Friday, May 19, 2017

Social Media Paid Internship

I'm looking for a social media intern. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to get into social media/ digital. The lucky applicant will get to work on one of the biggest South African brands. Position is based in Sandton, Johannesburg. 

It's a paid internship opportunity to 1 young adult who has completed tertiary studies and would like to gain work experience in a structured environment.

This paid internship is offered for a period of 12 months, from July 2017 to June 2018. During this period the intern will be exposed to their area of study where they can gain valuable practical experience and skills application, with specific measurable objectives aligned with core business priorities. Types of exposure include community management, content creation, digital strategy and reporting

Overall Job Purpose:

The Social Media Intern is responsible for executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This role offers the intern a total immersion into the digital world and the successful candidate will work closely with key members of staff, external sponsorship custodians, and the company's agencies to learn about social media, digital communications and marketing. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence, enhancing brand reputation through relevant and transparent engagement with target audiences via official social media channels and gain visibility for our sub-brands among stakeholders.

Key Duties:
1) Community Management
Assist in execution of projects by providing the required support to the team by managing the various group and operating model entity sponsorship properties’ social media accounts and ensure uniform content and tone of voice (initially under supervision from a Manager)
Assist with managing and monitoring the corporate social media accounts, engaging where appropriate and escalating where necessary.
Attend and provide live-coverage (live-tweeting etc.) at events and activations
2) Content Production
Contribute to a monthly brainstorming meeting with the internal social media team to establish content ideas for the month ahead, and to plan for a monthly social media editorial calendar.
Create always-on and campaign content plans for a variety of sponsorship properties and corporate accounts
Ensure content is brand-aligned, consistent in style, quality and tone, optimised for relevant channels.
Maintain a monthly social media and blogging calendar, which incorporates content from a variety of internal and external stakeholders
Brief in social media design requirements to creative services team

3) Digital Strategy and Reporting
Assist the social media manager with developing digital strategies
Track key social media analytics on a monthly basis
Analyze data (interactions, sentiment etc.) using existing reporting tools
Work with the social media manager to build monthly report and give recommendations based on social performance against industry benchmarks

Key Skills Required for the Role:
Proven written communication skills and excellent verbal communications skills
Excellent project management skills and the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
An interest in marketing, communications, social media or reputation management;
Familiarity with key social media platforms (e.g. Instagram, Twitter and Facebook) and with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn;
A proactive, service-focused attitude towards stakeholders;
An ability to prioritise work and complete tasks with quick turnaround times and minimal fuss; and
The ability to work collaboratively within a team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B Degree or Diploma (Marketing, Communications or PR Advertising)
    Advantageous: Post-graduate degree/diploma in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Digital Marketing
Intern having fun at a sports event

Mail me - if you're keen. Applications close on the 31st of May 2017