We are looking for an energetic newshound with a passion for all things social to support us in growing our social media traffic. Do you love Slate? Do you have clear and snappy writing skills along with an innate understanding of how to get people to share things? Are you comfortable quickly whipping up sharable graphics in Photoshop? Have you ever made something go viral? Then you might be the right person for us. An active personal social media presence and one to two years experience running institutional social media feeds are strong pluses.
This is a contract position with a competitive salary, based in New York or Washington, D.C. Some evening and weekend work is required.
To apply, please send a cover letter of no more than 300 words, a resume, and a Facebook-style sharable image or infographic about why we should hire you to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, Sept. 9, at 9 a.m. EDT.
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