Social Media Intern
The Social Media Intern is responsible for bolstering, coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. In addition, the Social Media Intern will also create blog content. This role offers a total immersion into a busy and fast growing, mission-driven education organization and is an exciting opportunity to explore and learn more about social media and content marketing with the flexibility of working remotely. The successful candidate is a driven, self-starter that learns fast, is proactive, willing to take initiative, and is committed to learning and exploring social media strategy, content marketing and blogging. S/he will have a strong ability prioritize work and complete tasks with quick turnaround times. This role will play an instrumental role in increasing EdOdyssey’s online presence and gaining visibility for our brand. S/he will report to and work directly with the President & Global Founder based in Boston, Massachusetts. While it is a flexible, part-time position, a minimum commitment of 5 hours per week is required (up to 15 hours/week can be accommodated for the right person).
-Create engaging blog and social media content
-Ensure uniform content and tone for posts, graphics and other content
-Assist with development of social media and content strategy plan
-Develop content calendars and schedule social media posts and manage calendar using Hootsuite
-Upload and manage company blog posts (Squarespace) and monitor post performance.
-Collaborate with team to create and implement social media campaigns
-Grow online social networks by increasing fan-base and interactions
-Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks and engage with followers and for online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and more.
-Perform research to find articles, stories, resources or other content that is relevant photos, video or other content from activities and events.
-Identify and monitor key industry bloggers, schools, educational organizations and social media influencers
-Interest in marketing, communications, social media and reputation management
-Enthusiasm for EdOdyssey’s mission and to grow its social media and online presence
-Passion for travel and education
-An entrepreneurial attitude
-In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn
-Excellent oral and written communication skills for writing both short- and long-copy
-Some experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics, Facebook, etc. is a plus
-Basic knowledge of Photoshop and basic photo/video editing is not required, but a bonus
-A personal laptop
Founded in 2014, EdOdyssey is a team of educators passionate about sharing the world with students and working with schools and universities to make it easy and educational. We believe that as our world becomes more interwoven and connected, international experiences should be part of every student’s education and through international exposure, we mature to be a more understanding, respectful, and impassioned world. We work in Peru, China, Spain and the USA and are headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. EdOdyssey custom designs immersion programs for students in elementary through high school and faculty-led seminars for college students. We also offer a comprehensive study abroad program in Lima, Peru
EdOdyssey is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, citizenship, veteran status, and any other protected status as required by applicable law.
Diversity is more than a commitment at EdOdyssey, it is the foundation of what we do and who we are. We embrace diversity and seek to create and foster a team that reflects the diversity of our world. EdOdyssey is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion.
How to apply:
Think you’re a great fit and would bring value to our team? Please introduce yourself and send your (i) resume, (ii) social media portfolio(and/or links to social media accounts) and a (iii) writing sample to careers@ xxx-xxx-xxxx. Please visit xxx-xxx-xxxx for full job posting and more information.
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