Intern with Us 2019-04-30T14:14:20+00:00

Social Media and Photography Intern

WildlifeDirect is looking for an energetic, innovative and detail-oriented Social Media and Photography intern to support the organization’s communication department. This position provides a unique opportunity to build your resume and photography portfolio and to gain professional experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:
The Social Media and Photography intern will report to the Chief Operations Officer

  • Photography during WildlifeDirect meeting, events, workshops, trainings etc.
  • Create images, infographics, and other visual representations of quotes and data to share on WildlifeDirect’s social media platforms.
  • Monitor notifications and performance metrics for WildlifeDirect’s social media accounts and use these data to improve campaign and account performance over time.
  • Assist in developing WildlifeDirect’s social media strategy.
  • Keep abreast of social and digital media trends to enhance WildlifeDirect’s social media presence.
  • Assist the Communications Assistant with live social media coverage of WildlifeDirect events.
  • Assist with the management of blogs and other online content
  • Assist with online photo and video galleries
  • Assist with graphics and video slideshow creation for different program activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the Communications Department.

Requirements:
The ideal candidate should have own professional camera and be an undergraduate or graduate with relevant background in photography, art, communications, public relations, marketing or graphic design.

  • Experience with various social media platforms.
  • Excellent photography skills
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Proficiency in computer skills and applications, including Microsoft Office. Adobe CS experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and in an individual capacity
  • Ability to commit 40 hours per week, with a flexible structure.
  • A willingness to be creative and have fun at work!

This internship is unpaid but there is a stipend for transport paid on a monthly basis in arrears.

Applications including cover letter, resume, references and portfolio to be emailed to recruitment@wildlifedirect.org by Friday, 17 May 2019 with Subject line: Social Media and Photography Intern

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