Social Media & Communications Specialist

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Jan 17, 2014
Closes
Feb 16, 2014
Contact
Brittany Lester
Duration
Full Time
USGBC is currently seeking an energetic, self-starter to join its fast-paced Communications Team as a Social Media & Communications Specialist. Working closely with the PR & Communications Director and team, the specialist will manage USGBC’s various social media channels and campaigns, write articles for USGBC publications and online platforms and monitor industry trends and media coverage.

Specific responsibilities include

- Manage multiple social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, Youtube) on a daily basis
- Strategize and oversee social media campaigns, creation of online videos and content and online contests and promotions
- Monitor industry trends and develop new ways to engage USGBC community via social media channels
- Manage the USGBC Community blog channel; write, edit, and schedule articles accordingly for usgbc.org and centerforgreenschools.org
- Carefully track social media analytics on a monthly basis
- Other duties as assigned

Education

- Bachelor’s degree required
- Concentration in communications, journalism, marketing preferred

Experience

- 3-5 years communications/PR/media experience minimum
- Experience with Burrelles Luce, Vocus, Kapost, Google Analytics, Hootsuite, HTML and other online media tools a plus
- Knowledge of AP Style a plus

Other Required Skills and Qualifications

- Passion for and commitment to USGBC mission
- Excellent communications skills
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Ability to work independently, multi-task and problem solve diverse issues
- Demonstrated capacity to work within multi-disciplinary team of communications professionals

To apply, please

- Email or fax your resume and a letter of interest to our human resources department.
- Note the title of the position you are applying for and your salary requirements.
- Submit files as PDFs or Word documents.

Ways to contact HR

- Email jobs@usgbc.org
- Fax 202-478-5046
No phone calls, please