Position Summary: The Social Media Team Member acts in the best interests of Safe Place via social media, by strengthening and beginning relationships with persons and businesses. This volunteer abides by and actively supports the mission and values of Safe Place for Pets. They will be supervised by the Social Media Coordinator. This volunteer must have access to a computer with Microsoft Office (including Access), e-mail, and a printer. This volunteer must have access to a telephone which will be used to contact Safe Place for Pets volunteers.
Communicate with the Social Media Team regarding social media strategies
Work with a team of volunteers to post content to chosen social media carriers (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
Respond to all comments/questions on social media sites in a timely manner (Within 48 hours)
Post and cross-post with pet partners to show support
Institute special attention for pets as requested by the Placement Team
Coordinate with the Placement Team to reach out to adopters for success stories to post on social media (including pictures). Post while respecting the privacy of the adopters (no names)
Share success stories with Website Coordinator to update website
Work with all teams for stories/pictures/video to advertise pets, fosters, volunteers, etc.
Post pet write ups from Placement intakes on social media within 24 hours of receiving intake write up on new pet
Post all events on social media, use calendar, and invite mechanisms available
Identify and use our "voice" to reflect on the special work we do and how it differs from other local rescues (the niche of our mission, and the time and attention we devote to our pets)
Initiate contests and/or questions that get people talking
Turn all hours worked into Volunteer Coordinator. An email will be sent monthly asking for hours.
1520 N Hancock Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, US
Serving Terminally Ill People by Finding Forever Homes for Their Beloved Pets.
Safe Place is an organization located in Colorado Springs, CO that cares for pets when a terminally ill owner no longer can. Safe Place was incorporated in 1996 and serves people and the pets in El Paso and Teller counties. We strive to provide comfort to families. Our unique expertise is a vital tool in assuring that a beloved pet will continue to be safe and loved, even beyond the owner's life. To some it is what matters most.
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
February 23, 2021
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Brand Development & Messaging
Social Media / Blogging
Must be at least 18
This position can be flexible depending on the individual's time and the size of the social media team. We expect this could vary from 2 hours/week - 6 hours/week depending on the individuals eagerness!