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Social Media Manager

Are you an experienced manager with great communication skills who wants to help organizations grow their social media presence? If so, the up-and-coming, nonprofit news organization WhoWhatWhy may have the ideal opportunity for you to grow professionally, contribute to the greater good and have fun.

News organizations are constantly vying for space in the social media landscape–so we need someone to manage and track our efforts across multiple platforms, and strategize how to grow our reach, while managing a small team of posters.

This position is part-time and pro bono, but down the road, as we grow, we can offer possibilities of compensation.

WhoWhatWhy is changing public awareness. We are a credible solution to the raging debate over whether news is “fake” or not,” with agenda-free research and bracingly fresh analysis. Non-corporate, non-partisan and commercial-free, we are powered entirely by public support and the passionate involvement of people who believe in our mission. Our social media endeavors to convey our mission across all platforms.

If you’re able to commit a minimum of five hours a week, from your location and with flexible hours, and wish to be part of this exciting effort, we want to hear from you. Send us your resume and a customized cover letter that shows you have studied our brand, explains why you are qualified for this position and confirms that you understand the fundamentally voluntary aspect.

 

Qualifications

  • A strategic mind geared toward growing and managing social media platforms 
  • A proactive personality that goes above and beyond
  • Solid communication skills
  • A strong grasp of the news environment and ability to discuss current events thoughtfully
  • An understanding of how solid social media could help us better connect with readers 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and grow WhoWhatWhy’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter accounts and more
  • Coordinate efforts between social media interns 
  • Use a good understanding of WhoWhatWhy’s coverage and mission to influence how we communicate with readers through short descriptions and images on social

Perks

  • Become knowledgeable about journalism and social media 
  • Interact with successful, thoughtful, interesting people
  • Make a difference in the world of journalism and beyond

 

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