Social Media and Web Content Assistant

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Mercer Island Thrift Shop

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Social Media and Web Content Assistant

Position Description

  • Work directly with business manager and assist in developing the online marketing work plan calendar.
  • R esearch and write blog posts on topics designed to inspire our customers with creative projects using thrift store purchased items.
  • Update our customer and donor community on:
    • sale events
    • mission related topics and social services updates
    • donation information
    • volunteer recruitment and employment opportunities.
  • Deploy partner supplied marketing videos and other materials through multiple web and social media channels.
  • Photograph interesting items for social posts on a weekly basis.
  • Help with other advertising and ad copy as time allows.

Working conditions and other requirements

  • Work on location using a supplied work station.
  • Strong computer and internet user
  • Good communication skills to facilitate the successful execution of projects and timelines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Sitting, typing and composing messages.
  • Taking pictures (your equipment or ours, depending on your preferences)
  • Proficient in social media and website platforms; Facebook, Instagram, Constant Contact email news and Squarespace.
  • Ability to follow brand print and digital media guidelines.
  • Skilled at graphic design and able to adapt to using available tools; Publisher and One Note for project management.

Time Commitment

Estimated minimum time is 3-4 hours per week. Depending on your available time and ambition, the work can take place more frequently. Scheduling time is very flexible. We're here 7 days per week; you can pick early morning, afternoon or evening. The goal is to develop a regular marketing presence at fairly regular intervals to capture new business and engage our regular customers.

  • Some of the work can be done remotely, but it is important to develop a good connection to the store, look for incoming merchandise that can generate interesting content, and make a solid connection with the business manager for the best outcome of projects.

More Information

Shifts and time away are easy to schedule using our online app from your computer or phone or we can manage your specified times for you. MITS offers an enjoyable social environment and we have a diverse work force from youth to seniors with all skill levels. Volunteer benefits include making new friends, progressive discounts for the number of hours you work, job training, work references, volunteer recognition events, and a snack bar to replenish your energy.

We are a nonprofit business that values a culture of community involvement, volunteer skills development, and reducing our community footprint on the planet through resale; the best form of recycling. We provide the major source of funding for the City of Mercer Island’s department of Youth & Family Services (MIYFS). Learn more about our mission at www.mercerislandthrift.org/about



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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7710 SE 34th StreetMercer Island, WA 98040

SKILLS

  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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