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Volunteer Opportunity: Director of Social Media


Position:

The TLAN Director of Social Media will be a 5-10 hours per week remote position reporting to the Managing Director. The Director of Social Media will be a volunteer position and will work remotely

The ideal candidate will have strong writing and graphic design skills, and display an interest in social media and advertising. Applicants should have had success at building a large social media following on their personal accounts, will know how to use tools for social media planning, and are hard-working team members who expect to play a critical role in creating original digital content across various social media platforms. The ideal candidate will be committed to the values of the Transformative Language Arts Network and understands the necessity of arts across all areas of life and work.

Responsibilities/Opportunities:

  • Develop and create social media assets, including: developing appropriate messaging, graphics, videos, and memes;
  • Research relevant content to share across channels;
  • Plan, schedule, and organize posts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram;
  • Study social media trends and work with Managing Director to design and implement social media strategic plan.
  • Attend 2021 Power of Words Conference & Pre-Conference, and attend 2-3 TLA Network classes, free of charge.

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in public relations, communications, marketing, English, or multimedia;
    • Social media management experience;
    • Demonstrated strong communication skills in writing and editing;
    • Demonstrated graphic design skills for online and in-print promotions;
    • Excellent organization and time management skills;
    • Driven and motivated to learn;
    • Creative problem-solving skills;
    • Experience using Canva and Buffer (or similar social media scheduling tools);
    • Computer and internet access;
    • Capable of independently managing time and the tasks associated with a small but ambitious organization, including flexibility to switch between tasks easily.

    Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to candidates with experience in Transformative Language Arts and non-profit organizations.

    Timing & Compensation:

    Job begins summer 2021 (exact date to be determined). The position is a part-time volunteer position, up to 10 hours per week, with a 6-month minimum commitment.

    Applications:

    Resume with complete employment history and education background emailed to director@tlanetwork.org. Include in the subject line "Director of Social Media 2021: (your name)." Also include a cover email that notes any relevant experience in transformative language arts; what specifically interests you about this position; and anything else that you believe we should know. No solicitations please.

    The Transformative Language Arts Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Paid and volunteer personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

    "The Transformative Language Arts Network" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 873 Lansdowne, PA 19050 USA

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