Dear IFSA World

Here is another exciting opportunity for you to serve and get involved in IFSA! Have you been looking for this opportunity? Look no more! IFSA is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual who would like to serve IFSA as the Head of social media sub-commission for the 2018-2019 term of office.

The main task of the position is to oversee the management of IFSA’s interests in the social media space, running IFSA’s main social media platforms which include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. The head of the Sub-Commission is expected to keep in constant touch with the members of the sub-commission as well as Head of communications commissions and the heads of sub-commissions in the communications commission as this is relevant to maintaining the brand of IFSA.

Please find the full list of duties, responsibilities and tasks beneath.

Duties and responsibilities.

  • Delivering updates to both the IFSA Facebook page and group, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter account; these updates may include announcements, questions to the audience, new items and other general notices to curate content to engage the IFSA audience.

  • Ensuring the proper management of the passwords of IFSA’s social media platforms.

  • Establish close contact with the contact persons of an event well before the event happens, to ensure there is a person creating real-time social media content ‘’from the ground.

  • Utilizing and updating the IFSA calendar to help with organizing IFSA events’ social media

  • Respond to public enquiries made against Facebook posts and tweets.

  • Engagement with IFSA partners by sharing/or retweeting the content from their respective social media accounts.

  • Managing the IFSA Facebook group including the approval of new members and vetting new public posts.

  • Respond to public enquiries received via private message on Facebook and direct message on twitter, directing enquiries to more suitable contacts if required.

  • Supporting the growth of IFSA’s online reach through new media.

  • Identifying new strategies to increase special media engagement and IFSA brand recognition.

  • Create a monthly social media work-plan with topics and events to cover to ensure continuous and regular posting

Required skills and abilities

  1. Fluency in written English is required to uphold a professional public image of the association.

  2. Excellent communications skills is also required in order to follow up events in which IFSA or its partners are involved.

How to apply:
You must provide the following documents. Both documents (1 & 2) must be submitted as a SINGLE PDF file.

  1. A letter from your Local Committee (LC) President verifying that you are a member of the LC.
  2. A motivation letter and strategy for the position (not more than 1 page, font size 12)
  3. A three (3)-minute video about your motivation and the strategy for the position.
  4. A draft social media work-plan for one month

Your letter of motivation must answer:

  • Why do you think that this position is important for IFSA?

  •  Why would you want to become an official for this position?

  • How would you achieve this position’s main tasks?

  • Do you think you have the right skills for this position? What are they?

  • What international events are relevant for your position, and will you be able to attend them?

  • What would your key goals for the year be?

All applications must be sent to: [email protected]
All applications must use the subject: HoSC SOCIAL MEDIA application – YOUR NAME

DEADLINE: 31st-October-2018 Time: 23:59 CET