Social Media Internship

Deadline: December 18th
Duration: January 11th – May 7th

The Social Media Intern for Minaret Foundation will provide social media, website, and marketing support for our organization and its working groups.

Our goal is to prepare and help place interns for a second internship or a part-time position within media organizations, government, or wider community organizations after the conclusion of our internship.

Relevant experience is not required.

We’ll prepare interns through hands-on involvement in relevant projects, one-on-one sessions with experts, and strong experiential learning.

Relevant majors: Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, Social Work, English Literature, and Digital Communication.

While the hours are flexible and the position is remote, our work is incredibly important and will serve as the building blocks for strategic community and organizational partnerships for years to come. There will be times where your attendance at an event or meeting is needed.

You will be provided training with other interns to help you transition into this role.

A stipend is provided at the completion of the program, all expenses incurred will be paid, and if available, we will work with your educational institution to provide credit towards your degree plan.

General Responsibilities:

  • Identify one passion or organizational project, and drive it to completion before the end of the program.
  • Develop content, solicit updates from other departments, and maintain the website as needed.
  • Work regularly with staff members and community partners to develop and maintain an editorial calendar for various channels and audiences.
  • Uses an array of software for social media marketing, social listening, and analytics.
  • Constantly monitor social interaction and respond as needed within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Works closely with staff to coordinate coverage of events, and captures photos and video as needed.
  • Continuously learn new strategies through certification programs, workshops, and other educational opportunities funded by Minaret Foundation.
  • Create content for weekly emails, stakeholder emails, and donor newsletters.

Required Qualifications:

  • Respect, appreciation, and/or curiosity for ALL faith traditions, ideologies, and political leanings.
  • Exceptional research skills with demonstrated understanding of data and digital platforms.
  • Well versed in Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other social channels.
  • Exceptional research skills with demonstrated understanding of data and digital platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with clear experience in writing engaging content.
  • Ability to manage time with great efficiency, and can operate with little oversight and minimal direction.
  • Ability to provide the answer to two plus three in the first communication with our organization.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technology and programs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint or Keynote.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Candidates should be working toward a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

Compensation

This position is part-time at 15 hours a week and a stipend is provided at program completion. All organizational expenses will be paid by Minaret Foundation.

Applications

Interested and want to help our city move forward? Send your resume to future@minaretfoundation.com and use some elbow grease to set yourself apart.

Minaret Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.