Marketing

Social Media Internship (Remote, Unpaid Volunteer)

Remote
Work Type: Volunteer

About Us

Infant Massage USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and was founded in 2005 as the US chapter of the International Association of Infant Massage.

Our mission is to promote nurturing touch and communication through training, education, and research. Our organization is a nationwide network of a small staff, the Board of Directors, the Trainers and Members.

Our primary programming is providing Certified Educator of Infant Massage training. Infant Massage USA Trainers provide comprehensive, evidence-informed four-day courses across the country. After attending the four-day course and receiving certification, our Certified Educators (CEIMs) hold individual and group classes in their communities to teach parents / caregivers and their infants. These classes support communities by improving the physical and emotional well-being of babies, enhancing parent-infant bonding, and facilitating long-term, positive emotional development in families.


Learn more at www.infantmassageusa.org.

 

About The Role

Role Type: Remote, asynchronous, unpaid volunteer


Infant Massage USA is looking for a Social Media Intern who will work with our team to create, launch and publish content on our various social channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. 

A letter of recommendation and/or college credits will be provided at the end of the internship.


This is a fully remote volunteer role in a small organization that requires comfort with leveraging technology to gain and engage social media followers.

On a day-to-day basis, this role works independently with the support and management of the Executive Director and staff.



Role Duties

  • Creating graphics / video for social media platforms
  • Schedule and promote content on social media 
  • Add to existing editorial calendar 
  • Reach target audiences by delivering both useful and appealing online information about our organization
  • Work alongside the team to create social media strategies, define brand guidelines and research audiences
  • Measure impact and drive process improvements as identified
  • Present periodic reports with recommendations and insights based on analysis
  • Assist in the growth of the brand by raising awareness through various social media platforms
  • Monitor postings to ensure brand message is constant from the terminology used to images posted
  • Interact with followers through the organization's social pages
  • Assist in implementing plans to increase followers on popular social media websites such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn
  • Help create and plan content as dictated by the monthly editorial calendar to promote sales, blogs and products.  



Skills & Qualifications:

  • General

    • Reliable access to personal computer & internet

    • Experience working remotely

    • Google Workspace (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides etc)

    • Proficient typing skills and working knowledge of email/calendar/conferencing programs

    • Ability to prioritize work independently and with attention to detail

    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information 

  • Role specific

    • Tech-savvy with a prominent knowledge of social networks
    • Design skills on par with ability to develop creative content for engagement
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Working knowledge of popular analytic, design and social media management tools


Schedule & Benefits

Our organization has been fully remote since 2018. The role can be done asynchronously on the volunteer’s own schedule with minimal virtual meetings during regular business hours. 

A commitment of 20 hours per week for 8 weeks is needed for this role.

This is an unpaid volunteer role.


Benefits include:

  • Gain first hand knowledge of social media campaigns, fundraising and nonprofit organizations.

  • Receive a letter of recommendation after completing internship

  • Networking opportunities

  • Available for school credit (within your school’s requirements) 



Please apply with your resume, cover letter and a sample of your work related to social media.



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