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Social Media/Communications Volunteer

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SR3 Sealife Response, Rehab and Research

The Communications/Social Media volunteer works closely with SR 3’s Social Media Specialist and Executive Director to create high-quality, engaging content for SR 3’s social media presence, including keeping channels updated and brand-focused, and seeking out new ways of connecting with the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Help create and maintain a social media plan
  • Use social media to promote the mission and achievements of SR 3
  • Keep our social media channels updated on a frequent basis
  • Build awareness of SR 3’s work locally and through relevant networks, reaching a wide and diverse audience
  • Assist with development and management of content for our website, blog, and social media channels
  • Research relevant marine science news and create engaging posts to share
  • Create content that invites audience interaction
  • Monitor related social media channels and influencers for partnership opportunities
  • Engage with collaborators, businesses and other stakeholders via social media
  • Develop and update our photographic database, identifying gaps
  • Track the effectiveness of our social media work and recommend ways forward
  • Assist with the distribution of promotional materials and identify new opportunities for communications/promotions
  • Support the Communications and Development Officer as needed with communications related to fundraising

Relevant Skills, Competencies and Experience:

  • A passion for ocean conservation, marine science knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with different types of main stream marketing and communications media
  • Ability to create succinct, engaging, and on-brand messaging
  • Ability to source and summarize news articles, stories, and scientific articles into engaging content for social media
  • Effectively work under pressure and with short deadlines
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Gmail and Google Drive
  • Experience with basic photo editing and video editing is preferred

Compensation:

This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity.

How to apply:

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants accepted on an ongoing basis.

Please submit resume and cover letter including your availability to info@SR3.org. All volunteers are subject to a background check.

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About SR3 Sealife Response, Rehab and Research

Location:

Po Box 1404, Mukilteo, WA 98275, US

Mission Statement

Promoting the health and welfare of marine life in the Pacific Northwest.

Description

SR3 Sealife Response, Rehab, and Research is the first of its kind non-profit in Washington dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of marine wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. SR3 is a collaborative effort with NOAA, the University of Washington, SeaDoc Society, and more to provide the first and much needed dedicated marine wildlife rehabilitation and science facility in Washington. The facility will also serve as a research and teaching institute to tackle big ocean health issues while helping future generations learn to care for our oceans. Currently SR3 is actively responding to injured/stranded marine wildlife, disentangling marine animals, monitoring local killer whale health and world whale health, researching Sea Star Wasting Disease, and mentoring students.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment: Minimum 6-month commitment of 4 hours per week. The hours are flexible but preferably spread out throughout the week.

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