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Social Media Internship

The Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC) is seeking a Social Media Intern to work closely with our Social Media Manager to support the ongoing management of our social media channels, including: Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. The position involves sourcing content from intentional communities, the media, and partner organizations. Then editing content and drafting copy with the FIC brand voice to prepare for publishing, under the guidance of our Social Media Manager. The ideal candidate has social media savvy, passion for intentional community, and a desire to gain skills to advance a career in communications work.

If you meet the requirements below, please send a resume, 1-page cover letter, and optional supplemental materials of your choice (i.e., a short writing sample, graphic, and/or video clip) to Emlyn Crocker at [email protected]. Make the subject line of your email “Your Name, Social Media Internship”

Priority Deadline: May 25, 2021

We encourage and welcome applicants of any race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, class, religion, ability, or ideology to apply for this position. We actively seek applicants who identify as BIPOC, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and persons with disabilities. Learn more about our organization and values at ic.org/about/


Position Details

Commitment: 20 hours/month, through August 2021

Compensation: $10/hr stipend, contracted

Location: Remote position, candidates must be in a time zone compatible with attending meetings during business hours in North American time zones


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Draft weekly posts for Facebook and Instagram 
  • Help respond to messages through social media
  • Outreach to intentional communities to source content
  • Create social media graphics using Canva
  • Weekly Zoom meetings with staff as needed
  • Support development of YouTube Channel
  • Support other marketing/communication tasks from staff as needed

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Passion for intentional communities, ideally lives in or is starting a community
  • Familiarity with Facebook and Instagram
  • Graphic design experience, ideally using Canva, is a plus
  • Has reliable internet connection and decent laptop/PC
  • Ability to work in highly collaborative remote teams
  • Well organized and timely communicator
  • Desire to learn new skills and responds well to feedback