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Social Media Intern (SUMMER 2023)

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Overview - "Go where ever we are needed and do whatever comes to mind." - Ballington & Maud Booth, Founders Volunteers of America National Services (VOANS) is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization of nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees. In addition to helping older adults achieve their highest levels of health and independence in our senior living and care communities, we're dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. VOANS is seeking a dynamic and creative, Social Media Intern to support the Recruitment Team to develop and implement outreach and promotional campaigns to boost brand exposure and increase candidate engagement. The selected candidate will be working closely with the HR Manager and Director of Talent Acquisition and will provide day-to-day support to ongoing projects and initiatives, of different sizes, at different stages. The ideal candidate must excel in written and verbal communications, be technically savvy, be a self-started and manage multiple assignments at a time. This position is full-time (up to 40 hours per week) and has the capacity for Hybrid schedules. The internship is unpaid, however, a stipend is provided. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creating monthly editorial articles and videos to promote VOANS brands on various social media platforms
  • Creating compelling graphics to share across social channels VOANS
  • Developing new strategies for increasing engagement in new platforms
  • Capturing photos and employee engagement at live and online events for social media content
  • Editing and converting videos between various formats for delivery
  • Creating Motion Graphics and compositing
  • Assisting in Living production
  • Producing a variety of short videos to market the organization.
  • Attending project-related meetings, capturing notes and actions items, and assisting to work with other interns Required Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of design principles and own current tools to perform video editing
    • Adhering to workflow standards and process
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and perform effectively under pressure
    • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills implementing direction and feedback
    • Strong visual style and familiarity with such concepts such as composition, light, space, shape, etc. as they pertain to photography/videography
    • Basic understanding and skill with the broad aspects of live video production: Access to a video camera and knowledge (frame rates, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, white balance, composition), simple lightings setups
    • Technically savvy and an understanding of interactive technology Qualifications: -Physical Capabilities:
      • Lifting: Requires lifting materials up to 10 lbs.
      • Ability to stand or sit at a computer for prolonged periods Working Conditions:
        • The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
        • This position will take place primarily in an office setting
        • Interacts with staff, consultants, outside partners and vendors -Education and Experience:
          • Applicants that have completed or are in the process of obtaining a degree in Communications, Human Resources, Graphic Design and related areas, preferred
          • The selected candidate should have a strong visual style with experience in video editing, motion graphics, video format standards and basic live production
          • The ideal candidate will also have experience capturing compelling video footage and editing it into exciting promotional videos
          • Candidates must have the ability to work independently and within a team environment to edit gameplay sequences and trailers, to design original broadcast graphics, and produce marketing videos Please note that cover letter, resume and a link to a portfolio are required for consideration. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Employment with VOA is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. -Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. - -

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Alexandria , Social Media Intern (SUMMER 2023), Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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