Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern

Employer Sarah Best Strategy
Location Madison, WI (Remote)
Type Internship
Contact information Sarah Best, sarah@sarahbeststrategy.com
Apply by January 21, 2022
More details https://sarahbeststrategy.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=25&source=aWQ9MTk
Posted on January 7, 2022

Description

POSITION TITLE: Internship
LOCATION: Remote; Must be located in Wisconsin or Illinois.
REPORTING TO: CEO and Account Manager
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Sarah Best Strategy is a digital marketing agency that helps companies and nonprofit organizations shine in the digital space in the service of creating happier, healthier, and more inclusive communities. Headquartered in Madison, WI, our team is based in Wisconsin and Illinois and we work with companies all over the country. We provide social media management, social media strategy, advertising, email marketing, search engine optimization, and website copywriting services for clients. Our internship program will give you the opportunity to learn and grow, while getting hands-on experience working with a variety of clients.

Here are two blog posts written by one of our former interns about their experiences:

https://www.sarahbeststrategy.com/blog/love-what-you-do-my-hands-on-internship-at-sbs
http://www.sarahbeststrategy.com/blog/covering-live-events-with-social-media-ift15

POSITION SUMMARY

The spring intern is responsible for supporting our account management team and writing teams in creating and deploying social media content for a variety of clients, and assisting our strategy team on strategy and research projects. When you start your internship, we’ll ask you to identify your learning goals, and craft an experience that helps you achieve those goals. This is a paid internship, 8-10 hours / week. This internship will be structured as a remote internship with required weekly check in meetings and monthly team meetings, optional client meetings, and independent work. You’ll use Zoom video-conferencing to sign in for check-ins and participate in client meetings, and also do work on your own.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Fundamental Responsibilities

This job description describes the general nature and scope of responsibilities for this position. Please note other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or removed at any time.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

● Sophomore, Junior or Senior working towards a degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Advertising or a Related Field

RESPONSIBILITIES

● Reviewing social media accounts and making recommendations.
● Writing and scheduling content for social media.
● Curating content on relevant topics.
● Assisting with social media outreach.
● Assisting with social media reporting.
● Researching hashtags and conducting research on social media in various industries.
● Occasional help with office / administrative tasks such as sales research or direct mailings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

● Experience using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, etc. for business, class projects, or extracurricular activities. Extensive experience using social media networks personally.
● Superior oral and written communication skills.
● Effective time management to include establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
● Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
● Ability to work effectively as a team player in a fast-paced environment.
● Ability to research, analyze, and synthesize information related to social media.
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
● Ability to work independently.
● Ability to communicate progress on projects.
● Excellent knowledge of software systems and Microsoft Office products.
● Experience working with social media management software like Sprout Social, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, or Canva a plus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work is generally performed in an office environment and routinely requires employees to perform the following while carrying out the essential functions of this job:

● Must provide own laptop.
● Use standard office equipment (computer, phone, printer/photocopier, etc.)
● Sit for long periods of time.
● Travel occasionally within Madison for work-related meetings or events (not required while pandemic restrictions are in place).

HOW TO APPLY
● Apply via this link: https://sarahbeststrategy.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=25&source=aWQ9MTk%3D
● We are an off-campus work study employer for UW-Madison. If you are eligible for work study, please let us know in your application.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.