COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Fifteen East Media Group is seeking an intern for the Winter/Spring 2022 semester to join our team. The internship is paid and college credit is available.

 

Fifteen East Media Group is a public relations, branding, marketing strategy and communications firm based in New Jersey. We specialize in the beauty, fashion, food/beverage and lifestyle spaces. Our firm takes pride in precise focus, consistent innovation and effective strategy, earning us an excellent reputation worldwide. We provide our clientele with a modern perspective on an industry that is constantly evolving.

 

While our campaigns are deeply rooted in time–honored writing and pitching techniques, Fifteen East Media Group constantly redefines the art of public relations through the use of original, synergistic approaches on all media platforms.

 

Description:

Fifteen East Media Group seeks a dynamic self-starter to assist with social media and communications efforts. The Communications and Social Media intern will be responsible for managing our social media platforms (i.e., Instagram, Twitter and Facebook), tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our business, assist in administrative duties, assist with building and updating media lists and databases, report any news relating to our field all while learning and growing from our team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Firm grasp of social media platforms and tools

  • Current enrollment in a related BS university/college, preferably in the related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations)

  • Previous related experience in marketing or public relations is a plus

  • Proficiency in enhancer social media apps

  • Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus

  • An effective communicator, both written and oral

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts

  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadline

  • Desire in creating posts, stories and reels in Canva, Photoshop or another platform

  • Basic video editing skills that can be used to create reels 

  • Writing captions and keeping up with trends on caption writing and micro-blogging

  • Highly detail-oriented and double-check every detail (especially spelling!) before publishing

  • Having a good eye; understand the importance of negative space, layering and letting elements “breathe” in your graphics

  • Building community and are confident commenting/having conversations with other people and brands on social

 

Requirements:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive

  • Solid understanding of the different social networks and apps to create posts, etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices

  • High school degree or equivalent; must be enrolled in an accredited university/college program to receive credit

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision

  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

 

Job Type: Part-time, Internship (paid)

 

Hours per week:

  • 4-6 hours  

 

Job Type: 

  • Part-time

 

Pay: 

  • Up to $15.00 per hour

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

COVID-19 considerations: 

  • Remote however if candidate needs to come to our main office location, mask is required.

 

Experience:

  • Relevant: 1 year preferred

 

Work Location:

  • One location

 

Company's website:

 

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

 

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

 

If you would like to apply, please forward your resume, references, creative and writing social media examples to the following email address: info@fifteeneastmediagroup.com with the subject “COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN”