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Job Opening: Social Media Assistant

TurningPointCT.org is seeking a Social Media Assistant!


The Social Media Assistant’s role is to enhance the visibility of TurningPointCT.org’s peer resources through social media, online advertising, SEO management, and dissemination of new content.  The position works closely with the Project Coordinator.

  1. Participate in weekly team meetings to plan new content and awareness campaigns.
  2. Manage social media platforms:
    1. Develop project’s social media standards and messaging guidelines based on best practices for nonprofit settings.
    2. Train interns on social media guidelines.
    3. With help from project interns, develop and post social media campaigns related to project themes and awareness topics.
    4. Monitor analytics and report on growth of followers, views, etc.
    5. Be responsible for growing social media followers within target audience.
  3. Manage online advertising.
    1. Create monthly ads within allowed budget.
    2. Ensure budget is spent.
    3. Track and report on performance of ads.
  4. Ensure visibility of all new content created by Peer Leader, interns, and site visitors.
    1. For all new content, ensure links to other relevant areas of website, add keywords and search terms, and manage readability and other SEO.
    2. Help disseminate new content through forum posts and social networks using appropriate tags and hashtags.


  • Knowledge / experience of social media marketing and communications
  • Excellent time management
  • Connecticut-based young adult with interest in supporting their peers in a worthwhile cause
  • Interest in mental health and wellness

Schedule: Five (5) hours per week, online, $15/hour

Downloadable Job Description: TurningPointCT Social Media Assistant Job Description.docx

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