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Intern Job Description

Pastime with Purpose (PWP) is a 501(c)3 organization that enlists the support of community activated pro athletes to raise awareness and deliver impact to underserved groups of people in the US and abroad. 

Position: Social Media Intern

Description: PWP seeks a relatable and confident self-starter to assist with managing our social media accounts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of media management while working for a fast-growing and highly public nonprofit organization based in sports and entertainment that serves not only on a national level, but international as well. Through this internship, you will gain real-world experience in building a following and managing social media accounts. Additionally, you will build a healthy portfolio filled with high-profile athletes and meaningful community service.


  • Update and maintain PWP's social media presence via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

  • Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly social media strategy calendar

  • Update the PWP website when needed

  • Attend monthly social media meeting, including preparing agenda and strategy

  • Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications

  • Preferably be able to assist in content creation via Adobe software

Think you wanna take this on? Email

with your resume and brief cover letter explaining why you think YOU would be the best candidate for this position!


  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English,

    Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)

  • Ability to act professionally with high-profile public figures 

  • Ability to naturally and genuinely interact with followers to create 2-way dialogue

  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe, InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus!

  • An effective communicator

  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Enthusiasm for nonprofit work, social media, and preferably baseball or sports in general

  • Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6 month commitment.

  • Hours: 8 hours/week with one meeting/month to build strategy

  • Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship

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