Behind the Book works in high-needs New York City public schools, providing rich, innovative literacy programs to high-needs Pre-K–12th-grade classrooms. We identify books that speak to urban students, then partner with teachers to create immersive curriculum units that bring the authors into the classroom, where they discuss their work and teach a genre of writing, encouraging students to see themselves as readers and writers.
The Social Media Intern supports the coordination of our various platforms. Ideal for a go-getter with a strategic mind and excellent communication skills, the position is an opportunity to be an integral part of implementing BtB’s social media strategy. The intern reports to the Director of Development at our Harlem office. Commitment is one semester, for a minimum of two days per week; hours are flexible.
Developing and posting content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms
Updating BtB’s WordPress blog with content that features stories and images from our school programs, events and opportunities, and other news
Selecting and editing images, student writing/artwork, and videos related to our programming for the blog, social media, and newsletter
Qualifications: Detail-oriented, eager to learn, and able to manage tasks independently. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and experience with social media sites required. Experience with WordPress, MailChimp, and Google Suite a plus.
To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter that includes a few ideas about BtB’s social media to firstname.lastname@example.org. “Social Media Intern” should appear in your subject line.
Behind the Book is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, family responsibilities, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.
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