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Position: Part-time social media coordinator
Organization: The Fur-Bearers
Location: North Vancouver, BC. (Remote work position)

Job Status: Contract, 5 hours per week
Job Pay: $20 per hour
Job posted: November 19, 2020
Submission Deadline: November 27, 2020

The Fur-Bearers are hiring a part-time social media coordinator! The ideal candidate is passionate, energetic, a self-starter, loves wildlife and is highly organized. This is a remote position.

Job Description: The Part-Time Social Media Coordinator will manage The Fur-Bearers’ extensive social media network to increase engagement, education, fundraising efforts and other opportunities to promote the mandate of the organization.

Important notes:

  • This position will require visual storytelling regarding animal cruelty in Canada, as well as legal practices such as trapping and industrial fur farming. The Fur-Bearers avoids use of graphic or upsetting images publicly but they are an essential part of our work.
  • This position will not involve directly interacting with wildlife.


  • Imagination and creativity, paired with a passion for the environment and wildlife
  • A strong, independent work ethic and outstanding organization skills
  • An ongoing familiarity with social media trends, tools and functions
  • Strong and proven ability to communicate effectively and tactfully online
  • Experience managing social media platforms effectively
  • Experience creating original graphics required; an understanding of tools such as Canva and Photoshop is recommended
  • Experience using social media management platforms such as Hootsuite
  • A digital portfolio including:
    • Samples of original graphics
    • Samples of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram post writing
    • Samples of general writing (articles, blogs, journals are acceptable)
  • Degree, diploma or certification in communications, fundraising or marketing is an asset but not required
  • Existing knowledge of Canadian wildlife and their habitats, as well as issues facing them as it relates to The Fur-Bearers’ mandate.

Job Duties:

  • Work with the Director of Communications and Advocacy to create and maintain ongoing schedule for social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
    • Communicate and create opportunities to work with other team members, as well.
  • Seek appropriate external items to share in schedule
  • Develop infographics/meme content from The Fur-Bearers’ library of content
  • Add new/timely content into schedules as it is developed
  • Engage with social media users directly and help to maintain appropriate conduct and discourse
  • Develop engagement plans that tie into campaigns and fundraising initiatives, and act as acquisition tools

To apply: Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and digital portfolio to We thank all candidates, but only those being considered will be contacted.

We thank all those who apply but only candidates being considered will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 19 2020    ID: 57974