Social Media Intern


Vive Crop Protection is looking for a creative go-getter who is passionate about social media, agriculture, and assisting in the growth and development of our brand presence across various social media channels.  

This position is flexible regarding hours: we are open to a part-time or full-time intern position. The hours would range between 20-40 hours, Mondays to Fridays, over the course of ten weeks. May include some travel.

Interacts with:

  • Internally – all Vive employees
  • External –  influencers, social audience, growers 

Accountability - in ten weeks, you will...

1. Deliver a 3-month social media plan

  • Copy Writing - Develop copy for social posts, blogs, infographics, etc. that showcase an engaging and uniform brand voice.  
  • Content creation - Create and/or curate images, videos, graphics, and partner posts that engage key audiences.  
  • Scheduling - Create monthly editorial calendar that pairs social components and outlines social strategy.   
  • Analytics - Track social media engagement to identify high-performing topics. 

2. Assist in kick-off of social media influencer campaign - Help identify, develop, and implement a social media influencer campaign strategy.

3. Produce a customer testimonial- Take part in the entire customer testimonial process! From identification to production to the post edit to an Instagram Reel, learn what it takes to capture a compelling testimonial. 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with the design and execution of social media campaigns. 
  • Brainstorm and research ideas for original content 
  • Develop new strategies for increasing engagement. 
  • Create a monthly editorial calendar to promote the company brand across various social media channels, ensuring brand message is consistent.
  • Create and distribute content such as blogs, infographics, and videos on social media.
    • Create compelling graphics to share across social channels.
    • Write social media captions that speak to the company’s target audience.
    • Help create and edit short-form videos. 
  • Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability. 
  • Assist with influencer campaign strategy.
  • Assist on-site with photo/video content shoots. 

Skills & Experiences

  • Customer relations - whether you are meeting a farmer face-to-face or interacting with a Twitter follower, positive customer relations skills are a MUST-HAVE.  
  • Organized - this person must be able to juggle many projects at once. Being organized and responsible for your time is important.  
  • Creative - At the end of the day social media is about engagement. Be fun! Be informative! Be dynamic!  
  • Self-starter - You get what you put in. Hard work, drive, and a passion to learn go a long way. 
  • In the process of earning or have received a bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field. 
  • Familiarity with major social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter.  
  • Impeccable oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent internet research skills. 

Nice to have:

  • Background in agriculture. 
  • Graphic or document design skills. 
  • 2+ years experience in social media.
  • Experience with social scheduling programs like Hubspot, Hootsuite, Sprout Social, etc.
  • Photography/videography experience.
  • Photo or video editing skills. Adobe Creative Cloud is preferred.   

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