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Marketing Intern – Social Media

Posted Tuesday 17 January 2023 by Perth Swing Dance Society in , ,

Have you recently finished your marketing qualifications? Looking to kick-start your career and gain valuable experience during one of the biggest events on our calendar? If so, we have the opportunity for you!

About us

The Perth Swing Dance Society (PSDS) is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting swing dancing, its music and culture in Western Australia. Every second year in April, PSDS proudly runs Hullabaloo – The Perth Swing Dancing Exchange, which runs across four days and includes an assortment of events such as swing dance workshops, live jazz bands, competitions, local vendor stalls and plenty of dancing. This is the biggest event on our local swing dancing calendar, and in the past has attracted up to 250 dancers at both an interstate and global level.

This year, PSDS will be running its 18th Hullabaloo – and we want you to be a part of it!

Key responsibilities

Working closely with the PSDS committee, the Marketing Intern will be responsible for maintaining our social media image and presence in the lead-up to Hullabaloo. You will be given access to our Facebook page and will be responsible for promoting the various events of Hullabaloo to our audience. This includes creating targeted posts and running social media campaigns that assist in keeping our attendees informed.

This position is paid, and will involve approx. 30 hours of work over Feb/April.

What you will need to succeed in this role

The ideal candidate will need to have the following attributes and qualities:

  • A recent marketing or other relevant qualification (or to be in the process of finishing)
  • Passion, a can-do attitude and the ability to think outside-the-box
  • The ability to work autonomously in a small team
  • A creative spark and ability to create unique ideas
  • An understanding of creating content for social media (e.g. Facebook, Instagram)
  • Proficiency in WordPress and TryBooking a bonus, but not required


How to apply

If you have what it takes to be our Marketing Intern, then we would love to hear from you! Send your CV and a short blurb/cover letter (max. 3-4 paragraphs) about why you would like the role to chairperson@perthswing.com

Applications close 29 January 2023.