Social Media Coordinator

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is dedicated to alleviating human suffering and supporting individuals and their communities in their efforts to become more self-sufficient. Incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1988, Mercy-USA’s projects focus on: improving health, nutrition and access to safe water as well as promoting economic and educational growth around the world.

Reporting to the Director of Communications and Public Affairs, the Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for daily management of and content creation for Mercy-USA’s social media accounts in order to facilitate broader visibility and brand recognition for the organization. Remote work possible.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote and expand Mercy-USA’s social reach across all platforms
  • Create and maintain a social media calendar and strategy
  • Create daily content for social media
  • Develop a branding standard for Mercy-USA’s social media
  • Curate content from Mercy-USA’s field library and coordinate with communications teams in country offices.
  • Management of existing social media to respond to current events and/or Mercy-USA projects, volunteer efforts, fundraising and events, as well as visibility and branding efforts on behalf of the organization
  • Coordinate social media content to align with current fundraising campaigns
  • Stay apprised of current events in the humanitarian space as well as trends as they exist on social media and align Mercy-USA content to best advantage.
  • Expand Mercy-USA’s presence on emerging platforms such as TikTok and other platforms.
  • Analyze and evaluate Mercy-USA’s performance on all social media platforms and recommend advertising based on this reporting
  • Implement and maintain the Google Ad grant.

Education

  • Minimum Associates of Arts degree in relevant field of study
  • Certificate in Social Media Marketing helpful

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Strong writing skills
  • Photo editing
  • Proven experience as a social media influencer or coordinator
  • Experience and strong relationship with the American Muslim community

Proficiency in the use of computer for:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Creative Suite-Bridge, Photoshop, Premier
  • Canva
  • Facebook/Instagram Creative Studio

Working Conditions

  • Remote work possible–must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Non-standard work-day may be required
  • Evenings and weekends may be required depending on current events or planned events

Excellent benefits, including competitive salary, health and other insurance, 401K plan and generous leave policy are more reasons that qualified candidates will want to work with our dedicated and professional team. Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@mercyusa.org

Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Interview will include mock assignment to demonstrate skills.

No phone calls please.