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Position: Social Media Volunteer
Organization: Green & Gritty Podcast
Location: virtual, anywhere in Canada

About us:

We are an environmental justice and sustainability podcast searching for one talented individual to help us with a marketing strategy and managing our social media accounts! The Social Media Volunteer will work closely with the Communications Team to create engaging content for Green & Gritty's social media presence, including keeping social media channels updated and brand-focused, and seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with audiences. This is an ideal opportunity for high school seniors or undergraduate students to get some real-world, resume-building experience in the field of PR/Marketing/Communications!!

To get a feel for what we are all about, check us out on Instagram @greenandgrittypodcast or at for all our links.


  • Help create and maintain a social media plan
  • Use social media to promote the activities and achievements of Green & Gritty
  • Develop and manage content for our social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok)
  • Keep our social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok) updated on a frequent basis
  • Encouraging others to comment on our posts and share them with others
  • Ensure that communication reaches a wide range of local stakeholders and diverse audience
  • Track the effectiveness of our social media work and recommend ways forward
  • Test content and review its impact
  • Keeping up to date with Green & Gritty events and news and promoting through our social media feeds
  • Ability to develop publicity materials is an asset but not required as the Communications team can handle graphic design

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for environmental justice and sustainability (required)
  • An education in communications or marketing with an interest in social media
  • An understanding of different types of marketing and communications media, including social media
  • Ability to communicate effectively, be articulate, with strong writing skills and the ability to feedback accurately
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience using Zoom for our bi-weekly meetings
  • Ability to transform small snippets of information into interesting and engaging stories suitable for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook etc
  • The ability to work equally well in a team and unsupervised

Benefits of working with Green & Gritty:

  • You will be working with four intelligent and passionate women
  • You will be contributing to the greater good of our mission: educating the public about environmental issues
  • You will gain very valuable skills and experience in the field of PR / Communications / Marketing
  • Develop social media and data handling skills
  • Free training relevant to the role will be provided
  • Use your skills and experience to contribute to the success of Green & Gritty (and the environmentalism movement)
  • References to add to your CV
  • Increase your confidence and gain new skills including on-going development and training

To Apply:

If you think you would be a good fit please apply! We are looking to hire immediately so we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.


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Part-time hours: 8-10 per week
Job Types: Part-time, Volunteer


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 4 2021    ID: 58919