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We’re hiring! Freelance part-time social media manager
We’re seeking a part-time, freelance social media manager to build an engaging brand and community for women in their 40s
Update on June 21, 2023: We are no long accepting applications for this role. Thanks for your interest!
We’re seeking a part-time social media manager to develop Jumble & Flow’s social media presence across platforms. We’re seeking someone who specializes in either or both Instagram and LinkedIn but also has hands-on experience with Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and potentially other channels such as TikTok TBD.
We’re currently in the process of transitioning from our current brand (Jumble & Flow) to The Midst (currently at The Midst Substack but soon to be the-midst.com). We will eventually retire jumbleandflow.com.
You’ll collaborate with our founder (Amy Cuevas Schroeder), editorial team, and marketing team, all of whom are part-timers as well.
The ideal candidate is:
Entrepreneurial and self-motivated. You’re scrappy and know how to make the most of a small budget. When strapped for time, you’ll think of ways to create engaging content (gifs, reshares, inspiring quotes, etc. are welcome). You get the startup thing: Startups are in the business of overcoming challenges in creative ways.
Organized. You keep track of requests, are good at following through, and communicate well with a remote team to get stuff done in a timely manner. You know your way around a Google spreadsheet and aren’t afraid to add details. You’re also cool with communicating on Slack and email.
In tune with our target demographic. Our goal is to build a supportive, engaging community for women in their 40s and into their 50s. You’re excited to help us reinvent this whole midlife thing and connect with likeminded women, start conversations with leaders in the perimenopause and women’s health space, and shine a light on inspiring folks in their 40s and 50s.
Results-driven. You’re motivated to increase our social following organically and will roll up your sleeves, suggest strategic ideas, and collaborate with our team and freelancers to make it happen.
You keep up with culture and changes in social media. You know who’s making waves in comedy/entertainment/books, etc., and are excited to try new trends and tactics in social media.
Required skills: Writing, copy editing, creating/editing images in Canva, scheduling posts in Later, posting natively on social platforms. Video editing a plus.
Time commitment: We’re compelled to say between 5–8 hours per week but realize the amount of time to complete work can fluctuate between people. Instead, here’s the expectation by bucket:
• Create 2-4 #HBDGal posts a month
• 2-4 article promotions per week (promoting new published content on jumbleandflow.com)
• 2+ social-only posts per month (creativity encouraged!)
• ~1 hour per week engaging on comments, DMs, and reaching out to other organizations to introduce ourselves and encourage co-following
• ~1 hour per month reporting results, learnings, feedback, and recommendations to the team
• ~2 hours per month communicating via Slack and email with our team and freelance writers
• Meet once per month for one hour with the “core” team to discuss content ideas, business strategy, and plan ahead.
• Meet with founder Amy Cuevas Schroeder once per month for a one-hour meeting. Between meetings, we rely heavily on Slack and email communication.
Everyone on the team is remote, freelance, and has plenty of other stuff going on. We all have either full-time jobs or full-time life duties in addition to our part-time/freelance work on The Midst. Which is to say we all have to stay on top of priorities and be flexible when plans shift.
Monthly stipend of $800 U.S. per month, with no taxes deducted
Earn a performance bonus of $200 for every 500 new Instagram followers
Potential to earn more money if you lead a special strategic project such as creating and building a LinkedIn Group for businesses owned by women in their 40s and 50s
Eligible for equity program (we’re a bootstrapped startup with zero debt)