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Social Media Communications Manager

Salary: $23+ per hour depending on experience, with health benefits.

Qualifications

  • Familiar with, and passionate about promoting peace and social justice
  • Strong political analysis and ability to comment on a variety of issues from an anti-imperialist/anti-war perspective
  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Marketing, Digital Advertising, or another/related field
  • 2+ years of experience as a social media strategist, manager, or content creator 
  • Tech-savvy, skilled in managing current and emerging social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, and TikTok, etc.)
  • Experience with social reporting and monitoring tools like Hootsuite, Social Sprout, or Buffer
  • Excellent graphic design skills; experience with Canva and/or Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Copywriting skills; ability to communicate complex ideas and statistics in a simple and engaging manner
  • Outstanding writing and communications skills; experience communicating with community members, journalists, influencers, etc. 
  • Experience with Google Adwords, social media marketing, and online/banner advertising; knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Video editing skills
  • Ability to monitor social media and intrinsically know when and how CODEPINK should take part in a conversation
  • Creative thinker, eager to embrace new technology and methodology
  • Someone who strives for excellence and impact in all they do
  • Attention to detail and ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work against short deadlines
  • A mastery of Zoom 
  • Experience with streaming platforms is a plus!
  • Proficiency in Spanish is a plus!

Responsibilities

  • Create and execute a plan to grow the social media presence of the organization across a range of current and emerging platforms and expand our online community
  • Work with campaigners to organize an internal social media content calendar and coordinate content creation to support CODEPINK team and campaigns
  • Support fundraising campaigns through the development of social media posts, Giving Tuesday campaigns, Facebook fundraisers, and more
  • Suggest, and help create branded videos, shareables, infographics, and other creative materials necessary to support campaigns
  • Track and monitor social media activity at all times to insert CODEPINK’s messaging where appropriate
  • Develop online relationships with kindred online communities and influencers including media outlets and journalists
  • Track and monitor analytics to assess trends and activity across social accounts and digital advertising performance to goal
  • Form part of crisis communications/breaking news team, ready to jump on every news media opportunity, and assist with writing press releases and statements
  • Stimulate people’s passion and creativity to end war, militarism, and imperialism
  • Oversee other staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Engage with followers by responding to social media comments, helping with the management of social media inboxes and Facebook groups
  • Occasionally provide tech support for CODEPINK webinars 
  • Keep informed of social media trends, and changes to the management of social media platforms (changes in Facebook political advertising, algorithm changes, etc.)
  • Research current events, news articles, etc. related to CODEPINK campaigns

Preferred Location: California, Illinois, New York, Washington D.C., or remote.

Position type: Full-time

To Apply

  • Please email a cover letter expressing an interest in the position and résumé to hr@codepink.org mentioning "Social Media Communications Manager" in the subject line.
  • Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please feel free to attach links and samples of your work.

Deadline: ASAP by July 30, 2022

CODEPINK is a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, healthy jobs, and other life-affirming programs. CODEPINK is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We encourage applications from women, people of color, LGBTQ people, disabled people and other members of underrepresented groups.


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