SCOPE OF INTERN WORK:
Through incisive written communication and careful networking skills, the Social Media Intern will work alongside the Volunteer Coordinator in managing IRC’s outreach and communication efforts. The intern will develop creative ways of expanding the IRC’s presence within the Sacramento community by way of social media platforms. Learn and perfect critical marketing, public relations and administrative skills applicable in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors while contributing to meaningful social change.
- Assist with the development and creation of IRC Sacramento’s media and outreach materials.
- Provide content for IRC Northern California Facebook and Twitter pages along with any other social media platforms used to increase the organizations online presence.
- Supervise social media content by responding to comments and inquiries as well as monitoring postings and activities made by followers.
- Find new and creative ways to increase IRC’s presence within the Sacramento Community
- Research relevant outreach opportunities for IRC Sacramento to take part in such as festivals, community events, and school and health fairs.
- Assist with the creation and publication of IRC Sacramento’s monthly newsletter.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Excellent computing skills and knowledge of social media platforms and web design. Self-starter with ideas for how to effectively utilize technology in the office.
- Strong writing and communication skills; the job will entail editing and creating material such as newsletters, flyers, and web content.
- Strong interpersonal skills: the ability to work effectively with clients, partners, and colleagues in a cross cultural, multi-disciplinary environment.
- Solid organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time and meet deadlines.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office including outlook, word, excel, publisher, or other design software.
- Reliable transportation with proof of valid driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record.
This position reports to the Volunteer Coordinator.
- This is an unpaid internship.
- Work related driving is eligible for reimbursement at the IRS Charitable Rate.
- Internships are available for current college students starting in their second year, graduate students, and graduates less than 2 years post-graduation. Course credit is available if the student coordinates with their university and confirms the appropriate paperwork with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Hours per week: Minimum of 15 hours per week, during IRC’s regular business hours of 9 am-5 pm, M – F
Duration: 4-6 months, or 240 hours (09/10/2021-01/31/2022)
IRC is committed to working with student schedules. As such, we are flexible with accommodating time off for midterms and school holidays, and altering time availability with changing class schedules.
*Contact Internship and Career Advisor to see if position is eligible for academic credit