RECRUITMENT: SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

General Job Description

The Intern will be responsible for assisting the JA Ghana Programs Manager in coordinating and executing the organisation’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. This role will be instrumental in increasing JA Ghana’s social media presence and visibility.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Self-motivated, dependable, responsible, honest and able to work independently
  • Passionate and inspired to support JA’s mission
  • Professional or educational experience in events planning, communications or nonprofit work
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and excellent writing skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, database programs, the internet, electronic and social media ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interest in marketing, communications, social media or reputation management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Primary Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Assist with streamlining social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media platforms), ensuring uniform content and tone of voice for landing pages, graphics, and other elements within the communities.
  • Monitoring and replying to Tweets from candidates and clients (initially under supervision from the Programs Manager)
  • Track key social media analytics on a monthly basis, including Google Analytics, Bitly statistics, LinkedIn company stats, etc.
  • Track and report website statistics using Google Analytics. Look at how well specific content performs and look at the flow of traffic through to our Web site. Look at how well blog posts perform based on their ‘share-rating’ and the total number of viewers and time spent on page. Look at the best performing web site pages and try to generate new content that does the same or better.
  • Work with Programs Manager to create and send one email broadcast per month around content ideas and keys jobs.
  • Research free online directories to generate inbound links for SEO.

Compensation & Position Information

  • Working commitment is a minimum of 24 hrs/week
  • Location: East Legon, Accra
  • This is a seasonal position requiring a commitment of 3 months
  • A nominal stipend will be provided

About JA Ghana

Junior Achievement (JA) is the one of the world’s largest global, nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success by enhancing the relevance of education. Our unique and experiential programs focus on the areas of work readinessentrepreneurship and financial literacy.

JA bridges the gap between classroom learning and the realities of life and work today by helping young people apply learnings innovatively towards self-employment or as an employee. JA programs employ a range of hands-on activities to give young people the opportunity to apply at their knowledge and skills in a practical way.

JA’s model relies heavily on volunteers who bring in their rich professional experiences to contextualize key concepts of lessons into a message that inspires and empowers students to believe in themselves, and shows them they can make a difference in the world. Feedback across our projects show students value the mentoring provided by corporate volunteers as it helps them to appreciate the value of commitment in the workplace, more easily identify how skill-sets are applied in solving everyday problems, and aligns their expectations and interests to the working environment.

Interested candidates should send their CVs to info@jaghana.org.