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The Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (WEL Institute) at The University of Texas at Austin will strengthen the next generation of courageous, creative female leaders who will change the world — in business and beyond. Through an environment of community, diversity, inclusivity and empowerment, we will redefine leadership and entrepreneurship by growing the number of women-owned and women-led businesses. Learn more at 

Working closely with the Program Manager for the WEL Institute, the Social Media Intern is responsible for providing support to the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute through a variety of channels; including social media, creative design, programs & event support, marketing & communications support, and others to be assigned. The Social Media Intern will assist with the development and design of core WEL Institute creative tasks as assigned. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
As the Social Media Intern, 10-15 hours a week you will…
  • Manage the WEL Institute’s visibility on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter;
  • Manage the #KSxUTAustin hashtag;
  • Create a social media content calendar;
  • Assist with website updates via Wordpress;
  • Assist with creating and managing a blog; 
  • Assist with collateral updates and version control;
  • Assist with video production (shooting, editing, etc);
  • Assist in the Marketing & Communications efforts of the WEL Institute;
  • Assist in the Programs & Events efforts of the WEL Institute;
  • Assist in the planning and promotion of the Women’s Summit for the WEL Institute;
  • Support general front desk and office operations, including maintenance of space and high-level customer service/hospitality;
  • Participate in regular trainings and development activities to promote team building and collaboration, as well as individual development;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Career Readiness Competencies:
As the Social Media Intern, you will strengthen the below competencies. 
  • Critical Thinking / Problem Solving - demonstrate originality and inventiveness
  • Teamwork / Collaboration - Build collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers representing diverse cultures, races, ages, religions, lifestyles, and viewpoints
  • Leadership - Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals
  • Career Management - Understand how to self-advocate for opportunities
  • Oral / Written Communications - Display public speaking skills and express ideas to others
  • Digital Technology - Demonstrate effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies
  • Professionalism / Work Ethic - Demonstrate personal accountability, ability to learn from mistakes, and effective work habits
  • Global / Intercultural Fluency - Demonstrate openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.

  • Excellent computer knowledge for both MAC and PC environments.
  • Excellent management of social media platforms such as, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  • Must be proficient in basic design programs including Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of video editing software. 
  • Writing and proofing skills are also required.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and administrative skills 
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frame.
  • Organized, dependable and detail oriented 
  • Proficiency in Google Drive, #Slack, Trello, and/or Airtable preferred.
  • Available to work 5-10 hours per week during the summer months between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. CST.

Applications close on 8/15/2020 at 11:55 p.m.