Volunteer with GeekGirlCon

Social Media Generalist [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

The Social Media Generalist maintains continuity in scheduled content across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. GeekGirlCon seeks a detail-oriented and flexible individual to assist the GeekGirlCon social media team in creating a vibrant and active online community, promoting and sharing GeekGirlCon events, and ensuring brand awareness cohesion across all currently active social media platforms.

Reports To

Manager of Social Media


  • Scheduling content cross-platform
  • Monitoring community-submitted questions and comments and replying promptly
  • Updating GeekGirlCon Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts with
    • Information about GeekGirlCon
    • Information not related to GeekGirlCon that may interest target communities
    • Upcoming GeekGirlCon events and announcements
  • Works cross-departmentally to schedule and coordinate and promote
  • Assists in the creation and running of social media campaigns
  • Ensures social media presence reflects current GeekGirlCon branding
  • Helps create, run, and maintain ads with the help of the Social Media Manager and Social Media team
  • Familiarity with social media best practices
  • Ensure the smooth running of GeekGirlCon social media accounts
  • Fills in for open social media positions as needed
  • Helps ensure all media is uploaded in a timely manner
  • Understands how to use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram effectively
  • Interact with design and marketing to create mission-aligned content

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Familiarity with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Familiarity with Hootsuite, Tumblr, Tiktok, LinkedIn, and other social media platforms a plus
  •  Familiarity with Canva is a plus
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and an environment of respect, understanding, and positive communication
  • Familiarity with social media best practices
  • Excellent communication skills

What It Means to Volunteer as GeekGirlCon Staff

  • GeekGirlCon staff positions are all volunteer, non-paid positions.
  • Attendance remotely (or in-person, during non-pandemic times) 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!


Apply here.

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