Public Relations/Social Media Intern Needed

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Amistad Foundation is searching for an organized, enthusiastic, go-getting Public Relations/Social Media intern. FUNDADEICO is a non-profit organization established in Heredia, Costa Rica in 2007, Foundation ID # 3-006-484115. FUNDADEICO is committed to implementing and developing programs in the areas of education, community support, environment, health and culture, development and empowerment of people in Costa Rica, and we get the biggest part of our income by selling Spanish lessons and Volunteer Programs in Costa Rica. Ideal candidates will be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Spanish or English.
Perks of the job:
access to Spanish lessons
gain valuable experience in managing social media for a successful organization
working alongside Spanish speaking people
living in beautiful-exciting Costa Rica for only $100 per week. (This payment will include Spanish lessons, Latino Dancing lessons, room, 3 meals per day, and laundry service once a week)

Hours & Location:
on-site in Heredia, Costa Rica (semi-rural location) and at Esterillos Beach sometimes.
hours are flexible but must commit to a consistent schedule within normal business hrs.

To apply:
For consideration for our internship program, applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, at least one writing sample and a link to your Twitter and Facebook accounts, if possible. Please send your complete application to the Internship Coordinator at Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

This is an unpaid internship, however course credit may be available if an agreement is made between FUNDADEICO and the intern’s college or university.


Responsibilities Include:
Send emails and make follow up phone calls to inform agencies, schools and programs of the programs and packages we offer
Write blog articles and featured stories
Research story leads, make phone calls and send emails to subjects
Monitor and update content schedule
Follow language learning/volunteer experiences news sites and post daily news
Help maintain website, social networks, blog
General office assistance and other tasks as needed
Assist in all areas of online marketing and social media to include:
-content creation
-social media releases
-community engagement
-strategy development
-video shoots
-graphic and web design
-Facebook applications


Job Qualifications:
Would like 20 hours a week. Schedule is negotiable.
Exceptional communication/phone and writing skills
Strong networking/organizational/research skills
Interest in Spanish language and community development
A responsible work ethic, willingness to maintain confidentiality
Highly organized and detail-oriented with attention to accuracy
Familiarity with GoogleDocs, WordPress, Word, Excel, Blogger, Facebook, Twitter
Thorough understanding of social networking platforms
Friendly and outgoing personality

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