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1 Apr 2024

Internship Social Media and Communications Intern

Southeastern Wind Coalition – Posted by sewind Anywhere

Job Description

LOCATION: Remote (preference is given to candidates based within SEWC’s 11-state footprint)

DURATION: 6 months to 1 year (if this internship is being completed for course credit, it can be completed in a shorter time period)

COMPANY: Southeastern Wind Coalition
The Southeastern Wind Coalition (SEWC) is a non-profit coalition of industry, academia, partner NGOs, government, and utilities working to advance the land-based and offshore wind industry in the Southeastern U.S. We take a business-minded and economically focused approach to building the case for wind energy, including the wind supply chain. SEWC regularly convenes stakeholders across our 11-state footprint and leads or participates in strategically important initiatives and discussions to bring wind to the region. We are passionate about growing the wind industry in the Southeast. More information is available on our website at http://www.sewind.org

POSITION OVERVIEW:
We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Social Media and Communication Intern to join our team remotely. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in social media management, content creation, and communications strategies within the nonprofit sector, specifically focused on wind energy. The intern is able to create their own schedule with flexible hours, but must be partly available during standard business hours (9am-5pm). A commitment of five to ten hours per week is required. The hourly rate for this position is $15/hr.

INTERNSHIP DUTIES:
The intern will primarily focus on social media engagement. Responsibilities include:
● Building out existing social media communications handbook
● Assisting with writing social media copy and posting content for SEWC platforms
● Managing social media posting calendar
● Boosting social media content to reach target audiences
● Assist with content creation via Canva, Vimeo, and other platforms
● Monitor and report on social media performance

Assisting with general communications and/or programmatic initiatives, including but
not limited to newsletters, messaging toolkits, and ad hoc materials
● Keeping the website up to date by posting press releases, updating public resources,
monitoring website function, and more
● Supporting the creation and formatting of the Annual Report
● Attending weekly staff calls
● Updating SEWC’s Supply Chain Database

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
The internship is open to current students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in
communication studies, marketing, public relations, or related fields.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
● Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, X/Twitter)
● Ability to manage and maintain social media resources
● Strong verbal and written communication skills
● Proficient technical skills
● Basic analytical and problem-solving skills
● Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team in a remote environment
● Experience using content development tools
● Ability to work effectively, efficiently, and follow-through on tasks
● Self-starter mentality, demonstrating initiative on projects and daily tasks
● Strong time management and organizational skills

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY: Pitch yourself in 250 words or less in an email to [email protected]. Attach your resume and include "Social Media and Communication Intern" in the subject line. Applications are due by April 30th, 2024.

Job Categories: Wind. Job Types: Internship. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

Job expires in 40 days.

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