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Social Media/Outreach Volunteer (P/T remote)

Stoop Stories is a documentary storytelling project based in Brooklyn, NY. Our mission is to connect, support, and celebrate our NYC neighbors, especially those hardest hit by the pandemic and systemic inequities. We celebrate generations of New Yorkers who make stoop culture come to life.

*We encourage BIPOC creatives to apply*

Who we’re looking for: An organized, creative, proactive volunteer to help create and manage social media and marketing for our growing documentary project -- StoopStories.com / @Stoop.Stories. Help share our stories, increase engagement, and build our community. ​If you want to gain new experience, expand your portfolio, and collaborate with / be mentored by seasoned producers, join our energetic team.

We are also looking for volunteers for editorial, production and fundraising. If you’d like to get involved in another way, let us know!

The ideal candidate has:

  • Passion for visual and narrative storytelling, and social justice
  • Experience posting and sharing content across social platforms (features, stories, videos & polls)
  • Strong familiarity with graphic tools, web and newsletter software and content calendars OR willing to learn
  • Capacity to communicate in real-time with our NYC-based team

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Create social content, graphics and outreach in collaboration with the editorial team
  • Oversee content calendar for Stoop Stories’ social media platforms 
  • Interact with our community across social channels (e.g. respond to comments, DMs)
  • Help maintain databases and assets (e.g. DropBox, Google Drive) 
  • Keep up-to-date with relevant news and relevant SM accounts
  • Work independently and set/meet realistic goals and deadlines

What’s in it for you?

  • Be a part of a dynamic, supportive, and inclusive team
  • Build your professional portfolio and skill set
  • Receive mentorship from seasoned producers, a professional recommendation and good karma!
  • Complimentary headshots or family portraits
  • Reimbursement for any local production travel and meals for; potential additional stipend.
  • Assist on photo/video shoots around NYC and learn basic production skills and with children’s museum exhibits  (optional)

We have additional volunteer opportunities for production, editorial, fundraising, and other areas of interest, so reach out to collaborate. Thanks!

Stoop Stories is a documentary storytelling project based in Brooklyn, NY. Our mission is to connect, support, and celebrate our NYC neighbors, especially those hardest hit by the pandemic and systemic inequities. We celebrate generations…

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  • Recurrence
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Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY, USA

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