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Student Associate – Social Media Specialist

The Sorenson Impact Center is seeking a confident and energetic Student Associate to support the delivery of our Center’s social media strategy. As a Social Media Specialist you will be responsible for managing, creating, engaging with, and tracking content across all platforms. You’ll have the opportunity to make this role your own and elevate the Center’s social media presence to the next level. If you care about sharing engaging stories of transformation and change rooted in social impact, then we want to hear from you.

 

In this role, you will learn about the full spectrum of the Center’s work and have your finger on the pulse of new and emerging developments in everything from federal policy engagement to impact investing. This experience will be invaluable to bolstering your resume and preparing for professional workplace life after University. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Sorenson Impact Center social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter) professionally and consistently.

  • Create original written and graphic content for social media posting that corresponds to our overall marketing strategy.

  • Work closely with the field building graphic design team and the field building social media team to strategize social campaigns and approve content.

  • Support and strategize with all teams across the Center (field building, impact investing, data science, policy innovation) to amplify various projects and updates. 

  • Measure basic social media metrics and report on performance of social media platforms weekly. 

  • Manage and edit social media content calendar.

  • Maintain brand quality and alignment across all social media posts and post content in a timely manner in accordance to the scheduled deadlines.

  • Lead and/or assist with creating social media campaigns for various projects at the Sorenson Impact Center.

  • Contribute to blogs/articles on diverse array of issues and topics.

  • Provide training and insights to Sorenson Impact Center staff on best social media practices.

  • Liaise and work with other social media team members on the delivery of key projects.

 

Qualifications:

  • Currently an undergraduate / graduate student with more than two semesters before graduation.

  • An interest in social media strategy, marketing, data analytics, and social impact projects.

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Previous professional work experience in social media / marketing

  • Knowledge in Adobe photoshop and the ability to develop graphics using Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop (preferred) or Canva. 

  • Understanding of how to use the G-Suite platforms. 

  • Ability to work as part of a broader team and independently

  • Ability to use excel and other Microsoft resources.

  • Able to manage multiple deadlines and projects in collaboration with team members

  • Effective communicator across different channels (phone, video conference, and email)

 

Role requirements:

  • Must be able to work 20 hours per week for a minimum of 2 semesters

  • Flexibility to work additional hours (up to a maximum 40 hours) during official University breaks. 

  • Must attend Friday morning student fellow meetings.

  • Must be involved and participate in weekly Social Media strategy meetings. 

  • Ability to work both in office at the Sorenson Impact Center and remotely.

 

Please submit a resume and covering letter to (neah.bois@sorensonimpact.com). 

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