Cactus

Social Media Internship

Type of work: Internship
Location: Denver, Colorado
Date Posted: April 6th, 2012
Description:

Social Media Internship, Cactus
Address: 2128 15th Street
Location: Denver, CO
Application Deadline: April 30, 2012
Position: Part-Time, Unpaid (College Credit)
Timeframe: Summer 2012

Description:
Social Media Intern: Advertising Agency
Do you check your Facebook before getting out of bed in the morning? Are you a mayor on Foursquare? Do you know you Klout within a point or two without looking? Then you might be just the person we are looking for.

Position Summary:
The social media intern will play an active role in the monitoring, evaluation, execution and strategic planning of social media efforts for both Cactus and agency clients. S/he will work closely with all the departments at Cactus to develop integrated strategy and earned media tactics including PR, digital, mobile, blogs, forums and all social media platforms. The social media intern will have the opportunity to actively participate in the creation of a social media campaign from start to finish, gaining exposure to all agency roles and processes.

Responsibilities:
The social media intern will play an active role in the monitoring, evaluation, execution and strategic planning of social media efforts for both Cactus and agency clients. S/he will work closely with all the departments at Cactus to develop integrated strategy and earned media tactics including PR, digital, mobile, blogs, forums and all social media platforms. The social media intern will have the opportunity to actively participate in the creation of a social media campaign from start to finish, gaining exposure to all agency roles and processes.

Requirements:
This internship is designed for college juniors and seniors. Our internships are unpaid and potential candidates can receive academic course credit from their college/university for program completion. We ask for a minimum of 20 hours per week. Education: College junior, senior or recent grad, some related experience, coursework or club
Involvement.

About Cactus:
Cactus is a full-service brand communications agency providing business solutions for companies and causes through brand strategy, advertising, design, interactive and media services. Cactus has been nationally recognized for its break-through creative executions by The One Show, Communication Arts, The Webby Awards, South by Southwest, Favourite Website Awards, Advertising Age, Creativity and Print's Regional Design Annual.

We just want to get to know you, that’s all. Please take time to thoughtfully answer the following questions. Remember: Good things, when short, are twice as good.

1. What is it about Social Media that interests you?

2. In your opinion, what makes a great social media campaign?

3. Describe the work environment that helps you thrive. Maybe you do your best work late at night with a laptop on the floor, early in the morning with a focused group, or maybe with a partner and a notepad in a loud coffee shop.

4. What social media platforms do you engage in for fun?

5. What do you hope to learn during your internship?

6. What days/times during the week are you available to intern at Cactus? (A minimum of 20 hours a week are required)

7. Are you interning for school credit and if so, what are the requirements?

How to apply:

How to Apply:
Interested applicants are required to submit a copy of a current resume and a completed questionnaire in a PDF format. Please email your information to socialmediainternship@sharpideas.com and include SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN in the subject line.

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