Topic ID #39247 - posted 3/1/2018 4:40 PM

Tumblr Community Manager Internship / Volunteer


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Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Girl Museum is seeking a social media intern to assist in growth and maintenance of our Tumblr blog.

Duties and Responsibilities:

You will work with our Program Developer to develop content, review and edit content from other staff members, post content to Tumblr, and initiate growth and marketing strategies for our Tumblr blog. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Research and draft posts, based around monthly themes or exhibition schedules.

  • Review and edit posts submitted by other Tumblr writers.

  • Input and schedule content for Tumblr.

  • Act as a community manager for Tumblr, with full permission to respond to comments, like other content, follow other channels, and interact with our followers.

  • Brainstorm and implement strategies for growth. Girl Museum measures growth based on our number of followers, and is interested in exploring additional metrics for Tumblr.

  • Assist with marketing our fundraising campaigns, exhibitions, projects, or other content on Tumblr and make suggestions for better integrating Tumblr followers into our overall community (website visitors, newsletter subscribers, etc.).

  • Connect our profile(s) with like-minded individuals and organizations.

  • May also be invited to contribute blogs to our site, assist with other social media channels or marketing projects, or work on other exhibitions/projects as desired.

May be offered full management of our Tumblr blog as a Senior Staff team member, based upon performance and interest, after at least six months.

Interns will be able to customize the internship to meet their academic and/or professional goals and interests, in consultation with our Program Developer.


  • Demonstrated experience in Social Media, or currently studying and have interest in Marketing or Museum-related fields. All majors welcome to apply.

  • Have reliable access to a computer and the Internet.  

  • Ability to use, or learn to use, Google Drive and virtual collaboration tools such as Trello and Slack.

  • Creative, thoughtful, very self-motivated, trustworthy, reliable, and enthusiastic.

  • Able to work well independently and on a team.

  • Must be able to define and work to deadlines.

  • Ability to dedicate at least 5 hours per week, with weekly check-ins via email.


  • Build your portfolio of work, including proof that you are a social media rockstar.  We are happy to provide references for job or school applications.

  • Flexible scheduling.

  • Be part of the world’s first and only museum dedicated to girls.

  • Become part of a community dedicated to girls’ rights and inclusion in history and culture, while meeting and working with like-minded individuals from around the world.

  • Help grow our museum to reach new audiences and develop better programs for girls.

Duration: Flexible; 3 months minimum. If earning academic credit, you must work the minimum hours as stated by your university or college.

Hours: Our museum is online, so your work can be done from your home/office.  Minimum 5 hour per week commitment with completely flexible scheduling.

Internship is volunteer only and not compensated.  Intern may be eligible for academic credit, with approval from your academic supervisor.

About Girl Museum:

Girl Museum is the first and only museum in the world dedicated to celebrating girls and girlhood.  Established in March 2009, we believe girls are the key to a brighter, better future and that girls deserve to have a museum of their own.

We are an entirely virtual museum dedicated to the research, preservation, and presentation of girl culture and a registered 501(c)3 non-profit in the United States.

Our mission is to celebrate girlhood and provide a positive, safe virtual space for girls.  We are led by a dedicated team of volunteer staff and Junior Girls who are located around the world and work remotely.  For more information, visit us at

To Apply:

Please submit the following to

  1. Your full contact details, including: Name, email address, and location in the world.

  2. A paragraph on EACH of the following:

    1. Your education;

    2. Your interest in and experience managing social media;

    3. Career goals, and

    4. Why you want to work with Girl Museum (the more unique your reasons, the better).

  3. Attach links to pages / profiles you have managed; blogs you have written; or other examples of your work.

  4. Your resume or CV.

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