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DescriptionLocal First of Greater Pocatello is seeking to hire an intern with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites. The intern will work closely with the Director to help support online marketing and communications campaigns for the organizations. Positions are unpaid and are offered to college students (undergraduate or graduate) as well as recent graduates.
Our work is meaningful, and while small, our team is passionate and dynamic. We have several opportunities for student interns. To apply for an internship with solid measurable outcomes and resume-building potential, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Local First of Greater Pocatello is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization that seeks to strengthen communities and local economies by promoting, preserving, and protecting local, independently owned businesses throughout Bannock County, Idaho.
Our mission as an organization is to educate the public and government about the importance of locally owned independent business to the community.
College credit if your university allows
Professional development in a challenging remote work environment that prepares interns for full-time employment
Opportunity to gain experience in areas of office management, data collection, analysis, and professional writing development
What to Submit?
Cover Letter: Please detail why you want to intern at Local First of Greater Pocatello, your internship objectives and career goals
Resume: Please list your complete educational and professional data and information about extracurricular activities
1-3 Social Networking Profiles: Examples of your work that best reflects your ideas and skills
Applications are accepted and processed throughout the year depending on recruitment needs. Positions are filled on a first-come-first-served basis for the following terms:
Early Spring Term - First week of January through mid-March
Late Spring Term - Mid-March through end of May
Summer Term - Early June through mid-August
Fall Term - Early September through mid-December
ResponsibilitiesSpecific internship duties include, but are not limited to:
Monitor blogs, forums and social networks
Contribute to organization blog and to online outreach and promotion using Facebook and Twitter
Research and develop ways to improve engagement and site traffic
Highly motivated, undergraduate or recent graduate in good academic standing and with a strong interest or background in localization issues or studies
Preferably a marketing, communications, journalism or PR major
Good problem-solving and superior writing skills
Strong English language/grammar skills
Some experience with CMS and social media scheduling tools
Direct experience working with Social Media Channels (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)