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Digital Media Intern-Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lowcountry

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 24 July 2019 | 11:32 am — 

Digital Media Intern

Reports to: President & CEO

Location: North Charleston, S.C.

Status: – Internship, up to 20 hours/week; open until filled

  • One semester, two semester, or year-long internships available depending on candidate
  • Longer internship agreements may result in a negotiable end-of-service stipend arrangement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lowcountry (BBBSL) is our region’s premier, evidence-based youth mentoring organization. Working with parents, guardians and volunteers, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lowcountry works to defend the unlimited potential of children facing adversity through professionally supported, strong, enduring one-one-mentoring relationships.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Digital Media Intern will join a progressive organization that defends the potential of our region’s most vulnerable children. Through digital and social media, as well as supportive efforts of our various outreach events, he/she will help engage and inspire the public and our existing networks about BBBSL activities. The Digital Media Intern is expected to post content to bbbslowcountry.org, maintain social media channels (particularly Facebook and Instagram), contribute to video production and assist with BBBSL events in the community. He/she will report to the BBBSL office in North Charleston on a schedule to be coordinated with the President & CEO.

Responsibilities/Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategize, develop and execute social media initiatives through traditional and creative tactics. Increase engagement and followers of BBBSL Facebook and Instagram platforms.
  • Assist in the creation of content for BBBSL website and social media channels (writing, graphic design and video).
  • Such work includes diversifying content, ensuring that all platforms are updated frequently, and auditing existing content to ensure relevancy and accuracy.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of specific communications and marketing plans to help achieve the organization’s fundraising, match development/support and other goals.
  • Contribute to the execution of pre-event, on-site and post-event communications plans.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to develop and refine resources to support fundraising and membership efforts.
  • Operations, project and event-based support on an as-needed basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires an individual who is proactive, motivated and organized, of high integrity, and able to work cooperatively in a team environment, while representing BBBSL in a professional manner. Specifically, the Digital Media Intern exemplifies BBBSL’s core values of: 1) transparency and accountability, 2) intellectual curiosity and continuous improvement, 3) customer centricity and 4) inclusivity and cultural competency.

Additional qualifications are as follows:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in English, Communication, Marketing or a relevant field.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Refined abilities in time management, prioritization and administration.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently, and produce high-quality output within specific
  • time constraints.
  • Proficiency with social media channels.
  • Preference given to those with strong video and graphic design experience/skills.
  • Preference given to those with lived experience.

This internship will provide hands on experience managing various digital marketing campaigns and working in the nonprofit field. The candidate will also work with a marketing/communications committee composed on senior marketing members.

TO APPLY: To be considered for the Digital Media Internship, please send a cover letter, resume and any supporting materials to hr@bbbslowcountry.org. The deadline to apply is August 15, 2019; however, interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and the position will be open until filled.

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