Overview

More Perfect Union – Winter/Spring Internship Program, 2023

Position Title: Social Media & Distribution Intern

Reports to: Digital Strategist

Job type: Paid Internship

Compensation:  $20/hour

Time commitment: Full-time beginning in December 2022. Start/end dates are flexible for this 90 day internship.

Location: Remote

Applications will be accepted for this position on a rolling basis. 

More Perfect Union is an advocacy and journalism organization with a mission to build power for the working class. We cover politics, policy, labor, business, and economics news through a class lens, and we pair our reporting with activism to help working people win policy fights. Launched in February 2021, More Perfect Union’s coverage has garnered over 100 million video views and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

We’re hiring a Social Media & Distribution Intern to join our growing team. The Social Media & Distribution Intern will assist in driving audience growth and engagement across multiple social platforms by scheduling content, making graphics, translating performance results into actionable insights, and helping to build a distribution network to share More Perfect Union content.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work with Digital Strategist to build distribution networks to share and promote content
  • Update website regularly with new videos and content
  • Identify important, interesting, or underreported stories/facts/memes and use them to create compelling social media content
  • Work with Graphic Designer to create shareable graphics and memes for Facebook and Instagram
  • Monitor analytics, audience sentiments, and social media trends
  • Assisting with all aspects of social distribution, including scheduling content, community management, and optimizing posts for engagement and search
  • Receiving assignments from supervisor and colleagues for prompt action
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with national politics and labor issues
  • Regular user of social media
  • A passion for economic justice
  • Ability to identify and acquire new partners for distribution networks
  • An excellent communicator and collaborator, with strong interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter who pays close attention to detail and is highly organized, capable of meeting tight deadlines

At More Perfect Union we strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in all elements of our work. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, post-secondary educational status, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We strongly encourage members of historically underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply.

More Perfect Union is offering interns a living wage and benefits package including: monthly home office stipend, paid federal holidays and paid sick leave.