Social Media Coordinator

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Abriendo Mentes
Potrero
Costa, WV
Posted: July 20 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Abriendo Mentes works to empower individuals from rural/underserved communities in Guanacaste, Costa Rica to develop the skills they need to seize educational and economic opportunities for themselves and their families. We attempt to achieve our goal through the utilization of education in important vocational subjects like English and Computer classes, as well as the improvement of soft skills like interpersonal abilities and teamwork.


POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Social Media Coordinator will work closely with the Country Director in the management, creation, distribution, and evaluation of all organizational media content. The position is writing-intensive and the intern will be expected to help write and edit information for the website, newsletter, social media sites, and local Costa Rican publications. The ideal candidate also has experience designing social media images and maintaining graphics for a WordPress website. Preference will be given to candidates with their own copy of Adobe Creative Cloud to work from. The intern will gain experience in operations of a nonprofit organization as well.


CHALLENGES

Living and working in a rural, isolated town
Working with another culture and language
Interacting with a wide range of people both in person and through social media: AM staff and volunteers, community members, donors, etc.
REPORTS TO

Country Director.
LOCATION(S)

Playa Potrero, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
STIPEND DETAILS

The Social Media Coordinator receives free housing.

START DATE

There is an immediate opening for this position. We are seeking a candidate who can make a minimum commitment of three months. Preference will be given to those who can commit to six months or longer.

Responsibilities

Develop and/or collect content for Facebook and Twitter
Synthesize and edit information and photos for monthly newsletter
Attend weekly all-staff meeting and provide a communications update on Monday mornings
Record and distribute minutes from weekly all-staff meeting
Lead or assist with additional communications and campaigns as necessary
Lead weekly communications meeting with AM Staff and volunteers interested in communications
Create and distribute marketing materials for AM community events (posting flyers, sharing notices on social media, etc.)
Collect new volunteer headshot photos to be published on website and Facebook

Requirements

Excellent writing, editing, communication, and organizational skills
Minimum commitment of 3 months, 6 months preferred.

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