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• Starts Jun 9

Marketing: Social Media Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco

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Summer Internship

Marketing, Media & JournalismSan Francisco


  • The Social Media Intern will work closely with the social media team within SFMOMA’s Marketing Department. The social media team is made up of the Associate Director of Social Media and Content Marketing, the Senior Content Producer of Social Media, and the Social Media Program Manager. This role will work closely and creatively with all team members.


  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in school or a recent graduate. The SFMOMA recognizes a graduation date within 6 months of the internship start date as a recent graduate.
  • Interest, background, and knowledge of social media, marketing, public relations, journalism, art history, and/or museum operations
  • Ability to accurately and effectively represent the SFMOMA brand as the broadcast voice of the institution over social media
  • Knowledge of or interest in modern and contemporary art and the SFMOMA collection
  • Ability to communicate with wit and humor
  • Ability to capture visually-compelling video via phone
  • Knowledge of PC-based applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word), Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Expertise in social media platforms (TikTok, Instagram)
  • Concern for detail and accuracy; excellent language, spelling, and grammar skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public, artists, vendors, and museum staff at all levels
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain confidentiality
  • Intern application via SFMOMA's job site
  • Resume
  • Cover letter stating the specific internship of interest. Describe the experience you bring, why you are interested in museum or nonprofit work, reasons for applying to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and your goals for the internship.
  • Two letters of recommendation from either a college professor or former employer.
  • College transcript: Transcripts can be unofficial but need to be legible.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism


  • The Social Media Intern will assist the team in engaging with our audiences by creating short-form videos for social media accounts (TikTok and Reels), copywriting, and reporting on post insights and channel growth. The intern will also learn the ins and outs of a social media department and processes used to organize and strategize content. The Social Media intern must love brainstorming content ideas and identifying opportunities to capture audiences via timely topics and trends.
  • Over the 10-week program the Social Media Intern will:
  • Create and publish short-form video content aligned with museum goals (one a week, starting at three-week mark)
  • Write social media copy
  • Build out weekly reports that include post performance data and highlight timely trends on TikTok or Reels
  • By the end of the internship, you will be able to:
  • Turn exciting ideas into meaningful video content, optimized for social
  • Cultivate a brand through social media communications
  • Understand and implement a social media content calendar and production timelines
  • Understand social media’s role in a marketing strategy
  • Copywrite from a brand voice
  • Identify trends and content opportunities through channel research
  • Create weekly reports by sourcing data from social media channels
  • Understand social media metrics and KPIs
  • Make decisions based on performance data


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Jun 9, 2024

Application deadline

Mar 15, 2024


San Francisco