Social Media Internship

Opportunity: Gain 2-3 month professional experience.

Position Summary:
The Indigenous Nonprofit Social Media Internship is a unique opportunity to support the Rematriation Team to help develop and support the growth of our social media strategies. In this internship opportunity for Summer 2023, you’ll assist with research and development of social media campaigns, creative strategies, aid in reporting and social media performance measurement, plus you’ll help us evaluate our positioning, features and functionality so we can keep improving our digital platforms. Interns will work closely with the Marketing Lead and be instrumental in helping our team build and define a rematriated virtual presence. Interns will be exposed to the inner workings of an Indigenous-led nonprofit organization that evaluates success by community-informed deliverables and the quality of our relationships.

Projects will include:
Assisting with the planning and execution of digital marketing and social media activities, such as email, mobile organic social and paid social media campaigns.
Helping create, coordinate and track digital marketing and social media campaigns using optimization and analytics tools such as Excel, Google Analytics, Facebook, and others.
Aiding in reporting on the performance of all social media campaigns.
Aiding in researching market trends.
Aiding in researching opportunities for marketing partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising.
Brainstorming campaign ideas with the Rematriation team.
Participating in feedback sessions on marketing and creative positioning.
Other general administrative tasks, as required.

Ideal Candidate:
You are someone who understands that audience outreach and retention is vital to institution building and considers no task too small or too nuanced. You understand that creating content and understanding our audience is important. You’re willing to do it all, and step in on unanticipated tasks as well, because you understand that all are part of working toward the bigger picture of uplifting Indigenous women’s voices. You are a highly motivated, organized, self-starter with a deep connection to and/or interest in learning about Indigenous matrilineal and matrifocal lifeways. You are flexible, resilient, adaptable and capable of adjusting plans to accommodate unforeseen circumstances. Most importantly, you are excited about working with a narrative change organization innovating how social change happens and personally believe that Indigenous lifeways and knowledge are viable solutions to some of the world’s most urgent challenges.

Must be a current high school student or college student
Must be reliable, professional and punctual
Must be trustworthy with sensitive and, at times, confidential information
Must be passionate about amplifying Indigenous women’s voices
Able to give and receive feedback in a healthy and constructive manner
Positive attitude and ability to work respectfully with all members of our intergenerational team
Positive and up-beat, with a desire to learn!

Technical Skills & Knowledge:
Skilled in Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Linktree, Mailchimp, Slack, Asana, Canva, Loomly, Microsoft Power BI experience preferred.
Experience in marketing, advertising, journalism, PR, communications, or related emphasis.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multitask in a quickly changing media environment.
Solid interpersonal skills.
Self-directed with an ability to take initiative and employ good judgment.

Age range: 16-26 year old
Social Media efficiency
Some experience collecting and analyzing data

Location: Candidates able to work in person at the Rematriation Office (near Syracuse University) will be given preference. Remote options are available for the right candidate.

Dates of Internship: June 5th, 2023 – August 14th, 2023
Start and end dates are flexible

For Credit or Stipend.

To Apply: Please submit your resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] by May 26, 2023
Interviews will be held from May 29th – June 2nd

Hiring Preference: Rematriation is an Indigenous-led organization exercising the Native American Hiring Preference for this position.