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Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Thrivent Financial - Social Media Intern

Do you love developing cutting-edge marketing programs?

  • Are you passionate about learning why people engage on social platforms?
  • Do you want to join a team where you have a chance to make a real impact?
  • Do you want to learn how using social media as a business differs from using as an individual?
  • The Social Media Specialist intern(s) will support the strategic planning, management and measurement of our Thrivent social media activities across various social platforms such as: Facebook Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest and more!

    What you get to do:
    • Monitor social media platforms for mentions of Thrivent that impact reputation, programs and activities.
    • Coordinate social responses to social media activity that mentions Thrivent.
    • Manage posting calendars for social media sites.
    • Support the development of our social media campaigns and advertising.
    • Develop tools and presentations for sharing our social media with internal and external audiences.
    • Assess social metrics and compile reports to provide insights and understanding of the performance of our social media activities
    • Assist in the configuration and management of social media platforms and tools such as: Sprinklr, Radian6, Spreadfast and others as necessary.
    • Write, edit and review social media posts.
    Traits we value:
    • You are curious – love to learn and stay on the cutting edge of marketing.
    • You value using data and information to guide recommendations.
    • You have strong collaboration and team work skills.
    • You have the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment with a high degree of ambiguity
    • You want to make an immediate impact and take initiative.
    • You have a passion for social media, both personally and professionally.
    • Ability to effectively communicate complex technologies to various audiences
    What we want from you:
    • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, MIS/IT, economics, finance, law, psychology, sociology or other related fields.
    • A track record of excellent academic performance (GPA 3.0+)
    • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
    • Strong understanding of social media platforms; familiarity of business use of platforms
    • Self-directed, with strong personal management and organization skills
    • Strong problem identification and problem solving skills
    • High technical aptitude; easily learns tools & systems
    • Solid team player
    Optional skills/experiences:
    • Previous experience managing social profiles for a business or group
    • Experience working w/ data sets, developing queries, configuring systems to produce insights and results
    • Creative production skills, such as Adobe CS
    • Strong Excel skills including charts, graphs and pivot tables
    • Previous direct marketing, digital marketing, SEO/SEM and paid digital advertising experience
    Apply now.