Volunteer with GeekGirlCon

Social Media Research Specialist [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

Interested in the nuts and bolts, nitty-gritty, behind-the-scenes aspects of social media and marketing? Passionate about seeking out and sharing a diverse range of geeky interests? Looking to both share and add to your knowledge of local, brand-aligned GeekGirlCon seeks a motivated and detail-oriented individual passionate with a diverse knowledge of geekdom as well as social media and research standards.

Reports To

Manager of Social Media


  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively analyze cross-platform analytics in order to create actionable plans to meet team goals
  • Reviewing posts for accuracy, clarity, and brevity
  • Ensuring the use of correct ALT text when applicable
  • Reviewing the legitimacy of follows 
  • Checking in with teammates 
  • Seeking out new businesses, organizations, influencers, and community members who would be an asset to GeekGirlCon
  • Coordinating with the outreach team for new opportunities salient to GeekGirlCon
  • Helps ensure all copy is provided and completed in a timely manner
  • Takes initiative to ensure appropriate information is provided in each post
  • Research and vet potential brand-aligned contributors

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Interest in pursuing brand-aligned organizations and events
  • Familiarity with social media platforms·       
  • Familiarity with Canva is a plus
  • Familiarity with social media best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively analyze cross-platform analytics in order to create actionable plans to meet team goals

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!


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