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Senior Social Media & Digital Content CoordinatorAutism Speaks - New York, NY
posted 30+ days ago
Autism speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Come join us as a Senior Social Media & Digital Content Coordinator in NYC!

PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to engage the autism community on Autism Speaks' social networks and website through engaging story-telling content. This includes helping to increase the social media footprint; delivering on mission goals and daily management of various online communities; and assist in creating dynamic multimedia content that will engage audiences across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more.


Community Engagement
  • Implement Autism Speaks' social media strategy across new and existing social media platforms
  • Be the eyes and ears of Autism Speaks on social media to discover engaging unique user-generated content and conduct outreach to content owners
  • Leverage social media channels to deliver new and innovative ways to support the organization's mission objectives
  • Provide support for field chapter social media efforts by cataloging and coordinating best practices
  • Manage and track social media campaigns in coordination with stakeholders and various agencies
  • Analyze campaigns and provide insights and feedback for future campaigns
  • Work closely with internal departments (primarily in the mission-related, science, advocacy and fundraising areas) on coordination of messaging on appropriate platforms
  • Cover events as needed (rare)

(The responsibilities listed above are representative and not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor/s. As outlined in your performance goal setting forms, you will be responsible for achieving the goals provided by and agreed upon with your manager.)


Education: Bachelor's degree


  • 2 years' experience in digital marketing, Journalism or social media
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging online communities and knowledge of best practices
  • Experience with Adobe software (Photoshop) a plus

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Fact-checking and research
  • Video and graphic design knowledge/skills a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Strategic and conceptual thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to communicate results to management
  • High level of professionalism
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Results Driven
  • Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Customer Orientation
  • Professional Behavior
  • Flexibility

You are responsible for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all Autism Speaks data and information to which you have access.

Autism Speaks offers a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow for individuals with autism and their families.

For consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter.

Only those applicants who meet the hiring criteria will be considered and contacted by Human Resources. Autism Speaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for job openings. Reasonable accommodations will be provided.


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