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Social Media Lead (Remote)

by Maya J. Sze on October 14, 2021

Social Media Lead (Remote Position) 

WorldWide Teach-In on Climate and Justice

The Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College in New York, USA have an opening for a remote, short-term, part-time contract position as Social Media Campaign Lead for Solve Climate by 2030. The social media campaign is driven by a small army of worldwide interns, so much of the project involves teaching and motivating this community. .

Time Frame: December 1-April 30

Hours : 20 hours per week

Compensation: $12,000

The position is renewable for December-April 2022-2023.

Position Description:

1. Organize and carry out a 10-week virtual internship in Social Media for Climate Activism.  The internship combines learning about leading social media platforms and practices with utilizing knowledge and skills in a social media campaign to help engage 1000 colleges, universities, schools and organizations and 1 million students in a WorldWide Teach-in on climate solutions and climate justice to take place on or around March 30, 2022.

2.. Manage the engagement of 150 interns in learning while doing, promoting the Worldwide Teach-In.

3. Coordinate with and report to project leadership.

4. Provide a summary of the campaign with lessons learned

Goals for the internship and the campaign:

  • Organize and conduct 90 minute class meetings weekly with two options for meeting to accommodate students from around the globe from mid-January to early April. 
  • Include guest speakers with extensive experience in social media management and climate justice action.
  • Educate interns about social media strategy, outreach & community management, and content creation. Help improve their communication skills, foster leadership abilities, and encourage consistent teamwork. 
  • Facilitate active international social media Chapters.
  • Create a working system of communication to streamline teamwork and task completion.
  • Increase the follower count of each social media account, goal: three times the number of original followers.
  • Engage more than 100 additional institutions and more than 100,000 followers to join Worldwide Teach-Ins.
  • Facilitate a community of interns that will stay with the Solve Climate By 2030 project post-internship to promote it.
  • Provide a post-project assessment.


  1. Experience with social media campaigns and volunteer coordination
  2. Experience in facilitating synchronous on-line learning
  3. Ability to educate, engage and inspire college-age youth.
  4. Familiarity with climate change issues.
  5. Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a resume, and the names of three references to In your cover letter, please explain how you would engage a community of 150 interns in support of a global social media campaign. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.  Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

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