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Social Media Intern (Spring 2022)

About the Organization: 

Founded in 2018 by Fanta Traore and Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, alongside a team of early-career Black women, The Sadie Collective seeks to uniquely address the pipeline and pathway problems faced by Black women within economics and related fields such as finance, data science, and public policy. Our mission is focused on promoting scholarship, cultivating ambition, fostering community, and enabling empowerment. The Sadie Collective has been featured widely in media outlets such as NPR, Forbes, Marketplace, Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times.


Currently, our community stands at ~1000 members of Black women and allies (recruiters included) across the United States and Canada. In the next five years, the Collective looks forward to meaningfully expanding our membership globally, through annual programming inclusive of seasonal workshops and training focused on finance and data science, and by building out a full-time staff to create institutional infrastructure which sustains the organization.


About the Role:

As an integral part of the media team, the social media intern will perform a number of duties to support the team’s success. The social media intern reports directly to the social media manager Zoë Hopson and the Media Team. This position will require 10 hours per week.

A successful social media intern will have great communication and creative energy, attention to detail, warmth, and a commitment to diversifying economics and related fields. Furthermore, the social media intern will operate in a startup environment and should be comfortable proposing and implementing novel ideas as well as having a quick turn around for requests. This role is for Spring 2022 and will begin January 2022.

Location: Remote (NY & D.C. areas preferred)


What We Expect

Education and Experience

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate student or recent graduate 

  • Interested in economics, finance, public policy or data science

  • Familiarity with Canva and LinkedIn marketing is a plus


Physical Demands

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 



  • Keep a record meeting notes

  • Work directly with the Social Media Manager and Content team to post regular content on social media

  • Meet regularly with the media and broader Sadie Collective team

  • Take full ownership of the Sadie Collective’s presence on LinkedIn

  • Create graphics to be posted on social media platforms


Our Offer to You 

  • Pay for this position is $15/hour

  • Work from anywhere, most of our work takes place remotely

  • Camaraderie with women in economics and related fields prioritizing scholarship, ambition, community, and excellence

  • Access to a professional development fund to support your career endeavors


The Sadie Collective is an equal opportunity employer and follows all laws associated with EEOC.

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