Social Media and Digital Communications Intern Social Media and Digital Communications Intern

Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Indiana Black Expo, Inc.

Location Indianapolis, IN
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This position will serve as a principal assistant to the communications department
staff. The Social Media and Digital Communications Intern is expected to have experience with social media on a
personal level (use on a business level preferred). You must be able to think strategically and see how social
media fits into a business’ marketing strategy, Not just “selling” to our customers, but building long-lasting
relationships by providing value to them. The intern must be able to assist in formulating social media plans, and
then carry them out. You must be able to measure and document the impact of social media, and then suggest
action-steps to increase impact.


Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills _ Be creative with an eye for design _ Demonstrates proficiency with electronic media and website development _ KNowledge of basic HTML and WordPress content management systems _ KNowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is preferred _ KNowledge of video editing software – iMovie, Final Cut, or Windows Live Movie Maker is a plus _ KNowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, blogs, etc. _ Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access _ Willingness to create video blogs, write press releases, and social media posts daily _ Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence _ Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through social media _ Experience proofreading and editing _ Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams _ Experience operating general office equipment _ Availability to work long hours during scheduled events _ Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and think and write creatively _ Preference will be given to Indiana seniors or graduate-level college students or recent college graduates


Creating new profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) _ Uploading videos, photo albums, etc. _ Finding users to follow/friend/like our business _ Writing and posting blog posts/tweets/updates, etc. _ Tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our business _ Replying to comments, messages, etc. _ Posting content while attending sanctioned events _ Report findings to the team _ Ability create and upload Twitter & YouTube backgrounds, and miNor video editing skills are a plus _ Create updates and edits for and as needed _ Ability to use E-blast software such as MadMimi or Constant Contact _ Other duties as assigned