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Implement social media campaign and increase traffic to our website

Kids in Need of Direction (KIND)

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Outreach and advocacy
Marketing and advertising
Volunteers: 2 needed
6-10 hours per week / 13 weeks
Latin America and the Caribbean
English
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
Assist the Marketing and Social Media Officer in implementing online marketing campaigns that drive engagement, traffic & interest across social media. Meet weekly with Marketing & Social Media Officer to outline strategies for media engagement. Post to and monitor a range of social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr and other popular media platforms), simultaneously help grow social reach, engagement & referral trafficIn meeting the tasks assigned to this task, the social media online volunteer will be required to provide daily status updates in terms of SM statistics via email. Additionally, weekly skype calls with the Marketing and Social Media Officer to plan and coordinate activities for the upcoming week
KIND's Mission is "Empowering Children, Transforming Lives" All programs offered at KIND underscores the importance of the holistic development of our clients while remaining committed to providing them with creative and educational opportunities while instilling in them a sense of self worth. Goal 2 of our Strategic Plan is marketing and advocacy, therefore visibility of our key programmes and services is high on the agenda. Social Media presence is key in realizing this goal.
Candidate must be currently enrolled in, or have already completed some level of tertiary education; Demonstrated excellence in the English language is a must, as evidenced at least by a distinction in English A at the CSEC level; Knowledge of protocols, etiquette and norms of the various social media platforms is an important asset; Candidate must have regular access to internet, including having a smart phone with data services;

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