Social Media Intern

Social Media Intern at The Aspen Institute

$ Confidential

The Aspen Institute
The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Since its founding in 1949, the Institute has been driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most critical challenges facing communities in the United States and around the world. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Institute has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, and an international network of partners.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
To achieve our mission of a more free, just, and equitable society, we commit to working proactively to advance the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion across our myriad endeavors such as the recruitment, compensation, training, and advancement of staff. The best people-serving institutions make this commitment, and we seek to be a leader in the ways that we do so and learn from others. Visit our website to learn more about our commitment and recent actions taken toward building and nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment.
The Aspen Partnership for an Inclusive Economy (APIE)
APIE is the first-ever enterprise level initiative of the Institute which seeks to address one of the defining challenges of our time - growing economic inequality. APIE harnesses assets from across the Institute – combining the ideas, talents and resources of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to develop solutions to address the growing threat of economic inequality. Through this platform the Aspen Institute seeks to accelerate the tipping point for change.
Basic Function
The Social Media Intern will provide support to APIE and the Institute’s Communications and Marketing department in its work to promote the Institute’s inclusive economy work and overall brand to external audiences. The job can be performed remotely, but some in-person work may be expected as events and work activities return to in-person.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage social media content for APIE and Institute channels, including creating simple graphics, videos, and drafting content for use on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Support organic and paid social media ad campaigns.
  • Help set goals and track metrics for social media campaigns.
  • Provide project management, administrative, and logistical support as needed.


  • Status as a student or recent graduate interested in journalism, communications, public policy, or a related field.
  • Experience with simple graphic design, for example in Canva.
  • Strong writing, research, and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of content management systems such as Sprout Social, social media platforms, particularly LinkedIn and Twitter, and other digital tools. Knowledge of Photoshop a plus.
  • Versatile and collaborative, able to work with a large team.
  • Commitment to detail.
  • Willingness to travel to assist with event promotion, when events return in-person.

Time Frame:

  • March 2022- March 2023
  • Paid internship
  • Minimum of 20 hours/week
  • Up to one year

The Institute has implemented a mandatory COVID vaccination policy for all employees who will work at one of our physical locations, attend any of our in-person events or travel on behalf of the Institute. Staff unable to be vaccinated may request an exemption under certain circumstances.
The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Published 2022-03-25

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