Internship, Volunteer or Work Study: Marketing & Social Media Advocate

Posted 9 months ago

Our Story

HVK Children’s Foundation is an emerging nonprofit founded in 2016 and is registered in Massachusetts. We are based in Worcester, Massachusetts  and West Africa, Liberia. We aim to break barriers to socioeconomic and social determinant factors that pose as a harm to human development through The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model and the Coordinated School Health Program. Thus, we work in the fields of education, public health, and social work providing evidence-based services that includes the monitoring and evaluation of programs targeted to reach low-income women, children and families. We have three implemented programs to date and currently reaching children and teachers at six schools we are partnered with.

We have a small team of three individuals based in the USA. We are looking for two qualified persons to help create advertisement and marketing content for our e-mail and social media platforms. Required hours are 5-10 hours weekly or as many hours that the individuals can commit.

Responsibilities:

Part I: 25%

  • Create content for all social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) using facts and creativity
  • Create content for e-mail marketing
  • Perform day-to-day activities including creating graphic design flyers for promotional purposes that support our programs or work

Part II: 40%

  • Respond to audiences on social media sites; increase followers from 359 to 1,000 or more
  • Grow the organization’s online audience/presence by reaching out to a broad audience base to like and follow our platforms; increase likes by 40%
  • Tag people in social media posts and urge social media friends to follow all of our social media pages
  • Increase use of our hash tags to grow our audience base
  • Work with our social media manager Mr. Koua Her to review all images and posts

Part III: 10%

  • Perform google analytics to document number of visitors on social media pages monthly

Skills/ Knowledge Requirement:

  • Written and oral communication is a plus
  • Proficiency in computer is a plus ( ability to design graphics and upload photos)
  • Proficient in the use of computer to write social media posts to capture a broad audience base
  • Proficient in the use of social media to bring in donations
  • Ability to check social media sites 3x daily is a plus
  • Copywriting skills and visual intelligence
  • Creating promotional videos as needed
  • Use social media to raise donations
  • Ability to use all social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc)
  • Proficiency in using design creation apps or software such as photoshop or others

Education Requirements:

  • High school graduate or student with interest in social media, writing, and creative design
  • College student is preferred

The individual should be interested in the use social media for a great cause and to reach the masses

Other Requirements:

  • Skills driven (computer, e-mail marketing, social media, photoshop, and graphic design)
  • Ability to impact and reach many people as possible
  • Optimistic

Apply by: December 15th, 2018 and until position is filled

Start Date: 01/2019

Required Hours: 8-10 hours weekly

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