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Social Media Intern

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Prep for Prep
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New York, NY
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Published 17 days ago

Organization Summary: Prep for Prep is an education and leadership development program that creates ethical and effective leaders who reflect our diverse society. Prep identifies New York City’s most promising students of color, prepares them for success at the nation's top independent schools throughout the Northeast, and supports their academic and personal growth through college graduation. Today, over 5,000 students and alumni in the Prep for Prep Community are leaders in every field imaginable.


Our Vision: We envision a nation guided by ethical and effective leaders who reflect our diverse society.


Our Mission: Prep for Prep’s mission is to develop future leaders by creating access for young people of color to first-rate educational, leadership development, and professional advancement opportunities.


Position Summary: As a member of the Communications team and reporting to the Assistant Director of Communications, the Social Media Intern assists and executes Prep for Prep’s social media strategies. The position plays a central role in supporting the execution of a comprehensive communications plan.


This is a paid internship with responsibilities including but not limited to these primary areas:


  • Collaborate with Prep for Prep’s other departments to provide Prep’s audiences with a nuanced view into the Prep for Prep experience and programming
  • Under the guidance of the Assistant Director of Communications, design and develop written and visual content for Prep’s social media channels
  • Monitor comments and messages on all social platforms and ensure that questions are addressed in a timely manner and routed through the proper channels
  • Develop a social media schedule with consideration of audience engagement metrics and larger organization goals
  • Keep abreast of the latest social media trends and best practices
  • Attend program events, photo shoots, and video shoots to assist in providing in-house photography needs and production assistance for content creation
  • Interview members of the Prep for Prep community and develop engaging stories and content for Prep social media 


Skills, Experience, Competencies:

  • Excellent attention to detail and proof-reading skills
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to adapt content to different audiences
  • Functional knowledge of Canva, Adobe PhotoShop, or similar design editing software
  • Experience with social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and TikTok.
  • Familiarity with social media management tools such as Hootsuite or Tweetdeck
  • Knowledge of/experience with video editing software
  • Adept use of Microsoft Office Suite/Adobe software (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat X)
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently and within a team in a fast-paced, high-expectation environment
  • Exercise discretion and good judgement in handling confidential information and in alignment with the organization’s objectives
  • Possess cultural competencies working with diverse constituents, including alumni, donors, trustees, program participants, and other stakeholders
  • Reading and writing proficiency in Spanish or Chinese is a plus

 

How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Social Media Intern."



Prep for Prep does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnic or national origin and is an equal opportunity employer.

Organization Summary: Prep for Prep is an education and leadership development program that creates ethical and effective leaders who reflect our diverse society. Prep identifies New York City’s most promising students of color…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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