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Summer and/or Fall 2017: VCU College of Humanities & Sciences - Social Media Intern

Jun 15, 2017

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

The College of Humanities and Sciences is accepting applications for an enthusiastic student intern with a passion for social media and a talent for
creating engaging content. The successful candidate will need to think strategically and create content that promotes awareness of the College of
Humanities and Sciences and increases our engagement on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with experience designing and implementing a social media strategy.

This unpaid internship requires strong writing, grammar, spelling, organizational skills, and self-motivation. The internship must be done for course credit.

Duties
 Analyze our current social media presence and develop strategies to increase our reach and engagement.
 Work directly with the College’s director of communications and event and marketing coordinator to implement social media strategies. The
intern will report to the event and marketing coordinator.
 Create posts about the College’s news and events regularly along withother relevant content to enhance our brand and promote awareness of
the College.
 Keep accurate records about what events have been posted our socialmedia platforms.
 Develop a set of goals and metrics for frequency of posting, types of posts, and growth of engagement across our social media platforms, and update those metrics quarterly.

Qualifications
 Candidate should be a junior or senior in Public Relations with a 3.0 or greater GPA
 Candidate should have significant experience with multiple social media platforms
 Candidate needs to be organized and detail oriented
 Strong writing skills
 Ability to work on deadline
 Proficiency in Photoshop

Other desired qualifications
 A smartphone with access to Instagram and a camera
 Familiarity with Hootsuite
 General photography

How to Apply:
 Please submit your résumé, two writing samples, and two references to: Gregg Johnson, Director of Communications at grjohnson@vcu.edu
using the subject line “Social Media Intern.”