Americans for Informed Democracy is a national student network taking action around US global engagement. We are recruiting members of our social media team, who will lead our online engagement via Facebook, Twitter and other tools. ,This is a year-long, virtual, volunteer position that offers the amazing opportunity to build communications and outreach skills.
Who we are: Americans for Informed Democracy (AIDemocracy)’s vision is that every young person in the United States exercises their power to bring about a peaceful, healthy, just and sustainable world. Our mission is to educate, cultivate and mobilize a network of young people to take informed action around our individual and collective roles as global citizens. We are the only national youth network that takes a comprehensive approach to global issues, and we place equal emphasis on empowering young leaders and inspiring action to build a better world.
Responsibilities: The Social Media Team members will craft and oversee our presence on Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools. They will work alongside a network of youth activists passionate about global issues. Specific responsibilities will include:
- Identifying specific content and angles. Individual team members may take responsibility for specific elements or tools.
- Drafting engagement strategies for each tool, including content, frequency and evaluation.
- Taking the lead on posting relevant content and supporting conversations.
- Taking the lead on growing our online community, in terms of numbers and engagement.
The Details: This is a virtual, volunteer position. Team members will contribute 10-12 hours/month through July 2013.
Skills and Qualifications Needed: This is an exciting position for someone who wants to build valuable media, communications and online organizing skills. Applicants should have some experience using these tools, even if just on a personal level. The biggest thing we’re looking for are people who are excited, want to learn, believe in our mission, and can make this commitment.
To apply: Please submit a resume and short statement about why you’re interested in this position to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Team members will start this month (September).