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Reference: 45223

Date Added: 10 April 2014
Closing Date: 21 April 2014

Job Title: Social Media Coordinator

Working For: International Alert

Location: London

Salary: Negotiable

Length of Contract:

Job Details

This is a short-term consultancy contract until the end of May 2014, with an immediate start. Job share or part-time considered.

Are you a social media enthusiast? Do you engage on a variety of different social channels? We’re looking for someone creative and dynamic that has a natural flair for social media engagement. You will work closely with International Alert’s Communications and Europe Teams, and be responsible for running a short-term social media campaign (#EUnify) to counter racist and xenophobic discourse in the UK in the run-up to the European elections.

You will be responsible for building and engaging with audiences on the project’s social media channels, which includes coming up with content ideas, creating new content, amplifying messages online, managing and starting community conversations and making sure the social campaign is in line with the project's goals.

Tasks include:

  • Building and amplifying campaign messages online
  • Updating the project’s social media platforms - publishing daily posts on Facebook, Twitter, blogs and any other relevant social media channels
  • Increasing networks and expanding our reach across all social media channels
  • Managing and moderating user generated content and posting responses including on-going conversations and private messages
  • Working closely with internal teams and partners to respond to issues and co-ordinate content activity
  • Disseminating messages and materials to partner networks and channels
  • Setting appropriate targets on engagement and activity
  • Compiling statistics and monitoring engagement on a regular basis

Skills required:

  • Ability to create engaging and compelling written and visual content
  • Proven ability to conceive, implement, and manage cutting-edge online strategies, including mobilisation campaigns
  • Proficient in using and managing Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn and blogs for marketing/campaigning purposes
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines with a ‘can do’ attitude towards managing multiple tasks
  • Expertise with online analytics
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex public policy and translate it into compelling digital content

For the full details please see the advertised post on our website: http://international-alert.org/jobs/social-media-coordinator.

Closing Date: 21 April 2014

Interview/Start Dates

Starting date: As soon as possible, until the end of May.

CVs will be considered on a rolling basis and, given the urgency of this post, we may appoint before the closing date. Please apply early to ensure your CV will be reviewed.

Application Details

To apply, please send your CV and a cover email indicating your current salary/rate and details of your referees to communications@international-alert.org. Do not fill an application form.

As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a Work Permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. If you have not heard from us within one week of the closing date, you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Website: http://international-alert.org/

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