Social Media Manager/ Associate

Job Category: Volunteer
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Any World-wide
Onsite / Remote: Remote

Social Media Manager or Associate (Volunteer)
United People Global

United People Global (UPG) is recruiting a Social Media Manager or Associate to support our growing community as part of contributing to our mission to make the world a better place. This work is at the heart of our community and it involves interacting with and serving our mission and our community. This is a volunteer role that comes with the following compensation and benefits:

  • Professional growth: add experiences and exposure to your CV that strengthen your professional profile in your chosen domain
  • Network: strengthen your professional and personal networks: be part of an international network and a community that spans across world regions.
  • Purpose: there is the possibility to lead or to participate in activities that are meaningful to you.
  • Remote working
  • Possibility to do the role Part time or Full time
  • Flexible working hours
  • A diverse range of professional and functional experiences
  • Volunteers have priority for each new paid vacancy that opens up
  • Additional benefits are shared with the successful candidate

Position Description

  • Help to create and maintain social media plans for specific activities
  • Suggest new ways to boost engagement on current social media platforms.
  • Use social media to promote the activities and impact of the UPG Community
  • Ensure that communication reaches a wide range of local stakeholders and diverse audience
  • Develop and manage content for UPG’s website and all social media platforms.
  • Proactively select relevant channels to reach our diverse audience
  • Track the effectiveness of our social media work and recommend ways forward
  • Test content and review its impact
  • Stay up to date with local and global developments and news, and choose what to post through our social media channels.
  • Stay connected to activities to stay updated on developments within the community

Qualified candidates are welcome with a variety of skills. No single candidate is expected to possess all qualifications as the selected candidate brings their unique set of skills to our work and complements a team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to transform small snippets of information into interesting and engaging stories suitable for all of the community’s social channels.
  • An understanding of different types of marketing and communications media, including electronic and social media
  • Ability to communicate effectively, be articulate, with strong writing skills and the ability to give feedback accurately
  • Experience with design tools; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator are a huge bonus.
  • The ability to work equally well in a team and/or independently.
  • Ability to work with and respect confidential information of stakeholders.
  • Ability to turnaround content in a short time.
  • Ability to create video content is a plus
  • Ability to develop publicity materials is an asset.
  • Previous experience in or willingness to learn about working with communities and/or the non-profit sector

Location: The role is remote.

Dates: The initial duration is between 3 months and 1 year for this role. An extension is possible based on performance.
Employment rate: Part-Time or Full-Time

Remuneration: This is a volunteer position.

Application deadline: Application is on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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