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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Texas 4000 Social Media Summer Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 7040

Mon, June 10, 2013

Texas 4000 Social Media Summer Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 7040

Texas 4000 is a small Austin based non-profit dedicated to fighting cancer by spreading Hope, Knowledge, and Charity. Each year a group of University of Texas students raise money in this fight by riding their bikes from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska. During the ride, they stop to share their inspirational stories along with powerful life-saving information about cancer prevention to towns big and small. The Texas 4000 family is not only comprised of these students, but the countless individuals who support this cause, such as the board of directors, sponsors, partners at LIVESTRONG and MD Anderson, host families, donors and volunteers.


This position entails working with all different facets of media we encounter including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and the Texas 4000 webpage. The Social Media intern will assist in the crafting and monitoring of content to be shared via social media. In addition to this, the Social Media intern will be working with the Communications and PR Intern and Texas 4000 staff regarding communication with media outlets along the summer routes.


No matter what position you apply for, we ask that you exhibit some of the following traits:
Ability to learn quickly and apply common sense to detailed yet straightforward instructions
Excellent organization, communication, writing and problem solving skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects while staying organized;
Work well with our team of volunteers and riders or solo when needed
Internships will span from mid-September through December 10th, 2012.
Internship will span from June 10th through August 24th.

To apply, email Lance Pyburn your resume and specify internship of interest at lance@texas4000.com.  Application deadline is 6/10/2013.


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