American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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Social Media Intern

Employer: American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Position Location: Arlington Heights, Ill. (headquarters)
Title: Social Media Intern
Department: Marketing and Digital Strategies
Reports To: Digital Content Manager
Supervises: None

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is seeking a Social Media Intern to work in our Marketing and Digital Strategies Department.

Basic Function

ASPS is looking for a Social Media Intern to work in our Marketing & Digital Strategies Department on a variety of social media projects for The PSF and our affiliate organizations. With the growing number of social media accounts to manage between ASPS, The PSF and affiliates, there is an abundance of opportunity to get hands-on experience managing social media accounts on a daily basis.

In this role, the Social Media Intern will work closely with the Senior Digital Content Associate to develop an understanding of the vast number of social media accounts the Society manages and get a feel for our branding and messaging. As they develop that understanding, the Social Media Intern will be responsible for creating content for ASPS/PSF/affiliate social media pages, including copy, images and videos for social media posts. This role will focus on content creation for The PSF and affiliates while also providing assistance as needed for the ASPS Public Education and ASPS Member pages. In addition to assisting with the day-to-day management of social media pages, they may also need to assist with developing Social Daily Digest emails on some occasions.

Success in this role will require collaboration with PSF and affiliate stakeholders. He or she will need to work with these stakeholders weekly to see how their projects can translate into social media content. Must have the ability to identify key opportunities for social media content based on the work being done and turn them into engaging posts.

The ideal candidate must have a strong understanding and passion for social media with a background in communications or marketing. Absolutely must have strong writing skills and the ability to proofread quickly for social media. Graphic design is a plus, but they can collaborate with the graphic design team to create compelling social media images.


For consideration for this position, please send your resume to and enter "Social Media Intern" in the subject line.

About ASPS

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world. Founded in 1931, the Society is comprised of more than 7,000 physician members and represents more than 94 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. ASPS' mission is to advance quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery.

ASPS is conveniently located in Northwest Suburban Chicago (in Arlington Heights), close to O'Hare Airport and just off the Northwest Tollway (Arlington Hts Road Exit).


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