Social Media & Marketing Internship

The Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) Internships serve as part of a high caliber team, which has planned and executed the region’s premier running events since 1982. Our mission is simple - ignite everyone’s inner athlete. 

TCM is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit that organizes 5 races with 17 distances throughout the year, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, to provide opportunities for people of all ages, abilities, and experiences to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Collectively, TCM and its charity partners that fundraise at TCM events give back more than $1 million annually to a variety of causes. 

We have multiple 2022 internships across a broad spectrum of disciplines including Race Operations, Communications, Social Media and Marketing, Volunteer and Registration Management. If more than one of these openings aligns with your skills, we encourage you to identify all positions of interest and share that information with us. 

Job Responsibilities 

The Social Media and Marketing Intern is a part-time position that assists with the execution of social media content, customer service and TCM app development. This position will report to the Digital Engagement Manager.  

  • Manage social media customer service 

  • Assist in development and execution of social media strategies 

  • Draft, manage and monitor social media campaigns for various audiences using appropriate tone and branding  

  • Track and report website and social media analytics 

  • Draft and edit TCM app content  

  • Help design community and event marketing outreach strategies including booth staffing, materials, logistics and messaging 

  • Serve as staff support for Digital Marketing Committee volunteer projects and attend evening meetings as assigned 

  • Support brainstorming and execution of tactics to meet marketing and experience team goals 

  • Coordinate special projects and assist in office tasks as directed 

Job Qualifications 

  • Seeking creative, energized and motivated individual  

  • Excellent customer service skills (social media/email/in person) 

  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently  

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 

  • Must display high attention to detail and be conscientious 

  • Able to prioritize and work in a busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment 

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously 

  • Serve as a knowledgeable and approachable TCM Ambassador at events, in the community and through requested outreach 

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office 

  • Experience with video creation is a plus 

  • Ability to regularly lift weights for events up to 25 lbs. and occasionally weights up to 40 lbs. 

  • Desire to be a team player – working with staff, volunteers and event participants 

  • Must be available to attend and work at 2022 TCM events including Hot Dash 5K & 10 Mile (March 19), Women Run the Cities (May 21), Red, White & Boom! (July 4) and Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend (Sept 29 – Oct 2) 

Position Duration: January – December 2022 

Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday office hours, TCM events and other community outreach requests (to be mutually agreed upon) 

Hours Per Week:  typically 15 hours per week; increase in hours available for certain event weeks 

Compensation: Minimum wage 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume to jobsearch2@tcmevents.org.