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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wanted! Social Media Intern for Miss Minnesota High School and Collegiate Scholarship pageant.

Main duties and responsibilities:
- Create, update, and maintain social media sites including web site, Facebook, and Twitter.
- Upload photos and blog posts.
- Advertise Pageant, titleholder events, and other news-worthy moments.
- Recruit potential contestants through social media.
- Contact past contestants.
- Research possible events, parades, etc. that titleholders could attend and participate in.
- Research and contact possible Pageant sponsors.
- Research how to obtain non-profit status.

Time Commitment: Expect 5-10 hours per week, face to face meeting with pageant director once a month, and constant email contact with pageant director.

Skills/experience:
- Knowledge of (or at least) genuine interest in Pageants.
- College Junior or Senior in pursuit of degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or Advertising.
- Ability to create social media strategy.
- Ability to "cold call" and describe Program and what we need from sponsors.

Position available immediately. Hours will increase in summer as the August Pageant nears. Internship is complete after the Pageant unless intern wants to continue working with the Program.

Please send cover letter and resume to missmnhspageant@gmail.com