Internship Alert: Join The Social Lights, Social Media Marketing Agency this Summer!

The Social Lights® is seeking a summer intern! Maybe two. Interested? Responsibilities • Assist with developing social media marketing campaigns • Assist with developing social media content calendars • Assist with social media monitoring and management (Software experience is a +) • Assist with event planning and marketing • Brainstorm and execute online contests, giveaways, and […]

Writing for Social Media Workshop: A Recap

Thanks to all who joined us for our very first Social Media Workshop of the year!   #writing4social — Alexandra Green (@ALGREENmpls) March 14, 2014   Know your audience and communicate with purpose via the 3 C’s: Be clear, concise, consistent! @TheSocialLights #socialmedia #Writing4Social — SammyQS (@SammyQS) March 14, 2014 RT @SammyQS: Spot on! […]

Social Media: Agency, or In-House?

For many of you, It’s Time to Bring Social In-House. Bold statement, we know, but we stand behind it. Hundreds of agencies will disagree, citing that they are doing a fine job managing social media responsibilities outsourced to them by major corporations. But are they really providing that much value? Do they really know your brand? […]

The Latest from The Social Lights

In case you didn’t hear… This summer we’re hosting the world’s first Community Manager Training Program, and graduating our first class of 16 students on August 1, 2013! In addition to education, the program is set up to provide high quality social media and digital marketing talent to companies ready to step it up on […]

Community Manager Training Program Participants

Read their Bios & Follow them on Twitter, too! And be sure to watch our Intro video to: See what happens when 15 socially-active strangers meet in Minneapolis for a 6-week Social Media Community Manager Training Program…    

Community Manager Training Program Class of 2013!

It was no easy task, but we’ve selected our 15 program participants for The Social Lights Community Manager Training Program. We’re excited to announce our Class of 2013! They have degrees from 11 different colleges + universities: We asked them, “Which social media platform best personifies you?” Instagram – I always bring unique flare to the […]

Coming Soon…

We’re excited to unveil additional information about our Summer 2013 Community Manager Training & Placement Program in the coming weeks! We’ve got a great lineup of guest speakers, client projects and competitive social challenges that you won’t want to miss. Stay up-to-date right here on our blog, or subscribe to our eNewsletter. If you’re unfamiliar […]

Final Week to Apply!

From the Newsroom: MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – April 15, 2013 – Do you want to take your social media skills to the next level? Are you ready for in-depth, in-person, comprehensive training that will launch you to your next big gig? Minneapolis-based social media and digital marketing agency The Social Lights® has created the opportunity for […]

Social Media Placement Program

Are you struggling to find qualified, experienced, highly knowledgeable social media professionals? You’re not alone. The talent gap for top-notch social media and digital marketing talent is enormous. We’re here to solve that. The Social Lights® provides top social media talent available for long-term contract and permanent placements. Using our proprietary Community Manager Training & Certification Program, […]