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There is an opening for a volunteer social media coordinator. See details below.
Reports To: Director of Programs and Operations
Location: Junior Achievement Nigeria Head Office Lekki Lagos
Job Type: Coordinator, Unpaid, 3 days a week
Term: Minimum 3 Month Commitment
Start Date: October 2013
Junior Achievement has a mission to inspire and educate young people to become conscientious business leaders. We achieve this by implementing economic education programs that develop attitudes and skills necessary for personal success and social responsibility. JA started operations in Nigeria in the last quarter of 1999, and since then has reached over 400,000 students in over six hundred and fifty schools in Lagos, Sagamu, Ota, Abeokuta, Ibadan, Ilorin, Abuja, Jos, Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Port Harcourt, Warri, Uyo, Calabar and Enugu through over 700 volunteers and teachers. Junior Achievement Nigeria (JA Nigeria) offers FREE business economic education programs tailored to add value to young people between the ages of 5 – 27 in Nigeria. JA Nigeria is seeking to reach 1,000,000 young people in Nigeria by the end of year 2020.
A social media volunteer at Junior Achievement Nigeria will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and getting visibility for our organization. This task requires 5-8 hours weekly, but most days will require a minimum of ½ hour, to keep the communication constant) (minimum 3-month commitment, but longer if you’d like) plus we ask that you join our staff meeting weekly to stay abreast on upcoming activities.
We are looking for a volunteer to assist with our social media marketing efforts. You will be part of a team that works on promoting the organization via social media. You will learn the ins and outs of the organization to assist in making social media a productive part of our overall marketing efforts.
The volunteer is expected to have experience with social media on (at least) a personal level (use on a business level preferred). You must be able to think strategically and see how social media fits into the organization’s marketing strategy, not just telling our followers, but building long-lasting relationships by providing value to them. Volunteers must be able to assist in formulating social media plans (once ample information is provided to you), and then carry them out (with our assistance). You must be able to measure and document the impact of social media, and then suggest action-steps to increase impact.
Coordinator will be performing the following tasks:
Updating our existing profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
Uploading videos, photo albums, etc.
Finding users to follow/friend/like our business
Writing and posting blog posts/tweets/updates, etc.2 – 5 updates each week
Tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our organization
Replying to comments, messages, etc.
Report findings to the team
Create and maintain a content editorial calendar
Consistently learn and grow, ask pertinent questions
Ability to create and upload Twitter & YouTube backgrounds, and minor video editing skills are a plus
Develop and launch social campaigns, competitions and contests
Co‐develop quarterly growth strategies and tactics with Director of Programs
Identify key metrics and track growth on all channels as well as compile weekly progress reports
Skills and attributes coordinator is expected to have:
Proficient with Microsoft Office products, possesses functional knowledge or some
experience with HTML/CSS
Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills and an ability to work individually on a project or in a team environment
Be creative with an eye for design
Ability to develop a detailed and professional marketing plan
Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is preferred
Knowledge of video editing software – iMovie, Final Cut, or Windows Live Movie Maker is a plus
Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, etc.
Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence
Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through social media
Experience proofreading and editing
Ability to deal with uncertainty
Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams
Demonstrated ability to map out a marketing strategy and then drive that strategy proven by testing and metrics
Is self directed, eager to meet and exceed objectives, and excited to take on more responsibility
Brings to the position organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
Ability to communicate results to Director and in a fast paced environment
Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate tasks at hand as well as foresee upcoming creative opportunities
Strong commitment to ethics, honesty, and integrity in conducting business
Opportunity to join the team of the world’s oldest and largest non-profit economic education organization
References gladly given for successful volunteer
Opportunities for increased responsibility
Increase your knowledge and build your resume on social media marketing
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