Aug 13, 2019

Coordinator, Social Media

  • National Math and Science Initiative, Inc.
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Part-time Marketing and Communications

Job Description

What do you do all day?

The part-time Social Media Coordinator contributes to NMSI’s storytelling and community engagement by drafting, posting and analyzing social media content across Facebook, Twitter and other channels. The coordinator also aggregates, schedules and analyzes engagement with the internal NMSI News and Coffee Read.

What are the details?

  • Work with the Digital Marketing Manager to propose monthly social media content based on the strategy determined by the Digital Marketing Manager
  • Draft, design and post approved social media content in a timely manner
  • Prepare monthly engagement reports and recommend adjustments to continually increase targeted audience behaviors
  • Aggregate information from across the organization to draft, design and schedule the weekly NMSI News and work with the Communications Manager to design and schedule the occasional Coffee Read
  • Prepare monthly engagement reports and recommend adjustments to increase targeted behaviors
  • Contribute to the MarCom team's development of marketing assets, including printing materials, preparing materials for delivery and stuffing marketing folders
  • Assist the MarCom Sr. Director, the Communications Manager and the Digital Marketing Manager, as needed, and complete other duties and projects, as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

This is an hourly, part-time position. We expect the coordinator to work roughly 20 hours per week, with more from time to time. However, all hours worked must remain under 30 hours per week.

What are we looking for?

  • Education & Experience – You have or are working toward a bachelor’s degree in social media communications and analytics or a related field; previous paid experience in news, marketing or public relations is a strong plus
  • Strong Communicator – You can engage audiences through vivid storytelling; you are a concise, compelling writer
  • Tech Savvy – You embrace technology as a tool to enhance your work effectiveness but not as a means to replace hard work; you are adept at learning new technologies quickly.
  • Relationship Builder – You have a knack for building relationships quickly and inspiring those around you
  • Organized & Productive – You are a good at planning your day and not letting distractions keep you from meeting your goals
  • Reliable – You can take direction and complete tasks as assigned and can provide input that leads to even better results
  • Flexible – You are comfortable working in a changing environment with competing priorities
  • Growth Mindset – You learn from failure and crave feedback because you know that it makes you better; you are also eager to give feedback to your manager and colleagues
  • Inclusive – You can work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or job type – or any other factor that makes us unique
  • Sense of Humor – You don’t take yourself too seriously; work hard play hard is your mantra

What else do we value?

  • Accountability – Delivering on commitments made to our stakeholders, transparency about progress and outcomes, and ownership of responsibility for the decisions we make
  • Collaboration – Trust, open communication, and teamwork inside and outside the organization to maximize our shared knowledge and bring greater value to our mission
  • Equity – Access and opportunity for all students to succeed, regardless of zip code
  • Learning – Fostering dynamic learning environments for students and teachers and using internal and external feedback to continuously improve the quality of our work
  • Advocacy – Cultivation of strong, strategic relationships that expand our reach and influence and ensure continued positive student outcomes in the communities we serve

 

 

Want to learn more? 

The National Math and Science Initiative is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming math and science education in today’s classrooms and ensuring that all students have the knowledge and skills to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century. Founded in 2007, NMSI began by dramatically improving student participation and success in rigorous Advanced Placement math, science and English courses in 85 courses across seven states. Today, NMSI has scaled its proven program to serve more than 1.5 million students, 50,000 teachers, 1,000 high schools and 45 universities across 40 states, and is having a demonstrable and lasting impact on student outcomes. 

NMSI Next, our five-year strategic plan, deepens our commitment to transform our current programs. In doing so, we will also launch a bold approach to partnering with school systems that drives outcomes not only at the student and school system levels, but also at the regional and national levels. NMSI Next is anchored on the concept that the whole will be greater than the sum of the parts and that our teamwork and program work go hand in hand.  Additionally, we believe that our impact at the school system, regional, and national levels will reinforce itself to ensure population level outcomes. 

We believe STEM education is the greatest lever to accessing opportunity and is unmatched in unlocking student potential

Specifically, NMSI Next will implement the following strategic levers so that all students, especially those furthest from opportunity, thrive and reach their highest potential as problem solvers and lifelong learners, pursue their passions and tackle the world’s toughest challenges.

  • Catalyze bold thinking and enduring solutions for all students nationally
  • Collaborate with regional stakeholders to drive sustainable changes
  • Provide school systems a world class K-12 solution set
  • Build a strong, sustainable, and nimble organization positioning us to deliver exponential impact

 

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NMSI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

 

National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NMSI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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