Digital Group Supervisor (6-month non permanent…



The Planetary Society Seeks a Digital Group Supervisor (6-month non permanent place)

Are you a science communicator who delights in sharing the fervour, magnificence, and pleasure of house exploration with others? Would you take into account your self a “digital extrovert” who excels at participating followers on social media and on-line boards?

The Planetary Society, the world’s largest and most influential house advocacy group, seeks a proficient Digital Group Supervisor to hitch our communications workforce on a 6-month non permanent contract starting no later than November 28, 2022.

As our Momentary Digital Group Supervisor, you’ll assist us serve an enthusiastic world viewers of Planetary Society members and on-line supporters who interact with us through our social media channels, member neighborhood discussion board, and web site. In January, we’re launching a brand new, members-only on-line neighborhood utilizing the platform Mighty Networks. The Momentary Digital Group Supervisor will assist us get the member neighborhood off to a powerful begin by serving to with its launch and overseeing day-to-day posting and moderation; they will even oversee common posting and moderation of our social media channels and help occasional web site wants.

To qualify, you also needs to have demonstrated success galvanizing followers on social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Fb, and on-line boards, and ought to be excited to use your experience to assist our digital communities develop and thrive. You must be capable to talk about trending house science subjects with on a regular basis house fanatics utilizing participating and correct language, related imagery, and a welcoming method.

Reporting to the Editorial Director, this can be a full-time, 6-month non permanent place that may be labored remotely or from our headquarters in Pasadena, California. Please learn our full place description and observe the instructions to use. We look ahead to listening to from you.

Digital Member Group     40% Time Spent

  • Lead the implementation of our digital member neighborhood technique, which incorporates posting new content material, fostering engagement and dialogue, creating surveys/polls, and main digital occasions

  • Establish alternatives to leverage The Planetary Society’s editorial content material, campaigns, and programmatic priorities to extend members’ engagement with the neighborhood

  • Discipline inquiries from our members concerning the platform and group and route inquiries to the suitable workers contacts to make sure a well timed response

  • Reasonable neighborhood discussions to make sure neighborhood tips are adopted

  • Embody our core values as an official consultant of The Planetary Society to our members

  • Create common experiences to inside stakeholders that assessment metrics and key learnings to assist us enhance the member neighborhood expertise

  • Hold present on information and finest practices associated to digital neighborhood administration and member/donor communications

Social Media     40% Time Spent

  • Craft and publish posts from The Planetary Society’s social media channels (Fb, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn) to help The Planetary Society’s mission and priorities

  • Guarantee The Planetary Society’s social media channels exhibit our model voice and core values

  • Reply to direct messages, timeline feedback, and tagged posts and images throughout social media and internet channels in a well timed method

  • Monitor and take part in social media conversations related to The Planetary Society’s priorities

  • Reasonable user-generated posts to make sure neighborhood tips are adopted

  • Coordinate execution of social media methods for communications, advocacy, fundraising, and partnership campaigns

  • Help with the manufacturing of occasional stay social media occasions

  • Help with influencer relations and the event of social media outreach kits

  • Hold present on information and finest practices associated to social media, science communication, and non-profit communication

Writing and Manufacturing     20% Time Spent

  • Help within the creation and upkeep of articles, multimedia, and different internet content material to help The Planetary Society’s mission, applications, initiatives, and priorities

  • Curate and add pictures, movies, and different multimedia to The Planetary Society’s web site

  • Seize video and pictures throughout Planetary Society program milestones, actions, and occasions that can be utilized for digital neighborhood, social media, or internet content material posts

  • Hold present on information, points, and traits associated to planetary/house science, astrobiology, planetary protection, and associated subjects

{Qualifications} and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s diploma in planetary/house science, journalism, communications, or a associated subject, or equal work expertise

  • Should have a powerful working data of the planetary science and house exploration panorama

  • Minimal 3 years of related skilled expertise

  • Demonstrated expertise rising a social media viewers and utilizing analytics to watch traits and outcomes

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for participating audiences in conversations about planetary science and house exploration subjects

  • Glorious written, verbal and visible communications expertise, with a capability to distill complicated science and engineering subjects into concise, correct, participating, and simply understood language

  • Means to speak utilizing quite a lot of media equivalent to short- and long-form writing, images, graphics, and video (graphic design expertise are a plus)

  • Self-motivation and the flexibility to work as a workforce member

  • Expertise growing and producing stay social media occasions

  • Element-oriented, organized, and adept at managing, prioritizing and assembly a number of deadlines

  • Comfy with very sometimes working exterior regular enterprise hours throughout breaking information and particular occasions

  • Means to assume creatively and strategically

  • A dedication to The Planetary Society’s core values: ardour, credibility, optimism, integrity, effectiveness, inclusion


  • Price: $37.60/hour, as much as 40 hours per week

  • Supportive work atmosphere

  • Stunning location in Pasadena, CA

  • Extraordinary colleagues

The Planetary Society is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize variety in any respect ranges of our work. Job candidates from all backgrounds are inspired to use.

How To Apply

Purposes can be accepted till the place is stuffed, with utility opinions commencing instantly. Your submission ought to embody a resume, cowl letter, and a related work pattern. Please e mail your submission to [email protected]

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