Part-time Associate, Social Media
TNTP seeks part-time an Associate, Social Media to work up to 25 hours a week, supporting the brand and marketing team and others across the organization. This position may be based in a home office anywhere in the U.S. and is available immediately.
Who We Are
A national nonprofit founded by teachers, TNTP believes our nation’s public schools can offer all children an excellent education. Today we’re a diverse team from a wide range of fields, united by a fierce commitment to helping school systems end educational inequality. We work at every level of the public education system to attract and train talented teachers and school leaders, ensure rigorous and engaging classrooms, and create environments that prioritize great teaching and accelerate student learning.
We are currently seeking an individual to join TNTP to fill part-time roles within the organization. Part-time staff provides additional capacity to complete priority projects or coverage during staff transitions and leaves. Assignments will vary in length, most lasting between 2 weeks and 3-4 months or longer; however, consistent work is not guaranteed.
What You’ll Do
As a Social Media Associate, you will partner with the Social Media Manager to oversee TNTP’s social media accounts. Your duties will include creating social media posts, replying to comments, and tracking social media marketing efforts.
Specific responsibilities may include:
Support manager to develop and execute a social media strategy.
Post to official social media accounts using content management systems.
Manage social media editorial calendar.
Curate content that will help reach organizational social media goals.
Optimize and analyze posts for engagement.
Provide ideas for social media promotions to maximize our brand’s visibility online, with measured KPIs to validate the success of each campaign.
What You Bring
First and foremost, we are looking for amazing people with diverse backgrounds and experiences who are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change children’s lives through education. We value diversity of ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, gender, religion, language, ability, and experience and exemplify this through the makeup of our team at all levels. You’ll be right at home if you cultivate strong relationships and push yourself, your work, and the people around you to the next level. We encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Latinx, Asian American, and Pacific Islander, local Indigenous people, LGBTQIA+ and non-binary people, veterans, people living with disabilities, and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities.
We expect our Social Media Associate to:
Be creative. You can think outside the box and develop engaging and original content ideas that capture our audience’s attention. You can bring new ideas to the team and stay informed about the latest trends in social media. You can leverage communications in service of a larger strategic vision.
Be an outstanding communicator. You are creative in working across channels. You are an adept communicator in writing and engaging with our audience. You can craft clear, compelling, concise messages essential for maintaining a positive brand image.
Be dedicated to equity. You think about and are attuned to the experiences and concerns of your audiences. You are committed to creating and promoting equity-centered communications that lift the voices and experiences of the communities in which we work. You also adhere to our commitment to ethical storytelling.
Model cross-cultural agility. Authentic self-reflection, self-awareness, and high emotional intelligence are central to who you are as a leader, and you utilize these skills to shape a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Collaborative Nature. You’ll work closely with internal team members, which requires a coordinated and team-oriented approach. From proofreading posts to ensuring that images and videos are on-brand, you’ll build relationships with those closest to the work to ensure their story is told authentically.
Two or more years of social media experience including planning and managing content in a corporate, or agency setting.
Strong functional knowledge of social media principles, and best practices.
Ability to learn and adhere to TNTP brand standards and marketing practices.
Experience editing and designing programs such as in Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Canva
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work well and quickly under pressure both individually and as a part of a team.
Excellent project management skills to consistently meet deadlines.
A degree in communication or marketing.
A demonstrated ability to collaborate and build trusting relationships with diverse stakeholders, including both internally with colleagues and externally with sources and subjects involved in the stories you produce.
High emotional intelligence, strong listening skills, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
What We Offer
TNTP offers a competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience in a similar position. The hourly range for this role is $19.62 – $29.42 per hour. TNTP offers a motivated team of dynamic colleagues, a collegial atmosphere that values professional development and valuable feedback, and the chance to impact the direction of a growing, mission-driven company that is committed to the success of our nation’s children. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work each day.
We recommend including a cover letter in your application addressing why you are interested in TNTP and how your experience has prepared you for this position. The priority application deadline for this position is September 15th. After that date, applications will be considered on a rolling basis. It is in your best interest to apply as soon as possible.