Social Media Marketing Intern
Are you a social media guru? Do you delight in reaching new audiences with social media content? Do you enjoy using your creative skills to cultivate a narrative or voice through content and imagery? If so, Cadence 3 is looking for you to become our Social Media / PR Intern!
Cadence 3 is a highly-successful business consulting firm, with a wide variety of clients in the high-tech and marketing spaces. We’re so busy managing the social media profiles of some of our clients, that we tend to neglect our own! (Hint: This is where you come in...) Cadence 3 is looking for a creative, social-media-savvy intern to help with our social media marketing and general online presence. This is a paid (hourly), part-time internship position.
The successful candidate must keep up-to-date with all things pop-culture, be detail-oriented, have perfect writing and grammar skills, be willing and able to take direction, and have extremely strong communication skills.
This role will work directly with the firm’s partners, to position the company in our industry through social media marketing campaigns, social media outreach, and analytics to measure impact. Under the direction of the firm’s partners, the Social Media / PR Intern will interface with all aspects of the business to fulfill the digital marketing objectives of the firm. This role will also collaborate with our recruiting team to market open positions.
We are ideally looking for a six-month commitment, with the ability to commit to at least 15 hours per week.
-Implement understanding of general marketing concepts and principles into social media strategy.
-Build out accounts and leverage knowledge of social channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, Snapchat and LinkedIn to align messages for audience.
-Leverage marketing and digital tracking / analytics to capture ROI.
-Provide creative input and suggest different ways to communicate marketing messages.
-Create written and visual content that clearly communicates the firms’ message.
-Develop editorial calendar for topics / timing / posts across social media accounts (FB, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn).
-Suggest topics and ghost-write blog posts that will align to target topics and themes outlined in editorial calendar.
-Manage content development process and timeline including topics, posts, key messages, review process, included imagery and infographics.
-Establish strategy to grow audience / awareness and metrics to track success
Identity key areas, hashtags, or audiences to follow, subscribe to, post to, or cross-post from, to drive greater audience visibility.
-Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and other special events to develop the firm’s executive branding and professional profile.
Stay current with all best practices, strategies, and industry standards related to PR and social media.
-Research social media paid advertising and weigh value against goals and objectives.
-Research influencers, and create influencers lists.
-Create media monitoring reports and compile influencer send outs.
-Write press releases and other marketing materials.
-Screen phone calls and inquiries for PR responses / opportunities.
-Create interview preparation materials.
-Compile contact lists and key channels for company recognition opportunities.
Search for press clippings for topics and trends.
-Create or update company’s PR/marketing systems &/or databases.
-Assist with managing content and look-and-feel for firm's website. Work with firm's web design professional to keep firm's website looking fresh and cutting-edge at all times.
-Strong written communication skills, with an ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Perfect English spelling and grammar skills.
-Strong verbal communication skills and excellent presentation skills.
-Demonstrated ability to present information (visually and orally) and quickly/accurately respond to questions from a group of managers, clients, customers, and/or the public.
-Ability to maintain upmost level of professionalism to ensure the company’s brand is always best represented.
-Ability to exercise the appropriate level of discretion in communications to uphold the firm’s company/HR policies, public image, and to protect the firm’s confidential information.
-Ability to develop creative and compelling captions for social media posts
-Ability to produce creative content on a moment’s notice (ex. promotional materials, email templates, website content, etc.)
-Strong working knowledge of business and personal social media platforms, contexts for usage and aware of the appropriate content/tone for each.
-Ability to compile marketing statistics, accurately and efficiently analyze them for key metrics, and create timely/relevant monthly reports for management.
-Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
-Demonstrated ability to drive marketing work-streams to a close, with high-quality outcomes and by required deadlines.
-Ability to operate under tight deadlines, or in the face of ambiguity and still deliver timely, high-quality results.
-Works cooperatively with company’s management, employees, vendors, and clients
-Self-driven, and ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
-Creative, open-minded, a fast learner, enthusiastic, self-motivated and adaptable.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Currently pursuing or have a B.A. in Marketing, Communications, PR, or another related field.
1-2 years of social media management experience in a professional setting.
Experience executing an end-to end social media marketing campaign, from the initial planning stages, through final reporting, to the growth/maintenance phase.
Experience managing multiple social media accounts for businesses, including LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Experience managing social media posting schedules and creating content for companies and clients.
Experience with editorial and posting calendar management.
Experience designing visual content with Photoshop.
Intermediate-to-advanced-level Microsoft Office suite programs is required (Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, SharePoint, Skype/Teams, etc.).
Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Spark, Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Camtasia Studio.
Experience managing social media postings via Buffer or Hootsuite.
Onsite on at our Kirkland, WA office part-time (we can be flexible on hours/days).
Onsite at client offices as required for in-person meetings and events.
Occasional business travel may be required (most likely domestically).
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Cadence 3 offers a competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package to our employees.
Compensation for this role is dependent upon skills & experience
Part-time employees are eligible for two weeks of paid vacation per year
Part-time employees are eligible for our company medical benefits
Employee development / continuing education benefits
Business development commission
Flexible work hours and environment
Fun, modern, comfortable office - free snacks/beverages - "home away from home" feel
ABOUT CADENCE 3
Cadence 3 delivers business and event management consulting to some of the largest tech companies in the industry. We are a woman-owned company, and both owners are former consultants themselves, who designed and operate a company that they wished they could have worked for when consulting. Our company operates on a transparent business model where all fees are disclosed to both our employees and clients up-front, taking out the “guess work” so our consultants can focus on delivering great work to our clients. We operate with one of the lowest agency rates in the industry, while still providing employee benefits for both healthcare and retirement plans.
Note: Cadence 3 does not sponsor work visas.
Local candidates only.
Cadence 3 reserves the right to verify university degrees and stated compensation.