SOCIAL RISE INTERNSHIP POSITION: FALL 2015

Social Rise is seeking strategy interns to assist with marketing, outreach, and development operations. The interns will join an organization in a growth stage with vast opportunities to innovate and create impact at all levels.

Social Rise is a volunteer-based organization based in the Greater DC Area focused on bringing digital literacy to under-served communities. Read about our Mission and Model to better understand our aims.

As an ideal candidate, you are an entrepreneurial individual who is passionate about leveraging your marketing skills to engage stakeholders, community partners and our public towards the mission of social media empowerment. You are hungry to learn, able to craft new ideas and work in a self-directed environment.  This is an ideal position for an undergraduate student looking to contribute ideas and get real-world experience in a fast-paced and flexible environment.

Responsibilities May include:

  • Developing a marketing strategy to engage and grow support base

  • Engaging with social media community and leveraging platforms to build relationships

  • Management and control of website including content updates, design, and plug-in integration

  • Expanding awareness and assisting coordination of blogging programs

  • Identifying and exploring potential partnerships with other organizations

  • Continuous reports on Analytics, metrics and relevant data

  • Brainstorming and assisting fundraising and sustainable development efforts

  • Regular check-ins and working meetings with team and supervisor

Qualifications May include:

  • Interest or Track of Study in Marketing/PR/Communications

  • Interest in poverty, social impact, human rights, and economic empowerment

  • Social Media experience using Twitter/Linkedin and other profiles

  • Ability to commit to 5+ hours a week from a virtual environment

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently when needed

There are a variety of benefits including a flexible and largely remote schedule, experience applying marketing and social media tools at a rapid pace, blogging opportunities, and a chance to build valuable relationships. We are also happy to provide validation for any credit requirements that this may meet with your program of study. While this is an unpaid internship, you will be reimbursed for any travel and/or work-related expenses.

Please email a resume to info@socialrise.org and fill out an application by September 8th, 2015.