Social Media Intern

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Mental Health America
2000 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Currently accepting for spring and summer 2013! Mental Health America is recruiting a Social Media Communications Intern for the office in Alexandria, VA. This position is ideal for students interested in pursuing careers in new media, marketing, business and communications. This position is available year round.

We take pride in considering our internships ‘hands-on' learning experiences. If you intern at our office, you'll get a wide range of experience and access to staff members who can help coach you and teach you practical applications for all the things you learned in school. As the Social Media Communications Intern, you will be actively involved in developing strategies to increase brand recognition for Mental Health America by improving social media presence, developing content and messaging, and planning creative ways to get our name and message out there. You'll work closely with our team to enhance the social media presence of the organization on a number of platforms.

When you intern here, you will learn how to:

Use social media to increase message and brand
Use various social media systems
Create and execute a marketing plan
Other duties as assigned
You should...

Have experience working with (but not limited to) Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn
Have an interest in marketing, business or communications
Have strong writing skills
Produce high quality, error free work
Communicate efficiently and professionally
Proficiency with a wide array of social media tools is necessary. An interest in mental health is a benefit.

If you're interested in applying for this opportunity at Mental Health America, please e-mail a resume and a cover letter to We are Metro accessible by way of a shuttle. Please put "Social Media Communications Intern" in the subject of the e-mail.

This position is an unpaid internship. Mental Health America is an equal opportunity employer.

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