Mattress Firm Social Media + Talent Branding Internship in Houston, Texas

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As a Social Media + Talent Branding intern at Mattress Firm, you will have the opportunity to create, plan, execute and evaluate a comprehensive social media program, focusing on employment opportunities and employer brand, for a nationwide organization!

What does that mean exactly? • Develop original and dynamic content and creative assets for use on various social media platforms, targeting various audiences • Develop and maintain a social media calendar and set up scheduling tools, as needed
• Execute the social media calendar by posting and monitoring questions, comments, etc. • Identify key social media metrics for each platform and consistently report out on the performance of each platform • Partner with our internal Communications and Marketing teams on joint social media efforts • Other awesome talent branding projects and initiatives!

If you’re looking to build your social media portfolio by developing a comprehensive social media program for a nationwide organization, this internship is for you!

Internship Requirements

Our ideal candidate, a Junior or Senior undergraduate or graduate student, enrolled in the Fall 2017 semester, would also possess: • Compelling social media experience, preferably professional in nature (samples required) • Knowledge of various social media platforms, its features and ideal uses including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, etc. • Professionally and respectful written communication skills, communicating with various audiences among differing opinions, and always in line with organizational direction • Strong sense of initiative; creative; able to work independently; results-oriented • Samples of social media experience and references to verify previous experience

Schedule and Hours • Part-time schedule of approximately 20 hours per week during Fall 2017 semester • Hours are flexible, but ideally would be daily and during hours of high social media engagement • This internship, if needed, can also be utilized for course credit, contingent upon successful internship performance

About Mattress Firm Mattress Firm Holding Corp. was founded in 1986 in Houston, TX and has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing retailers in the world. Mattress Firm Holding Corp. operates more than 3,500 stores in 49 states nationwide.

At Mattress Firm, we stand behind our core values of service, passion and integrity. We truly believe that our purpose as a retailer is to improve lives one relationship at a time, for both our internal and external customers. We are confident that our commitment to these values and purpose is what will make our organization the retailer that customers across the country will choose to shop to get a better night’s sleep.