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The BusinessISU Social Media Intern Application is NOW OPEN!!

APPLY to be a part of the student/staff team that creates all of the original content for our COB social media platforms.  

Members of the team are required to meet weekly on Monday mornings at 8:30 am to map out each week’s worth of content and generate semester arcs for stories, promotions, and site interaction.  The group is run like a news team with project assignments, content creation, video production, and reviewing the analytics of our postings.  Team member accountability is key to our success.  

If any, or all, of these duties appeal to you, this might be your calling.

BusinessISU Social Media Intern

A College of Business (COB) Marketing Intern is a hardworking and motivated individual who wants to learn more about day-to-day operations as a hands-on marketing professional and promoter of events.  Duties performed by interns are listed, but not limited to the following:

  • Help increase engagement (via shares, likes comments) on all COB social media platforms
  • Develop weekly content themes
  • Monitor growth of audience (i.e. Facebook likes, twitter followers, Instagram followers)
  • Tie all content to College of Business
  • Serve as a lead content creator for the COB Instagram account
  • Help in the writing of original content for social media and COB marketing
  • Review and suggests content from other sources for posting about professional tips
  • Build partnerships with influencer in the College of Business
  • Serve as a lead creator in a COB student blog series
  • Gather information on COB Registered Student Organizations (ie. - how to get involved, meeting locations on campus, etc.)
  • Help to create content for the COB Baby Bird character
  • Serve as a lead creator in the “5 Question Thursday” video series (willing to be in front of camera also) 
  • Serve as a lead creator in other COB videos as suggested by COB Marketing Committee
  • Meet assigned deadlines as instructed
  • Adhere to the COB and University Style Guides in creating marketing and social media pieces

As a COB Marketing Intern, we want you to have a valued learning experience that will benefit you for year’s to come.  We also want it to be enjoyable.  Interns will be provided with some “perks” for working in this role.  Special COB apparel will be available for you to wear on “outings,” video shoots, and keep in the process.  We also hope to offer you external learning rewards for being a part of the team.  Working with other marketing professionals, working with vendors, and going on photo shoots are just a few of the opportunities that could be a part of your internship.  

To ensure that you are getting the most out of your experience, we will plan on at least two reviews per semester.  These reviews will be held with the Executive Director of Marketing and are designed for constructive feedback so as to make your and the College of Business’s working relationship have a mutually beneficial outcome.

APPLICATIONS are open until midnight on THURSDAY | SEPTEMBER 2, 2021

Application reviews will begin immediately and interviews will follow within the week.

If you have any questions about the Social Media Marketing Intern/Ambassador program, please contact:

Steve Vandiver
Executive Director of Marketing & Communications
College of Business
Campus Box 5500
Normal, IL 61790-5500
(309) 438-2646

2021-11-09T11:46:56.179-08:00 2021