Social Media Internship

  • 1904 3rd Ave Suite 417, Seattle, WA
  • Intern

Company Description

About Jolkona:

We are Jolkona, a nonprofit tech startup based in Seattle, WA. We offer a solution to people who want to see exactly where their donation dollars go by connecting them with global philanthropic projects via our network of partners (for as little as $5!). Every donation made on Jolkona goes straight to the project chosen, and every donor receives one-to-one level proof of feedback – whether it’s a photo, a story, or a video – allowing each donor to see the exact impact that they have made. Our mission is to create a ripple effect of change and show the world that everyone can change the world today.

Jolkona is powered by two fulltime employees and 20+ skilled volunteers and interns. We are young, passionate, and out to change the face of philanthropy.


Mission: To connect people with global philanthropic opportunities and show the impact of one’s donations.


Job Description

Do you love spreading the word about awesome projects and ideas?Do you live-tweet, follow, and friend everyone you meet IRL? Are you as enthusiastic online as you are offline?


Jolkona is looking for a smart, savvy, up-and-coming rock star that is looking to build experience in social media, marketing, and community management. We’re looking for someone to manage and connect with our community and play a crucial role in expanding the reach and visibility of Jolkona online.


Essential Functions:

  • Listen, participate, and start conversations that engage Jolkona’s community and introduce new communities to our mission and vision.
  • Research, identify, and engage with advocates, blogger passion groups, and media influencers.
  • Manage and build relationships with our community, bloggers and the media.
  • Stay up to date on new social media tools, best practices and how other organizations and organizations are using them.
  • Launch campaigns!



Ideal Experience & Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Outgoing personality, loves sharing ideas with others.
  • Having a twitter account is mandatory.
  • Has an existing presence on social media.
  • Has more creative ideas than you know how to handle
  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated with a degree in English, Writing, Journalism, or Communications or related.
  • Looking for experience in social media, marketing, PR, community management, and media relations.

Time Commitment:  

  • 10-15 hours a week, usually split over 3 days a week in our office in downtown Seattle.
  • Our office is laid back and fun, though it’s BYOC (bring your own computer).
  • Must be able to attend bi-weekly team meetings
  • Must be able to attend all company-wide meetings (usually one every other month).


Additional Information



  • Exposure to the startup nonprofit world
  • Opportunity to place this position and company on your resume
  • Letter of recommendation upon successful completion of tasks
  • Referrals on LinkedIn
  • Ability to build on your portfolio
  • Credit offered at most Universities (please ask for specific credit questions)
  • Experience working in a growing and fast paced, startup environment


If you are interested in applying for this position please send the following to:

[email protected]

[email protected]


  • Resume
  • Cover letter with one professional reference
  • Links to your personal social media profiles and any brands/organizations you managed