*Social Media Volunteer Associate
About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We strive to empower Angelenos to address pressing social issues through volunteerism and community collaborations.
Position Description: The Social Media Associate will collaborate with the Social Media, Marketing and Communications team to assist in content creation, content management, and strategy development. The Social Media Associate will assist in executing existing social strategy across main platforms (i.e. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.) as well as work to expand into emerging platforms (TikTok, Reels, IGTV, etc.).
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently as well as in a team and have strong creative, editorial, technical & people skills.
In conjunction with other social media volunteer associates and under the direction of the Marketing & Communications team, the Social Media Associate will be responsible for:
Social Media Planning & Execution: Assisting with the development and execution of the daily, weekly, and monthly social media calendar.
Trend-Watching: Staying on top of cultural trends, competitor monitoring, and emerging social channels — analyzing and presenting opportunities for growth.
Community Management: Engaging with L.A. Works’ online community to maintain our existing relationships by liking, commenting, and saving relevant content across all platforms.
Storytelling & Original Content Creation: Creating and conceptualizing unique social media posts that bring L.A. Works’ brand to life, while building meaningful storytelling moments.
Brand Stewardship: Taking ownership of assigned social media channels and serving exclusive and regularly scheduled content.
Additional Projects & Objectives: This role is uniquely flexible. While there are certain qualifications and job responsibilities, there is also an opportunity to focus on what you’re most interested in.
Qualifications: We’re looking for someone with drive and energy, especially in this virtual workplace!
Our ideal candidate is someone who:
Is passionate about all things social media. Must be confident and capable across all social media platforms (IG, TW, FB, and LinkedIn).
Has strong communications, writing, and editing skills.
Is excited to build relationships with followers, influencers, and tastemakers.
Has the ability to work under tight deadlines while juggling multiple projects.
Can commit to 10-15 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months.
Basic photography, graphic design, and video editing skills a plus.
Equipment Requirements: Laptop and internet access.
Compensation: Unpaid. We can provide school credit, but all applicants must make their own arrangements with their host institution. Volunteers will benefit from this great learning experience, enhance their resumes, and build their personal and professional skills as they make a difference in the Los Angeles nonprofit community.
Application Deadline: Immediate. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Application Procedure: Please submit a resume, brief letter of interest, and your creative assignment (see below) to email@example.com.
Create an Instagram post to promote the following volunteer opportunity: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000kCH6e [Please include a visual (this can be a photo, illustration, or video) AND a corresponding caption.]
Provide an explanation as to why you think this post will perform well.
Do you have photography, photo-editing, videography, or graphic design skills?
Los Angeles, CA