Social Media Intern

Company: 
Oregon Forest Resources Institute
City: 
Portland
State: 
OR
Categories: 
Type: 

OREGON FOREST RESOURCES INSTITUTE 
    
   STUDENT PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL WORKER – #0150 
   (SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN) 
    
    
   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 
   Must be a junior or senior college student currently enrolled in or having identified a field of specialization in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing or another related academic discipline. Familiarity with social media, in particular Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and some experience with social media content management. 
    
   GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS 
   The STUDENT PROFESSIONAL/TECHINICAL WORKER (SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN) participates in a specialized social media training program within the Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI). Employees in this class require some knowledge applicable to the assigned training program and assist a permanent professional/technical employee (social media manager) in a field of specialization associated with digital communications and social media. 
    
   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
   Under the guidance of a permanent professional/technical employee (social media manager), student workers in this class receive training and work experience in one or more programs listed below or may conduct assignments associated with other occupations not listed. Students work concurrently or alternatively with regular scholastic training at an accredited college or university and are responsible for assignments that range from simple or complex depending on their chosen field of education and/or already acquired education, training and/or experience 
   Typical tasks: assists the social media manager with developing a content strategy for each of OFRI’s major social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) that is tailored to the audience of each channel; helps identify and create content for OFRI social media; establishes and maintains a social media calendar to coordinate and strategically time posts for OFRI’s various social media channels; uses a social media management platform such as Hootsuite to coordinate timed posts; monitors OFRI social media channels and in coordination with the social media manager responds to comments and private messages received via social media. 
    
   RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS 
   Depending on the assignments, employees in this class may have daily to weekly contact with other agency staff, other agencies, stakeholders and the public to obtain or provide information, or to discuss project assignment. 
    
   SUPERVISION RECEIVED 
   Employees in this class receive close supervision from a supervisor, manager or higher level employee (social media manager) who assigns work orally or through written instructions. Work is reviewed on a daily, in progress basis for accuracy and consistency with agency goals, administrative rules, and applicable State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. As performance warrants, the level of difficulty of assignments may increase and additional duties assigned. Employees in this class use applicable State and Federal laws, rules and regulations, agency policies and procedures, administrative rules and applicable program manuals to serve as guidelines in accomplishing assigned training program. 
    
   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
   Basic knowledge of the theories, principles relating to field of specialization (social media). 
   Ability to learn and apply the methods, tools and materials to assigned field of training (social media marketing/digital communications) 
   Ability to learn and apply agency program policies and procedures. 
   Ability to learn and follow applicable State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. 
   Ability to learn and apply standard procedures and safety practices to the job. 
   Ability to maintain harmonious relationships with co-workers, agency personnel, other agency personnel and the general public. 
   Ability to write reports, tables, graphs and charts and maintain work records. 
   Ability to present ideas orally and in writing. 

 

Schedule 
   Part-time 

Salary/compensation 
   Compensation for the student social media intern position will be approximately $15 per hour. 
   Ability to survey or investigate, gather, compile and analyze data 

Deadline: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Website: 

oregonforests.org

Application Instructions: 

Please send a one-page cover letter and resume to Inka Bajandas at bajandas@ofri.org