Social Media Volunteer

  • Volunteer
  • Menlo Park
  • Salary: N/A

Website Universal Giving

Full Job Description

Job Summary

Volunteer: Volunteers have a heart for giving back. Social Media volunteers help with important research and social media.

UniversalGiving is an award-winning nonprofit allowing people to donate and volunteer with top-performing, vetted organizations all over the world. 100% goes directly to the cause. All partner organizations are vetted with our proprietary Quality Model. UniversalGiving has been featured on the homepage of Bloomberg, Oprah.com, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. UniversalGiving also has been featured in more than 16 books, including the new edition Harvard Business Review Book, HBR Guide to Delivering Effective Feedback, Arianna Huffington’s Thrive, and Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen’s Giving 2.0. We have also been acknowledged six times on Great Nonprofits’ annual Top Nonprofits lists and are highlighted in Huffington Post’s list of best volunteering matching websites. We continue to gain momentum, with dozens of articles in the Christian Science Monitor and monthly contributions on ForbesTo date, we have matched more than 22,000 volunteers worth $31 million dollars’ of volunteer hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest
  • Create content for our social media platforms
  • Post our newsletters, blog posts and job openings on Social Media
  • Monitor comments and engage readers on our blogs
  • Expand UniversalGiving’s reach and impact
  • Provide administrative support as needed
  • With proven success & a positive attitude, take on special projects and new responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to self direct work and manage independent deadlines
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of marketing, communications, and/or PR
  • Strong familiarity w/ social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest)
  • Competence with Microsoft Office/Salesforce/Google Drive

Benefits

  • Part-time, flexible remote positions
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, global team representing over 25 cultures
  • Gain experience at a unique social entrepreneurship organization that has a global impact
  • Gain experience with a Tech for Good nonprofit
  • With proven success & a positive attitude, UniversalGiving is likely to facilitate J1, OPT visas

Duration and Location

  • Position is available for part-time (5-20 hours per week)
  • Minimum 6 months commitment
  • We provide remote positions with a highly globally focused team from more than 20 countries, including Russia, China, Japan, Ukraine, Georgia, the Philippines, Haiti, Germany, Canada, the Kurdish population, South Korea, the U.K., Brazil, and many more

To Apply

Email your resume, cover letter, two writing samples (two pages minimum per writing sample), and three professional references with contact information (phone and email) to jobs@universalgiving.org with “Social Media Volunteer” in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

UniversalGiving is committed to understanding and representing the diverse populations it serves worldwide. Members of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, nationalities, physical abilities or disabilities, religions or beliefs, and cultures are welcome as employees and volunteers in our organization. We believe that a diverse team will best serve our diverse populations. Please see our policy on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.