SWINOMISH CASINO AND LODGE Interactive Media Intern in ANACORTES, Washington

SUMMARY: The Interactive Media Intern will play an active role the development of the Swinomish Casino & Lodge online community. Maintain Swinomish Casino & Lodge's presence on various social media platforms and help create and publish content that is relevant to our customer base. He/she will regularly analyze and report on the activity on social media networks, the Swinomish Casino & Lodge website, and the email newsletter program. He/she will also assist in maintaining the archive of digital images, videos, and other content. The intern will learn how to reach communities, and promote events or programs through the internet and gain experience in social media platforms and the tools used to assess their performance. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Digital Media Updates Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and Pinterest accounts. Responds to posts or comments to bring value to user's interactions with Swinomish Casino & Lodge. Posts news and announcements in a timely manner using appropriate content from the monthly Promotions Sheet. Post and interacts with local or relevant organizations and interest groups. Performs research to find articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to our customer base and posts it to our social networks in a manner that invites conversation and interaction. Updates social media accounts with current and relevant photos, video, or other content from Swinomish Casino & Lodge activities and events. Grows Swinomish Casino & Lodge's online social networks by increasing fan-base and interactions. Maintains current information in LinkedIn, OpenTable, Urbanspoon, TripAdvisor, and Yelp accounts. Creates video content for online and mobile social media accounts. Organizes digital images according to purpose and designated categories. Completes other digital media projects as assigned. Research Regularly observes the online activity of model organizations researches and reports on social media best practices. Completes other research projects as assigned. Analytics and Reporting Uses Google Analytics to assess trends and activity on the Swinomish Casino & Lodge website. Uses Facebook Insights to assess trends and activity on Facebook pages. Reviews data on the performance of social media platforms and adjusts plans or strategies to optimize reach. QUALIFICATIONS: Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.Experience with Microsoft applications, basic photo-editing software, and internet browsers. Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign a plus. Studying or interested in pursuing a career in communication, journalism, marketing, hospitality, or entertainment fields. Available to work around 10 hours per week. Familiarity and facility with mainstream social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Yelp, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, Vine, and YouTube. Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE We are seeking enrolled college students and recent (past 6 months) college graduates only. College credit may be arranged. This is a part-time paid internship. Candidates should maintain a positive attitude under pressure, exhibit a strong work ethic, and enjoy working with a wide range of personalities. This internship will benefit someone who is interested in marketing, community relations, photography, videography, hospitality, journalism, digital