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Social Media & Content Intern (USA, Remote)

The Institute for Study Abroad
  • 12 - 15 USD per Hour
  • Part Time
  • Posted : 2 weeks ago

Social Media Intern

  • Full Time / Part time: Part Time , 15-20 hours/week
  • Regular / Temporary: Temporary . Summer 2023 + Academic Year 2023/24
  • Salary: $12-$15/hour . Pay is commensurate with skills and experience
  • Benefits: See your work come to life, while gaining valued work experience with a global team . Enjoy flexible work arrangements . We will support paperwork & processes for you to receive college credit for your work, if that is available at your institution.
  • Location: USA, Remote

Position Overview

Are you a life-long learner, curious about the world around you ?

Are you ready to bring your unique skills to a mission-driven organization?

Do you enjoy being a part of a student’s journey of personal, academic and intercultural growth?

If so, we would love to welcome you to our global community!

IFSA seeks an organized undergraduate or graduate student to join our Strategic Marketing Team as Social Media and Content Marketing Intern. This position provides an exciting opportunity for professional growth and development.

IFSA (Institute for Study Abroad), a US-based nonprofit organization, creates global learning environments to help students gather the critical perspectives, knowledge, and skills essential for future success. With innovative programming and world-class support, IFSA delivers future-focused study abroad options in 19 countries and 48 cities around the globe . Our commitments to inclusive excellence , intercultural agility , individualized learning and enduring impact are present in every aspect of our programs .

Learn more about IFSA at

In This Position, Your Responsibilities Would Include

  • Writing and/or editing content for accuracy to promote IFSA programs to prospective students on social media.
  • Planning out all posts and adding details on IFSA Social Media Calendar
  • Scheduling social media posts through an online scheduler tool (Salesforce Social Studio and
  • Researching trends in social media generically, as well as in the international education space
  • Developing and implement a social media strategy based on current and forecasted trends
  • Tracking and analyzing following, and adjust social strategy based on collected data
  • Editing and managing social media takeovers with IFSA Marketing Correspondents
  • Updating student stories on IFSA website with periodic posts from Marketing Correspondents and/or IFSA staff members
  • Researching keyword trends and incorporate them into website blog posts
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned

Requirements, Work Experience And Education

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Marketing or related field such as Advertising or Journalism; or, recent college graduate seeking part-time work experience while actively securing full-time employment  
  • Demonstrated history of maintaining /growing non-personal social media accounts ( i.e. businesses, clubs, or campus organizations)  
  • Experience in paid search or paid social media placements is a plus  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Must  have an understanding of  U.S. college students and what drives and interests them   
  • Experience with the major social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Snapchat  
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders from diverse communities and cultures  
  • Ability to relate to and support students with diverse lived experiences including students of color, students with mental and physical disabilities, first-generation college students, and LGBTQIA+ students  
  • Knowledge of social media analytics software including Facebook Insights, Google Analytics and Twitter Analytics to track audience engagement and campaign performance is a plus  
  • Software/technical skills:  Proficiency in or an expressed willingness to learn social media scheduling tools ( i.e.  Social Studio, Hootsuite, and website content management systems such as  Wordpress
  • Experience with graphic design, photo editing, video compiling and editing preferred but not  required
  • Keen attention to detail and a mature approach to communication; the ability to think strategically and creatively about solving business problems; and flexibility  
  • Authorized to work in the USA 

We know there are great candidates who won’t check all of these boxes, and we also know you might bring important perspectives, experiences and skills that we haven’t considered. If this describes you, please don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself .

Physical and Work Environment

  • Usual office tasks such as computer work, typing, phone calls, video calls  
  • Remote position. Laptop will be provided, or you can use your own device. 

To Apply

To apply, please submit your  cover letter and CV for this position via IFSA’s career page:

In your cover letter, please share what strengths you would bring to the internship, as well as what you would hope to learn from the IFSA team.

Review of applications will begin immediately , and the position will remain open until filled.

IFSA is an equal opportunity employer, and our hiring process is inclusive of all genders and gender expressions, races and ethnicities, ages, religions and sexualities as well as veterans and people with disabilities.

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