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Web & Digital Media Internship

Cycle TBD or 12 week /semester - minimu 8 hours per week - UNPAID

This intern reports to the Senior Online Coordinator and is responsible for assisting with: website maintenance & development, creation of digital media assets (primarily video), assisting with Wordpress-based blogs, and assisting with creation of social media posts (Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter). The Web & Digital Media Intern will gain experience working in a fast-pace digital environment in a non-profit organization. Because of the small department size, a wide variety of tasks/projects will be assigned. This is an unpaid internship, intended for a college-level student, but others will be considered.

Duties Include:

  • Daily website updates
  • Transferring existing content from an archived site to new site
  • Gathering promotional images from multiple sources
  • Creating web video assets for local programs (YouTube and COVE)
  • Updating Wordpress-based websites
  • Assisting with the creation of social media assets & posts
  • Various other projects and duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Internet and HTML experience necessary
  • Must have some experience with a CMS; Drupal preferred
  • Experience with a blogging platform; Wordpress preferred
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop preferred
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, especially Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, & HootSuite
  • Experience creating content on YouTube
  • Excellent written communication skills are necessary
  • Must represent the organization in a professional manner online
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be detail oriented, able to juggle multiple projects at once, able to work with strict deadlines.
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn and take on new challenges
  • Minimum commitment of 8 hours per week
  • Must be 18 yrs. of age or older.

The following MUST be included in your application:

  1. A cover letter outlining your interest and experience specific to this position
  2. A current resume
  3. Links to previous web work

Email cover letter and resume to:
personnel@wgby.org

Or send cover letter and resume to:
WGBY
Intern Coordinator
44 Hampden St
Springfield, MA 01103

WGBY is an equal oppurtunity employer.