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*Note: The following is an opportunity for flexible, part-time, volunteer work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment. All positions are remote/ work-from-home.

Are you an experienced Social Media Assistant who is passionate about making a difference? Would you find it exciting to work with smart and talented individuals committed to producing great journalism in the public interest? Can you commit 10 hours a week to our mission, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team?

WhoWhatWhy is seeking to build a team of Social Media assistants who can help administer our social media posting. This may include writing short social media posts, pulling quotes or lines from stories, collaborating with our creative team on graphics, and physically uploading or scheduling the posts. Strong candidates have excellent written english communication skills, are team players, and can spread their volunteer hours out evenly throughout the week. is a nonpartisan, agenda-free news organization. Not left-wing, not right-wing, not consensus-seeking, we report the truth, whatever it is. We approach each story with an open mind, boundless curiosity, and a willingness to dig deep beneath the surface - and don’t back away in the face of pressure from powerful institutions and groupthink.

We are a nonprofit. We are not funded by a zillionaire. We do not accept corporate ads. As such, we seek skilled volunteers to fill out our growing organizational infrastructure.

Age does not matter. We have among us young students, vibrant retirees, and everything in between, from all walks of life.

Join us!


  • Use social media marketing tools to create global awareness and grow the company’s brand/product presence
  • Own the strategy, develop calendars, evaluate opportunities, execute, and measure results on social campaigns that drive engagement and Brand presence
  • Research social media trends, opportunities, new content formats and inform management of new, innovative and relevant ways to market
  • Awareness of the competitive landscape (messaging, tactics, strategies) on social media platforms
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for organic social media campaigns, track campaign engagement success, test new ideas, and optimize overall social media performance
  • Assist with analyzing the company’s full digital marketing and social media strategy to identify potential opportunities for improvements


  • Demonstrated experience with hands-on managing and implementing social media initiatives that engage and will scale to support the requirements of a growing organization
  • Led successful social media campaigns optimizations and increased engagement rates across various channels to drive business outcomes.
  • Experience working across different global cultures a plus
  • Goal oriented with strong performance management capabilities.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and change. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with web analytic tools, such as Google Data Studio. Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and identify insights and make data-backed decisions to test, measure, and improve programs.
  • Project management and critical thinking skills desired
  • Knowledge, passion, and understanding of the latest innovations and trends in social media
  • Excellent written and verbal skills as well as high interpersonal skills.
  • Curious, continual learner with a willingness to embrace professional development
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Social media content development and management experience.
  • Strong design eye and skills - Illustrator/Photoshop and photography a plus.
  • Ability to utilize data and observations for analysis and decision-making.
  • BA/BS Degree and relevant work experience required.


  • Channel your passion in a stimulating environment
  • Learn the nuts and bolts of nonprofit operations in an up-and-coming organization
  • Develop new skills and gain valuable experience that can enhance your professional trajectory
  • Do amazing work on a flexible, part-time basis
  • Have fun while you make a difference


You will be expected to attend your department’s recurring meetings. Beyond this, you will work on your own schedule. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months for at least 10 hours a week. Because our team is spread throughout the world, we rely on a combination of Slack, email, and conference calls, and expect everyone to be responsive in a timely manner.

To Apply

We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions. To apply, send your resume and a customized cover letter , making clear you are familiar with our mission and work. You should confirm your understanding that this is a volunteer position. If there is no option to attach a cover letter, please send a cover letter to

Please note that response emails from us sometimes end up in spam folders; don’t forget to check them. Thank you!

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About WhoWhatWhy


PO BOX 1103, NEW YORK, NY 10276, US

Mission Statement

WhoWhatWhy is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization aiming to discover and share the truth about matters affecting us all. We launched with the idea that the public deserves courageous and thorough investigations into powerful institutions, entities and individuals that shape our world. We pride ourselves on having no sacred cows, and covering stories that no one else will touch. At WhoWhatWhy, we believe that quality information changes minds--and that when you change minds, you change everything.


WhoWhatWhy embodies a form of investigative reporting that is rigorous, relentless, and scientific - we call it forensic journalism.

We take on controversial topics others will not touch and dig deep to uncover and name the institutions and persons shaping our world. Our organization is neither partisan nor ideological and only provides accounts based on extensive research and thorough sourcing.

In addition to producing rigorous investigative reporting, we seek to further the long-term survival and betterment of the news industry as a whole.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Justice & Legal


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging




  • 10 Hours Per Week +/-

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