Bilingual Content Contributor Intern *** PLEASE APPLY TO WWW.ASA.ORG/CAREERS ***Bookmark This
American Student Assistance
100 Cambridge Street
DescriptionExplore Internship Opportunities at American Student Assistance® (ASA)
Internships at ASA® are professional learning experiences that provide students and recent graduates with an opportunity to gain invaluable work experience. These are paid internships that offer a variety of positions throughout the company during the academic year and summer:
Academic-Year Internship Program: runs from September through April
Summer Internship Program: runs from June through August
When applying, please state your Internship Program preference.
American Student Assistance® (ASA) is seeking an energetic, undergraduate intern to join our Marketing & Product Development team who is fluent in both written and spoken Spanish. The Bilingual Content Contributor intern will gain valuable, hands-on experience in brand management and product development of SALTSM, a membership program that was created to help students take charge of their finances during college and beyond. Our interns attend staff meetings, and contribute to marketing, social media and product development strategy, as well as work and meet with fellow interns for skill development projects and events throughout the program. This is a paid internship and candidate needs to be able to work 10-25 hours per week.
ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (e.g., in order to be considered to perform this position, the person must be able to perform essential duties and responsibilities listed below):
Brainstorm, research and write Spanish language content for blog posts, social media, and other items as assigned.
Translate website content from English to Spanish.
Edit and proof other team members’ work in Spanish and provide constructive feedback.
Assist in planning and executing strategies for our blog, Twitter and Facebook presence, and new marketing initiatives targeting the Hispanic market.
Provide ongoing social media support in Spanish within Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Reddit, Slideshare, et. al.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in ASA’s skill development programs for Interns.
Participate in Marketing & Product Development strategy meetings.
Provide an end user point of view, opinions and feedback on Marketing and Product Development initiatives in a constructive manner.
It is the responsibility of each associate at ASA to keep current with and apply all relevant company policies, regulations and laws impacting his/her area. This includes following standard operating procedures and complying with data privacy. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function listed above satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made in certain circumstances to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential f
Undergraduate Junior or Senior preferred.
Journalism, English, Spanish or Marketing Communications major a plus.
Candidates should provide writing examples with their application (two samples in English and two in Spanish).
Highly proficient with Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and comparable social networks.
Strong candidates will possess an established social media network/presence.
Blogging experience preferred.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office is a must.
Familiarity with saltmoney.org, blog.saltmoney.org and asa.org preferred.
Passion about higher education or non-profit marketing is always a plus!
Write effective copy, excelling in correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and storytelling in Spanish.
The ideal candidate should have strong written communication and critical thinking skills.
Must be proactive, creative, hardworking and energetic.
Must be willing to learn new things and comfortable sharing first-person stories in a written or video format.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
While the above is a description of the essential functions of the position, other duties, both related and unrelated to the above, may be assigned and therefore required. Unless otherwise specified in writing by ASA management, each associate is expected to perform his/her job at ASA headquarters at 100 Cambridge Street. All job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of management, and every effort will be made, when possible, to communicate those changes to the associate.