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Social Media Volunteer

Birthright AFRICA Social Media Volunteer

Join the Birthright Tribe! 

Birthright AFRICA is committed to providing a free educational trip to Africa for every youth and young adults of African descent ages 13 – 30 in the United States. Formed in 2015, Birthright AFRICA’s heritage-based leadership program inspires Scholars to draw pride, confidence, and creativity from exploration of their cultural roots and legacy of innovation in the U.S. and a select nation in Africa. Right now, only 2% of US managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs are of African descent. To address this gap in diversity and talent in collaboration with our partners, Birthright AFRICA is creating the next generation of global leaders and entrepreneurs that are proud of their African heritage, confident in their innovative aspirations and connected to the African continent. After completing the program, 98% of our Birthright Alumni confirm they have more resources, clarity, and belief in themselves to pursue their career and life goals. To learn more about the Birthright AFRICA mission, vision, and programmatic approach see our powerful 2017 Program Video Recap. The Social Media Volunteer supports the execution of digital campaigns on social media through weekly curation, drafting, and posting of content on all relevant platforms and engaging with community members and online partners. 

Join the Birthright Tribe and use your skills to transform future generations in the African diaspora!

 Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Social Media Manager to develop posts to maintain Birthright AFRICA’s social media content calendar and execute engaging daily posts to enhance social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, YouTube, and TikTok, etc.
  • Create and disseminate original content, including contests, video, live events, social advertising, and other duties as assigned. 
  • Engage communities on social media platforms.
  • Research new opportunities, best practices, and emerging tactics for social outreach and building awareness with new audiences.

 Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field 
  • 1-2 year of relevant Social Media experience 
  • Loomly and Canva experience required
  • Graphic design experience and skills required
  • Passion for African and diaspora culture, heritage, and innovation
  • Strong organizational, collaborative, process management and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable in start-up environments requiring resilience and ingenuity
  • Proficiency with Google Suite applications and software i.e. Google Drive, doc, etc.

This is a remote working position (15 hours a week) reporting directly to the Social Media Manager of Birthright AFRICA. To apply for the volunteer position, please submit a resume, linkedin profile, sample social media posts, and cover letter to inspire@birthrightafrica.org.

Birthright AFRICA Social Media Volunteer

Join the Birthright Tribe! 

Birthright AFRICA is committed to providing a free educational trip to Africa for every youth and young adults of African descent ages 13 – 30 in the United States. Formed…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    October 15, 2021
    12:00 AM EDT
    4:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    December 31, 2021
    11:59 PM EST
    4:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
c/o Silicon Harlem, New York, NY 10039, United States
2785 Frederick Douglass Blvd.

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