Social Media Volunteer (USA Based)


Cause Areas

When

Sun Jul 29, 2018 - Sun Dec 30, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Social Media Intern

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:
Asante Africa Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes quality educational access and leadership development for children in East Africa (Kenya and Tanzania). Asante Africa Foundation believes in the power of knowledge as a catalyst to help young people create a future where they live their dreams. We achieve this vision through partnering with local families, educators and community members to create safe and healthy learning environments, strengthen teacher quality, enhance learning in the classrooms, provide merit-based scholarships, and leadership development. To learn more about Asante Africa Foundation please visit http://www.asanteafrica.org

POSITION OVERVIEW:
We are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate Social Media Intern to join our Marketing and Communications team. As a Social Media Intern you will be working on developing and maintaining Asante Africa Foundation’s online presence through various social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube, Flickr, Instagram, and WordPress. Tasks include, but are not limited to: actively updating and maintaining the social media channels and calendar ; writing/summarizing blog stories; creating and brainstorming content; creating a plan to enhance online presence and identify opportunities for growth. Time commitment is 10-15 hours per week, including a weekly one-hour meeting.

Requirements:
* Currently active on social media; follow or interest in learning latest trends
* Excellent knowledge of various social media platforms listed above
* Able to manage social media remotely and in a timely fashion
* Excellent editing, proofreading, and communication skills
* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team
* Self-starter, organized ,and able to respond to and meet deadlines under a tight timeline
* Detail oriented, team player, and tech savvy
* Access to a computer with internet connection
* Photoshop and video editing skills a plus

To be successful as a member of the Asante Africa Foundation team, you will also:
* Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a rapidly growing nonprofit organization
* Be an innovative and creative thinker - you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
* Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
* Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction
* Work well independently as well as part of a team
* Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

Benefits:
* Directly impact Asante Africa Foundation's efforts to fund education-related projects that enhance knowledge,
skills, and opportunities for hundreds of children in East Africa and learn about successful international
development programs
* Be part of a highly-motivated nonprofit organization run by majority volunteers and receive professional training
* Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a nimble, results-orientated, high-growth nonprofit organization
* Build your resume and gain references for future employment opportunities
* Opportunity to work from the comfort of your own home or our Oakland office

How to Apply:
Email a cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for Asante Africa Foundation, your resume, one writing sample and links to your social media accounts to volunteer@asanteafrica.org. Please put "Social Media Intern" in the subject line.
This is un-paid part-time internship position with an expectation of 10-15 hours per week, for six to nine months. This internship is in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Asante Africa Foundation Internship Agreement. Interns are not financiallycompensated but you will receive the benefits of a staff member having deliverables, performance reviews and training that will strengthen your resume significantly.

Skills

  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 10-15hrs per week for six to nine months
  • Must be based in the United States

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