Pinckney Palm Fall 2019 Internship Now Open!

We’re so excited to announce that the Pinckney Palm team is searching for an intern for the Fall 2019 semester!


The Pinckney Palm team is looking for an enthusiastic college student who is eager to learn and gain hands-on experience in the world of social media marketing. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, hard-working, and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.

About Pinckney Palm:

In case you don’t know about us, Pinckney Palm is a social media agency based in Charleston, SC. We serve women-owned businesses with social media support in the form of strategy, consulting, reporting/analytics, content creation, content scheduling, content posting, engagement, training, and classes.

About this internship position:

The position of Fall 2019 Intern reports to Ryann McCall, our Social Media Coordinator, who lives in Spartanburg, SC. There will also be heavy interaction with Erin Phillips, Pinckney Palm's CEO, who is located in Charleston, SC. The chosen candidate is ideally located in Upstate South Carolina or Charleston, SC, but we can also work virtually.

The weekly hours are flexible, based upon individual applicant’s schedule and any qualifications for school credit, if applicable. This internship position is unpaid.

As for job responsibilities, you're here to learn and grow. We're excited to let you inside a woman-owned start-up culture so you can decide after graduation if this type of role is one you would like to pursue.


Along the way, you may try your hand at:

  • Creating social media content plans

  • Writing social media copy

  • Photoshoot assistance

  • Taking photographs for social media

  • Video creation for social media

  • Research on social platform innovations

  • Monitoring client’s social media posts

  • Managing Pinckney Palm’s social content

  • New business research

  • Preparation of decks/powerpoints for client meetings and trainings/classes

  • Writing blog posts for Pinckney Palm

  • E-Newsletter creation

You’ll learn first-hand what it’s like to run social media for clients of all types – from photographers to events companies to bloggers and more!


  • Passion for the world of social media marketing!

  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized

  • Major in the field of communications, marketing, advertising, PR, English, or associated area

  • Knowledge of the different social media platforms and how they operate

  • Writing experience

  • Working laptop

  • Prior work or internship experience a plus

  • Graphic design experience a plus

  • Photography/videography experience a HUGE plus

To apply, please email with your resume and a note about why you are a good fit for this position. Social media samples or portfolios are encouraged, as well. The application window will close on Friday, August 23rd.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately. Thank you for your interest - we can’t wait to meet the next member of our team!

PS- Know a college student that would be a good fit? Please share this post with them!

Erin Phillips