Internships - Social Media and Communications Intern or Volunteer
City of Sacramento, California
Social Media and Communications Volunteer/Intern
Volunteer Assignment Description
Importance of Position: The Social Media and Communications Volunteer/Intern assists with and coordinates social media as well as a variety of communications and marketing tasks for the City of Sacramento Volunteer Program. This position will offer a volunteer/student the opportunity to experience city government while working on a variety of topics that directly impact the community.
Skills, qualifications or requirements for assignment:
Knowledge of and experience using social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
Concise and creative writing skills
Ability to multi-task and self-motivate
Strong communications skills
Microsoft Office Suite
Graphic design skills
Communications, public relations, marketing or journalism experience
Some photography and video experience is a plus.
Duties and Responsibilities (List specific tasks to be done by the volunteer):
Manage and engage in a variety of social media platforms
Draft a consistent schedule of content for various social media channels
Analyze and track impressions and engagement across platforms
Support relevant community influencers
Research social media trends and innovations
Participate in the production of multimedia content for marketing
Post volunteer opportunities on a variety of online platforms
Create flyers and other promotional materials
Create social media toolkits to assist with promotion
Assist with planning volunteer events such as volunteer fairs, orientations, trainings, volunteer coordinator meetings, etc.
Serve as brand ambassador at meetings, community events and volunteer fairs
Administrative duties as needed
Other duties as assigned
Training Provided: On-line training provided through various platforms.
Person supervising volunteer: Mary Lynn Perry, Program Specialist/Volunteer Coordinator
Duration of assignment: Minimum one semester
Hours Needed and Proposed Schedule: 8-12 hours per week, unpaid, flexible work schedule in a dynamic work environment, on and off-site.
Assignment location: Department of Human Resources/Administration, Historic City Hall
Benefits of Volunteering: Gain additional communications skills, participate in efforts to create a positive community, experience a government work environment, free parking at nearby garage.
Grounds for Termination: Volunteers will not be considered employees of the City of Sacramento. All volunteers serve The City of Sacramento at will, and either the City of Sacramento or the volunteer may terminate the arrangement without notice or consideration.
Special Consideration: Please acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions associated with this volunteer position, either with or without reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation, please contact the City’s Reasonable Accommodation coordinator at (916) 808-8795.
Contact: Mary Lynn Perry, firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 916-808-8317.
To Apply: Complete your application online: http://bttr.im/8y7xh Attach your resume, writing sample and 3 references
- Age Range Must be at least 18 or older