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Social Media Assistant, Communications and PR Media Pitch Coordinator

Overview:

We are seeking a creative individual to join our team as a Social Media Assistant with a focus on crafting and sending PR media and podcast pitches for an author aiming to build their brand and promote a newly released book. This role requires a strong understanding of social media platforms, excellent communication skills, and the ability to learn quickly and independently. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Social Media Management:
  • Develop and implement social media strategies to increase the author’s online presence.
  • Generate creative and shareable content for social media platforms, aligning with the author’s brand and book messaging by repurposing existing content using tools like ChatGPt 4 and Opus.
  • Collaborate with the author to create a plan to develop content that resonates with the target audience and is SEO optimized. 
  • Monitor and analyze social media performance using relevant tools.
  • Create and revamp email sequences and sales funnels. 
  • Handle customer service requests 
  1. PR Media/Podcast/Speaking Pitching:
  • Research and identify podcasts relevant to the book’s genre and target audience and craft the custom pitch letter.
  • Create media pitches to secure interviews where the author is the expert in media requests. Help send cold pitches to journalists pitching stories featuring the author. 
  • Pitch podcasts for author to be a guest and help coordinate those interviews. 
  • Help research and craft pitches for corporate/event speaking. Coordinate bulk sales of book.

Qualifications:

  • Strong written communication skills in conversational style and copy writing 
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of social media analytics tools (or ability to Google, watch a YouTube video and learn quickly).
  • Creative mindset and a passion for storytelling.

Extra credit:

  • Ability to craft compelling pitches
  • Familiarity with the publishing industry and understanding of book promotion strategies
  • Proven experience in social media management and content creation
  • Previous experience in social media management 
  • Media contacts (50-100) with track record of getting experts consistent national media placement
  • Track record of getting guests booked on podcasts (30-100k episode downloads)

If you are a self-motivated, creative individual with a passion for books and social media, I’d love for you to apply. 

Hours: 5-10 hours a week. Flexible. 

Pay: $20-$30 an hour based on extra credit qualifications. $40-$50 hr with all extra credit qualifications. 

My Social Media Profiles: Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn

How to apply:

  1. Email both jillianjohnsrud@gmail.com and tech@jillianjohnsrud.com
  2. Share social profiles that you own or have created content for
  3. Share links to 3 long format content (800 words) you have created
  4. Share why you would be a good fit and applicable skills or experience 

Position starts in April