Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Social Media Intern (Financial District)

Since its founding, LetsTalk, Inc. has emerged as a high growth, profitable leader in the wireless e-retailer category. LetsTalk is uniquely committed to providing the best customer experience in the industry and developing the leading online destination for wireless consumers. Our vision is supported by blue-chip venture partners who are committed to the future growth and success of LetsTalk.

If you’re a whiz at social media and love interacting with others on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, forums, and blogs, this is a great opportunity to gain cutting-edge professional Web 2.0 experience.
The Social Media Intern position will provide a current or graduating student with valuable on-the-job skills, as well as materials they can show as “published.” will work with the University or college of the intern to provide the necessary paperwork for college credit.

We are looking for a dynamic self-starter with a passion for marketing, public relations and new media. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience and multi-tasking capabilities from academic and/or extra-curricular activities (clubs, associations, teams, etc.).

What Would You Be Doing?

•Tweeting, facebooking, blogging, video blogging, googling, engaging our audience, ect.
•Support LetsTalk’s presence across social networks (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc)
•Assist with our social media strategy and execution
•Craft and publish written blog posts, as well as short videos
•Update our weekly Facebook applications
•Post photo or video updates using your mobile phone
•Evaluate the impact of our online social media strategy
•Profile mobile phone companies, products, and other mobile blogs
•Follow Google Alerts of and help track “ social media ROI” (return on influence)

Required Skills and Experience:

•You are a Junior or Senior majoring in communications, media, journalism, marketing, PR, or a related field.
•You love the internet and love engaging and interacting with people in social networks (Twitter, Friendfeed, Facebook, YouTube, etc.).
•You are a good writer.
•You are interested in mobile products and technology.
•You are intellectually curious and creative.
•You are able to meet deadlines.
•You have a blog and are up to speed on how to use social networks to promote your blog.
•You know how to edit videos.
•You have a positive attitude and are enthusiastic.
•Knowledge of HTML a plus
•Knowledge of 3rd party Facebook applications (e.g.Wildfire) a plus

Additional Comments:

•Position is for college credit only, based in LetsTalk’s San Francisco office.
• will work with the University/College of the intern to provide the necessary paperwork for college credit.
•Editorial, design, and video production support and guidance available.

How to Apply:

Please reply to this posting at by sending us your resume (with links to your social media channels) and a cover letter demonstrating why you are interested in this opportunity and what you hope to gain from it. Thanks!


Founded in July, 1999, is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, California that provides an extensive selection of wireless products and services, as well as user-friendly comparison features to help people choose the cellphone, calling plan, and mobile accessories that best suit their needs - all at a great price.

Posted by Stephanie Coronado

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