Social Media Nutrition Intern in Phoenix Area Wanted

Michelle Dudash, author of Clean Eating for Busy Families
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Social Media Nutrition Intern in Phoenix Area Wanted

Posted: April 5, 2013

Please note: We are not accepting pitches from social media PR agencies for this position. But thank you for your interest.

Overview: Chef Dudash Nutrition is seeking a social media intern with writing and communications experience. Our current social media intern happily worked with us for nearly a year, but alas, she is graduating and soon moving on to exciting adventures.

Education: College student majoring in dietetics, marketing, communications or journalism preferred. At least 2 years of college education is preferred

Experience: Working knowledge of Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest

Location: Phoenix, AZ area. Almost all of the work can be done virtually, some optional work is on-location

Employee type: Volunteer (1-5 hours per week)

Job title: Social media intern

Contact: Email resume and copied and pasted cover letter in the email body to Michelle Dudash at with the subject header, “Social Media Intern”. Include links to your social media websites. Questions accepted. No phone calls at this stage, please. Applicants selected for the next stage of the interview process will be notified by April 26, 2013.

Pay: Unpaid (see below for perks). Occasional paid opportunities available.

Start date: By mid-May 2013


  • Post to Michelle Dudash’s professional Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest accounts on an almost daily basis. Content matter provided by Michelle.
  • Support PR efforts, brand awareness and consistent marketing communication efforts
  • Coordinate with other team members, as needed (nutrition assistant and the boss)
  • Additional opportunities available (such as assisting with props at video shoots at TV stations)


Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Perfect spelling is a must.


Proactive and organized

Proficiency in social media platforms

Knowledge of the social media world of blogging, photo sharing, etc.

Must have their own computer, internet and smart phone with email and text messaging (You won’t be bothered 24/7, but during the day, if there is an urgent matter you may need to be available for communications.)

Ability to respond via email within the same day (We rarely bother you on weekends)

The ideal candidate should:

Have a sense of urgency

Be pleasant and easy to work with

Have a positive, go-getter attitude—this is a no whining or blaming zone

Must be interested in (preferably passionate about) food, and even better—healthy food

Must be deadline oriented

Must be able to complete some tasks with a quick turnaround time by deadline–often within 24 hours. Sometimes sooner.

Have an interest, bordering on obsession, with social media

Enjoy working in a fast-paced, sometimes intense, environment

Still reading this and interested? Great!

What else is in it for you:

  • A glowing letter of recommendation, provided that you do a great job
  • Learn even more about effective social media
  • Learning from someone who has built her brand from the ground up and is quite knowledgable in self promotion and most things media
  • Opportunity to meet people in the media and food world you ordinarily wouldn’t have access to
  • Working with someone who is respected in the food and nutrition industry
  • Free food for on-location shoots


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