We’re Hiring: Communications and Social Media Coordinator

Join the growing Games for Change team! G4C is looking for a full-time Communications and Social Media Coordinator to work closely with the Communications Manager to help grow our global presence across all social media platforms and execute creative strategies. The ideal candidate will be passionate about video games and have an in-depth knowledge of social media. Candidates based in the NYC area are preferred; however, we are open to being remote.
Position Details:

  • Support with day-to-day social media content across social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, TikTok, and Discord) under the guidance of Communications Manager
  • Plan monthly editorial calendar for social media and blog posts
  • Assist with media kits, press releases, newsletters, and other outward-facing communications
  • Assist with social media reporting
  • Support in asset creation across all social platforms
  • Research new social media platforms and communities to expand the reach of G4C
  • Assist with launch and implementation of programs and events including the G4C Awards, Student Challenge Competition, etc

Required Qualifications:

  • 1 – 2+ years of social media experience
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented
  • Strong copywriting and editing skills
  • Proficiency in Canva and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign, After Effects, and Premiere Pro)
  • Familiarity with social media scheduling tools (Hootsuite, Sprout, etc.)
  • Familiarity with WordPress (or similar CMS) and website management
  • Experience with Mailchimp
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with remote teams
  • Passion for and interest in social impact games and video game development (production, design, & development)
  • Desire to share Games for Change‚Äôs mission

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Production experience
  • Community moderation experience
  • Knowledge of Esports and streaming

About Games for Change
Founded in 2004, Games for Change empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change using games that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to make the world a better place. We convene stakeholders through our annual G4C Festival and foster the exchange of ideas and resources through workshops and consulting projects. We inspire youth to explore civic issues and learn 21st-century and STEM skills through our Student Challenge and train educators to run game design classes on impact games. We incubate projects through our game design challenges and executive production expertise in coalition building. We act as an amplifier by curating and evangelizing games for change to the public through our games arcades and awards.