Social Media Coordinator

  • MNN
  • 537 West 59th Street, New York, NY, USA
  • Nov 18, 2019
Part time Digital Media

Job Description

The Social Media Coordinator is a conceptual self-starter who is responsible for channeling his/her talent to develop, write, and edit compelling content for use on key social media outlets. Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Social Media Coordinator will serve as a steward of MNN’s voice as it translates to all current and emerging social media platforms. The part-time, 20 hour a week position is focused on writing and reporting using available analytics. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Generate original posts, updates and all necessary profile images for MNN’s social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
  • Manage MNN’s Vimeo and YouTube channels and presence as needed
  • Adapt copy originated by MNN departments, partner organizations, and other sources into social media posts that are appropriate for each platform.
  • Focus engagement across all social media platforms.
  • Develops and implements paid campaigns as necessary across relevant platforms
  • Responds to messages sent via social profiles in a manner that is both timely and reflective of MNN’s voice. Directs messages as necessary to MNN staff.
  • Stays informed on any updates or changes to social media platforms and adjusts MNN's profiles accordingly.
  • Makes recommendations about new or emerging social media platforms on which MNN should have a presence.
  • Generates comprehensive social media monthly analytics and makes recommendations based on analytics.
  • Takes photographs and creates original images as necessary for all social media platforms.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required, including but not limited to, assisting with special projects, assisting with events, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Marketing Communications or equivalent.
  • At least two years’ experience managing social media for a business or professional organization.
  • Knowledge of basic video editing and production software, particularly Adobe Premier.
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of producing impactful content.
  • Understanding of analytics across all platforms.
  • Strong familiarity with photography, photoshop and video editing

Other Job Requirements

  • Strong interest in community media
  • Good organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, collectively and collaboratively.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative in solving problems and capacity to troubleshoot and make recommendations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public. 
  • Position may require evening and weekend work hours.


Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to In your cover letter, please address the following question: How do you think your skills can benefit a community media organization? We will only consider complete applications.

Due to the volume of applications, MNN may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. No phone calls please. MNN will contact selected candidates for interviews on a rolling basis. 

About MNN

Founded in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network is a media learning, production, and distribution hub that promotes creative expression, independent voices and community engagement. MNN seeks to empower local voices and diverse views.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.