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The Fur-Bearers are hiring a part-time social media coordinator! The ideal candidate is passionate, energetic, a self-starter, loves wildlife and is highly organized.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and digital portfolio to info@TheFurBearers.com. We thank all candidates, but only those being considered will be contacted.
Part Time Social Media Coordinator
Job Status: Contract, 5 hours per week (remote)
Job Pay: $20 per hour
Job posted: November 19, 2020
Submission Deadline: November 27, 2020
We thank all those who apply but only candidates being considered will be contacted.
Job Description: The Part-Time Social Media Coordinator will manage The Fur-Bearers’ extensive social media network to increase engagement, education, fundraising efforts and other opportunities to promote the mandate of the organization.
- This position will require visual storytelling regarding animal cruelty in Canada, as well as legal practices such as trapping and industrial fur farming. The Fur-Bearers avoids use of graphic or upsetting images publicly but they are an essential part of our work.
- This position will not involve directly interacting with wildlife.
- Imagination and creativity, paired with a passion for the environment and wildlife
- A strong, independent work ethic and outstanding organization skills
- An ongoing familiarity with social media trends, tools and functions
- Strong and proven ability to communicate effectively and tactfully online
- Experience managing social media platforms effectively
- Experience creating original graphics required; an understanding of tools such as Canva and Photoshop is recommended
- Experience using social media management platforms such as Hootsuite
- A digital portfolio including:
- Samples of original graphics
- Samples of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram post writing
- Samples of general writing (articles, blogs, journals are acceptable)
- Degree, diploma or certification in communications, fundraising or marketing is an asset but not required
- Existing knowledge of Canadian wildlife and their habitats, as well as issues facing them as it relates to The Fur-Bearers’ mandate.
- Work with the Director of Communications and Advocacy to create and maintain ongoing schedule for social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
- Communicate and create opportunities to work with other team members, as well.
- Seek appropriate external items to share in schedule
- Develop infographics/meme content from The Fur-Bearers’ library of content
- Add new/timely content into schedules as it is developed
- Engage with social media users directly and help to maintain appropriate conduct and discourse
- Develop engagement plans that tie into campaigns and fundraising initiatives, and act as acquisition tools