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Mon Mar 20, 2017 - Fri Jun 30, 2017


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Talk About Parenting, a non-profit organization that works to improve and strengthen the quality of family life thereby benefiting the broader community, is hiring a Social Media intern. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability as a Social Media practitioner, passion for non-profits, digital media and production experience. Our non-profit focuses on parents. We provide parenting workshops, maintain a column blog and are available for speaking engagements.

Internship: 3-6 month internship

Ongoing maintenance work includes:

  • Maintain knowledge of relevant topics in Parenting (read blogs, journals, newspapers, etc.)
  • Craft messages for various Social Media targets and engage professionally with followers.(Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+)
  • Work closely with staff to set execution timelines for scheduled automated posts
  • Maintain calendar of events
  • Attend 1-2 events per month to take photographs and provide live coverage of events on Social Media (Periscope, Twitter, etc.)
  • Capture and edit video to post on YouTube channel.
  • Prepare reports on site traffic and interactions on Social Media pages
  • Prepare and send media packets for workshops and speaking engagements to identified contacts.

Available Projects:

  1. Reintroduce "Talk About Parenting" Live as a YouTube talk show. Work with staff to book guests, film and edit segments
  2. Refresh Talk About Parenting: Produce new introduction pieces: Who is Shirlee Smith, What is Talk About Parenting?
  3. Talk About Parenting Podcast

Desired Skills:

Marketing, Google Analytics, Advertising, Branding, Social Media (Twitter, Facebook,YouTube, Google+), Nonprofit Experience (desirable, not required).


  • Internet Research
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Video Production
  • Online Flash/Video Production

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