FNO Social Media Internship

The Social Media intern will assist in the development, planning, and execution of social media and audience engagement campaigns for Florence Night Out–a celebration of art, music, performance, and businesses in the Northampton neighborhood of Florence, MA. This is an opportunity to build your skills and resume in social media marketing, design, and community outreach. This is a part-time, paid, remote placement.

Skills Developed During the Internship
During this internship you will learn how to develop social media marketing strategies for community-based events.

  • Learn about building and sustaining audiences through creative and innovative marketing practices.
  • Explore how to utilize data to make efficient and tactical choices around audience engagement and development.
  • You’ll also have the opportunity to propose self-designed learning goals for building your skills and portfolio that can be incorporated into the work plan for the internship.


  • Curate, create and post images and stories tailored to Facebook and Instagram on a regular schedule; assist in the development and tracking of a social media calendar.
  • Share the stories of local artists, performers, and businesses through digital asset creation and short-form blog writing.
  • Assist in running and evaluating social media and digital ad campaigns.

Required Qualifications

  • Comfort working independently–remote meetings (Zoom and phone), keeping track of weekly goals, checking in with supervisors via email, working on both weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Strong written and visual communication skills
  • Must be reliable, responsible, and detail-oriented
  • Some practical experience managing a social media account–this can include a personal account with broad reach, volunteer work for a student group/community project, or previous work experience
  • A willingness to explore interesting Instagram feeds and propose ideas for both posts and stories
  • A basic understanding of how metrics/analytics are used in social media, or a desire to learn
  • An interest in learning about audience development and community engagement through targeted and responsive social media
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Canva, iMovie or other media creation software is a plus


  • The intern will report to the Media & Marketing Coordinator, and work collaboratively with the volunteer team of organizers which includes arts and community leaders.
  • The intern will work 7 hours per week on average. Planning and training weeks may require a couple of additional hours. The intern should plan to be available during east coast, daytime business hours.
  • This is a 10 week placement that runs from Monday, June 8 – Friday, August 20.
  • The intern will receive a $1,000 stipend paid in monthly installments.
  • This is a remote internship and will require access to your own computing devices.


  • Submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to info@florencenightout.org with the subject line “Social Media Intern.” You may include links to social media accounts you manage or to your portfolio.
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE Monday, May 17 at 5pm EDT.
  • Candidates should be current undergraduate students or recent grads. 
  • Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S., including temporary authorization to work for a defined period in their field of study (e.g. OPT/CPT)