Social Media Coordinator & Writer

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will create and schedule strategic messaging for InterVarsity’s social media channels as well as write and proofread a variety of communications pieces that vividly convey the strategic nature of InterVarsity’s ministry to students and faculty, for external and internal audiences.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world
  • Generate, edit, publish, and share content (original text, images, videos, etc.) on InterVarsity’s social platforms that builds meaningful connections and furthers InterVarsity’s brand, in collaboration with other team members
  • Implement social media strategies as assigned to advance objectives of Communications and Marketing initiatives and increase awareness of InterVarsity’s ministry
  • Write compelling, creative, emotionally engaging content for all of InterVarsity’s constituents: students and faculty, alumni, donors, volunteers, and staff
  • Write content for a variety of channels: websites, social media, email newsletters, direct mail, marketing campaigns and donor communication
  • Stay informed about the culture of college campuses and the chapter activities of InterVarsity
  • Raise agreed upon amount of salary and benefits

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism (preferably with an emphasis in public relations writing), Mass Communications, English, or Writing
  • Previous professional writing, social media, and proofreading experience
  • Experience strategically using social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) to meet objectives
  • Familiarity with Microsoft software applications (Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style and AP Stylebook
  • Ability to connect with people/audiences through social media and stay current on social media trends and changes
    City Madison
    State: Wisconsin
    Job Status: Full-Time / Exempt
    Job Team: Communications & Marketing
    VP Area: Advancement

    How to Apply

    External candidates must submit:
    1. Completed InterVarsity General Application*

    *If located in Alabama, Atlanta (GA), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Vermont, or Washington use the General Application – without salary history

    1. Application Addendum
    2. Completed InterVarsity Staff/Pastor Reference
    3. Completed Employment Reference
    4. Email the completed application along with cover letter and resume to Human Resources (employment@intervarsity.org).

    Internal candidates must submit:

    1. Internal Application
    2. Application Addendum
    3. Email the completed application to Human Resources (employment@intervarsity.org).
     

    InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

    Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.