CHANGEMAKERS SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

Internship
Description:

Do you live for likes, hearts, and follows? Love all things social media? Think deeply about how to leverage these platforms to build robust networks of people and scale social impact?

 

Ashoka Changemakers is looking for a Social Media Intern who will work directly with within the Digital Content Manager to publicize and promote Changemakers’ programs and partnerships, foster networks of social entrepreneurs and emerging innovators, and contribute to larger digital content strategy for the Changemakers brand.

 

The Social Media Intern will learn and contribute in a dynamic fast-paced environment with a dedicated team of Changemakers staff.

 

Responsibilities & Potential Projects:

  • Manage social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

  • Research editorial content, including articles, videos, research, etc., to populate Changemakers’ social media platforms.

  • Create content for Changemakers’ social media platforms, blog, and newsletters.

  • Measure and evaluate Changemakers’ social media impact with key metrics and indicators.

  • Develop communication templates and tools, including an editorial calendar, that capture Changemakers communication processes.

  • Think big, try new things, and push boundaries of what’s possible.

 

Requirements:

  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with taking initiative and working in collaboration across teams.

  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Undying passion for social media.

  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Illustrator and Photoshop a plus.

 

All applicants must be flexible, self-directed, and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit. We appreciate interns who have excellent writing skills, good time management, and are on task, outgoing and willing to learn new material. Most importantly, we want interns to support Changemakers’ vision, and be able to dedicate themselves wholeheartedly to their work while they are with Ashoka.

 

Our goal is to ensure every intern has an excellent professional development experience. We regret that we can only offer unpaid internships at this time. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but please keep the following recommended timelines in mind. Internships are 8-10 weeks in duration but exact dates of internships are flexible:

 

Changemakers Intern Recruitment Schedule:

 

Spring Internships (Mid January – Late May)

Rolling Application Period: Early October – Late December

 

Summer Internships (Early June – Early August)

Rolling Application Period: Early December – Late February

 

Fall Internships (Late August – Mid December)

Rolling Application Period: Early May – Late July

 

Eligibility:

Candidates should maintain a positive attitude under pressure, exhibit a strong work ethic, and enjoy a wide-range of personalities. Most importantly the candidate should have a strong interest in making a social impact through social media.

 

This is an unpaid, part-time internship. Ideal candidates will dedicate d hours at the Ashoka Changemakers office a week, for 8-10 weeks.

 

If you think you are the right person for the job, please respond to Rachel Fauber at ChangemakersTalent@ashoka.org with the subject “Social Media Intern”.  Please be sure to tell us a little bit about yourself and include your resume, availability, along with what blogs / websites / Instagram accounts you follow avidly, and why.

 

Interested in other roles within Ashoka? Feel free to browse opportunities here:  https://www.ashoka.org/ashoka-opportunities.

 

Ashoka is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion. Women, minorities and foreign nationals with I-9 employment status are encouraged to apply.