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Digital & Social Media Internship

Toronto, ON

Mediaplanet delivers top class content marketing campaigns together with 15,000+ clients globally. We are enthusiastic, and we make things happen – now rather than later.


We give 110% and then celebrate success at the finish line. We love to work hard, but we love to celebrate great results and team spirit just as much. We work to create an environment where teamwork and great social relations are at the top of our agenda. 


We’re looking to welcome an intern to our production team with a range of skills including an understanding of website content management (WordPress CMS), SEO, copywriting, copy editing, graphic design, video editing, and community management that want to learn how publishers are managing their social media and content marketing campaigns.


Internships of three- or four-month durations will be offered to candidates who successfully complete an interview with a take-home assignment.


Successful candidates will join our team 3 days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and and Thursday, with Tuesday being an in office day at our downtown Toronto office, receiving an honorarium of $350 monthly.

 

Mediaplanet is seeking a Communications, Marketing, Creative Industries, or Digital Media student to contribute to the content creation process and production of cross-media awareness campaigns, as well as develop communities across various social media platforms. Responsibilities also include digital quality control and maintainingwebsite best practices, as well as the opportunity to write and produce original content for Mediaplanet’s digital content hubs.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to weekly social brainstorms (strategy, ideas, analytics)
  • Research social media trends
  • Add to and maintain our social media calendar
  • Community management (responding to comments, multi-touch method, producing high-quality, SEO-focused Headlines
  • Collecting analytical data through Google Analytics
  • Support with producing client-facing final reports
  • Assist production team with the management and execution of online content including the creation of additional webpage elements
  • Ensure that launch of content occurs on-schedule and adheres to quality standards
  • Attend meetings with members of the sales and production teams to ensure digital components of campaigns launch on schedule

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student pursing a degree or certificate in Communications, Marketing, Creative Industries, or Digital Media
  • Experience using Google Drive (Docs, Sheets)
  • Experience using Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Experience using social media platforms, specifically: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn
  • Knowledge in translating long-form content to short-form
  • Creative mind with a knack for storytelling

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of Canadian Press Stylebook
  • Familiarity reaching out to influencers on social media
  • Experience building a social media following for a brand or business
  • Knowledge of branding foundations and design skills
  • Ability to use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Figma & Wordpress
  • Experience using Mailchimp
  • Experience with search engine optimization (SEO) best practices
  • Experience with Content Management Software (CMS) — Wordpress
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics

 

Mediaplanet values our interns for their time, fresh perspective, and effective audience development and growth, and will promote their professional development through a mentored approach.

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