Recruiting

Digital Community Manager (16 hours p/w, part-time, fixed term)

About the role

We are looking for an experienced, flexible and London-based Community Manager. You’ll be taking over from our the Director of Audience who has been instrumental in the organisation’s social strategy to date.

You will be a creative self-starter with a passion for promoting the work of people of colour.

Responsibilities

  • Co-creating and implementing a social media strategy using current channels (Instagram, Twitter and Facebook) and exploring new avenues to grow our communities and increase engagement with our content
  • Supporting us to nurture relationships with our communities of writers and subscribers
  • Reporting on engagement with content
  • Monitoring and reporting on social media trends to the editor
  • Creating digital content, including newsletters, graphics, gifs, short video

Essential skills and experience

  • An understanding of the MD mission and an alignment with the organisation’s values
  • Experience in media, and campaigning activism an advantage
  • Highly-organised, with good time management and able to translate ideas into tangible outcomes
  • Experience of building online audiences across platforms
  • Knowledge of web analytics, social media tools (SEO an advantage)
  • Graphic design skills (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Ability to produce social video and visual content on the fly
  • Able to work flexibly and part of a small team

To apply

To apply please share your CV, along with a short cover letter that provides examples from your work or educational history demonstrating the required skills and experience with Henna Zamurd-Butt, henna@mediadiversified.org.

This role will remain open until we find the right candidate.

For more info, or for an informal chat please email Henna to arrange.


Our team

Henna Zamurd-Butt
CEO/Editor

Henna edits Media Diversified online and manages the running of the organisation. She is also a director of the Bare Lit festival of writing and a doctoral candidate at Goldsmiths college where she is researching the gender-geopolitics of internet access. In a previous life she started and ran restaurants for five years. Henna has a degree in History & Politics (SOAS), a masters in Global Politics (RHUL) and a masters with distinction in Politics & Communication (LSE).

@hennazb / henna@mediadiversified.org


Maurice Mcleod
Director of Business

Maurice-McLeod

Maurice is a writer and social commentator.

He is director of communications company Marmoset Media and vice chair of social policy research organisation Race on the Agenda. He is a regular contributor to the Guardian’s Comment is Free and the Spectator writing about race and society.

@mowords / maurice@mediadiversified.org


Yasmin Gunaratnam
Academic Curator

Yasmin is a writer and academic, interested in illness, death, migration, the body and feminism. She teaches in the Sociology Department at Goldsmiths College on research methods, culture, representation and difference and feminist theory. Yasmin is the curator of Media Diversified’s academic space.  Her latest book  Death & the Migrant (Bloomsbury Academic) is about transnational dying and care in British cities.

y.gunaratnam@gold.ac.uk


Xavia Dryden
Academic Editor

Xavia is a writer, scholar, and teacher based in the Midwest. Her research focuses on the interrogation of the various intersections of race, gender, class, and sexuality in both historical and modern contexts.


Margarita Aragon
Academic Editor

Margarita is a sociologist and lecturer in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, where she teaches on power, difference, and histories of oppression. She writes about American and British racisms, focusing on the 20th century and ongoing legacies of conquest, slavery and colonialism.  Her book, which examines collective violence and the historical construction of racialised black and Mexican masculinities in the US, is under contract with Manchester University Press.

@M_Aragon26


Samantha Asumadu
Founder

Samantha is a documentary filmmaker, and founder of Media Diversified and the Media Diversified Experts Directory, and co-founder of Bare Lit Festival. She is currently on sabbatical from work.