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Social Media Coordinator

Office: Democratic Caucus

Caucus: Democratic

Description: The Michigan House Democratic Caucus is seeking a highly experienced and effective social media coordinator to join its communications department and create effective digital communications for the Caucus and its members.

 The social media coordinator will primarily develop and implement strategic and proactive social media programs and campaigns that provide consistent, effective communications for Caucus members, constituents, stakeholders, the general public and journalists.


As a social media coordinator, you’ll create content that shares our story and vision, promotes our values and priorities, and makes an impact across many different social and digital platforms.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Compile and report weekly social media analytics and trend data
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the daily social media strategy for the House Caucus
  • Work alongside the writing, digital media and photo/video team to create effective, engaging and on-message content
  • Increase social media audience and engagement and drive traffic to caucus websites
  • Identify opportunities to share the Caucus’ message with new, wider audiences
  • Live tweet events, including press conferences and policy rollouts
  • Develop creative branding for the Caucus, including hashtags
  • Serve as a resource and sounding board for representatives looking to increase social media traffic


This position is based in Lansing, Michigan, reports to the Creative Director and provides the opportunity to engage directly with policymakers, influencers and key leaders in the government, nonprofit, community, civic and nonprofit sectors throughout the state and across the country.


Salary Range: Compensation depends on experience and is competitive

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three to five years of progressive social media communications experience with direct ability to write engaging content, produce video, graphic, social and interactive content.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in communication, public relations, journalism, marketing or another related field.
  • Proven experience with digital content strategy, planning, messaging and creation for a broad spectrum of audiences, topics and channels.
  • Ability to excel and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines in a complex and fast-paced environment and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders within a matrixed organization. Consistently meets established deadlines and uses time effectively while managing multiple, simultaneous projects.
  •  Exceptional communication (writing, verbal, nonverbal, graphic, digital and social) capabilities with excellent interpersonal, presentation, public speaking, negotiation, advocacy and persuasion skills. Excellent team player and collaborator.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong communications acumen and knowledge of the digital landscape and an ability to translate trends into communication opportunities.
  • Strong understanding of video, social media, including influencer marketing and the intersection with traditional media and public opinion.
  • Prior political, public affairs or campaign experience.

Deadline: August 2, 2021

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514

Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

The Michigan House of Representatives accepts resumes for employment only for current position vacancies. Information regarding current position vacancies at the Michigan House of Representatives can also be accessed online at www.house.mi.gov. The position is a non-civil service appointment to state government. All employees of the Michigan House of Representatives are considered "at will".

The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, disability and other categories protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069. An individual needing accommodations must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known. Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

E-mail: Human Resources