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Wild SF Marketing/Social Media Intern

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Internship: Wild SF Marketing/Social Media Intern

Date posted: 01/03/14
Contact Tyler Potts-Cornfield
Employer Name: Wild SF Walking Tours
Location: San Francisco
Duration: 1 semester
Deadline: 2/10/14
Field: Travel & Tourism
Hours: TBD
Who should apply? Both Undergrad and Graduate Students

Wild SF offers free (donation-based) walking tours of the City that are at once hip, musical, irreverent and socially aware, led by one of two dapper young tour guides, both SF State alumni. In addition to our two unique tours through town, we’ve released a guide book/ zine, Wild SF’s Guide to the Mission, available for purchase on tours and in storefronts. Our Marketing/Social Media intern will be responsible for: -Maintaining and posting on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter accounts -Researching historical stories suitable for sharing on social media sites -Cold calling potential clients for private/corporate tours -CRM: oganizing and maintaining a database of contacts (we use Insightly) -Researching advertising options and generating ad campaigns -Networking with local businesses to create “deals”/added value for tourists -Assisting with placement of zines in storefronts in the Mission District -Data entry: adding email addresses to MailChimp, sending out weekly email to past tourists

Skills & Abilities:

-Meticulous attention to detail -Exceptional verbal and written skills (brownie points for spelling and grammar nerds) -Dedication to deadlines -Familiarity with social media management -Passion for SF history a plus -Sense of humor a big plus -Knowledge of Adobe suites a plus (Illustrator, Photoshop, Final Cut) -Must be willing to come on both tours at least once near beginning of internship


As Marketing/Social Media intern for our young business (less than 2 years old), you will have direct input and take a hands-on role in affecting decisions related to the marketing and social media of Wild SF. Our ideal candidate will be creative, able to work autonomously, ambitious, invested in helping a young brand grow, and posess a sense of humor. The internship will consist of one weekly in person check-in, plus at least 2 days of work either with us or remotely (willing to work with your schedule), for a minimum of 10 hours weekly. Your daily schedule will vary based on actual needs, and might be time spent focusing on researching and posting across social media sites, growing follower/fan numbers, entering email addresses of tourists, composing emails, reaching out to local businesses about collaboration, and much more. There is incredible room for growth for the right person, and could turn into a more permanent paid position. To apply, please email a resume and a cover letter with why you’re interested in working with us, and what your favorite food is. This internship may count for college credit, but is open to non-students as well. A modest transportation stipend is available to cover costs of meetings and tasks that require travel.

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