Social Media Copywriter


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Housed in the Campaigns Department (the Department of Magical Causes and Communications), the Social Media Team strategizes, organizes, and produces all content for the HPA’s Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest accounts. This volunteer position will write draft copy for social media platforms as well as having the option to work on longer form writing such as email blasts, press releases, and occasionally the website and submissions for the quarterly newsletter, The W.A.N.D. We’re looking for someone with a natural talent for writing, deep familiarity with social media trends, and a reliable work ethic.

This position reports to the Social Media Team Lead and will require an average of 7 volunteer hours per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Write draft copy for social media platforms following specific topic areas, such as HPA Chapter activities, Campaigns, Current Events, etc. Topic areas will be assigned after volunteers are brought on.

  • Suggest content for social media platforms.

  • Help brainstorm and strategize messaging for campaigns.

  • Keep abreast of all relevant updates to social media channels and trends.

  • Attend regular Social Media Team meetings and all-staff meetings via Skype/Hangout.

Qualifications:

  • Experience writing copy and/or reporting

  • Familiarity with Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and all common social media platforms

  • Organized, efficient, and dedicated self-starter

  • Interest in social change and activism

  • Interest in stories, fandom, and popular culture

To apply, please send a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) a short writing sample to Sara at saram@thehpalliance.org. For the writing sample, please submit one tweet and one Facebook or Tumblr post describing the HPA's current campaign, #WithoutHermione. We'll be in touch soon if we wish to set up an interview.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 7 hours/week

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