Internship Available:

Marketing & Social Media Intern

Dementia Alliance of North Carolina is a local non-profit looking for a passionate, creative, and innovative volunteer to assist in social media marketing. 

This is a 6-month, unpaid internship @10 hours per week. However, we can provide a stipend to cover travel and any work-related expenses. The intern will work closely with the Marketing Manager and Marketing Committee to implement our communications plan. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists in Developing and implementing a social media strategy
  • Updates the social media accounts with fresh content to improve engagement and outreach 
  • Conducts research to find articles and stories relevant to Dementia Alliance of North Carolina’s mission and vision and posts on our social media platforms to invite conversation and interaction 
  • Monitors and replies to conversation/interaction and encourages greater social media engagement.
  • Identifies opportunities to influence public perception through audience engagement and publicly speaking about the brand’s social media strategy
  • Tracks social media interaction and fanbase growth and provides communication team with monthly updates 
  • Provides assistance with special events 
  • Contributes to the team efforts by accomplishing related tasks as needed 
  • Completes other digital media projects and research projects as assigned

Ideal Candidate Qualifications 

  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook
  • Understanding of social media KPIs, web traffic metrics and SEO
  • Creative self-starter with a passion for Alzheimer’s and Dementia
  • Experience with website maintenance and social media platforms
  • Must be an effective communicator, both written and oral. Bilingual is a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and be able to prioritize.
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with the team 
  • Able to bring your own laptop computer
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and in good standing.
  • Experience working with social media content systems like Sprinklr or Hootsuite a plus
  • Must have experience with Zoom and Google Drive Products.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Majors preferred: Social Media, Digital Media, Communications, Marketing, Business, Humanities or related major

Skills preferred: Social media, writing, creative thinking, critical thinking, curiosity, making connections

Ready to Apply?  Please send cover letter and resume to by December 17, 2021 with the subject line “Social Media Intern’.