Social Media & PR Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/24/2018

Address

1155 North State Street
Suite 502
Bellingham
Washington
98225
United States

Description

Join the Non-GMO Project as a full-time Social Media & PR Coordinator and help change the future of our food system. In this position, you will play a critical role in developing and implementing our social media and PR strategies. The Non-GMO Project has thriving communities on the predominant social platforms and we are excited to continue to engage our audience with informed and engaging content. We also interact with leading print and digital press media on a regular basis and the Social Media & PR Coordinator will be the primary point person for all media inquiries.


Our perfect fit for this position is a creative and organized thinker who knows how to turn ideas into reality, and then track and report on their success. Not only are you conversant in all forms of social media, but you have demonstrated success refining your strategies on an ongoing basis to achieve the most impact. You have experience working with press and would be very comfortable drafting responses to inquiries, press releases, and pitching ideas to media.


Responsibilities                                

  • Develop and coordinate content for all social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Create and execute a social media strategy plan that meets the organization’s objectives
  • Oversee all press inquiries, adeptly gather relevant research, coordinate interviews and logistics between Executive Director and members of the media, develop relationships with media contacts and secure coverage via media pitching  
  • Assist in development of PR strategies, using media analytics and reporting
  • Track, analyze and report on social media marketing and media coverage
  • Actively monitor and participate in relevant social media conversations
  • Stay current with emerging social media and digital trends

Preferred Qualifications                                  

  • 2+ years’ experience in social media, PR or digital marketing
  • Associate or undergraduate degree in relevant field OR equivalent work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated media relations skills
  • Experience managing high-profile social media accounts
  • Tech Savvy; High comfort level in Adobe Creative Suite with ability to create engaging content for social media
  • Working knowledge of the organic and natural products industry, including familiarity with major brands and organizations is a plus.
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the GMO issue and have a sincere interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply.

Employment type

Full-time, hourly


Professional level

Intermediate, non-managerial


Benefits Include

Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://www.nongmoproject.org/about/careers/

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line.


The Non-GMO Project is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including gender, race, ethnicity, veteran status, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin. 


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