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Social Media Associate

Position type: Volunteer, part-time. (10 hrs/wk)

Candidate Restrictions: Must be an Illinois resident. Citizenship is not a requirement.

Position Description:

This position will work as a member of the Humanity First for Illinois Public Relations Team to maximize Humanity First for Illinois’s presence and impact in moving our progressive governing agenda at the state and local levels.

The Social Media Associate will support the Humanity First for Illinois Public Relations Team in the development, management, and implementation of social media marketing campaigns and our overall marketing strategy. The Social Media Associate will work with the Humanity First for Illinois Public Relations Team to collaborate with the Humanity First for Illinois Policy & Constituent Advocacy Team on voter engagement and education initiatives across the state.

Principal Responsibilities:

Advancing Humanity First for Illinois’s stakeholder communications to key allies, decision makers, donors, and media partners statewide. Supporting the development and execution of a communications strategy that builds power for all Illinoisans to advance and win our public policy agenda.

This includes:

  • monitoring and managing social media channels and generating engaging content;
  • collaborating with the Humanity First for Illinois Policy & Constituent Advocacy and Development Teams to develop and deploy integrated marketing strategies around Four Points Forward and other Humanity First for Illinois initiatives, including, but not limited to, cause marketing, policy initiatives, election communication, events, and publications;
  • supporting the development and evaluation of performance indicators and metrics for all social media marketing initiatives and ensuring that efforts align with the Humanity First for Illinois brand;
  • conducting market research as necessary;
  • taking other steps necessary to develop and advance Humanity First for Illinois’s state priorities.

Qualifications:

  • Experience managing social media channels required.
  • Experience in marketing or communications program or project management preferred.
  • Experience developing engaging social media content preferred.
  • Superior writing, proofreading, and editing skills required.
  • Creative and critical thinking ability required.
  • The ability to produce consistent, quality work in a fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and to adjust to frequently changing demands.
  • Proficiency in Slack and G Suite required.
  • Strong understanding of digital media platforms and best practices preferred.
  • Experience in social media management platforms such as Hootsuite preferred.

Education: A relevant degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Affairs, or other applicable field is preferred but not required. Demonstrated relevant experience is accepted in lieu of a relevant degree.

This position reports to: Executive Director or designee.

Travel Requirements: None.

Salary & benefits: This position is a volunteer position.

​Location: This position can be filled statewide in Illinois.

Closing Date of Position: Open until filled.

Humanity First for Illinois is an equal opportunity employer.

Social Media Associate

Position type: Volunteer, part-time. (10 hrs/wk)

Candidate Restrictions: Must be an Illinois resident. Citizenship is not a requirement.

Position Description:

This position will work as a member of the Humanity First for…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Chicago, IL 60690, USA

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Please submit a statement of intent sharing your personal interest in the Humanity First political movement, your resume, and sample portfolio of social/digital media content.

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