Social Media Contractor - Public i Newspaper
In line with its recent Disinformation Project grant awarded by the Independent Media Center, the Public i, Champaign-Urbana’s alternative newspaper, is seeking an individual skilled in social media technologies to work with us on a part-time, time-limited contract basis. Although not required, the ideal candidate will be familiar with the social justice community in Champaign-Urbana.
Major responsibilities of this position include:
- Expand the presence of the Public i and its content on diverse social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.
- Connecting with the wider C-U social justice community to achieve the following goals:
- Increase the number of local social justice advocates writing articles for the Public i;
- Increase the volume of information on developments in the social justice community that can be carried on Public i outlets including our sites on the web and on Facebook.
The successful candidate will be paid $15 per hour for approximately 3 to 5 hours per week of work. Total renumeration over the term of the contract cannot exceed $700 which is the amount of the grant awarded for this position.
Again, the successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of popular social media platforms. Familiarity with the local social justice community is desirable.
Interested individuals should submit a resume and short cover letter to Editorial Committee Member Janice Jayes at firstname.lastname@example.org.