This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Well funded by Songea's Kids provides free clean water to orphans we support and to others in Mshangano Village.
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.
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.
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
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
Social Media / Blogging
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Marketing Strategy & Planning
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Orientation or Training
Strong writing, editing, presentation and communication skills & social media experience