Social Media Intern

This paid intern position will assist Every Child Matters in Iowa in providing timely notice and involvement by child advocates, child serving professionals, individuals and children’s organizations using traditional media and social media outreach.
· Work with the Iowa Director of Every Child Matters and the Every Child Matters Washington office in expanding and utilizing social media for promoting children’s issues
· Expand the Every Child Matters data base of reporters covering the Iowa Caucuses at the national and state level with e-mail addresses, Blogs and following their twitter accounts
· Assist in the continued building of the Every Child Matters data base in Iowa
· Assist in the management and editing of a newsletter for our Iowa list serve
· Post Photos on Face book and the Every Child Matters website
· Post Candidate schedules and Issue e-alerts on candidate appearances through Iowa
· Ability to absorb policy and issues surrounding children’s issues
· Familiar with web based content and tools to promote Every Child Matters in the social media
· Some travel may be required, otherwise day to day in our Des Moines office
· Applicant can be enrolled in an undergraduate program in journalism, political science or English
· Ability to work with a wide range of people

Contact: Thomas LaPointe , Iowa Director , Every Child Matters in Iowa Tom LaPointe <> or 202-230-3658 (cell)