PC CAN Online Community Management Internship Position
Do you love social media and branding? Are you looking for experience in marketing, social media and community development? Do you have a passion for food and wellness? Want to hear more? Apply for this fantastic position with the Portage County Can Coalition.
ORGANIZATION: Portage County Can, a non-profit health and wellness coalition (PC CAN)
ABOUT PORTAGE COUNTY CAN:
Vision: Portage County is engaged in being the healthiest community in the state.
Mission: Improve the well-being of the Portage County community through the development of partnerships to promote healthy eating and active living.
In 2006, Portage County received a grant to help kids become active. The county needed a community group to work with and Portage County Can was born.
Today, Portage County Can is a network of local individuals and organizations interested in connecting all the good work that’s already happening to make our community healthier. Portage County Can supporters believe that a healthy community enhances the lives of individuals, families, and communities. We believe that walking trails, biking trails, farmers markets, community potlucks, as well as a myriad of other activities going on in the Stevens Point area, improve lives. We believe that a community that emphasizes health will attract quality people and businesses to our community.
Our partner organizations include the Portage County Breastfeeding Coalition, Fruit and Veggie WORKS, Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Committee and the Activity Workgroup. PC CAN functions to support these coalitions as a fiscal agent, through social and traditional marketing, and volunteer organization. This network of unique, yet health-focused coalitions creates a singular opportunity to reach community members from all backgrounds and support healthy living in our community.
Portage County Can aims to support individuals and organizations that take action to increase physical activity and healthy food choices. Moving more and eating better, even without weight loss, can reduce the risks of chronic diseases and the cost to our community. We provide ways for Portage County to network and support organizations that want to create environments that empower us all to be move more and eat well.
ABOUT THE JOB:
Portage County Can is looking to hire an online Community Management Intern to lead the social media efforts of PC CAN and associated coalition groups. PC CAN aspires to be an online hub for Portage County community health and wellness. The community management intern will be the voice behind PC CAN’s social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram and our blog. A successful candidate will engage with our audience and provide timely, accurate and interesting content about health and wellness, as well as promote upcoming events in the Portage County area that feature local food, nutrition, or activity. Examples include community walk/run, farmers’ market events, and partner events. This position will also be part promoting and support Stevens Point Community Turkey Trot, which is PC CAN’s premier engagement event. We strive to be a leader in nutritional health, while appealing to an audience diverse in income, background and culture.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
- Work closely with PC CAN marketing team and web development team
- Manage the day-to-day outreach on Facebook, Pinterest and through the website
- Manage calendar of events and promote health and wellness activities in Portage County
- Participate in coalition partners’ community events and programs, including Farmers’ Market promotions and Breastfeeding Coalition events to take photos, videos and promote the work being done
- Track engagement and ROI of outreach and share at Steering Committee Meetings
- Help develop long-term social media strategy for PC CAN
- Schedule and maintain monthly themed postings on health and wellness
- Attend all PC CAN steering committee meeting and working group meetings as needed
- Stay up-to-date with health information, community events and current programs
- Associates degree or at least 2 years of a bachelor’s degree in degree in business, marketing, communication, public relations or related field
- Computer skills including, but not limited to, MS Office, Google Docs, Adobe or other design software and mobile software
- Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
- Willing to work independently (self-motivated) and to work as part of a team
- Customer service skills
- Interest in nutrition, health, physical activity and community development
- Experience managing social media for a non-profit or for-profit organization in a school or professional setting
A small stipend is offered for this position.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Kelly.firstname.lastname@example.org
PC CAN is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. Students and minorities are encouraged to apply.