Join the Communications and Marketing Team!

We are searching for a part-time Content Creator to round out a team of talented, driven, creative individuals who are committed to telling the story of Philadelphia’s Waterfront. The Content Creator is an integral part of how we achieve our collective goals as they relate to advertising, marketing, digital communications, and public relations, and within the greater context of the organizational communications plan. 

This position will work closely with the Senior Digital Communications Manager and the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager and have regular communication with members of the programming team and the general public.

Job Responsibilities  

  • Assist the Senior Digital Communications Manager in crafting creative content (e.g. social media copy, web copy)

  • Respond to social media customer service inquiries

  • Attend priority programming events and capture content (photo, video, quotes) for use on social media and other digital storytelling platforms 

  • Work with the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager to write copy for other marketing and promotional materials as needed (e.g. printed collateral, newsletters, signage) 

  • Conduct basic graphic design work through Canva

  • Assist in data collection for recap reports 

  • Work with Sponsorship Manager on fulfillment needs, as they directly pertain to marketing and communications 

  • Research new and exciting media outlets, social media trends, and non-traditional storytelling tactics and techniques 

  • Attend and participate in weekly department meetings to gain knowledge about promotional events, experiences, and development projects

  • Submit priority events and activations to local blogs and event calendars

Skills

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills 

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Google Analytics

  • Knowledge Adobe Creative Suite, video editing, and graphic design skills a plus

  • Knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn) and related tools (e.g. Sprout Social, Hootsuite)

  • Understand dominant social networks and best practices for sharing and increasing engagement over them and have an awareness of current social media trends

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in advertising and marketing, content creation, and uses of emerging media 

  • Knowledge of photography

  • Superior time management skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills 

  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments 

  • Ability to collaborate productively as part of a team 

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies 

  • Professional demeanor 

  • Superior interpersonal communication skills 

    • Approaches others in a tactful manner 

    • Reacts well under pressure 

    • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position 

  • Accepts responsibility for own actions 

  • Follows through on commitments

Qualifications 

  • 1-2 years experience in a social media position and/or related position

  • Demonstrates interest in social media, media, and communications strategies

  • Have a desire to both contribute to and learn from the experience

  • Interest in and desire to make Philadelphia more exciting and livable for ALL current and future residents and visitors 

  • Curiosity, adaptability, detail-oriented, creative, motivated 

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Communications, Marketing, and/or related field preferred

  • Project management abilities 

  • Flexible work hours (including evenings and weekends) 

  • Has access to a computer, smartphone, and internet

  • Available to work both in-person and remotely

Timeline

The ideal candidate would start at the beginning of October at approximately 20 to 28 hours/week

To Apply

Fill out the application and attach your resume, cover letter, writing samples, and three of your favorite social media campaigns.
 
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