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Social Media Intern
Location: Lisbon, Porto, or Leiria, or Remote
Are you looking for a fulfilling professional experience that challenges you? Would you like to work in a social, ambitious, and fast-moving startup making a difference? SPEAK is a social tech startup that connects migrants, refugees, and locals through a language and culture exchange program and events - helping them feel integrated into the city where they moved to. It breaks barriers, promotes multilingualism, equality, and democratizes language learning. We’re looking for someone to help us shape the future of SPEAK. 
About you
You thrive in the world of social media and have a natural talent for creating engaging content! You are enthusiastic and passionate about digital communications. You're not just scrolling through feeds, but you're interested in learning and testing new ideas and formats across various social media channels. You analyze metrics to understand audience behavior and you believe in the power of data to drive social media strategies. You understand the importance of community engagement and building meaningful connections with followers. You have good communication skills, you are positive and energetic. You're creative, innovative, and up-to-date with social media trends and algorithms. You want to learn and grow in an environment that will give you room and freedom to try new things independently. You do what needs to be done and try to get the best out of every situation -- you know it takes hard work, dedication, and persistence to reach your goals.
Job description - what you will get to do:
  • Assist in building a social media strategy;
  • Plan and create a social media calendar, ensuring consistency across various channels;
  • Create timely relevant content to stay on top of the trends and create brand awareness;
  • Analyse results, extracting insights to enhance performance and optimize social media strategies;
  • Schedule content across the different social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, etc);
  • Record and edit videos for social media (Reels, Tiktok);
  • Interact with the community on different social media channels to drive engagement;
  • Stay on top of marketing trends, tools, and technologies and identify new opportunities;
  • Drive user acquisition and engagement while increasing brand affinity.

Main requirements - you should:
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, trends, and best practices for creating engaging content;
  • Ability to develop creative and innovative social media strategies to enhance brand visibility and engagement;
  • Ability to analyse social media metrics and data to evaluate performance, discover insights, and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Ability to work autonomously and set best practices;
  • Willingness to learn and develop yourself with the support of the team and not afraid to experience new things;
  • Have an analytical mind, using data to improve actions and future strategies;
  • Problem-solving skills, business judgment, strategic and analytical capabilities;
  • Technically savvy and intellectually curious about new technologies and how they work;
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills. Other languages are a plus;
  • Team-work skills and experience to bring together diverse views and communicate/collaborate effectively;
  • Willingness to work independently and proactively in a fast-paced environment and disposition to take on multiple responsibilities and deadlines where prioritization is key
  • Passionate about the three social S’s: social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and social impact;
  • Have a good sense of humor - and we are not even joking.

What else do you need to know?
  • This is an internship position;
  • You will report to our Full Stack Marketer;
  • Minimum duration of the internship  - 6 months. 
  • This is an unpaid position - in case you are not eligible for Erasmus internship funding, pocket money is provided.
  • You must be available to work at least 20 hours a week  (40 hours preferred);
To apply for this position, send us an email to careers@speak.social with your CV, title and location of position.
 
Benefits & perks.
Flexible schedule and ability to work remotely: we have seen that we improve our performance when we work together. Also, it helps building relationships, trust, and respecting the contributions of a hard-working team which is key. However, sometimes if you could work remotely the quality of your life would increase quite a bit so that's totally OK.
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