SDZWA

Social Media Planner - San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

1455 Frazee Rd, San Diego, CA 92108, USA Req #1135
Saturday, May 8, 2021

Are you inspired to be a part of an organization committed to protecting wildlife around the globe? San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a mission-based, non-profit wildlife conservation organization with two world famous front doors where we unite our passion for wildlife, expertise in wildlife care, and conservation science to save species from the brink of extinction. Our commitment is to provide visits to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park as opportunities to learn about and engage with best-in-class conservation work, and how that work is changing outcomes for wildlife everyday.  

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION
The Social Media Planner performs all job assignments with a positive attitude and supports San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance's mission and vision of saving species worldwide and leading the effort to end extinction. The Social Media Planner will be responsible for developing and increasing the presence of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance's suite of brands in social media and via traditional PR and media avenues, and assessing the effectiveness and outcomes. This position reports to the Social Media Supervisor and Associate Director of Communications and Brand.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Creates an overall strategy for the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s use of social media
  • Coordinates all content on San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s social media channels
  • Develops stories for posts and gathers content from other SDZWA staff
  • Creates original photo and video content for sharing via SDZWA social media channels
  • Collaborates closely with other teams and departments
  • Coordinate with agency to create, edit, and optimize paid ads
  • Assists in developing new ways to communicate the organization’s messages through social media
  • Monitors a wide variety of social media outlets
  • Moderates comments and engages in conversations with the audience where appropriate
  • Answers questions, provides additional information and addresses customer service issues
  • Identifies both potential problems and opportunities in user-generated content
  • Conducts research on social media trends, purposes, challenges, and tools
  • Tracks changes in what’s new and cutting edge, and determines if appropriate for SDZWA
  • Tracks how other businesses and organizations are utilizing and interacting with social media
  • Utilizes analytical software and tools to track, measure, and manage the success of SDZWA's social media efforts
  • Helps determine what constitutes success
  • Assists in triaging, vetting, and managing influencer visits
  • Assists in developing protocols for influencer visits and trade agreements
  • Executes PR duties for assigned projects
  • Interfaces with media and coordinates media interviews
  • Writes press releases and packages full media releases for distribution
  • Facilitate crisis situations through strategic communications and cross-departmental collaborations
  • Speaks at industry conferences as assigned to elevate the SDZWA brand
  • Serves as communications lead for conservation and drive action campaigns
  • Travels to off-site campuses and other areas in the field
  • Drives motorize vehicles on and off grounds
  • Adheres to all SDZWA and department policies and practices
  • Exemplifies the highest standard of work ethics
  • Practices the GRRREAT customer service standards


WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is seeking an individual who is inspired to be a part of an organization that is committed to protecting wildlife around the globe. A leader to join us in our commitment to provide opportunities to learn about, engage with best-in-class conservation work, and share how that work is changing outcomes for wildlife every day through visits to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

JOB EXPERIENCE

  • 0-3 Years Minimum 2-3 years experience working professionally in social media
  • Intermediate photography and videography skills

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Humanities, Social Sciences, Public Relations, Communications, History, or a related field or equivalent specialized training
  • California driver license

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Social media channels, trends, tools, strategies, and tactics
  • Professional writing ability
  • Effective communication
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Wordpress
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Content creation
  • Marketing strategy
  • Work effectively with others in a diverse environment
  • Collaborative work ethic
  • Negotiate effectively


SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Location: Mission Valley- Communications/Public Relations
  • Duration: - Year round
  • Non-Union Position:  Salary commensurate with experience

 

***IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN A UNION POSITION AND ARE HIRED FOR A NON-UNION POSITION THERE WILL BE A CHANGE IN BENEFITS SO PLEASE MAKE SURE TO REACH OUT TO YOUR BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVE.

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SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance makes every effort to ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals and abides by EEO and nondiscrimination provisions of all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

Join our team and build a career protecting wildlife around the globe with your passion for wildlife!

Other details

  • Job Function 2.04
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 1455 Frazee Rd, San Diego, CA 92108, USA