“Social Media Intern”

Internship Opportunity with USAID SCHEP

“Social Media Intern”



The Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP), is a USAID project implemented by the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) that uses a unique methodology for preserving, managing and promoting cultural heritage resources in Jordan through a community-first approach. The project began in 2014 and will continue until 2022.

The Internship:

USAID SCHEP is looking for a paid Social Media Intern to work closely with the SCHEP team on a number of social media and communications tasks related to Tourism Development, particularly by supporting several micro- to small-scale enterprises (MSEs) supported by SCHEP throughout Jordan.

This Internship is an intensive 1-month position (can be extended to additional two months based on the performance). The work will include fieldwork and site visits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the social media calendar for multiple MSEs
  • Brainstorm campaign ideas along with the Tourism Development and Communications teams
  • Post on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn in English and Arabic
  • Develop, write, edit, and proof communications materials such as press releases, web stories, blog posts, and other communications materials
  • Assist in pitching stories about SCHEP-supported MSEs to local or international media
  • Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability
  • Assist in photographing and recording organizational events (i.e. community outreach events, workshops, media visits and tours, etc.)
  • Analyze analytics to gauge the success of campaigns
  • Support marketing team at live and online events
  • Additional administrative assistance and other tasks as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Recent graduate majoring in management, cultural heritage management, tourism, communications, or any related field.
  • Proficient written and spoken Arabic and English.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter (letter can be written in Arabic or English) to internship.schep@acorjordan.org with the subject (Social Media Internship). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.