Digital Specialist

By | August 2, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Digital Specialist

Salary : $52000 per year

Company : Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Location : Remote US

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation seeks a Freelance Digital Communications Specialist to develop and publish compelling content for our website, email campaigns, and social media. We’re looking for someone who brings a fresh perspective and an affinity for innovation to help promote the activities and accomplishments of our 1200+ Hertz Fellows. The ideal candidate will have a mix of experience implementing digital strategies in the nonprofit and/or science and technology space, especially in utilizing software tools to build attractive on-brand content. This is a part-time, remote position with flexible hours and an opportunity to contribute immediately.

If interested, please send your CV/resumé of no more than 2 pages and explain your interest in an email to john@hertzfoundation.org. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, edit and optimize content for our website, social media and email marketing communications focusing on digital marketing best practices
  • Post content to social media channels
  • Build email marketing campaigns in Mailchimp
  • Identify and optimize imagery for use in digital content
  • Write compelling, impactful headlines and calls to action
  • Develop simple graphic products ensuring brand consistency
  • Post and update content on WordPress content management system
  • Tailor messaging and content to different audiences and platforms
  • Perform basic edits and publish video content

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3+ year’s experience in digital media, communications and/or marketing with strong content management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism or a related field is preferred
  • Portfolio of successful digital communications work, especially with nonprofit, scientific and/or technology organizations
  • Strong proficiency with WordPress content management system and HTML
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.
  • Ability to use desktop publishing software, creative software (such as Photoshop, Canva, etc), Microsoft Office 365, and Google Workspace.
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Ability
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
  • Ability to tailor content for different target audiences
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain focus and prioritize work

About the Hertz Foundation

The Hertz Foundation is a nonprofit organization that identifies the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology and empowers them to pursue solutions to our toughest challenges. Launched in 1963, the Hertz Fellowship is the most exclusive fellowship program in the United States, fueling more than 1,200 leaders, disruptors, and creators who apply their remarkable talent where it’s needed most—from improving healthcare to protecting the health of our environment. Hertz Fellows hold 3,000+ patents, have founded 375+ companies, and have received 200+ major national and international awards, including two Nobel Prizes, eight Breakthrough Prizes, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the Fields Medal, and the Turing Award.

Our staff and advisors are working to create a better future every day. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Whether in-person or remote, we are a team of active optimists who strive to create an inclusive, pleasant, and supportive work environment where everyone can achieve their best.

We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

How to Apply

If interested, please submit a CV/resumé of no more than 2 pages and explain your interest in the position to john@hertzfoundation.org. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

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