SEA-Twin Cities internship opportunities – Fall 2012
Social Enterprise Internships – Fall 2012Minneapolis, MNOverview Social Enterprise Alliance – Twin Cities
is the champion for social enterprise in ourregion. Our aim is for social enterprise to reach its full potential as a force for positive socialchange, in service to the common good. To achieve this purpose, we provide socialenterprises with the tools and resources they need to succeed, and work on building anoptimal environment in which they can thrive. For more about us, visit www.seatwincities.org . To learn about Social Enterprise Alliance nationally, visit www.se-alliance.org .Our growing chapter of 100+ members strong seeks smart, dynamic interns who arepassionate about social enterprise and hungry to learn more and support this growing field. We can be flexible with total time commitment and we are anxious to ensure that theinternship meets your own professional development goals. Internships would begin as soonas possible after Labor Day.
Internship Descriptions & Responsibilities
We are looking for several interns to support two of our committees in carrying out their key initiatives. Work environment will be a mix of attending in-person meetings, participating inphone calls, and working independently to meet deadlines.
Communications & Marketing
– Support the Committee’s goals of a) increasing awareness about social enterprise, b) increasing the visibility of our member organizations,and c) promoting chapter events. Interns will report directly to the Chair of the Marketing Committee. Responsibilities may include any of the following:
Create and send e-alerts for upcoming chapter events, identify and pursue additionalpromotional channels and manage RSVP lists for events.
Manage social media feeds, such as Twitter and Facebook. Identify relevant newsitems or partner content to share through these channels.
Revamp chapter website ( www.seatwincities.org ) to create a more dynamic userexperience with fresh content and updated news items. Explore reorganizing the site(i.e. changing or adding new tabs, enhancing site dynamism, adding a “member only”log-in space, etc). Update content regularly.
Field inquiries from prospective members when appropriate. Forward to appropriateperson any inquiries that require additional knowledge/information.
Research and write stories about member organizations