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Social Media Managers Wanted for Disaster Response

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CEDR Digital Corps

  • 2 people are interested

CEDR is looking for several talented Social Media Managers to administer our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn) to help maintain and expand our presence. You will be responsible for creating original text content, managing posts and responding to followers. You will also help manage our organization’s image in a cohesive way to achieve our social media goals.

Major Responsibilities

As a Social Media Manager, we expect you to be up-to-date with social media trends. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to express our company’s views respectfully and creatively. All the work can be done remotely.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Create, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. including photos, videos and news)
  • Collaborate with other Social Media Managers, website manager, and CEDR leadership
  • Communicate with followers and respond to queries in a respectful, timely manner
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions
  • Have access to a computer or laptop with Wi-Fi
  • Current or prior work experience as a social media manager
  • Hands on experience using content management tools
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Ability to deliver creative content via: text, image or graphic

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About CEDR Digital Corps

Location:

PO Box 230651, Tigard, OR 97281, US

Mission Statement

CEDR Digital Corps coordinates the work of volunteers around the world to create and utilize innovative technical solutions to challenges in disaster response and mitigation.

Description

CEDR Digital Corps are digital helpers during disasters. We harness the power and wisdom of the crowd to provide vital situational awareness to emergency management agencies during disaster, while simultaneously providing critical factual information to the public from official sources. We leverage technology and social media to quickly gather and vet critical information about conditions on the ground. All the data collection and dissemination is to help both first responders and impacted individuals in disaster areas.

Last year, as members of a spontaneous group of volunteers, we:

  • mapped over 12,000 data points related to: infrastructure conditions, gasoline, power, and water/food distribution points
  • broadcasted over 100 Zello Broadcasts in Spanish and English regarding conditions in Puerto Rico to an audience of over 1,000 subscribers
  • authored and published unique hurricane-related health and safety social media and blog posts in several languages as a means to reach and help those in disaster zones
  • supported Puerto Rican citizens with a variety of strategies to counter the information vacuum that occurred when their communications infrastructure collapsed.

Between July 30-Aug 29 2018, CEDR posted over 1,200 tweets amplifying local, state and ICM social media messages related to four national level wildfires and one major hurricane. Our active engagement with the public during that period, garnered over 1.3M organic impressions and resulted in over 1,000 retweets of a critical FEMA map.

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The candidate must be able to commit 10 hours week to the position when the organization is not active during a disaster and longer hours during an activation. 
  • Ability to to work under pressure during stressful situations to clearly communicate with the public.

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