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Social Media and Content Creator – New position

Job Title:                     Social Media and Content Creator – New position

Job Reports to:           Manager of Marketing & Communications

Category:                    Part-time, one-year contract with possibility for growth

Salary:                         $20 per hour

International Travel:    Opportunities to visit DWC project sites on volunteer trips

Paid Time Off:            3 weeks’ vacation and statutory holidays

Closing Date:              November 26, 2021

Developing World Connections is an international development charity located in Kamloops, British Columbia. Its mandate is to address issues of poverty and social justice and create greater global engagement. It accomplishes this mandate through community development projects in various countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. This work is carried out by sending volunteer teams to work on small infrastructure projects like building schools or water systems, and through implementing longer-term donor-funded projects directly with its in-country partners.

At Developing World Connections, we are committed to a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute.

Reporting to the Manager of Marketing and Communications, the Social Media and Content Creator will be responsible for creating content that will be shared on DWC’s social media platforms and occasionally in print. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating content for social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Twitter,
  • Writing, graphic design and video editing,
  • Monitoring and evaluating social media analytics to ensure posts are relevant and achieving campaign objectives,
  • Managing a content calendar and creating weekly content that will attract and connect with our audience,
  • Maintaining brand continuity across social and written touchpoints,
  • Assisting in the design of strategy for social post creation and execution,
  • Providing monthly reporting on social campaigns and taking action to improve them,
  • Ensuring social media accounts comply with company and legal social media policies,
  • Managing and reporting on a social budget,
  • Planning and coordinating the pipeline of content for social media in collaboration with the Manager of Marketing and Communications,
  • Assisting in fundraising activities such as an annual charity golf tournament,
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Minimum two years’ Demonstrated experience managing accounts and creating content across all major platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc)
  • Demonstrated ability to grow an engaged audience on social media,
  • Excellent understanding of graphic design,
  • Familiarity and experience with content planning tools,
  • Confident in video creation and photography skills,
  • Excellent command of (written) English, including strong creative copywriting and editing skills,
  • Passionate about social media, graphic design, brand identity, photography and videography,

Assets:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Marketing or equivalent,
  • Experience managing google grants, adwords, SEO and analytics,
  • Experience maintaining/updating WordPress,
  • Excellent video editing skills,
  • Passion for international travel and grassroots community development.

Contract length: 12 months with the strong possibility of renewal and possible expansion based on performance and budget.

Part-time hours: Starting at 10-15 hours per week but could increase depending on the strength and diversity of the skillset of the successful applicant.

Qualified applicants please send cover letters and resumes to info@developingworldconnections.org, referencing Social Media and Content Creator in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date is November 26th at 4:30pm PST. Anticipated start date is January 3rd, 2022.