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Social Media Intern / Sports Management

United States Olympic Committee

The United States Olympic Committee is seeking a Social Media Intern to help lead Team USAís day-to-day efforts throughout social media. The candidate will assist in managing our official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, G+, LinkedIn and Snapchat. The social media intern will be responsible for helping lead our real-time conversation with Team USA Fans and executing Team USA social media initiatives. The candidate should be a self-starter with a knack for developing creative content for social media audiences. The ideal person should be very familiar with social media platforms and have a knowledge and passion for sport.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Daily monitoring of USOC social media platforms, flexibility to work nights and weekends (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn Snapchat, Pinterest).
  • Proactively engage in DAILY social conversations with fans, athletes and celebrities.
  • Write creative copy for social media platforms to promote content and video.
  • Research, strategize and execute social media campaigns on all Team USA social media platforms
  • Design basic images/GIFS in Photoshop for posting on various social media platforms.
  • Assist in producing weekly and monthly social media analytics reports.
  • Report on industry trends to help ensure the USOC social media platforms are innovative and cutting edge.
  • Curate content to expand the USOCís presence on Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn & Snapchat


  • Educational Requirements: Enrolled in a journalism, marketing/advertising, graphic design or related Bachelorís degree program at the junior or senior level status or enrolled in a Master degree program, or graduated within the past 12 months.
  • Experience using social media for professional/journalistic endeavors (ie: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc.)
  • Graphic Design skills are a MUST (Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premier)
    Tools and equipment:
  • Standard Office Equipment
  • Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Adobe Creative Cloud software

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