Social Media/Public Relations Internship - Part-time/Flexible

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At Ideasmyth, interns will have a chance to develop strong communication and professional skills to give them a competitive advantage in the workforce. Interns will receive (1) valuable experience in all aspects of entrepreneurial business development, (2) personal mentorship to help them achieve their career goals, (3) numerous networking and career advancing opportunities, and (4) depending on skills and performance, the possibility for work commissions. While this is initially an unpaid internship, it is designed to be an educational and career-advancing experience where interns will be doing meaningful work and advance their careers and every effort will be made to reward superior performance.

Although it is an unpaid internship, there are opportunities for bonuses, commissions, and paid travel.

The Social Media/PR intern is responsible for managing Ideasmyth’s social media presence and promoting Ideasmyth events, classes, workshops, and as a whole through free and paid advertising, networking events and publications. The intern will create and and assist in the implementation of some content for Ideasmyth social media, as well as analyze social media tactics and trends. The intern will research resources for publicity and community outreach, as well as implement these ideas. He/she loves to write and enjoys investigating tech applications on the web for the purposes of communication and community building. The intern should be familiar with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, HootSuite, YouTube and Google Drive.


Intern Responsibilities Include:

Promote brand awareness
Communicate with the team
Monitor all forms of media
Research social media trends and present industry news
Compose posts across all Ideasmyth social media accounts
Follow and update the Ideasmyth Style Guidelines at all times
Manage postings on clients
Develop Ideasmyth client event calendar
Suggest blog content for Ideasmyth website
Collaborate ideas for weekly/monthly Ideasmyth publication
Assist with scheduling and coordinating speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and other special events
Assist with mailings, print production
Compile contact lists
Search for press clippings
Create or update databases
Greet guests and clients
Attend weekly Ideasmyth meetings
Attend networking events with industry leads
Participate in monthly evaluations with the HR Manager
Contribute to the entrepreneurial spirit of Ideasmyth through involvement in your department


• Ability to commit to 15 to 20 hours per week for 4-6 months
• Ability to efficiently work from home & also attend weekly meetings in Manhattan on Mondays and Wednesdays
• Hard-working attitude
• Self-generator
• Meticulous organization & time management skills
• Ability to enjoy managing multiple projects
• Outstanding verbal & written communication skills
• An entrepreneurial spirit
• Someone who contributes to the optimism & fun of the Ideasmyth team!

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