Advocacy and State Relations Social Media Intern

This position will assist the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) alumni advocacy program through the Advocacy social media platforms. Role will include creation of social media strategy, research and content creation, and management of Facebook and Twitter accounts. This is 2019-2020 academic year, hourly position. Pay is $10 per hour, for an approximate total of 10-15 hours per week.

Core responsibilities include but not limited to:

Marketing & Communication: 75%

  • Assist in deploying social media tactics for alumni advocacy
  • Monitor social media accounts
  • Create social media posts
  • Build a social media ad campaign
  • Other duties as assigned

Market Research & Data Analysis: 20%

  • Explore new media tools and opportunities to improve engagement
  • Compile data for analysis
  • Perform analysis of program metrics
  • Maintain tracking report of program activity
  • Other duties as assigned

Event management: 5%

  • Assist with coordinating events for alumni advocacy during peak times
  • Create and distribute event listing pages on social media websites
  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills

  •  Knowledge and experience with social media
  •  Strong writing skills
  •  Research acumen
  •  Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  •  Ability to multitask and prioritize
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a small team environment
  •  Disciplined self-starter who regularly sets and achieves work goal
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office
  •  Ability to work 10 -15 hours/week between the hours of 8:00am and 5:30pm


If you have questions please contact Denise Jelinek at