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Digital and Social Media Strategy Intern

  • Must meet with Internship and Career Advisor to see if eligible for academic credit
  • Runs 10 weeks; minimum of 10 hours/week
  • Projects designed to build knowledge, skills, and experience in Analytics, Digital/Social Media Development, and Marketing.
  • Exposure to various projects, technologies, and company initiatives
  • Additional training and development workshops to build transferable business skills
  • Deadline to Apply is February 14th

About this Job

  • The Digital and Social Media Specialist works across a number of different projects supporting and implementing innovative paid digital and social media campaign strategies on behalf of The Davis Theater and Carbon Arc Bar.
  • Part of a dynamic, fast-moving team, the Social Media Content Specialist acts as a hands-on contributor to both earned social and paid digital campaigns, help develop content and messaging, contribute to a blog for the collective businesses as well as aggregating reviews (submitted by community, staff, etc) for distribution, assisting in client conversion strategy.
  • Interns with an interest in film and or photography will be able to help create a youtube channel which will host original promotional videos/advertising campaign shorts. 
  • This role includes client contact, providing updates and taking ownership of deliverables and timelines.
  • The position will report directly to the Social Media Czar and work with fellow Intern marketing and creative services teams. 


  • 0-1 years of social media and/or digital marketing experience.
  • Fluent in major social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
  • Knowledge of social media and analytics software a plus (Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Sprout Social, Facebook Insights, etc.).
  • Working understanding of paid digital strategy, media buying, and optimization.
  • Strong, professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Working understanding of traditional marketing channels including radio and billboard/outdoor advertising is a plus
  • Graphic Design, Photoshop or Video editing experience is a plus.

The ideal candidate will…

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, team environment;
  • Be detail-oriented. Highly collaborative, true team-player.
  • Be up-to-date on the latest trends in digital writing & its distribution;
  • Be equally comfortable focusing on strategy or rolling up their sleeves and executing those plans;
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills (must present writing samples)
  • Not be afraid of failure: believes in trying new things, testing them out and making judgments from there;
  • Not wait for instructions, but instead be curiously creative and figure out what to do;
  • Believe they can make a difference for the team, for the Davis & Carbon Arc, and the world.

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Help with the strategy, setup and ongoing monitoring of paid digital and social media campaigns to support client objectives.
  • Track and continually improve campaign effectiveness on a regular basis.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure organic content and creative strategy are aligned with paid strategy
  • Create, calendar and curate content for client Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest channels.
  • Learning to use the software Social Pilot for analytics and creating performance metrics to measure the success of our digital marketing efforts.
  • Produce regular reports on performance of digital campaigns for team development meetings.
  • Maintain accurate, ongoing status of campaigns via Google Hangouts & Social Pilot
  • Manage client/supervisor approval process for creative and social media campaigns.
  • Other projects/duties as assigned.