Term Length: 11 months
Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for a Social Media intern to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the plants and animals they sustain.
NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its supporters have protected 14 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.
Duties and Responsibilities
The social media marketing intern is responsible for the creation and curation of social media content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and TikTok, aligned with marketing strategies to grow NCC’s community and increase engagement of our supporters.
As part of the national Marketing and Development team at NCC, the social media marketing intern will apply best practices and champion NCC’s brand while collaborating with internal stakeholders to build and schedule social media calendars. The intern is also responsible for using social media tools and platforms to provide reports, insights, and recommendations. As a brand champion, they will maintain and grow NCC’s social community and positively respond to social questions and comments. Creative knowledge and skills are also required as the role designs graphic assets for use on social media platforms.
Required Skills and Attributes
Relevant education in Marketing, New media, Visual Communications, Public Relations, or relevant field
1-2 years of experience and a proven track record in the field of social media
Expertise in multiple social media platforms and listening tools
Attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Bilingualism an asset
Collaborative attitude with ability to build online and offline relationships
Ability to deliver and adapt creative content
Familiarity with online marketing strategies and marketing channels
Background in Graphic Design is essential (Adobe Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Knowledge of video creation and post-production using Adobe Premiere Pro and optimizing for different social channels such as TikTok, IG Reels and YouTube.
NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume through our Conservation Internship Program page in our Career Centre by September 4, 2022 11.59 PM EST.
NCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We value and incorporate diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge, and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. This is our continuous commitment: to promote healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy planet for everyone.