Social Media Coordinator at United States Artists

United States Artists (USA) seeks
part-time Social Media Coordinator
in Chicago, IL to start Summer 2018.
 
United States Artists (USA) is currently seeking a part-time Social Media Coordinator who will work
directly with our President & CEO and Communications Manager to create and maintain a strong online
presence for the organization.
 
USA is a national arts funding nonprofit organization based in Chicago. Each year, USA awards up to
fifty $50,000 fellowships to the country’s most accomplished and innovative artists working in the fields
of Architecture & Design, Craft, Dance, Film, Media, Music, Theater & Performance, Traditional Arts,
Visual Art, and Writing. USA Fellows spotlight the importance of artists across the country, celebrating
the broad diversity of American artistic practices and cultivating a creative ecology that is diverse in
age, race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. Since our founding in 2006, USA has supported over
500 artists with nearly $25 million. To learn more about the organization, please visit our website.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Oversee all social media account activity including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook,
Twitter, Spotify, YouTube, etc;
• Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and engagement metrics;
• Stay up-to-date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness;
• Research audience preferences and current trends;
• Create engaging text, image and video content across social media platforms;
• Measure web traffic and monitor SEO;
• If needed, train co-workers to use social media in a cohesive and beneficial way;
• Represent USA’s mission, vision, values, and goals in person, online, and in print;
• Travel to necessary and relevant conferen
Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
IDEAL CHARACTERISTICS
• Meticulous organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and keep timely
correspondence;
• A “team player” who understands the dynamics of working within a small, productive staff that is
constantly dependent on and accountable to one another;
• Demonstrate maturity, curiosity, and a sense of humor; is at ease with collaborating both internally
with staff and externally with public entities;
• Ability to work effectively with an incredibly diverse community.
 
EXPERIENCE
• Proven work experience with social media and expertise in multiple platforms;
• In-depth knowledge of SEO, keyword research, and Google Analytics;
• Familiarity with online marketing strategies and marketing channels;
• Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
United States Artists | 980 N Michigan Ave, 1300, Chicago, IL 60611 | unitedstatesartists.org | 312.470.6325
 
COMMITMENT & COMPENSATION
- This position is part-time, with flexible hours;
- Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
To Apply: 

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, three references, and five favorite organizational or corporate Instagram accounts in a single PDF to jobs@unitedstatesartists.org, and indicate “Social Media Coordinator” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is 5pm CST on July 6, 2018. Additionally, please email all inquiries to the same address. No calls please.

 

United States Artists (USA) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination as an Equal Opportunity Employer. USA's policy is to maintain and promote nondiscrimination regarding race, color, creed, national origin or ancestry, marital status, gender, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, sexual orientation, religion, political philosophy, unfavorable discharge from military service or age in all phases of employment practices, and facilities in accordance with all applicable laws. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Deana Haggag
Contact Phone Number: 
2014502157
Organization: