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AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

AccuWeather's innovation-first promise has led to the development of many award-winning and propriety features that are available free to the public, including AccuWeather MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy ™, the exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, among many other revolutionary products for the greater safety, convenience and comfort of our users. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of the Fortune 500 and thousands of other businessines in the U.S. and globally.

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

SUMMARY 

AccuWeather’s Social Media Team is looking for a Social Media Intern for Spring 2022. If you are a creative thinker, enthusiastic about technology and Social Media, look no further. During this paid internship, you will grow your skills and build your resume while gaining invaluable experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Posting breaking weather news, videos, daily posts, and marketing releases and campaigns to millions of AccuWeather fans & followers, customizing posts for each Social Network
  • Coordinating multiple sources, feeds and personnel contributing to our AccuWeather social channels
  • Monitoring all social networks for testimonials, questions, comments, abuse, complaints and user-generated content
    • Also engaging with those users and interacting with appropriate internal departments for resolution
  • Creating and analyzing trends reports from various trending tools across a multitude of social networks to improve dissemination of AccuWeather content
  • Analyzing data about AccuWeather and our competitors from a variety of internal and external Social Media Analytics tools
  • Approving, categorizing and promoting incoming UGC (User-Generated Content)
  • Ensuring  that the weather information is accurate and timely accuracy, as well as content licensing in AccuWeather’s content in internal and external Social Networks
  • Researching changes to new and existing Social Networks via industry blogs and news and online webinars
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Pursuing a 4-year Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Marketing or a related field that requires extensive writing experience 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other popular social media platforms
  • Basic image editing knowledge 
  • Must be able to willing to work to develop an understanding of basic scientific and meteorological concepts, in order to explain them to our AccuWeather audience
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, team-oriented and work well under pressure
  • Must have excellent verbal and communication skills

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law posterhereand its supplementhere. The pay transparency policy is availablehere. 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail tohuman.resources@accuweather.comand let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. 

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