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Social Media Intern

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Industry  Internet/Online/New Media, Social Media
Job Duration Internship
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Engage Patch's users and audience in the social space by posting, monitoring, responding quickly, and communicating using the Patch voice, with the result of driving traffic to Patch
- Regularly monitor and track discussion topics for the editorial team to leverage
- Gather and analyze social media data to inform decisions moving forward, track traffic numbers, and present to team
- Manage online discussions by listening to what Patch's users are saying on FB and other social media and responding in a timely manner to the users needs
- Generate new and fresh ways for Patch to engage in the social space
- Evaluate and recommend emerging social trends and outlets

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Passion for social media and emerging media as it relates to moms
- Fast learner with a proactive nature
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task effectively
- Ability to work under pressure and within a collaborative team environment
- Willingness to wear multiple hats and take on more responsibilities
- Online Journalism Background/Training

Qualified and interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter. Cover letter should detail how candidate's experience is relevant to the job requirements and why he/she would be a strong fit with Patch.

This is an hourly position, with Interns earning $10/hr.
About Our Company Patch is a network of hyperlocal news sites in 900 communities across America. We provide excellent, high-velocity local journalism and serve a digital town square, where citizens and businesses can connect with others in their communities. Patch editors are nimble writers and well-versed in using video and photography as well tools as like Storify to create rich stories that help our users better understand what's happening close to home. Patch also has a community of over 5,000 active bloggers who write passionately about issues of local concern.


 
 
 
 
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