SXSW EDU Digital Media Internship

Role Description

The SXSW EDU Team is seeking a self-motivated digital marketing intern for the 2018 SXSW EDU Conference & Festival. SXSW EDU cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning.

This intern will assist in the execution of various daily tasks in multiple digital channels including website, social media, advertising, video and search marketing. The intern will be responsible for weekly learning projects, including developing and executing blogging and social media campaigns, researching the latest related trends and copy editing marketing content. Data entry and administrative tasks related to SXSW EDU marketing will be required. This position will provide a wide range of experience in regards to the production and promotion of a large scale event.

Responsibilities for this position include

What you will learn:

How to strategically market a large scale eventResearch and understand the latest education trendsHow to connect with and market to the education community through web and social mediaHow to track and interpret data, write summaries and make recommendations that influences marketing and messaging decisionsStrategies for developing and executing digital campaignsManaging a website and social media presenceHow to work and collaborate in a fast-paced environment

Candidates should:

Have an interest in marketing and educationBe highly organizedHave excellent leadership qualitiesThe ability to work as a teamPossess exceptional customer serviceDemonstrate good communication skills (email, phone and conversation)Show a strong attention to detailHave time-management skillsThe ability to work with large groups of peopleHave some knowledge of marketing tools (Such as Adobe, Hootsuite and Hubspot)Have some knowledge of Mac computersAvailability

This position runs August 2017 – March 2018. A time commitment of 10-20 hours a week with full-time availability during the week of SXSW EDU, March 5-8 and SXSWeek, March 9-18, is required.

Application instructions

  • Submit resume and cover letter to the SXSW internship department [email protected]
  • Cover letter must include "Why you think an internship at SXSW would benefit you
  • Applicants can apply for up to 3 internships
  • Include top 3 choices order of preference in cover letter and body of submission email
  • Include any additional information required by the specific internship

To apply, send resumes/CVs to [email protected]


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