Title: Content & Media Manager

Deadline for application: August 21, 2015 – Indicate if you are applying for part-time or full-time

To apply submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Dawn Crawford at [email protected]

Purpose

BC/DC Ideas is seeking a communications professional to join our team as a contract employee. We are looking for EITHER a 20-hours a week OR 40-hours a week Content & Media Manager for a 6-month contract (with possible extension) to support our clients and the overall work of the agency.

The position will work on a diverse array of communications projects including social media management, website maintenance, client project management, copywriting, media relations and business development. We treat our contractors as an important member of the team and expect a high level of professionalism on every project.

BC/DC Ideas, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, is a creative agency that specializes in strategic communications planning, social media, advertising and marketing, public relations, video production, and event management for nonprofits. We offer a wide variety of creative services that will rock your world! Learn more about us at www.bcdcideas.com.

Position Summary

Remotely and in BC/DC Ideas home office, the contractor will be assisting the team in:

Social Media & Digital Support

  • Managing social media updates
  • Blog writing
  • Social media and ad reporting
  • Live-tweeting events
  • Maintaining client websites

Copywriting & Media Relations

  • Writing press releases & pitching stories to regional and national media outlets
  • Writing ad copy for review
  • Creating original content for editing and client review

Project Management

  • Overseeing client review process
  • Handling hot issues in absence of team members

Business Development – 10% bonus on all new business landed by contractor

  • Researching new business leads
  • Blogging twice per month
  • BC/DC Ideas newsletter

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years professional communications, advertising, marketing or fundraising experience
  • Specific nonprofit experience – please highlight in your cover letter
  • Experience in health care communications is a mega plus
  • Passion for media relations, social media and digital communications
  • Ability to work remotely on your own equipment
  • Availability for client and team communications between roughly 9 am – 6 pm (can be flexible)
  • Be a go-getter, curious, self-driven, a rabble rouser and show ability to have fun
  • Enjoys the collaboration and give and take that comes with working in a team
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are a must
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, WordPress applications, etc)
  • Master of AP Style
  • Agency experience or client management experience a plus

Salary: When applying please tell us if you want part-time or full time

PART-TIME: $1,250/month

OR

FULL TIME: $2,500/month

Benefits:

  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • 10% bonus on all new business landed by contractor
  • Fulfilling work environment
  • Doing good for a living

Limitations:

  • We are unable to offer health insurance or other tangible employee benefits at this time.
  • Contractor is also responsible for the payment of all federal, state and local income taxes.

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