Part-Time Social Media Director Wanted: – a site dedicated to advancing global learning and cooperative development through community-university partnership – is hiring immediately for a part-time (10 hours / week) Social Media Director position. (More about the site here).

Responsibilities can be fulfilled online / remotely.  The position will continue indefinitely based upon performance and sponsor support.

The Social Media Director will spend ten hours per week engaged in activities relating to ongoing interaction with followers, readers, and allies via Facebook and Twitter.  The individual who fills the position must therefore be adept with social media, engaged in national / international conversations on service across cultures, and committed to careful and conscientious global development partnerships.

Ideally the Social Media Director will at least have a graduate-student-level grasp of the fields of international education and service-learning, with a strong emphasis on community-driven assumptions in learning, partnership, and research. Background in global development is preferred. This individual will be the primary person responsible for catching trending articles on ethical volunteering, community-engaged education, civic universities, global universities, and efforts to leverage universities’ role as partners in building a more just and sustainable world.

The social media director will be expected to fulfill at least 10 hours per week completing work for the site. The individual must keep regular hours, though those hours may be set according to that person’s schedule. By Wednesday at 1 pm each week (Central US Time), the Social Media Director will send to the Editor a list of the 5 most read, most provocative, or otherwise most important articles relating to the site’s focus area. The Social Media Director will also regularly interact with and support communication regarding an upcoming ethical photography contest. The Social Media Director will receive a monthly stipend of $400 (USD).

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume, along with names and contact information for three references, to as soon as possible. Previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply.


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