Digital Media Assistant

PDX Parent, Portland’s indispensable local parenting magazine, events calendar, newsletter, social and website, is seeking a highly organized, enthusiastic, and creative individual to join our team as a part-time Digital Media Assistant. The ideal candidate will be passionate about digital media, social engagement, and family-oriented content. As the Digital Media Assistant, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing our online presence, particularly through curating an online events calendar and social media management.

Responsibilities:

Curating an Online Events Calendar:
-Research and curate family-friendly events to be added to our online events calendar.
-Ensure accurate and up-to-date information for each event.
-Regularly update the calendar with new events.
-Approve, reject, and correct organic event submissions.

Social Media Management:
-Attend family-friendly events and activities to gather content for social media.
-Capture engaging photos and videos to share on various social media platforms.
-Draft creative and compelling social media posts to promote events and engage our audience.
-Monitor social media channels, respond to comments and DMs, and engage with our followers and other accounts.

Content Support (intermittent):
-Collaborate with the editorial team to brainstorm and develop ideas for online articles, features, and multimedia content.
-Publish or edit web posts as needed, ensuring they meet quality standards and adhere to publishing schedules.

Qualifications:

-Proficiency in social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Threads, and TikTok.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
-Passion for family-oriented content and interest in parenting topics.
-Familiarity with WordPress is preferred but not required.
-Writing or editorial experience is preferred but not required.
-Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Media Studies, Digital Media, Visual Arts, Marketing, Journalism, or related field preferred but not required.
-It is acceptable if the candidate operates as an influencer in a different niche; however, they must not operate a personal or business social media account that competes directly with our publication for advertisers or audience engagement.

Benefits:

-Part-time position with a flexible schedule.
-Remote work opportunity, allowing you to work from the comfort of your own home.
-Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience.
-Company provides a laptop computer for work-related tasks.
-Paid time off.
-401K program.
-Opportunities for professional development and growth within the company.
-Collaborative and supportive work environment.
-Opportunity to attend family-friendly events for free, providing firsthand experience and content for social media.

Join our dynamic team and help shape the digital presence of our parenting publication! If you are passionate about connecting with families, curating engaging content, and making a positive impact online, we want to hear from you. Apply now to be our Digital Media Assistant and be a part of our close-knit team. 
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Vice President of Operations, Rose Caudillo, at operations@pdxparent.com.

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