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Social Media Strategist Internship

What It Means to be a Social Media Strategist Intern at Benali

As a Social Media Strategist Intern at Benali, you will be working closely with our Content Editor and Junior Copywriter as part of a close-knit, collaborative, marketing team. You’ll build real-world copywriting and social media marketing experience and play a key role at Benali working with our creative team on internal and external projects. Working under the guidance and mentorship of our Content Editor and Junior Copywriter, you’ll get to work on a range of active client marketing projects including content strategizing, social media marketing, social media management, paid social management, and more. Not required, but a desire for Copywriting and formulating messaging that is consistent with our client’s brands would be ideal. This role can either be onsite in Norman, OK or fully remote and will run through the summer at 40 hours per week with the potential to continue to part-time during the following school year. This is a paid internship.

What We’re Looking For in a Social Media Strategist Intern

  • You’re a current Marketing, Journalism, or Writing student looking for a full-time, summer-long internship.
  • You have a portfolio to share, containing content samples, clear communication of your process, and any insights gained.
  • A collaborator — you enjoy being part of a team and working toward a common goal. You’re comfortable working with other content creators and other disciplines, such as graphic designers.
  • You are eager to learn and see getting feedback on your work as an opportunity to grow and improve on your skills.
  • Great follow-up skills and not shy about asking questions for clarity.
  • You’ve got an eye for details — you catch spelling or grammar mistakes and are proactive in fixing them.
  • You are self-motivated and resourceful — You can stay on task independently and strive to find new, creative ways to communicate with our client’s prospective customers.
  • You are able to jump back and forth between various tasks easily and can manage projects for multiple clients simultaneously.
  • You are looking to gain real-world experience within content strategizing, creation, and performance analysis.
  • You’re proficient in using social media and have tenacity when troubleshooting tech issues.
  • You have a passion for creating content that is engaging, exciting, and fresh.

What You’ll Focus on at Benali

Depending on our active clients and your preferences, your tasks will range from writing and reviewing social media calendars, email campaigns, Facebook ads, Google ads, and articles. Yourself, our Content Editor, and our Junior Copywriter will collaborate and work closely on all tasks listed below. Your involvement will be dependent on work load, client necessity, and what’s fitting to your career goals and interests. These include tasks such as:
  • Social Media
    • Assist in creating graphics, writing captions, and developing top hashtags.
    • Be responsible for ensuring that posts are going out on time and correctly, without grammar errors or formatting mistakes.
    • Help establish brand cohesiveness on all channels for clients.
    • Collaborate on boosting content strategies.
  • Paid Social Ads
    • Write and review ad copy that is compliant with Facebook & Google advertising policies.
    • Collaborate on ad copy to ensure messaging is consistent with the client's brand.
    • Help create targeting demographic groups that optimize our client’s reach and support their growth.

What’s Expected of You

  • You believe together is better. You’re unified with our team in our goals and our work, in our wins and in our losses, because you know that teams do it best.
  • You’re always inspired. You’re eager to learn, to grow, and to work on things you’re curious about.
  • You like to be real. You're not afraid to be yourself or to tell and hear the truth and learn from it.
  • You make it work. You’re a problem solver and solution finder who never settles for okay.
  • You believe change is certain. You're constantly looking to improve and understand it's okay to tweak things and pivot.
  • You celebrate good times. You're proud of your work, our team’s work, and advocate for others to be their best.

What You Can Expect of Benali

  • We will trust your decisions and give you the authority to make decisions. We’ll never cover you in red tape.
  • We will support you personally and professionally with our time, resources, and attention. We’ll never leave you hanging.
  • We will invest in you and your craft. If you desire to grow, we never want to be your bottleneck.
  • We will challenge you. We are constantly improving because we are constantly overcoming challenges. You’ll never be bored.
  • We will listen to you. Your voice matters to us and you have a seat at our table. We’ll never shut you out.

Why Build a Career at Benali

  • We’re a small but growing team looking to elevate ourselves and our clients.
  • We believe in doing meaningful, good work for our clients that makes an impact on not only their business, but also in their everyday lives.
  • We serve growing small businesses and constantly see the fruit of our labor, from seed to harvest.
  • We build authentic relationships within our team and with our clients that go beyond transactional meetings.
  • We’re passionate about growth and development at the company and individual levels. There will always be opportunities for advancement for you.
  • We’re obsessed with our clients success and are always looking to help them transform their business and their lives.
  • We regularly make time for developing ourselves individually and as a team. We want everyone to leave Benali better than when they stepped in.
  • We believe work should be meaningful.
  • We believe in flexibility.
  • We believe work should be fun.
  • We believe our work should have a positive impact on ourselves and others.
If you think you’re the right fit for Social Media Strategist Intern (with a Copywriting emphasis) at Benali, start our application process by completing our VideoAsk.

And once that’s done, please fill out our official application as well.
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