Social Media Intern

  • International Bird Rescue
  • Fairfield, CA, USA
  • Dec 06, 2018
Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Communication - Public Outreach

Job Description

Full Description

The Social Media Intern will be responsible for assisting our Communications and Marketing efforts through key social media networks: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram. The intern will research, plan and execute strategy with the goal of building community awareness and engagement around Bird Rescue's brand, mission, and services. This is a great opportunity for students and recent graduates interested in gaining marketable skills, while gaining industry exposure.

As a Bird Rescue intern, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse, passionate team with deep experience and knowledge of sea and water birds. Our work environment is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, yet collaborative and fun, including occasional bird releases, birdwalks, potlucks and team events.


  • Build community interest and momentum through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and other social media channels by posting updates, engaging conversations and discussions, and increasing the number of followers
  • Monitor, track and share insights into community audiences and online conversations
  • Participate in building compelling social media campaigns to actively engage targeted communities
  • Draft content for online communications including newsletters and blog posts
  • Research the social media landscape for successful approaches to social media
  • Explore new online and social media tools and implement best practices


  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest)
  • Experience with SEO including basic understanding of Google Analytics a plus
  • Computer skills, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Commitment to using and updating Raiser's Edge, our Relationship Database
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Team player, but also has the ability to work independently
  • Graphic design skills a plus


  • Gain experience at a unique environmental not-for-profit that has a global impact
  • Gain entry, exposure, and experience in the nonprofit industry
  • Increase your understanding of and alignment with global and regional wildlife issues
  • Collaborate with a positive and innovative team
  • Network with other nonprofit professionals and volunteers in an open office environment
  • Career mentoring with JD Bergeron, Executive Director of International Bird Rescue and Founder of Chooda and Bike Zambia
  • For students, class credit can be arranged according to school requirements

Minimum 15-20 hours per week required for the duration of the internship, at least a minimum of 3 to 4 months. Ideal candidates are available to work out of our Fairfield office 2-3 days/week (Monday through Friday).

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