Content Writer and Social Media Intern

Position: Content Writer and Social Media Intern
Status: Internship (unpaid)
Location: Tampa, FL (preferred) or Remote (US-based)
Duration: 12 weeks+
Expected hours per week: 10-20 hours
Open to: Juniors, seniors, grad students (Masters, PhD)

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter telling us why you are excited about this opportunity to

At Vacayou, we aspire to be the world’s best resource for wellness-minded travelers to find and  book the right travel experience that matches their lifestyle and enhances their well-being. How are we going to do this? Well first, we need to build an engaged audience of passionate wellness travelers— and that starts with our content and digital marketing strategy.

The Vacayou Magazine inspires, motivates and educates our travelers. Our unique content of wellness experiences and expertise is designed to help travelers connect with their passion and be able to take the right wellness vacation to personally recharge, refresh and enhance their overall well-being. 

So we need a passionate Content Writer and Social Media Intern committed to helping us grow our wellness audience through world-class content and digital marketing channels. The right candidate will be a self-starter that can think strategically and creatively, while being hands-on to ensure our marketing strategy gets delivered to perfection. If that’s you, then keep reading!

The Role:

  • Strategize: Partner with the Vacayou Content and Marketing Team to develop weekly/monthly content planning goals and then help create & distribute valuable, relevant content for our audience each week.
  • Publish: Post content to Vacayou’s digital magazine using WordPress from draft to publication—this includes organizing submissions, formatting & editing articles, sourcing amazing images, optimizing for SEO and preparing assets for social media postings. In addition, you will publish content that supports our trip packages and resort properties on the Vacayou website. 
  • Create: Assist in creating templates, developing boards, writing copy and sourcing images for Pinterest. You will also be working to obtain approval rights for the very best social galleries on Instagram to post on our web properties using our IP partner, Crowdriff.
  • Listen: Social listening is at the core of building a community on social media. You will be professionally engaging (liking and commenting) with individuals across our social channels, who could potentially become clients. 
  • Support: Conduct website quality assurance (QA) to monitor pricing and package changes and make the appropriate updates on the Vacayou website. 
  • Represent Vacayou: Always be ready to tell the world about Vacayou—especially in our search for more amazingly talented people to join our growing team.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Goal-driven mindset with a strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Organization skills to build repeatable, scalable processes
  • Excellent communication skills with experience writing & editing content
  • Passion for bringing joy to those around you and the recipients of our content
  • Experience with Canva, WordPress, Google Analytics, Facebook Ads and email marketing a plus
  • Ability to take ownership without the need for direct supervision or instruction
  • Willingness to do whatever it takes to deliver results
  • A candidate who thrives working in a start-up (i.e. unstructured) environment

About Vacayou:

Our mission is to create a healthier global community through wellness & active travel. Vacayou makes it easy for travelers to discover and book customized wellness & active packages that elevate their well-being, support their active lifestyle and enhances their joy & happiness. We do this by bringing together the world’s best, most trusted wellness & active resorts, retreats & tours into a single content & booking platform. As an early-stage start-up company funded by outside capital, we are on the constant lookout for people who are energized by helping bring well-being to every travel experience.