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Social Media Manager - Part Time

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Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc. | New York, NY
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Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc.


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Published 5 days ago

July 13, 2020
July 10, 2020
$11,440 - $15,600Hourly rate is $20, 10-15 hours per week

The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, based in Hudson and Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a part-time Social Media Manager. The estimated time commitment for this remote position is 10-15 hours/wk. Our preference is a candidate who lives in New York, is familiar with performing arts and non-profit arts organizations, and has familiarity with Hudson Valley and NYC communities. 


Formed in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 1995, The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and evolution of the variety arts. Since 2005, Bindlestiff has been active in Columbia County, NY in addition to Brooklyn.


We produce innovative circus & variety arts performances (Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show, regularly at Dixon Place), as well as provide development grants (Bindlestiff First of May Award) and performance opportunities for hundreds of artists annually.


We also provide free youth programming in the Hudson Valley and in New York City, including our Cirkus After School programs, the annual American Youth Circus Organization’s NYC Regional Festival, and Bindlestiff Cavalcade of Youth.


The Social Media Manager focuses primarily on promoting the organization’s activities and current “quarantainment” performance series Bindlestiff Open Stage: Quarantine Edition via social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter), posting the event series on related listings, writing and designing e-blasts, implementing marketing strategies such as ad trades and e-blast trades with similar arts organizations, and occasionally, updating our Wordpress website.


The ideal candidate is tech-savvy, actively uses and understands social media, stays on top of evolving social media trends and current cultural trends, and is knowledgeable about marketing strategies commonly used in the performing arts (e-blast trade, ad trade, targeted ads, 3rd party ticket sellers, etc).

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing engaging copy and posting relevant media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Maintaining consistent stream of Instagram & Facebook Stories
  • Responding to messages received via social media
  • Designing, writing and scheduling weekly e-blasts
  • Updating digital flyer weekly, based on template
  • Communicating with performers regarding promotional materials
  • Negotiating ad-trades and e-blast trades
  • Submitting events to relevant listings (websites, mailing lists)
  • Creating Facebook events and event series, if needed
  • Managing Facebook targeted ads, if needed
  • Managing inventory and reporting for 3rd party ticket sellers, if needed
  • Occasionally updating our website using drag-and-drop (WYSIWYG) plugin


Preferred skills:

  • Google Sheets
  • Hootsuite
  • Mailchimp
  • Wordpress
  • Adobe Spark / Graphic Design


The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, based in Hudson and Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a part-time Social Media Manager. The estimated time commitment for this remote position is 10-15 hours/wk. Our preference is a candidate who lives in New York, is…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in conversational American English required

Proficiency in conversational American English required

Location

New York, NY

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