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Who we are

Freelancers Union, a national non-profit organization, represents the needs and concerns of today's independent workforce through advocacy, information, and service. We offer health, life, disability, and dental insurance, as well as discounts and other resources, to freelancers, consultants, temps, part-timers, and the self-employed. We're passionate about our mission to improve working life for independent workers – a community representing 30% of the U.S. workforce – and we're the people behind all those insurance ads with the beehive that you see on the subway.

We offer an excellent benefits plan that includes health coverage, dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, and TransitChecks. Our offices are located in Downtown Brooklyn right by the A, C, F, 4, 5, R, and N subway lines on the Jay Street MetroTech stop.

Our Culture

Beyond our mission, we're also passionate about and proud of the culture and work environment we've created. We believe everyone has an important contribution to make toward achieving our goals, both through collaborative teamwork and independent initiative. The atmosphere here is loose, fun, and friendly.

Current Openings

  • Freelancers Union is seeking a part-time freelance Social Media Specialist to build a robust member community.

    Job Description

    Freelancers Union is seeking an experienced Social Media Specialist to build membership and community engagement across social media platforms. The Social Media Specialist’s job responsibilities include growing social media audience and Freelancers Union membership, developing and implementing social campaigns, sourcing and curating content, and reporting on growth and engagement metrics. The Social Media Specialist will promote all ongoing campaigns and activities, as well as resources and benefits offered by Freelancers Union, to support the larger member engagement strategy. Ideally, the Social Media Specialist will also have a background in labor and/or movement politics and values aligned with the Freelancers Union mission. 

    Job Duties

    • Work 30 hrs/week as Social Media Specialist, with 5-7 hours availability each weekday (telecommute is ok)
    • Moderate comments and respond to member questions
    • Develop and implement social campaigns to build union membership and support organizational initiatives
    • Schedule daily content across all FU channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+)
    • Work with team to manage development of social graphics and other assets
    • Write all social media copy, as well as occasional blog posts
    • Participate in weekly meetings with supervisors to discuss progress and plan activities
    • Report weekly to leadership to measure results against strategic goals

    Requirements

    • 3+ years experience in social media and/or digital marketing
    • Background in labor and/or movement politics; background in freelancing 
    • Familiarity with audience metrics and targeting across major social networks
    • Demonstrated ability to grow community according to strategic goals
    • Creative thinker and writer, with punchy and engaging tone
    • Strong ability to manage and move forward projects independently
    • Ability to analyze feedback to illustrate trends, and push forward engagement strategy

    To apply: Please email a resume, portfolio or links to work samples, and a thoughtful cover letter with brief salary history to resume@freelancersunion.org.

    Our offices are located in Downtown Brooklyn right by the A, C, F, 4, 5, R, and N subway lines on the Jay Street MetroTech stop. For more information, please visit our website at www.freelancersunion.org.

    Freelancers Union is an equal opportunity employer.

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