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Social Media Coordinator

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Columbus, OH 43016
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The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a national nonprofit public charity dedicated exclusively to finding permanent homes for the more than 140,000 children waiting in North America's foster care systems. Created by Wendy's founder Dave Thomas, who was adopted, the Foundation implements evidence-based, results-driven national service programs, foster care adoption awareness campaigns and innovative grantmaking. The Foundation has an opening for a full-time Social Media Coordinator.


As a member of the marketing and communications team, the Social Media Coordinator will collaborate with internal and external audiences to increase awareness of and financial support for the Foundation. The Social Media Coordinator will be a strong writer who develops clear and compelling content to be shared across various channels.


  1. With direction from the Digital Communications Manager, support implementation of the Foundation's social media strategy across channels (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube), consistently conveying the Foundation's key messages and brand voice.
  2. Collaborate with the Digital Communications Manager and Senior Manager of Partnership Communications to develop social post copy and inform the design of visuals that raise awareness, support development/stewardship and promote events.
  3. Efficiently utilize content management tools (e.g., Sprout Social, WordPress) to schedule posts across platforms and respond to social comments and questions.
  4. Support development of analytics reports to drive future strategy (e.g., Sprout Social, Google Analytics, etc.).
  5. Support engagement with influencers to raise awareness and support for the Foundation's mission.
  6. Nurture the Foundation's community of supporters across digital channels and identify opportunities to expand reach and engagement.
  7. Write, edit and proofread communications materials in alignment with the Foundation's brand standards and AP style. Assist with the editing and captioning of videos, visual assets and resources shared across channels.
  8. Support management of the Foundation's info email address, including responding to public inquiries and forwarding requests and opportunities to various departments to respond, as appropriate.
  9. Support other marketing and digital communications efforts, as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills

The following qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to serve in this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience utilizing best practices in digital communications to advance an organization's mission and goals. Knowledge of effective digital communications, marketing, audience segmentation, organic and paid search strategies.
  • Experience managing social media communities and/or contributing content frequently, utilizing various channels and management tools strategically, and succinctly translating analytics into action-oriented information.
  • Experience using tools designed for nonprofit organizations, and the ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Superior oral and written communication and editing skills. Knowledge and use of AP style.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects, on time and on budget.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrates integrity, credibility and a steadfast commitment to the organization's mission.


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Posted: 2022-01-07 Expires: 2022-02-08

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