Social Media Intern
The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center has an opening for a Social Media Intern on site at our 615 First Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA location.
Primary Responsibilities include:
•Increase the History Center’s voice and presence across Linn County community through social media.
•Develop tactics to drive traffic to and increase user engagement on The History Center’s social media channels and web site.
•Create relationships with key influencers in the social media space, CR and Linn County cultural
•Integrate online communications in support of The History Center’s overall marketing and communication objectives.
•Employ and document the latest trends and accepted practices in social media, helping The History Center maintain a strong and growing social presence during the internship.
•Develop tactics to manage online brand reputation to advance The History Center objectives.
•Document social media outlined above for staff to continue programs after internship completion.
About The Carl & Mary Koehler History Center: We are dedicated to connecting the past to the present and future of Linn County. We are passionate about making our history both accessible and enjoyable for everyone.
Our Mission: To provide a unique community resource that preserves and shares the stories of our past, and connects people of all ages to the present and future of Linn County. Our Vision: To connect the past to the present and future of Linn County.
Requirements for the Social Media Intern:
•Student in a related field with ample social media training.
•Experience with social media systems and platforms, preferably in the area of non-profit, public affairs, public relations, and marketing or media relations.
•Strong practical and technical knowledge of social media platforms; including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pintrest, YouTube, Google+ and Yelp.
•Excellent editorial judgment with exceptional writing skills, particularly for the web.
•Hours flexible based on student schedule and availability.
Send resume and cover letter to:Caitlin Treece, Executive Director
The Carl & Mary Koehler History Center
615 First Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Hours / other details:
This is an unpaid internship position, but eligible for school credit. The intern who exhibits high-quality performance will receive the support of their supervisor in terms of earning experience, acquiring professional references and general networking opportunities.
Starting date is negotiable with applicant's schedule. A May or June start date is recommended if you are aiming for a summer internship and seeking credits toward graduation. The spring semester is already set for most students, so applicants will have to register for the summer session. Coe College has a May term that would work and MMU's summer session begins in June.