Social Media Intern (Primarily Remote) | Application Due Friday, August 19
Are you creative? Passionate about food justice – and about transforming food justice? Interested in Black Diaspora foodways?
We’re seeking a savvy Social Media Intern who can help us tell our story across web and social media channels. Food for Black Thought promotes food justice through action education, community-based research, and consultancy. As a Social Media Intern, you will help us expand FFBT’s reach and community.
This internship is primarily remote. Monthly check-ins and tasks are carried out remotely. For applicants who are invited to interview, interviews will take place face-to-face in Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9. Hired interns will be required to attend an orientation on Friday, September 16th, and interns are expected to assist with at least one on-the-ground Food for Black Thought event during their term. Both interviews and orientations will take place in Central/East Austin.
Applicants who identify as people of color encouraged to apply, including but not limited to Black/African descent, Latinx, Asian/Asian American, Indigenous, and/or Native American. LGBTQAI applicants of color encouraged to apply.
- Post blog and event content across social media channels
- Identify new social media channels
- Distribute press releases via social media channels
- Assist with banner and ad design for social media marketing
- Co-create social media plan
- Commitment to the guiding principles of Food for Black Thought (here)
- At least 1 year of experience and/or a Junior or Senior studying Social Work, Public Health, Counseling, Geography, Food Studies, Urban Planning, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Cultural/Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Communications and/or a related field
- Talented writer and editor
- Superb attention to detail
- Extensive knowledge of and experience with social media
- Passion for collaboration
- Experience with anti-oppression, social justice, and/or critical race theory
- Ready access to e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, and GoogleHangout
Preferred (one or more of the following):
- Certification or training in anti-oppression work
- At least 2 years experience community organizing
- Desire to learn about social enterprise
Apply: Due: Friday, August 19th
Inspired to apply? Fill out this on-line application. Note: this application involves a short reflection.