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Social Media Specialist, Twitter [Volunteer Position]

Mission of GeekGirlCon

GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events. GeekGirlCon values being a Welcoming Community, Empowerment, Diversity and Inclusion.

Job Summary

Can you not tweet enough? Do you love live tweeting and have a diverse amount of geeky knowledge, whether from something you love or through geeky osmosis? Do you love curating content and sharing with your fellow geeks? GeekGirlCon seeks a passionate people-person to run @GeekGirlCon.

Reports To

Social Media Manager

Responsibilities

  • Updates GeekGirlCon’s Twitter account with:Information about GeekGirlCon (20% of content)
    • Information not related to GeekGirlCon that may interest our audience (80% of content).
    • Makes sure GeekGirlCon is following followers who are actual people or vendors/partners.
  • Follows new people or businesses who would be an asset to GeekGirlCon.
  • Responds in a timely manner to direct messages and tweets to/about GeekGirlCon, including ones that hashtags or otherwise aren’t direct @GeekGirlCon mentions.
  • Interacts in general with those following GeekGirlCon on Twitter.
  • Schedules tweets and get updates from 7am-8pm Pacific Time, at least once an hour.
  • Works with various departments to help promote events or run them via Twitter.
  • Maintains Twitter related analytics.
  • Helps with creation and running of social media campaigns.
  • Makes sure profile reflects current GeekGirlCon branding.

Qualifications

  • Understands how to use Twitter effectively as a brand.
  • Knows Twitter specific lingo and culture.
  • Amazing customer service skills and can relate to GeekGirlCon’s diverse audience.
  • Can analyze Twitter analytics and create actionable plans around them to meet goals.
  • Excellent communication skills.

What It Means to Volunteer as GeekGirlCon Staff

  • GeekGirlCon staff positions are all volunteer, non-paid positions.
  • Attendance in-person or remotely for staff and departmental meetings is required.
  • Must maintain prompt and professional correspondence.
  • Most work is conducted over email and with in-person meetings in the Seattle area.
  • Between 5-10 hours per week of work is required for this role (including meetings, etc).
  • The staff is a team of highly dedicated, geeky, and passionate volunteers; it’s a lot of hard work, but an amazing experience with lots of opportunity to help build GeekGirlCon for the future!

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