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Internship: Social Media Intern

Date posted: 07/10/13
Employer Name: Vine Connections
Deadline: July 26th, 2013
Who should apply? Both Undergrad and Graduate Students
  • Monitor and manage social media sites, alerts, and blog; research and coordinate the appropriate response in a timely, effective manner.
  • Research and analyze new social media trends, sites, tools, and news; report to Senior Marketing Manager on significant industry developments/make recommendations for how to best support clients. Provide reports on success (and challenges) of all social media efforts.
  • Create engaging and original content that creates conversations, including writing blog posts/tweets/updates, etc.
  • Create a content calendar based on solid research; execute the plan, which may include writing, taking pictures, shooting video, etc.
  • Find qualified users and key influencers to follow/friend/like our business through the use of paid and non-paid advertising efforts.
  • Track the growth and the impact of social media on our business.
  • Assist in updating the website, as needed.
Skills & Abilities:
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of social media platforms including (but not limited to) Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, Instagram, and Vine.
  • Passionate about Social Media – a personal blog or website is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and strong editing skills.
  • 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.
  • Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams.
  • Friendly and conversational.
  • Must be detail oriented, a team player, and technologically savvy.
  • An understanding of SEO.
  • Be creative with an eye for design.
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Products.
  • 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.

Vine Connections, a leading US importer of premium wine, is searching for a dynamic social media intern that is interested in being a key asset in the company as well as further developing their knowledge of Social Media and Marketing in the wine industry.


Founded in 1999 by Ed Lehrman and Nick Ramkowsky, Vine Connections pioneered the first nationally imported portfolio of artisan wines from Argentina and soon after introduced the US to a premium selection of Japanese ginjo sake. The company represents the largest portfolio of boutique Argentine and Chilean wineries in the United States by some of the world’s most highly regarded winemakers and viticulturists. Vine Connections also represents 13 of the finest Japanese ginjo sake breweries who produce some of the world’s best artisan chilled sake. Vine Connections is headquartered in Sausalito, California.

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