In this position, an intern will work side-by-side with a social media professional, learning the ins and outs of social media management and marketing for an international brand. Intern will learn how to maintain and, in some cases, create Ecology Project International's (EPI) social media presence across Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Not only will an intern become proficient in each platform’s style, tone, and audiences, s/he will study competitors and analytics to identify trends and inform strategy. This intern will be responsible for engaging EPI's audiences and for advancing EPI's reputation in science, education, and conservation through the use of social media. Depending on experience, there will also be opportunities to create campaigns and design content for social channels.
Promote EPI's digital and social media presence; help to create, schedule, and manage content for all channels.
Broaden social media content usage, possibly including new social media channels.
Monitor analytics for trends and concerns. Identify and analyze issues, patterns, and trends in media changes.
Ensure social media content is consistent with EPI branding.
Stay current on industry best practices and how other organizations and companies are using them, blending them when appropriate into EPI social media strategies.
Attend weekly check ins, pertinent training, and events as necessary.
Analyze campaigns, translate qualitative data into recommendations, and plan for revising the social media campaigns.
Gain real-world, marketable experience in international social media and campaign management.
Other duties as assigned.
Required qualifications include ability to write and edit for different audiences with a keen eye for branding and style, and a familiarity with social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
A qualified candidate must use experience and use good judgment, be an independent thinker and solution-oriented, and take responsibility for decisions and actions. We hope to find an intern who has fun, enjoys social media, and supports EPI's mission of empowering youth to take an active role in conservation.
Please email your questions or resume to Jessica Zephyrs, Communications Coordinator, at Jessica@ecologyproject.org.
About Ecology Project International: EPI is an international non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical conservation issues through field-based partnerships between local experts and high school students. We engage adolescent youth from local communities and visiting youth from other regions in applied hands-on science and conservation as they learn about and help protect threatened species and habitats. Through EPI’s programs in five countries throughout the U.S. and Latin America, teens are inspired and empowered to engage in conservation efforts at home and worldwide to become the next generation of conservation leaders. More information can be found at www.ecologyproject.org.