Job Announcement: Social Media Fellow
We are hiring a Social Media Fellow to join our communications team for the fall semester. This is a great opportunity to use your creative ideas and social media know-how to make an impact on important issues like climate change, voting rights, and clean drinking water. The Social Media Fellow will create engaging social media content across several channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram while developing their understanding of running digital campaigns and building their resume. The position will be largely remote, but travel to Madison and/or Milwaukee will be required occasionally.
Who we are
Wisconsin Conservation Voters engages voters to protect Wisconsin’s environment. To achieve that, Wisconsin Conservation Voters advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-conservation candidates who will champion our priority issues. Learn more about us at conservationvoters.org.
What you'll do
We’re looking for a creative student who wants to make an impact on climate change, help protect our democracy, and build one of the top political organizations in Wisconsin by:
- Creating engaging social media content across our platforms: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- Working with our communications team to develop social media campaigns.
- Researching social media trends and informing the communications team of changes and developments that are relevant to the organization’s efforts.
- Tracking performance indicators to tell the story of our social media’s influence to stakeholders.
Who you are
To succeed in this job, you:
- Are creative and enjoy social media, keeping up on current trends and best practices.
- Have excellent interpersonal skills; you are able to work well in a team and manage projects that require input from multiple staff and across departments.
- Are comfortable working with people of all political ideologies, racial identities, ages, and socio-economic differences.
- Share our commitment to centering the voices and experiences of those most impacted by climate change and environmental injustice.
- Are creative and ambitious, always seeking out new ways to expand the organization’s base of support and engage community members in its social media efforts.
- Value learning, are curious, and like to seek out new ideas and opportunities for personal growth and improvement.
- Are excited to engage voters to protect Wisconsin’s water, air, land, and democracy.
What you should know
Skills: Adept at social media content creation on major social media channels, especially Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and supplying metrics and analytics reports.
Technical skills: Ability to post across social channels and track key metrics; proficiency in online design tool Canva; familiarity with making social content accessible, e.g. alt text and subtitling.
Conditions: The position will be largely remote, but travel to Madison and/or Milwaukee will be required occasionally. There is the option to work in the Madison and Milwaukee offices. The position is part time and temporary through December 2022 with the possibility of an extension beyond that timeframe.
Compensation and Details: $17/hour; phone stipend and mileage reimbursement for work travel provided. Approximately 10-15 hours per week through December 31, 2022, with the possibility of additional hours. Flexible schedule.
Reports to: Communication Director
Our commitment to racial justice and equity: We recognize that historic and current systems and decisions – including within the conservation community – have created injustice. Through our work we confront these injustices and fight for an equitable balance of power. We hold ourselves accountable to being inclusive and equitable in our own actions and within our organization. Read more about our commitment in our Guiding Principles here.
Email your resume, cover letter, three references, and any samples or portfolio content you’d like to email@example.com, with “Social Media Fellow” in the subject line.
Applicants will be hired on a rolling basis until positions are filled. The position will have a flexible start date in October 2022.