MISSION OF NATIONAL SKILLS COALITION
National Skills Coalition is a broad-based
coalition working toward a vision of an America that grows its economy by
investing in its people, so that every worker and every industry has the skills
to compete and prosper. We engage in organizing, advocacy and communications to
advance state and federal policies that support these goals – polices that are
based on the on-the-ground expertise of our members and allies.
The Social Media
Manager is responsible for developing and executing communications strategies
and tactics that target a range of NSC and leadership’s social media strategy
and audiences across digital platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,
Instagram, etc. He or she is action-oriented, and eager to actively collaborate
with NSC staff on simultaneous campaigns, initiatives and priorities. This job
requires strong project management skills, and the ability to multi-task in a
deadline driven environment. The successful
candidate will be able to translate complex ideas into succinct and impactful
communications for a wide range of social media platforms, audiences, and
purposes. He or she will also be responsible for compiling and
reporting engagement, growth strategies and metrics for social media channels.
He or she must also demonstrate a
team-oriented approach to shared work, problem solving, and strategic planning.
- Work with members of the communications
team and NSC departments to develop, execute, and assess cohesive
communications strategies that include dynamic campaigns on organizational and
leadership’s social media channels.
- Ensure all NSC departments, campaigns,
initiatives, and priorities are seen and reflected across NSC and leader’s
social media platforms.
- Maintain NSC’s social media calendar.
- Manage the development of all social
media content for NSC events.
- With Digital Campaign Manager, develop
and disseminate sample content/toolkits to NSC staff & key partners to
raise visibility of issues, initiatives, campaigns, and
publications with target audiences.
- Provide communications guidance and
support to state coalition partners around social media tactics and best
- Manage NSC’s social media programs across
campaigns, publications, and initiatives.
- Translate complex ideas
into succinct and impactful social media content for
organizational and leadership’s platforms.
data and continually assess social media engagement efforts. Make
recommendations for improvement.
- Manage the development of videos and
other digital and traditional storytelling products for social media.
- Use NSC’s project management software to efficiently
manage communications projects that include NSC staff, coalition partners, and
To perform the job successfully, an
individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Project Management: Brings together every component of a
project, including resources or planning, that are needed to complete in a
- Communication Skills: Effectively communicate/collaborate with
colleagues and manage work.
- Technical Expertise: Demonstrated depth of knowledge and skill
in a technical area.
- Organizational Awareness: Using knowledge of the
organization and the organization’s business environment to turn data into
skills: Exhibits respect
and understanding of others to maintain professional relationship.
problems while ensuring rules and directives are followed.
Skills: Ability to
effectively engage and communicate with target audiences.
- Initiative: Takes independent action, seeks out
new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, practices
- Attention to
Detail: Committed to
accuracy and excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality
levels, finds/owns/acts on quality problems.
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have experience as a social
media associate or campaigner for an organization and its leadership. This
person is familiar and active on social media platforms including Facebook,
Twitter, Instagram and Linked In and monitors social media trends and changes
to functionality. This person will have experience drafting, deploying and
monitoring social media content for multiple platforms for multiple “voices”
(ie NSC, BLU, Andy, and additional leaders). This person will have experience
assisting in creation of strategy and monitoring metrics and growth.
Education & Experience:
work experience as a Social Media Associate or Campaigner or similar role.
experience with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
and Linked In and monitors social media trends and changes to functionality.
experience with drafting, deploying and monitoring social media content for
multiple platforms for multiple “voices”.
interpersonal, analytical and team management skills.
in Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
skills in stakeholder and project management
COMPENSATION: Salary range
for this position is $60,000-$85,000; salary depends on relevant experience and
new staff rarely start at the top of the range. Excellent benefits package,
including employer-paid health and dental, retirement plan, life and disability
insurance and generous vacation policy.
National Skills Coalition is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to