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UC Santa Barbara Social Media and Communications Coordinator

Position Type: Internship

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023

Duration: 2023-2024 School Year

Location: UC Santa Barabara (registered students only)

Position Overview


The University Program Social Media and Communications Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to generate and promote content publicizing events organized by the Gravity Water University Chapter Club across various communication platforms.  This position is part of the Water Ambassador University Program and will report directly to the Chapter President.

Gravity Water is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated intern to support the growth of our organization and ensure that Gravity Water effectively markets to the University students and local community, extending the reach of our mission to provide clean water access worldwide.

Social Media and Communications Coordinator Role and Responsibilities

  • Digital Communication Management (~2 hrs per week)

    • Creating Social Media content and organizing media files (digital and printed) 

    • Communicating through email and social media to support member and follower engagement providing a quick and professional response

  • Community & Student Engagement (~1 hrs per week)

    • Promoting club events, education, and campaigns at on- & off-campus in-person locations to increase community engagement 

    • Promoting club events, education, and campaigns via social media, phone, and email

  • Club Participation (~2 hours per week)

    • Attending all in-person club meetings, events, and 2+ tabling sessions each quarter

    • Fulfilling duties as the Club Secretary as defined by club registration requirements to assist Chapter President

Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hours per week

Social Media and Communications Coordinator Requirements


Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for facilitating clean water access for global communities

  • Enrollment in a higher education program at UCSB or CalPoly

  • Experience and interest in social media management and media communications

  • Outgoing and positive can-do attitude

  • Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiar with G-Suite (Documents, Spreadsheets, Slide Presentations)

  • Experience in Canva, video editing, content creation

  • Experience and interest in motivating audiences to make decisions

  • Familiar with social media engagement and scheduling tools

  • Experience in charitable fundraising endeavors

  • Interest in pursuing a career in social media management, marketing, or communications

Social Media and Communications Coordinator Outcomes

During your time as the University Program Chapter President at Gravity Water, you should expect to gain experience in:


  • Leadership and team motivation

  • Non-profit operations

  • Task delegation

  • Managing finances and formulating budgets

  • Interviewing and onboarding 

  • Fundraising and Event Strategy

Ready to apply or have questions? Contact us!

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