Social Media Associate

Greenpeace - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)4.3

Do you have experience managing online social communities on platforms like Facebook and Twitter? Can you create amazing graphics that connect with people and use data to determine what is working best? Do you thrive on good community management and online community building? If you love the idea of using these skills working with a collaborative, creative team to win victories for people and the planet, then the Social Media Associate position might be the perfect job role for you!

Greenpeace takes on some of the world's biggest corporations to stand up for a greener future. And we win. As the Social Media Associate, you would be on the frontlines of our online engagement strategy, using social media platforms to reach and mobilize our supporters to take action. We're looking for people with a feel for managing and maintaining the health of online communities, who can think on their feet, track conversations to react and seize opportunities, and bring a passion for innovation and social change.

The Social Media Associate, in partnership with the Social Media Specialist and Senior Online Campaigns Manager, will produce high-level social content and supporter-centric community management across all of Greenpeace USA’s social media channels and its website. This is a results-oriented position reporting to the Senior Online Campaigns Manager, and can be based in any of Greenpeace’s offices.


The Social Media Associate will:
Design and creating engaging written and graphic content for Greenpeace’s social media channels and website.
Listen and responding to the members of our online social communities on a daily basis, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more.
Report on content performance and community health.
Manage and coordinate postings on social channels from staff across the organization.
Support special content creation as needed, including covering live events on occasion.
Provide ad-hoc digital team support as needed.

Minimum requirements for the Social Media Associate include:
1-2 years experience managing online communications, including content for major social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and other platforms for a brand or nonprofit organization
Additional qualifications for the Social Media Associate include, but are not limited to:

Excellent communication skills, including copywriting and editing skills; ability to write impactful and engaging campaign messaging that resonates with our membership is ideal
Strong attention to detail with the ability to learn quickly, maintain focus, and hit goals in a fast-paced, ever changing campaign environment
Experience with graphic design and familiarity with programs such as: Photoshop, Canva, Illustrator, etc.; Adobe Premiere / Final Cut Pro or other video editing experience is a plus, but not required.
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, collaborative, and deadline-driven environment.
Commitment to Greenpeace’s mission and non-violent direct-action as a means of affecting change
If you want to save the world from climate change and believe in environmental justice, please submit an application on our careers page. Applications will be review on a rolling basis and will conclude once we have found the best candidate.

Greenpeace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from marginalized communities. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact us.

Only applicants eligible to work and live in the United States without any legal restrictions need apply for this opportunity.

Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For over fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster loom large. As an independent organization, Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities. Greenpeace is headquartered in the Netherlands, with offices all around the world in over fifty countries.