Social Media (Intern) - U SPORTS

Post date: Feb. 16, 2017

Application Deadline: Mar. 3, 2017


Objective of the Social Media Intern is to contribute to the design and the implementation of the social media component of the national communications strategy through the creation and the distribution of content that builds excitement around U SPORTS.


  • Creating original digital content (written, photo, video and audio)
  • Posting U SPORTS content and repurposing content from U SPORTS schools
  • Monitoring social media trends
  • Producing weekly stats reports
  • Providing recommendations in terms of content strategy
  • Liaising with social media leaders and coordinators at partner organizations
  • Other tasks upon request


Selected candidates will develop essential skills and gain valuable experience in one or more of the following areas, with the aim to prepare them for a successful career in sport.

  • Role of new media in communications strategy
  • Content creation
  • Technology
  • Data analysis
  • Relationship management


  • Working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Social Media, Digital Marketing & Communications, new information technologies or related undergraduate programs
  • Knowledge of the Canadian sports system is an asset, especially football and summer sports
  • Passion and understanding of social media platforms is a requirement
  • Good feel for industry trends
  • Understanding of photo and video editing required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Initiative and ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong team player with ability to work independently
  • Quick study and willingness to learn
  • Bilingualism is preferred
  • Travel may be required

START DATE:  Mar – July 2017 (to be determined based on student availability)

To be considered for this position, all applicants must be currently enrolled in a program approved by a university or college and require the internship for academic credit needed to graduate. 

Type of Position: Full Time
Employment Type: Summer / Student
Salary Range: 

Contact Details

Contact Name: Jocelyn Falbo
Location: Richmond Hill, Ontario
45 Vogell Rd.
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3P6
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