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Job Opportunity: Social Media Coordinator

—Published on 30th Sep, 2021.

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Position type: Part-time/ contract, minimum of 24 hrs/ week

Duration: 3 Months (in the first instance; possibility for increasing duration): 25th October 2021 – 28th January 2022

Remuneration: shared on request

*Please submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to:

*Application deadline: Friday 15th October, 5pm EST

Based at our office in Belmont Port of Spain (with the flexibility for some remote working) and reporting to the Executive Director, the Social Media Coordinator works in a deadline-driven environment as part of our Marketing team. We are looking for a creative and proactive candidate to take full responsibility for FILMCO and trinidad+tobago film festival social media channels, making them the best they can be. The role involves coordinating content across all social channels, so excellent writing, proofing, copy-editing and organisational skills are essential. Working closely with many departments – including Education, Distribution, Programming and Design – the Social Media Coordinator contributes to both operational and administrative tasks as well as researching, producing and posting content.

Social Media Coordinator DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Planning and management of the social content calendar across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Updating social calendars and scheduling social content
  • Collaborating with necessary departments to create compelling and effective content for social channels
  • Oversee day-to-day community management for FILMCO and ttff’s social channels
  • Monitor comments, likes and messages on allocated social media accounts; reply to queries promptly and politely or pass them onto relevant team members to handle
  • Weekly and monthly analysis of performance of all content, across all platforms; sharing findings with the wider team for planning and decision-making
  • Supporting the Executive Director in delivering the strategy for the channels
  • Adhere to the to the company brands and tone of voice guidelines, content creation workflow and corporate governance to ensure all content is approved by key stakeholders as necessary
  • Source and coordinate visual assets for social channels
  • Work with Executive Director to develop and plan social content around campaigns
  • Pinpoint and assist coordinating paid social media activity for selected campaigns
  • Updating listings and catalogues on existing and new social channels such as Instagram and Facebook shopping
  • Monitor competitor landscape, market changes, and developments; remain current on emerging industry/digital trends and listening tools/applications
  • Management of platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube
  • Lead campaign planning, including the social plan to support new initiatives
  • Create quality content and proofread any copy that needs reviewing
  • Apply necessary tracking links to all social activity for ease of analysis
  • Assist with the day-to-day administration tasks
  • Conduct detailed competitor analysis reports
  • This role could require occasional out of hours work as-and-when the business requires

The successful candidate will have the following skills / experience:

  • At least two years’ experience in a similar role for a creative company
  • Understanding of digital and social media best practices, metrics and analytics
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at once in a fast-paced working environment with exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills with ability to simplify messaging and tell a compelling and engaging story
  • Proactive approach to identifying and researching compelling digital content
  • Working knowledge of MacOS, Canva, YouTube Studio and WordPress
  • Excellent knowledge of Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok
  • Working knowledge of Facebook advertising best practices and targeting
  • Experience using Premiere or similar video editing software
  • Spanish or French language skills desirable
  • Preferably Bachelor’s degree level, in film or film studies preferred
  • Knowledge of and passion for the development of the Caribbean film/ television industry

Please submit your resume and cover letter, including references by email only to:

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