we’re looking for a digital-savvy Fellow who knows their way around a hashtag to engage our ever-growing community across our online channels.

What you'll do (and learn) as the Social Media & PR Fellow

Net Impact fellows don't fetch coffee - they're an integrated member of the team, at any given time working directly with staff and members.

As a critical part of the Brand Marketing team, the Social Media & PR Fellow is actively involved with the following:

  • Maintaining our social media profiles to maximize exposure
  • Writing support content for social media and PR outreach, focusing on our Small Steps, Big Wins campus challenge launching nationwide this spring
  • Monitoring our networks for trends, ideas, and shareable content
  • Aggregating and reporting data to help us understand if our efforts are effective
  • Researching and reporting on best practices, trends, and engagement opportunities You'll receive hands-on training, more general career opportunities like our Brown Bag Lunch Professional Development Series, and access to our network of corporate and nonprofit professionals (and our awesome office shindigs).

You'll also learn stuff critical to a career in new media (especially using digital communications for good), including:

Required Qualifications:

  • How to use social media and PR to support global nonprofit marketing campaigns
  • How to measure the efficacy of social media and PR efforts
  • How social media and PR fits into an organization's larger business goals
  • How to communicate with different departments to deliver effective content
  • How to build a network of professional colleagues to help propel your career forward
  • BA (currently enrolled students okay)
  • 0-2 years of work experience (preferably in an office environment)
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other channels
  • Familiarity with video and photo sharing a plus
  • Comfortable learning new technology and software
  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests, and take critique and editing gracefully
  • Enthusiastic commitment to Net Impact’s mission (seriously – this is important to us, it should be important to you, too!)
  • Flexible, positive attitude, and ability to laugh at stupid jokes

About Net Impact

Net Impact is the leading nonprofit that inspires a new generation to use their careers to tackle the world’s toughest social and environmental problems. We empower student and professional leaders to act locally through our vibrant chapter network and connect globally online and through our flagship conference. By 2020, we will mobilize a million new leaders to drive positive change in the workplace and the world. And we’re looking for some committed, collaborative talent to join our team of fun-loving but hard-working leaders to make it happen.

To Apply

Please email the following application materials to jsand@netimpact.org (be sure to include “Social Media & PR Fellow” in your email subject line):

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the position (and Net Impact in particular), and your availability
  • Resume
  • Writing samples (preferably a link to an online blog and/or social media account)

Duration: Beginning immediately, through end of May, 2013

Hours: 15-20 hrs/week Location: On-site in downtown San Francisco

Compensation: Free professional membership to Net Impact (we’ll also work with college programs to provide course credit where appropriate)

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