HIRING: Content and Media Manager

HIRING: Content and Media Manager

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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.

Kate Runy

CONTENT & MEDIA SPECIALIST

A passionate technical wizard, Kate thrives on managing online content, social media for communications, and development projects.  Kate is the workhorse of the team, pulling out amazing feats of content creation and management week in and week out. 

Prior to joining BC/DC Ideas, Kate coordinated website and social media content, communications, and advertising for Go Global NC and Alzheimer’s NC.

Things that make her happy: I love animals about as much as I love working for nonprofits.

Mishel Gomez Cespedes

CONTENT COORDINATOR

Mishel brings a passion for video storytelling and quippy social media content to the team.  At BC/DC Ideas, she is most likely editing video or scheduling the next moving social media post for our clients.

Her ear for storytelling is her greatest asset. Mishel has a unique ability to assemble content into a concise story that moves audiences to action.

A graduate of Wake Forest University she spent a semester in Spain and years serving her community through the campus organizations. Now, she is putting her passion for good to work.

Brian Crawford

creative director

Mix equal parts nerd and creativity and that’s Brian. A natural problem-solver, Brian’s ability to cut to the core of any problem helps guide our creative team to the correct solution without wasted time or money. It’s the core, this little nugget of truth, that helps our clients take the next step with their audiences.

Brian gets the greatest joy out of helping our clients realize and connect with their story. He is a true believer that everyone and every organization has a compelling story to tell, you just have to listen with an open heart.

Things that make him happy: Hanging out at the park with family, toddler-speak, hitting the focus pull, and good coffee.

Dawn Crawford

principal

The engine behind BC/DC Ideas, Dawn has dedicated her career to good. Dawn brings her considerable experience and expertise to helping elevate the nonprofit sector. Our team’s lead strategist, Dawn is often seen leading our IdeaStorms, penning communications plans, or checking in with clients.

Before launching BC/DC Ideas in 2010, she earned her chops in 10+ years of communications leadership roles for public health, healthcare and youth-focused nonprofits. Working for nonprofits is Dawn’s dream job, and she loves that her 40+ hours a week make the world a better place.

Things that make her happy: A glass of champagne to celebrate big wins, Basecamp, living in the South, seeing the world, and a well-formatted spreadsheet.