Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective is a nationally recognized, award winning artists’ collective, known for high quality social justice art and innovative programming in creative youth development and gun violence prevention.
Through a grant from Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Saint Louis Story Stitchers is offering two social media and marketing internships to help grow the brand. Compensation is $50 per week or up to $200 per month for June through August 2022. Additional work may follow for outstanding interns. Engagement in St. Louis with the artists and events is expected.
Internships: Social Media Marketing
Track 1: photos and written content
Track 2: videos and captions
Start date: Jun 1, 2022
End date: August 31, 2022
Youth Program Coordinator: Branden Lewis
Internship Teaching Artist 1: Avery Rogers
Internship Teaching Artist 2: Britny Cordera
- Attend one meeting with supervisor(s) per week:
- Review and edit posts for the upcoming week as a team
- Interns will participate in the review by offering constructive feedback and ideas for each other’s work
- Schedule upcoming posts
- Answer any questions
- Do research together based on Interns’ interests
- Mentorship on certain subjects such as:
- Content creation, writers voice
- Choosing photos
- Taking photos
- Hashtags and keywords
- Assign posts for next week
- (Track 1 only) Choose & edit photos, write content for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
- (Track 2 only) Create & edit videos, write captions for Instagram Reels and TikTok
- Ensure content for upcoming events is created and posted in a timely manner
- Ensure balance between events related content and general engagement related content
- Interns will submit all post and content creation to the supervisors through Google drive according to a provided template. Interns understand that the supervisors will post on social media on the interns’ behalf
- Interns agree to only communicate with supervisors over Story Stitchers email accounts and at Story Stitchers related meetings or events
- As such, interns are expected to check their email on a regular basis
- Interns are encouraged, but not required, to attend events to capture their own original photos and videos to use for posts. Teaching Artists will guide and mentor interns on this as well
- Interns are encouraged, but not required, to keep a portfolio of all their work. Supervisors will assist and support interns in the creation and upkeep of such a portfolio.
- Teaching Artists will be available as a reference, either over the phone or through a written reference letter, for future job or school applications.
To apply, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/1TBXDACUjzvEMBuB9