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Summer Social Media Internship


Do you eat, sleep and breathe social media? Then, let’s talk!

Walker Sands is looking for a sharp and creative Social Media Intern to join our fun and friendly team this summer in downtown Chicago. This career-changing role will report to our Social Media Strategist and be an integral member of our 24-person creative team, which focuses on creating award-winning work for 100+ B2B clients around the world.


  • Work with Social Media Strategist to ensure social goals and creative efforts are aligned.
  • Keep clients’ social profiles looking polished and professional.
  • Come up with creative campaigns — for social specifically and as part of broader marketing efforts.
  • Draft and post copy across LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more.
  • Monitor and respond to incoming social messages.
  • Identify influencers to engage with.
  • Help with KPI reporting that speaks to the overall value of social media.


  • Working knowledge of social media marketing best practices
  • Out-of-the-box thinking — we want someone who isn’t afraid to speak their mind if it will benefit the company.
  • Excellent writing and impeccable editing skills
  • Smart internet research skills
  • Fearless attitude toward technology and a willingness to learn
  • Design experience with tools like Canva preferred
  • Experience with Sprout Social and social customer care a plus

Internship details

  • This will be a 12-week paid internship, beginning in June 2019.
  • Candidates must be college graduates who are able to work 40 hours/week.
  • All internship candidate finalists must complete a writing test.
  • Please include your GPA on your résumé.