Social Media Manager

Posted by
The Secret City
Woodstock, NY

The Secret City

Published 11 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 14, 2021
$6,000 - $6,000$500 monthly

Social Media Manager (P/T, 20 hours per month)

The Secret City is requesting applications for a new Social Media Manager to coordinate all ongoing social media content creation and community management.

What Is The Secret City

The Secret City’s work is inclusive, celebratory, joyful and profound. It has a veneer of silliness with great depth of meaning. We connect and reconnect: human to human, artist to creative purpose, individual to community, and everyone to the principles of art making: attention, curiosity, collaboration, tenacity, craft, rigor and generosity. Our work is founded in the practice of Creative Mindfulness.

Job Description

The Social Media Manager is a remote work position that reports to the Artistic Director, and will coordinate all ongoing social media content creation and community management for The Secret City. The Social Media Manager will maintain a consistent content voice that’s representative of the organization and its values. The Social Media Manager will drive online conversations within the organization’s audience, and manage all direct messages and public correspondence. This job is best suited for someone who is enthusiastic about building audiences and brand awareness for artists and organizers, and helps them thrive in creating high quality work and real community impact.

Note on COVID-19: The Secret City has been operating remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization exercises social distancing operation and programming in accordance with best practice guidelines.

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage The Secret City’s virtual platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Mailchimp
  • Weekly content creation and posting in support of campaigns for The Secret City’s virtual and in-person programming
  • Graphic design
  • Video editing
  • Audience engagement across social media platforms
  • Regular auditing of all platform analytics and drafting quarterly reports

Physical Expectations: 

  • Personal computer


  • B.A. degree or equivalent, with at least 1 year of professional social media management experience
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong experience with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Strong experience with Hootsuite, G-Suite, Google Drive, and Mailchimp
  • Graphic design experience with Canva, Illustrator, or InDesign
  • Video editing experience with platform of preference
  • Detail-oriented with organization, project management, and time management skills
  • Ability to perform a substantial number of tasks independently
  • Ability to work cooperatively, foster team spirit, and maintain a positive demeanor
  • Commitment to the vision and values of The Secret City

Compensation: $500/month, 20 hours per month

The Secret City does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or authorized alien status, or veteran status.

Complete applications should include a cover letter, resume, and three references. Applications are now being accepted with an intention to fill the position by mid-March. The Secret City is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization. You can visit our website,, and on Facebook and Instagram at @wearethesecretcity.

A Brief History of The Secret City

The Secret City is an Obie Award winning art and performance collective. Their motto is "We Worship Art.” Their mission is to use the arts, performance and ritual to connect, entertain and inspire. Their events illuminate social issues, contemporary politics, and human experience, bringing people together in greater acceptance of themselves and one another. Their work builds community and expands human consciousness. 

The Secret City started in 2007 and has since produced over one hundred performances featuring hundreds of artists and performers. Each event has a unique theme (i.e. FREEDOM, LIGHT, GARBAGE, WORK) and is curated with a line­up of performers to create dynamic theatrical events. The Secret City’s work promotes the idea that live arts, culture, and community are crucial to survival. The Secret City has become a haven and a creative home for artists and a community of thousands who turn to the arts for entertainment, insight and meaning.

Live events are led by artistic director and founder, Chris Wells, who writes and shares an original story related to the event’s theme. Chris is joined by The Secret City band, a community choir, and an invited line­up of guest artists. The Secret City events are diversely curated (age, race, sexuality, gender, class, experience) and have presented an endless variety of performance (marching bands, Butoh, clowns, cirque performers, short plays), visual artists (photography, painting, sculpture, collage), musical guests (Amanda Palmer, Taylor Mac, Justin Vivian Bond, Jomama Jones), literary artists (poets, playwrights, essayists) and culinary artists.

What We’re Working On

The Secret City has become a fully online community with programming that includes a daily Facebook show, The Secret City Daily, that regularly earns thousands of views. Other virtual programs include a monthly Service - a reimagining of the live events the organization has been built on - and monthly artist salons.

Social Media Manager (P/T, 20 hours per month)

The Secret City is requesting applications for a new Social Media Manager to coordinate all ongoing social media content creation and community management.

What Is The Secret City

The Secret City…

Details at a glance

  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Level of Language Proficiency

English - strong written and verbal proficiency

English - strong written and verbal proficiency


Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
463 Upper Byrdcliffe Road, Woodstock, NY 12498

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