Social Media Specialist

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



23 Sesame Street
United States


The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Social Media Specialist. This is a full time position with benefits and reports to the Director of Digital Engagement and Innovation.

The Social Media Specialist runs the day-to-day social media activity of the Community Idea Stations by curating, editing, and creating content for the station’s social media pages in order to build meaningful relationships, engage with fans, and drive traffic to the website. This position collaborates with staff responsible for the station’s email marketing and websites, as well as staff in radio, television, community engagement and development departments to use digital content to support the station’s mission and objectives.

Successful candidates will be savvy and strategic social media users who are also able to coach and teach others to use social media. Candidates should be excellent writers, editors, and presenters who can work both independently and as part of a team. Experience working in public media or in a public media environment is preferred.


The Community Idea Stations use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire. We are the largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than 300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance through our TV and radio programs. Visit us at to learn more.

Our many employee benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) savings plan with match, and tuition reimbursement. We offer a generous amount of paid time off and holidays, flexible work arrangements, and a fun, casual atmosphere.

The Community Idea Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following: resume, cover letter, links to public accounts that show your evidence of digital presence/expertise, and a writing sample describing your favorite public media show and why you love it to or Community Idea Stations, Attn: Human Resources, 23 Sesame Street, Richmond, VA 23235. Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until October 19, 2018.