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Intern - Social Media and Online Content

Sacramento (Brazil)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Sacramento (Brazil)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Sales and Marketing
    • Marketing (Digital, Advertisement, Brand, Promotion)
  • Closing Date:

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Job Title: Intern - Social Media and Online Content

Sector: Communications

Employment Category: Intern

Location: Sacramento, CA USA

Job Description


Through incisive written communication and careful networking skills, the Social Media Intern will work alongside the Volunteer Coordinator in managing IRC's outreach and communication efforts. The intern will develop creative ways of expanding the IRC’s presence within the Sacramento community by way of social media platforms. Learn and perfect critical marketing, public relations and administrative skills applicable in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors while contributing to meaningful social change.


  • Assist with the development and creation of IRC Sacramento’s media and outreach materials.
  • Provide content for IRC Northern California Facebook and Twitter pages along with any other social media platforms used to increase the organizations online presence.
  • Supervise social media content by responding to comments and inquiries as well as monitoring postings and activities made by followers.
  • Find new and creative ways to increase IRC’s presence within the Sacramento Community
  • Research relevant outreach opportunities for IRC Sacramento to take part in such as festivals, community events, and school and health fairs.
  • Assist with the creation and publication of IRC Sacramento’s monthly newsletter.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Excellent computing skills and knowledge of social media platforms and web design. Self-starter with ideas for how to effectively utilize technology in the office.
  • Strong writing and communication skills; the job will entail editing and creating material such as newsletters, flyers, and web content.
  • Strong interpersonal skills:  the ability to work effectively with clients, partners, and colleagues in a cross cultural, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including outlook, word, excel, publisher, or other design software.
  • Reliable transportation with proof of valid driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record.

This position reports to the Volunteer Coordinator.

  • This is an unpaid internship.
  • Work related driving is eligible for reimbursement at the charitable mileage rate
  • Internships are available for current college students, graduate students, and graduates less than 2 years post-graduation.  Course credit and transcript notation are available if the student submits the appropriate paperwork to the Volunteer Specialist.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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