Volunteer Opportunity: Social Media and Marketing Intern, Drive Happiness

Company or Organization: Drive Happiness

Position Title: Social Media and Marketing Intern

Position Type: Volunteer; part time/casual

Position Description and Qualifications: Working with the Executive Director, the Social Media & Marketing Intern will create and implement an online marketing strategy for volunteer recruitment and donations. This strategy will build on the work that has been done to create an audience on our social media and web pages.

This position is a part-time/casual position. The weekly hour commitment is flexible. The total time commitment for this position is 60 hours. This position allows for most hours to be worked from home and outside of regular business hours.

Job Responsibilities: What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Increased our social media reach on both the Facebook and Twitter platforms
  • Developed a social media policy for the organization
  • Trained staff on using and maintaining the social media accounts
  • Developed a list of all people/organizations we should be interacting with on social media
  • Developed a library of infographics to use on social media
  • Helped in keeping our community informed about our organization, which helps us to keep our doors open
  • Revamped our website, updating content and design
  • Participated in the creation of a marketing plan

Qualifications: The ideal student will have a marketing or graphic design background and be familiar with WordPress web content creation and editing, as well as various social media platforms. Ideal for someone with course work in: Communication and Media Studies Communication, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Post-Marketing. Some specialized skills required:

  • An interest in building hope and well-being for seniors living in isolation
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Artistic and creative
  • Experience in creating and implementing a marketing strategic plan
  • Skilled in creating and posting tweets and Facebook content
  • Experience in website design and/or editing using WordPress
  • Proven skill set in graphic design or marketing

How to Apply: Visit https://www.joinscip.ca/internships/2871-social-media-and-marketing-intern

About the Company or Organization: Drive Happiness Seniors Association is a registered, non-profit society whose purpose is to assist seniors residing in Edmonton to maintain an independent lifestyle that enables them to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. We do this by providing seniors with a Senior Assisted Transportation Program.

Company Website: https://www.drivehappiness.ca/

Closing Date: Posted Until Filled

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