Fields: women’s rights, correctional system, education, job training, communications
Location: NYC, Remote
About the Organization: This position includes community outreach to potential clients and building relationships with community partners. Communications duties include social media and website content management as well as interest and skill in introductory graphic design. The Coordinator’s responsibilities include working closely with MVLS management, staff and volunteers to increase the organization’s visibility, to promote and build relationships within the communities we serve and to communicate the breadth of our programs to underserved communities. The Coordinator also will attend community events, prepare informational materials such as flyers and be responsible for updating our website and social media outlets with a focus on targeting individuals who are eligible for services through MVLS. Some evening and weekend hours required. Routine statewide travel required, though primarily in Central Maryland. Valid driver’s license and reliable car essential.
About the Position: The Social Media Specialist is responsible for creating and executing the program’s social media strategy via Twitter, Instagram, locating and interfacing with potential targets on the Associate Director of Technical Assistance’s (ADTA) LinkedIn account, and increasing the visibility of THRIVE’s promotional video on YouTube. The candidate will work closely with THRIVE staff to coordinate accounts and content, and will have a set number of weekly benchmarks. This role will be instrumental in not only creating the THRIVE program’s social media presence and visibility for our brand, but creating a digital recruitment tool, by researching and locating potential trainees, creating a log of potential contacts and contact persons. 25 week temporary position for 9 hours per week.
- Excellent communications skills
- An interest in marketing, graphic design and social media
- Familiarity with key specific social media platforms Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
- Familiarity with criminal and social justice agencies, reforms, and current events nationwide
- Basic awareness of the challenges faced by people who have had contact with the criminal justice system
Estimated Salary: $11 – $15/hour
Deadline: January 31, 2019
College & Community Fellowship NYC