Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #482
We're working to create a world where people have the information and opportunities they need to tell their own stories, hold leaders accountable, and participate in policymaking. We fight to save the free and open Internet, curb runaway media consolidation, protect press freedom, and ensure diverse voices are represented in our media.
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Social Media Manager at Free Press
Free Press fights to save Net Neutrality, achieve affordable internet access for all, uplift the voices of people of color in the media, challenge old and new media gatekeepers to serve the public interest and end disinformation and hate, end unwarranted surveillance, defend press freedom and reimagine local journalism.
We’re looking for a social media manager to develop and maintain the overall social media strategy for Free Press. In this role, you will:
Distill complex policy issues into concise, relatable bites of content
Monitor news stories and trending topics, and maximize rapid response opportunities
Support program teams in developing high-performing content and campaigns
Know what’s new, exciting and ethical in the world of online organizing platforms and services
Center race equity in all aspects of internal and external work
This job requires flexibility in work schedule, generally aligning to Eastern Time zone business hours, and requires evening and weekend work during peak campaign cycles and in the lead up to special events. This is not an ideal position for someone who seeks a traditional 9am-5pm schedule. When the COVID-pandemic is under control, regular local, regional and national domestic travel will be required, including to events or meetings hosted by others.
The position can be remote from anywhere in the U.S., or based in our D.C. office (once it re-opens, post-COVID)
No minimum education is required, a bachelor's degree may be an indicator of project management capacity.
3 or more years of social media management experience including maintaining a campaign or organization’s social-media accounts.
Must have a demonstrated commitment to racial equity and experience working with communities of color.
Extensive experience in how to leverage-social media platforms for campaigns, as well as experience growing social media audiences and increasing engagement of online audiences.
Excellent writing skills, including the ability to distill complicated ideas into digestible content.
Experience with managing online events, using social-media metrics, managing online-advertising, and graphic design using Canva and Adobe Creative
Experience creating rapid response posts, graphics and video content
Strong interest in media and technology issues and demonstrated experience working on those or similar issues.
Demonstrated capacity for full-charge “ownership” of program or administrative areas that are integral to day to day social media functions.
Experience supervising volunteers or interns.
Experience liaising with designated counterparts in allied organizations.
Attention to detail, flexibility and demonstrated capacity to operate in a fast-paced environment.
Must have ability to succeed in a predominately remote office environment, including working with an off-site manager, adopting and maintaining strong digital security practices, and fostering connection and community with colleagues located throughout the U.S.
How to Apply
Complete our online application at the website link.
Free Press provides reasonable accommodations for the application, interview, or any other aspect of the employee selection process to applicants with disabilities. Please email email@example.com to request an accommodation.
This position was posted the week of October 26, 2020 Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and we encourage candidates to submit applications by November 30, 2020. This search will remain open until the position is filled. The ideal candidate will be available to begin work in January 2021.
Free Press Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value excellence and diversity in our workforce. People of color, women, people with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, gender-nonconforming and formerly incarcerated individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.