Social Media Manager (f/m/d)

Full-Time / Part-Time | Ecosia GmbH

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Berlin, Deutschland | Remote | September 9, 2022

ABOUT ECOSIA

A better planet with every search - Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees, is one of the world's largest social businesses and the first B Corporation in Germany. As part of our mission to cultivate a more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable world, we are planting and protecting forests by enabling people to channel their everyday actions into environmental good. So far our 20 million users have planted over 150 million trees. Our reach is expanding as we continue to grow and plant native and biodiverse trees worldwide!

We’re looking for a Social Media Manager (all genders) to work on our social media channels, creating content, scheduling posts, and engaging with our community. Help us spread the word about Ecosia and inspire millions of people to become more climate active!

As part of the content team, you’ll be working with our Social Media Lead to run our channels on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Reddit. Our content revolves around tree planting, climate change, nature, agriculture, politics, and more, and we’re lucky to have an engaged community of users. 

We’re looking for a junior to mid-level person who understands the subtleties of each network and has a thorough grasp of social video content.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE AN IMPACT:

    • Work with the content team to maintain a regular stream of content on our channels.
    • Write captions for articles, photos, and videos and schedule posts across channels.
    • Create text, image, and video posts together with the content and creative teams.
    • Break down complex topics into digestible and engaging content.
    • React to news and trending topics.
    • Build and maintain our community of users by replying to comments, monitoring DMs, and interacting with relevant conversations.
    • Listen to user sentiment and collect feedback.

YOUR AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE:

    • Experience running at least one social media channel; experience on your own channels is also welcome.
    • Experience interacting with an online community; ability to handle criticism and conflict online.
    • Ability to adapt to our brand’s tone of voice and style.
    • Ability to make complex topics feel accessible and exciting.
    • Acute awareness of social media and online trends.
    • Understanding of new video formats such as Reels and TikTok.
    • Keen interest in topics related to nature, social justice, and climate change.
    • Basic Photoshop skills are a great addition; in-app editing knowledge on Instagram and TikTok is appreciated, but no other video editing skills are required.
    • Native-level English; German and French knowledge is great, too (but not mandatory).

This role is remote-friendly as long as you’re available between 10 AM - 5 PM CET. The content team currently meets regularly in Berlin.  

All hiring steps are done remotely.

We’d like to hear from you! Apply through our online form and include a short cover letter, your resume, and any examples of relevant experience. Selected candidates will go through a phone screening, an assignment, and two interviews with our content team before getting started.

WHY ECOSIA?

- What if your job made a real difference to the climate crisis? Join Ecosia and help plant millions of trees where people and ecosystems need them most.

- We offer you the opportunity to balance work with other parts of your life. (Flexible working hours, more vacation days than the law requires (30 days/year on a five-day week), two no meeting days, remote work options).

- We are a team of more than 25 nationalities that includes people from different sexual orientations, ages, races, physical/mental abilities, child/pet/plant parents non-traditional backgrounds.

- We help you live sustainably through our green benefits, such as subsidized public transport cards, bike inspection, green electricity allowance, etc.

- We support your professional growth through monthly learning days, hack days, online and physical library, 2000€ development allowance per year, continuous feedback, etc.

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Want to know what it's like to work for Ecosia? 

Ecosia’s career page

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