Social Media Intern

Job Information


The North Carolina Conservation Network is seeking candidates for a part-time paid online organizing internship. The internship will be 20 hours per week during normal business hours and will run from June 5 to July 31 (dates are flexible).

The NC Conservation Network is a statewide network of approximately 75 environmental, health, and environmental justice organizations. The NC Conservation Network directly advocates for equitable and sustainable solutions for our environment and public health.


The Social Media Intern will receive first-hand experience working at a statewide environmental nonprofit. The candidate’s responsibilities will involve:

  • Engaging with our social media followers through likes, comments, and direct messages.
  • Growing our social media following and helping to come up with content ideas for Instagram & TikTok.
  • Compiling a list of potential influencers who should be engaging with our content.
  • Exploring and evaluating new social media tools, trends, and channels for the organization.
  • Researching and presenting examples of innovative ideas for social media and online organizing.

Applicants should be excited about social media, digital innovation, data-driven insight, engaging with online audiences, and learning more about North Carolina’s environmental community. Ideal candidates will be self-starters with a collaborative spirit who are creative, detail-oriented and have good time management skills.


  • Ideal candidates will have a major, minor or, strong interest in communications, political science, environmental studies, or public policy.
  • Knowledge and comfort with wide range of social media platforms, especially with Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Demonstrated interest in progressive issues and, in particular, an interest in environmental, environmental justice and public health issues.
  • Eagerness to learn new things and collaborate with our team.
  • Ability to work 100% remotely during the pandemic.


The stipend for this internship will be $2,400 for the 8-week internship.

Application Instructions

Close date: While applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, it is recommended to apply by April 1st, 2023. Internship is open until filled.

Contact Name: Brittany Iery

Application Instructions:

To apply, email both a resume and cover letter to with the subject “Attn: Social Media Intern”

NC Conservation Network is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn and work together to change the world. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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