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Asst. Social Media Strategist

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International Ocean Film Festival

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The International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF) is seeking an experienced Assistant Social Media Strategist

At IOFF, we are united by a passion to protect our oceans, and we believe that the power of film is one of the best ways to bring people together and create change. The International Ocean Film Festival is dedicated to restoring, protecting and balancing ocean biodiversity through independent film.

About the International Ocean Film Festival

Launched in 2004, the International Ocean Film Festival is the leading Bay Area ocean destination event of the year and the premier global film festival with a focus on ocean inspired films. The IOFF is a year-round ocean conservation organization, with a flagship four-day film festival held annually in March. The event will virtually host more than 80 independent films from around the world, as well as panel discussions with filmmakers and ocean conservationists. In addition, the IOFF hosts special screenings throughout the year and hosted its first virtual film festival in August 2020. The film festival strives to engage the next generation of ocean conservationists by offering a Free Student Education Program and an International Student Film Competition for middle school and high schools students around the world.

For the Assistant Social Media Strategist, here are the responsibilities and experience we are seeking;


  • Assist the Social Media Strategist in building and and managing IOFF’s social media profiles and presence, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and additional channels that may be deemed relevant, ensuring that content is updated regularly and on topic
  • Working with IOFF staff and Social Media Strategist, create social media copy related to films, filmmakers, special stories, community partners, and others to drive audience engagement with the virtual film festival
  • Communicate with IOFF staff and Social Media Strategist on a weekly basis on content and messaging
  • Assist the Social Media Strategist in managing the content calendar and post as needed
  • Communicate with IOFF community partners as needed on upcoming events and cross promotional opportunities
  • Stay up to date with social media best practices and new digital technologies


  • Experience writing and creating content for social media platforms
  • Flexibility in work schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and GoogleDocs
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong ability to make quick decisions and deliver quick turn-around assignments
  • Experience and passion working with non-profit organizations
  • An interest in protecting our oceans and a willingness to learn more about key issues affecting our oceans health.

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About International Ocean Film Festival


Tides Thoreau Center, 1007 General Kennedy Drive #205, San Francisco, CA 94129, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the International Ocean Film Festival is to save our oceans one film at a time.


The International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF), is the first and largest film festival focused on the ocean in North America.

Celebrating its 18th Anniversary in March 2021 the IOFF will be a virtual online film festival and hopefully an in-person event as well. Programs include live stream discussions with filmmakers and content experts, creating a unique online public forum on the environmental, social, and cultural importance of the ocean's ecosystems, habitats and its resources.

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We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Environmental Education
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Content Management Systems




  • Approximately 10 hours per week

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