Social Media Officer - Twitter

YPFP Brussels is looking for a motivated individual who will be responsible for one of its primary social media platforms, Twitter. The successful candidate will have to work in close coordination with their fellow Social Media Officer as well as engage with external stakeholders and members interested in YPFP Brussels.

This would be a good opportunity for the successful candidate to develop knowledge of digital marketing and engagement techniques, as well as teamwork experience by contributing to and furthering the successful social media outreach of YPFP Brussels.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Daily management of YPFP Brussels Twitter account including engagement with external stakeholders and members;

  • Implement and execute the social media strategy to build followers and fans, engaging in an appropriate style and manner on behalf of YPFP Brussels where required;

  • Analyse data and give regular updates to the Communications & Marketing Director on YPFP Brussels growth and interaction with fans, in addition to a comparative analysis;

  • Provide updates on the direction of these social media platforms, in particular where it affects the communication of YPFP Brussels;

  • Assist the Communications & Marketing Director in exploring how to further exploit social media platforms.


Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Be interested in and comfortable using social/new media and technology applications;

  • Be self-motivated, well organized and able to work efficiently and autonomously, as part of a small team;

  • Required to commit to six months or more as a staff volunteer;

  • Required to attend quarterly All Staff evening meetings;

  • Required to attend monthly communications staff evening meetings;

  • Required to attend most YPFP events;

  • Required time commitment of up to 10 hours per week;

  • Required to respond to e-mails daily, on a regular basis;

  • Excellent written and spoken English skills;

  • Home internet access;

  • Live in Brussels, Belgium.


Contact details:

Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter and CV to Paula Iwaniuk at paula.iwaniuk@ypfp.org by 17 May 2015.

Please note that only candidates chosen for further interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will begin the role in late May.