Minnesota Children’s Museum Seeks Social Media Intern

Published on: June 23, 2014

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Job Information
Job ID 3547982
Job Title Social Media Intern
Job Description Position Summary
Seeking an enthusiastic individual who is looking to gain experience in social media at a non-profit serving over 400,000 visitors a year in sparking children’s learning through play. This position is responsible for assisting the external relations department with various tasks and projects related to social media and communications at Minnesota Children’s Museum. Some of these responsibilities include creating copy for bi-weekly newsletter and other owned digital channels, assisting with the execution of an editorial (content) calendar and collecting analytics from owned social media channels.Major Job Accountabilities
This is an estimate of the dutiesto be included in the internship. The exact duties and projectswill be determined by mutual agreement of the intern and museum staff. All dutieswill be carried out with the direction and supervision of the External Relations department.50% Creating copy for owned channels
20% Executing content calendar
20% Research as directed
10% Collecting and analyzing analyticsPosition is 10-12 hours per week for 3-4 months (September-December, some flexiblity on dates). 120 hour commitment in fall 2014.
Salary unpaid
Type of Job Internship, Part Time, Seasonal
Job Location Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
Expiration Date 07/18/2014
Job Requirements
Degrees Wanted None Required
Majors Wanted Any Major
Job Targets Wanted Communications – Multimedia; Database Management; Marketing
Special Skills Wanted
Minimum GPA 2.00
Other Job Requirements REQUIREMENTS:
Ability and willingness to work independently.
Strong writing skills (copywriting).
Ability to work well with people.
Formal education in related field (marketing, communications, journalism or related experience).Ability to organize time, follow directions and complete tasks in an effective manner.
Ability to interpret and analyze data.
Proofreading, keen eye for detail.
Knowledge of branding, logos and target audiences.
Computer skills, including MS Office Suite (especially Word and Excel).ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS:
Experience in one or more of the following (please indicate this experience in your cover letter):
Video editing
Graphic design (Illustrator, InDesign)
Company Information
Company Name Minnesota Children’s Museum
Employer Web Site http://www.mcm.org
Company Description For more than 30 years, Minnesota Children’s Museum has embedded the research on play, creativity and child development into its interactive learning environments and programs. Open-ended experiences are designed for children to explore, discover, immerse, imagine and connect.
Equal Opportunity Employer Yes
Contact Information
Name: Kim Nienstedt
Address: 10 W 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651-225-6048
Email: knienstedt@mcm.org
Apply Online
Application Instructions Please submit a resume, cover letter and online application to Kim Nienstedt, Volunteer Services Specialist at knienstedt@mcm.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until July 18th, 2014. Online applications can be found on the MCM Internship page at www.mcm.org/internships.


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