Working at GWC
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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER, GLOBAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
REPORTS TO: Robin Moore
The Social Media Manager will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of Global Wildlife Conservation’s Social Media Strategy, establishing and building a voice for the organization across existing and emerging platforms. The position will engage and grow our audience by developing and promoting authentic content from our field programs and campaigns, developing a unique voice for the organization. The position will work closely with the Director of Communications and Associate Director of Communications to ensure that Social Media engagement is consistent with the overall communications strategy.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Oversee long-term social media strategy for GWC’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
- Manage day-to-day posts on GWC’s social media channels, including pushing out conservation-related news stories, GWC media hits, GWC blog posts, partner content, wildlife- or wildlands-related holidays and other relevant media posts
- Advise on and implement new social media channels for GWC, possibly including LinkedIn and Snapchat and other new platforms as they emerge
- Work to bolster GWC social media followers through strategic and direct interaction
- Develop and implement social media campaigns that are interactive and engaging
- Work with GWC partners on comprehensive social media campaigns
- Develop overall and consistent tone and style for GWC’s social media platforms
- Develop and implement a series of Live Facebook events with GWC scientists, associates and partners in the field
- Work on series of Instagram takeovers with well-known nature photographers
- Work with communications director and communication associate director on social media around specific GWC campaigns
- Develop strategy for paid social media advertising and targeting
- Analyze social media metrics and provide them on a monthly basis to communications director and communications associate director
- Contribute monthly to GWC’s editorial calendar specifically as it applies to social media workload for the month
- Work with GWC associate director of communications on strategy to interact with reporters on social media
- Respond to inquiries GWC receives through social media channels
- Help advise staff on social media use as it relates to GWC’s work
- Develop regular weekly features on social media platforms
- Work with associate director of communications to integrate social media strategy into communications plans for individual GWC programs and projects
A qualified candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field, or in conservation biology or a related field; and at least 3-5 years of experience developing successful social media campaigns, building social media audiences (including on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and other platforms); and will have a demonstrated passion for wildlife conservation specifically.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume and examples of their work to GWC Communications Director Robin Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, Feb. 27.