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Social Media Team Manager (Volunteer)

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WhoWhatWhy
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New York, NY
New
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Published 3 months ago

SOCIAL MEDIA TEAM MANAGER ( PART TIME, VOLUNTEER, UNPAID ) 

*Note: The following is an opportunity for flexible, part-time, volunteer work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment. All positions are remote/ work-from-home.


Are you an experienced Social Media Team Manager who is passionate about making a difference? Would you find it exciting to work with smart and talented individuals committed to producing great journalism in the public interest? Can you commit 10 hours a week to our mission, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team? 


WhoWhatWhy is seeking a Social Media Team Manager to build and oversee the team responsible for creating original text, managing posts and responding to followers. As one of our social media team managers, you will be expected to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends. You should have excellent communication skills. Ultimately, you should be able to handle our social media presence ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.


WhoWhatWhy.org is a nonpartisan, agenda-free news organization. Not left-wing, not right-wing, not consensus-seeking, we report the truth, whatever it is. We approach each story with an open mind, boundless curiosity, and a willingness to dig deep beneath the surface  —  and don’t back away in the face of pressure from powerful institutions and groupthink. 


We are a nonprofit. We are not funded by a zillionaire. We do not accept corporate ads. As such, we are only currently able to pay a small core team, as well as experienced professional freelancers —  and rely primarily on skilled volunteers to fill out our growing organizational infrastructure. 


Age does not matter. We have among us young students, vibrant retirees, and everything in between, from all walks of life.

Join us! 

Responsibilities

  • Work alongside and collaboratively with our current Social Media Team Manager (Volunteer)
  • Assist in hiring a SM team of experts and entry-level assistants 
  • Administer and manage social media accounts
  • Oversee and participate in the creation of social media text
  • Collaborate with organization leaders to build and execute a strategic social media plan 
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing copywriters


Qualifications


  • BS Degree in digital marketing, social media or relevant field
  • 3-5 years work experience as a social media manager/specialist 
  • Knowledge and experience in the news media industry preferred and prioritized 
  • Expertise in multiple social media platforms
  • Hands on experience administering and managing social media channels
  • In depth understanding of digital marketing, new media channels and current trends
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, video, podcasts, image)
  • Excellent social media copywriting skills
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, Keyword research and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of online marketing channels
  • Must have the Bandwidth to commit to minimum of 10 hours per week
  • Collaborative and team player
  • Provide Social Media Samples 

Perks

  • Channel your passion in a stimulating environment
  • Learn the nuts and bolts of nonprofit operations in an up-and-coming organization
  • Develop new skills and gain valuable experience that can enhance your professional trajectory
  • Do amazing work on a flexible, part-time basis
  • Have fun while you make a difference 

Expectations 

You will be expected to attend your department’s recurring meetings. Beyond this, you will work on your own schedule. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months for at least 10 hours a week. Because our team is spread throughout the world, we rely on a combination of Slack, email, and conference calls, and expect everyone to be responsive in a timely manner. 

To Apply 

We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions. To apply, send your resume and a customized cover letter, making clear you are familiar with our mission and work. You should confirm your understanding that this is a volunteer position. If there is no option to attach a cover letter, please send a cover letter to hr@whowhatwhy.org. 

SOCIAL MEDIA TEAM MANAGER ( PART TIME, VOLUNTEER, UNPAID ) 

*Note: The following is an opportunity for flexible, part-time, volunteer work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment. All positions are remote/ work-from-home.


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Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
PO Box 1103, New York, NY 10276, United States

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