Social Media Intern

Are you looking for an enviable professional development opportunity in Social Media within a Communications context?

The University of Melbourne Student Union Inc. (UMSU) is an incorporated association and is recognised by the University of Melbourne as the representative body for all students. UMSU is responsible for a broad range of student representative, student engagement and student support activities.

We have an exciting Student Internship opportunity within our Communications, Marketing & Events Division at the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) for a Social Media Intern.

During this paid internship, you will work within the Communications & Marketing department, contributing to tasks including community management, analysis and strategic planning.

You will obtain experience in:

  • Safe management of a highly visible brand;
  • Community management;
  • Contributing to integrated marketing campaigns;
  • Creating original content for use online;
  • Crisis management;
  • Copyright and legal matters relating to social media;
  • Measuring and reporting on social media activity.

UMSU primary social media platforms are:




The successful candidate will be provided with the opportunity to work independently as well as contribute to successful initiatives, and as such a high degree of maturity and a strong professional interest in social media is required.

Applicants must be currently enrolled University of Melbourne students, preferably studying a course in Journalism, Communications/Marketing, however, students who possess highly relevant skills are also encouraged to apply.

(8 hours per week, 0.23 FTE) from February 2020 to October 2020, with a salary of $64,364.39 (pro rata $14,804) plus employer paid superannuation. Some flexibility with working hours will be required.

To view the position description, please click here

Applications should address the essential skills and qualifications in the position description and be received by no later than 5pm 25 November, 2019.

Please forward all applications to: