Communications and Social Media Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Clean Water
Well funded by Songea's Kids provides free clean water to orphans we support and to others in Mshangano Village.

About

Songea’s Kids is seeking a Volunteer Communications/Social Media Manager to design and execute strategies to attract and engage a vibrant community dedicated to bringing hope and life to orphans and disadvantaged youth in southern Tanzania. Our non-profit, all volunteer organization provides mentoring and seed money to local Tanzanian NGOs to provide clean water, food, shelter, education and vocational training in an environmentally sustainable manner to help orphans, disadvantaged youth and their surrounding communities build for the future.

Position Overview

As Social Media Manager, you will be key in helping to grow our community by taking advantage of the many communications and social media platforms to tell our story in a way that will attract and engage others to our circle of donors and volunteers. Our goal is to expand our visibility to potential private and organizational donors by creating and executing a social media/communications strategy that leverages multiple channels, optimizes our content, and creates a compelling view to build engagement and encourage action.

Responsibilities

  • Build and execute a robust social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Generate, edit, publish and share content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Set up and/or optimize Songea’s Kids pages within each platform to increase the visibility of our social content
  • Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community
  • Create editorial calendars and schedules
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information
  • Collaborate with Songea’s Kids board members, volunteers and our NGO partners in Tanzania to develop content, manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions

Preferred Requirements

  • Proven experience in communications/social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • Excellent consultative, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, CRO and SEO
  • Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
  • BS in Communications, Marketing, Business, New Media or Public Relations

Skills

  • Marketing Analytics
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours/month
  • Strong writing, editing, presentation and communication skills & social media experience

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