We are looking for an energetic, entrepreneurial and intellectually curious person to join our team. This position will report to the Development and Communications Associate and will work closely with the Development and Communications team who are responsible for all fundraising, marketing and communications functions within the organization. You will also be working together with the Program Team to connect with students. The Social Media Intern will work to help build a strong marketing and communications strategy for our social media and help grow our social media audience. This Social Media Intern will play a vital role in HEAF"s media outreach and marketing strategy. The Intern will manage all social media and web-based marketing for HEAF, including through the organization"s accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Instagram. To succeed, the applicant must be able to combine creativity with solid marketing and communications skills to manage numerous different projects simultaneously, and grow the organization"s online presence and reach. The ideal candidate will have very strong writing skills that will enable him/her to independently conceptualize and draft copy for all of the organization"s social media. The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience working with social media, utilizing different platforms, but also experience growing audiences and culling data and information to share with supporters. In addition to managing all social media, the Intern will also have the opportunity to contribute to other marketing and communications projects for the organization, including HEAF"s website, press outreach, event collateral, and other projects as needed. S/he will work with the Development and Communications Team to devise specific communications materials and campaigns based on understanding of audience interests, and to develop print and web-based material supporting these campaigns. Working closely with Program and Development professionals, the person hired for this position will need to be an enthusiastic team player – a self-starter, who is thorough and proactive, but can work cross-functionally and become a key member of the HEAF staff.

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