Social Media Intern - Spring Semester
St. Louis Youth Soccer Association – St. Louis, MO
MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK IN OUR OFFICE IN SAINT LOUIS
This position is unpaid with the potential for college credit and possibly for a permanent position in the future.
SLYSA is a non-profit organization that operates competitive soccer leagues for boys and girls, ages 8 to 18. The major objective of the organization is to develop, promote, and provide top level competition for youth soccer in the greater St. Louis area. For more information about SLYSA, please visit www.slysa.org.
The Social Media Intern will help lead in the marketing activities for the Saint Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA) and the SLYSA league. This individual we are looking for should be a fast learner and have a strong work ethic. The intern will assist with all social media posting, campaign development and execution, analytics. This internship is for the spring 2014 season that runs from February 15th to May 30th and SLYSA will accommodate a part-time schedule during the school year.
Interns are expected to have experience with social media on a personal level as well as use on a business level. You must be able to think strategically and see how social media fits into our business’ marketing strategy, and assist in building long-lasting relationships with our coaches/teams, by providing value to them. Interns must be able to assist in formulating social media plans (once ample information is provided to you), and then carry them out (with our assistance). You must be able to measure and document the impact of social media, and then suggest action-steps to increase impact.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
Creating new profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
Uploading videos, photo albums, etc.
Finding users to follow/friend/like SLYSA
Writing and posting blog posts/tweets/updates, etc.
Replying to comments, messages, etc.
Report findings to the Executive Director
Must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master’s degree program in marketing, public relations, business, journalism, communication or entrepreneurship. (Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing preferred)
Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills
Ability to develop a detailed and professional marketing plan
Knowledge of digital media software - Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is preferred
Knowledge of video editing software - iMovie, Final Cut, or Windows Live Movie Maker is a plus