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Social Media Intern

Role

The Social Media Intern will work closely with the Social Media Director on behind-the-scenes organizational tasks that enable us to maintain and expand our social media platforms. The internship is unpaid, but will provide experience with social
media management.

Time commitment: 8-10 hours per week for 6 months, which will begin upon acceptance.

Location: This is an entirely remote position. Intern will be in regular contact with the social media team and may be required to attend weekly meetings.

Responsibilities

  • Help compile and develop social media posts based on specific guidelines
  • Organize social media posts on content calendar
  • Create bitly links for content
  • Assist with other projects as determined by Social Media Director
  • Assist with moderating social media accounts, particularly Facebook

Requirements

  • Great organizational skills
  • Access to a computer
  • Comfortable using and learning various types of technology. Intern will be required to get a free account on Asana.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and follow deadlines
  • Respond promptly to communications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to the mission and goals of Nutritionfacts.org

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working remotely
  • Experience with variety of social media platforms
  • Experience with technical and/or research writing
  • Background in nutrition or health sciences

Presentation Design Internship

The Presentation Design Intern will assist the Presentation Design Director with routine aspects of creating the NutritionFacts.org videos.

Time Commitment

8-10 hours per week, for a minimum of six months, beginning immediately upon acceptance.

Location

This is an entirely remote position. The intern will work mostly independently, and have regular contact with his/her supervisor.

This internship is unpaid, but can be a great learning experience for those interested in nutritional research, presentation design and online video production.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Presentation Design Director to support production of videos from start to finish
  • Capture and organize screenshots for use in presentations
    • This involves learning Dr. Greger’s unique coding system for animations and transitions
  • Script editing for videos and DVD volumes
  • Brainstorm intriguing image ideas for video topics

Position Requirements

  • Minimum screen resolution of 1920×1080 (preferably Mac)
  • Must have Word and will need to download Dropbox
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to follow deadlines
  • Respond quickly to communications
  • Self-motivated and well-organized with attention to detail
  • Commitment to the mission/goals of NutritionFacts.org

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Keynote a plus, but not necessary
  • A good eye for composition and spacing

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and one-page resume to Gretchen Stuart at gretchen@nutritionfacts.org


Graphic Design Internship

The Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for maintaining all of the graphic content for NutritionFacts.org’s videos and blogs. They will also work to create original infographics for use in social media.

Time Commitment

10 hours per week, for 6 months (Jan 5th to June 5th). Flexibility available.

Location

This is an entirely remote position. Interns will work mostly independently, with weekly Skype meetings with Nutritionfacts.org staff.

This internship is unpaid, but can be a great learning experience for those interested in maintaining web content and creating original graphics.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Finding images to use in Nutritionfacts.org videos/blogs and Care2 blogs
  • Cropping images for use in blogs and videos
  • Creating infographics
  • Work with social media intern to schedule Pinterest and Instagram graphics
  • Design image mileposts for Facebook (i.e. “We’ve hit 200,000 fans!”)

Position Requirements

  • Access to Mac
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to follow deadlines
  • Respond quickly to e-mail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and well-organized
  • Commitment to the mission/goals of Nutritionfacts.org
  • Willing to take the initiative to create projects and new avenues for Nutritionfacts.org’s graphic design

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with basic graphic design
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Familiarity with Dropbox

To Apply:

Applications are no longer being accepted.

Technical Support Internship

The Technical Support Intern will be responsible for responding to e-mails surrounding technical issues with the site, fixing any errors on the site, and compiling Google analytics.

Time Commitment

10 hours per week, for 6 months (Jan 5th to June 5th). Flexibility available.

Location

This is an entirely remote position. Interns will work mostly independently, with weekly Skype meetings with Nutritionfacts.org staff.

This internship is unpaid, but can be a great learning experience for those interested in gaining experience with IT support in the non-profit sector.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Responding to e-mails regarding technical issues
  • Finding and fixing errors with videos, pages, and images on Nutritionfacts.org
  • Editing and proofreading written content on the site
  • Working with customers who have issues downloading DVD volumes
  • Compiling different Google Analytics

Position Requirements

  • Access to a computer
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and patience to assist Nutritionfacts.org visitors
  • Familiarity with general IT issues
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and follow deadlines
  • Respond quickly to e-mail
  • Self-motivated and well-organized
  • Commitment to the mission/goals of Nutritionfacts.org

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Google Analytics and/or WordPress site administration
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Customer Service background
  • Familiarity with Dropbox

To Apply:

Applications are no longer being accepted.


Social Media Internship

The Social Media Intern will be responsible for designing the social media schedule, performing A/B testing, creating Facebook posts, and maintaining our social media connections.

Time Commitment

10 hours per week, for 6 months (Jan 5th to June 5th). Flexibility available.

Location

This is an entirely remote position. Interns will work mostly independently, with weekly Skype meetings with Nutritionfacts.org staff.

This internship is unpaid, but can be a great learning experience for those interested in understanding social media from a non-profit’s point of view.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Designing the Social Media Schedule (Facebook, Twitter, Google+) for Nutritionfacts.org
  • Schedule Facebook posts
  • E-mail other opinion leaders about pertinent posts each week
  • Working with Graphic Design Intern to create infographics for use on Pinterest and Instagram

Position Requirements

  • Access to a computer
  • Familiar with all social media outlets: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and follow deadlines
  • Respond quickly to e-mail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and well-organized
  • Commitment to the mission/goals of Nutritionfacts.org
  • Willing to take the initiative to create projects and new avenues for Nutritionfacts.org’s social media presence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Familiarity with Dropbox

To Apply:

Applications are no longer being accepted.

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