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Communications Specialist
(Intern Position)

Background:

IMM (Innovative Minds Media) is Washington, DC's premiere strategic communications and small business branding agency. This intern position is to start for the summer semester of 2022

(June - August 2022). 

Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated Communications Intern to oversee and maintain the agency’s communications channels. This role offers the intern a total immersion into a highly competitive branding market and the successful candidate will work closely with key members of staff and external stakeholders.

 

Hours:

Virtual Position: The intern is expected to work part-time which could include a planned schedule of Monday through Friday, 15-20 hours/weekly. This position reports to Matia Johnson-Buggs, CEO/Founder. Position requires a face to face weekly virtual meeting. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist with streamlining the company’s social media channels (e.g. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram), ensuring the content is uniformed for all IMM landing pages, graphics, and other elements

  • Set up and manage a company Getty Images account and post interesting photos

  • Schedule and coordinate weekly brainstorming meetings with the CEO to establish content ideas

  • Monitor social media analytics such as Facebook Insights and Instagram Insights

  • Track and report website statistics using Google Analytics

  • Design and manage the "IMM Thoughtful Thursdays" e-newsletter via Constant Contact

  • Create graphic campaigns and advertising on social media

  • Manage and update all online content under the agency’s Wix website, including updating the IMM blog on a continuous basis with relevant entrepreneur and small business owner articles

  • Working with executive leadership to assess needs, set goals, develop strategies
    and execute tactics

Qualifications:

  • A current undergraduate or graduate student in a four year accredited university or some college

  • Would need a laptop or personal computer

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Proficiency with maintaining and updating Wix websites

  • Proficiency in Constant Contact e-newsletter software, or another e-newsletter software with similar relevance

  • Proficiency with Canva design software and/or Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign (not required)

  • Prior experience with navigating and posting on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Prior experience with navigating through social media analytics platforms (HootSuite, Google Analytics, SproutSocial)

  • Creative writing and blogging savvy

  • Proactive thinker with the ability to anticipate project needs

  • Strong ability to take charge and work with an innovative team

Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter, with the email subject: IMM Communications Intern, and any additional relevant information to: mail@innovativemindsmedia.com.