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Age Minimum (with Adult):18+, Minimum Age:18+

Social Media Intern-KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market

The Social Media Intern for The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market will be responsible for shaping the KITCHEN’s social media presence with creative and consistent content with the goal of engaging visitors in the broader work of The Trustees and the Boston Public Market. The ideal applicant will be energetic, motivated, and comfortable working in a self-directed and fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and writing skills are required. Interest in local food, cooking, health, environment, historic preservation, visitor engagement, land management, and/or non-profits is encouraged. Applicants must be tech-savvy and familiar with the major social media marketing platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or be willing and able to learn on the job.

While the position is unpaid, the intern will gain valuable digital marketing and social media experience, a letter of recommendation, connections to local food companies and partners, and valuable non-profit experience. Interns are able to attend KITCHEN events for free and receive a discount to Boston Public Market vendors.

Reports to:
KITCHEN Engagement Site Manager 

Commitment:
•September 2016 start date, flexible based on applicant availability 
•Approximately 10 hours per week,  fluctuating between 5-15 hours depending on the week
•Applicants must be willing to work through the end of December at a minimum with the option of extending through June. 
•Work can be done remotely with weekly in-person meetings.
*This position is unpaid, school credit is optional

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Working with the Engagement Site Manager and the Director to develop content for KITCHEN social media platforms in accordance with the marketing plan 
•Promote KITCHEN initiatives through strategic and cohesive messaging across all platforms
•Engaging the food community with shout-outs, likes, and comments on our own platforms and those of our partners and fans
•Log internship hours in the Hands on Connect database weekly 

Qualifications
•The ideal applicant will be energetic, motivated, and comfortable working in a self-directed and fast-paced environment. 
•Excellent communication and writing skills are required. 
•Interest in local food, cooking, health, environment, historic preservation, visitor engagement, land management, and/or non-profits is encouraged. 
•Applicants must be tech-savvy and familiar with the major social media marketing platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or be willing and able to learn on the job.

How to Apply:
Send resume and a brief cover letter to Annie Wolf at awolf@thetrustees.org. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. 

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