Seeking Social Media Intern!

Johnson Creek Watershed Council is seeking a Social Media Intern! Check out the position description below.


Social Media Intern
60 hours; flexible schedule

Job description

Title:                             Social Media Intern

Reports to:                   Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Courtney Beckel– Volunteer Coordinator

Status:                          Unpaid. Flexible schedule. Intern would complete 60 hours or more, depending on preferences.


Assist the Johnson Creek Watershed Council in developing our social media strategy. Over the coming year, we would like to see our social media outlets working better to communicate our message of restoration through science and community engagement.

Position Description:

The Social Media Intern will meet with Courtney Beckel to learn about our current social media avenues, conduct a social media audit (to assess where we’re at now with social media metrics), help to develop a social media strategy, and help to develop an adaptive plan to continually respond and adapt to social media needs in the future.

This position will involve research, creativity/graphic design skills, interest and passion for environmental protection issues, and writing skills. The Intern may work either at the JCWC office or remotely, depending on preferences. Experience with social media in a professional setting is a plus. Marketing background is a plus. Hours are flexible; this internship can be spread over several months or can take place within a short time span.

General Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Report hours and work progress weekly to JCWC.
  • Meet with Courtney Beckel to gain familiarity with project background and available materials.
  • Conduct and report on a social media audit.
  • Help to develop a social media strategy (short term)
  • Help to develop an adaptive social media plan (long term)
  • Create easy-to-read how-to documents to ensure the success of the new social media strategy


  • Experience in social media development for use by a conservation-oriented nonprofit
  • Experience with research and leading a team on a new system
  • Experience applying tangible strategies to foster environmental protection
  • Familiarity with the workings of a dynamic watershed council

TO APPLY: Fill out our Volunteer Application; email with questions.

The Johnson Creek Watershed Council is committed to a diverse workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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