Social Media and Event Coordinator

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Global Art & Design Project
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Posted: January 06 2015
Company Location: Redlands, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Founded in 2013, Global Art and Design Project is a new non-profit that uses creativity as an entrepreneurial tool for global development. We provide access to technology, scholarship support and arts education programs emphasizing design and digital media to secondary school students in under-served schools in the developing world. Global Art and Design Project’s initial efforts are focused in South Africa.

We’re looking for a Social Media and Event Intern to join our all-volunteer team. You’ll be responsible for managing Global Art and Design Project’s social media platforms and helping to plan and execute a fundraising event in 2015. Working on your own schedule and with little oversight, this position is a great opportunity for an independent, self-motivated individual who is interested in gaining experience and skills in social media and event planning and learning more about a startup nonprofit focused on international youth development and arts education.

Responsibilities

Social Media
In partnership with Founder/CEO, develop creative and compelling content for social media platforms
Lead online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Create and manage social media content calendar
Develop quarterly email newsletter
Analyze and report on social media data
Identify creative ways to grow Global Art and Design Project’s following across social media channels

Event Planning
Work with board of directors to brainstorm fundraising event ideas
Research and solicit sponsors, event space and food vendors, and participants
Work with board of directors to coordinate logistics of event
Manage social media promotion of event

Requirements

Minimum Skills and Qualifications
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Firm understanding of mainstream social media tools and platforms
Creative and flexible
Self-motivated; able to follow instructions and also work independently in an unstructured environment
Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented

Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Passion for start-up organizations, the nonprofit sector, South Africa, youth development, arts education, or graphic design
Previous social media and/or event planning experience

Skills

Required - Oral & Written Communication Skills, Social Media Development, Creative, Flexible Approach, Self-motivated Individual, Excellent organizational skills
Preferred - Non-profit Development, Event Planning and Management

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