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Head of Digital ( Social Media + Communications)

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San Francisco, CA
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Published 29 days ago
Head of Digital ( Social Media + Communications)

Jara www.joinjara.com is an award-winning growing international education technology startup that is working towards providing emergency and remote education opportunities through the Jara Unit to displaced children whose education is disrupted due to conflict and/or natural disasters including COVID-19. 

Who We Are: We are creating the Jara Unit, the first off-the-grid powered low-cost IoT-enabled education device that can enable a child to learn anywhere, anytime in low-internet low-power communities. The device runs on solar and crank power with geographically customized content that is updated through IoT technology. The Jara Unit is a long-term viable alternative learning solution, so every child on this planet can get access to the quality education they deserve. We are currently signing agreements with Governments/Education Ministries globally and customers. We have received continuous support from Cisco and recognition from the United Nations, Samsung, ASME, and more.

 

Who You Are: We are looking for a volunteer to join the team as our Head of Digital. In this position you will manage our communications channels from the website to social media to ensure that our progress is well communicated to all stakeholders. We are a small, close-knit, energetic team and there is room for growth within the role and organization. This role can be part-time or full-time, and can be based out of our San Francisco office or remotely. Please note that this is a volunteer, unpaid position.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, manage and maintain a master communications calendar for Jara
  • Create content for, and manage Jara’s social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and Twitter)
  • Manage the company website including its marketing tools, i.e. the newsletters, blog and other relevant updates.
  • Monitor current affairs and developments in the areas of education and development to share on our communications platforms  
  • Monitor the engagement of our social media platforms
  • Manage external requests and delegate to correct team member

 

Requirements:

  • Be passionate about marketing, storytelling and creating high-quality content consistently
  • Passionate about education, empowerment and development work
  • Experience with social media strategy, execution and management, particularly Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Background in HTML, and experience with website building platforms, primarily Squarespace preferable
  • Ability to work independently and to plan and organize work effectively
  • Graphic Design background, and advanced design skills with the Adobe Suite
  • Advanced Google Suite and Microsoft Office skills, familiarity with Slack, Asana or other team organizational software
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Strong organizational, project management and creative problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Entrepreneurial, self starter and comfortable with working in a distributed team
  • Flexible: you thrive off of the energy of a fast-paced startup environment

Applications and interviews are being done immediately, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. To apply, please email us your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn to jara@joinjara.com, with the subject line Application: Head of Digital. Due to a large number of applications, only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Jara does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Jara www.joinjara.com is an award-winning growing international education technology startup that is working towards providing emergency and remote education opportunities through the Jara Unit to displaced children whose…

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  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
San Francisco, CA, USA

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Applications and interviews are being done immediately, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. To apply, please email us your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn to jara@joinjara.com, with the subject line Application: Head of Digital. Due to a large number of applications, only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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