Social Media Intern


Cause Areas


Mon Sep 19, 2016 - Fri Dec 09, 2016


127 West 127 StreetSuite 201New York, NY 10027


Harlem Grown seeks an organized, creative and enthusiastic Social Media Intern to manage our Facebook, Instagram & Twitter account and to create monthly newsletters (via Mailchimp) and event flyers. The Intern will report to the Office Manager and Development & Communications Manager, and work closely with other HG staff and leadership.


  • Work with supervisor to develop and implement effective social media campaigns that will boost HG following and engagement

  • Be the "voice" of Harlem Grown, maintaining a positive, professional profile, interacting with related handles and followers, and sharing relevant content

  • Support maintenance of a social media editorial calendar and posting schedule, soliciting content from key HG staff and developing perennial content from scratch

  • Manage day to day social media activities, scheduling posts in advance via Hootsuite or appropriate platform, and ensuring that messages are timely, appropriate, and relevant

  • Write and design engaging, informative content for HG’s monthly e-newsletter that aligns with social media campaigns and HG programmatic needs

  • Determine goals and metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns and strategies

  • Monitor trends in social media


  • Excellent written communication skills, and a passion for creative projects

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and stay organized

  • General understanding of how to manage professional social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), as well as YouTube and MailChimp

  • Experience sourcing and managing content and publishing

  • Ability to jump from the creative to analytical work

  • A team player with a positive attitude, good sense of humor, and the confidence to take the lead, with guidance from supervisor (ie: content development, creation and editing of content, and online reputation management)

  • Able to respond quickly (~12 hours) to texts or emails from supervisor when not on site

  • Proficient with Google apps and MS Suite

  • SEO knowledge, a plus

  • Photography and videography skills, a plus


  • Google Apps
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Temporary, 8+ flexible hours per week
  • Applicants may work remotely, in addition to on site at least 8 hours per week on Monday – Friday
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