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Digital Media Coordinator

Date Posted
July 9, 2019
Full Time
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Job Title:  Digital Media Coordinator   
Salary:  $45,000
Location:  Maxwell AFB, Alabama/Telecommute considered
Reports to:  Catherine Sivillis
Closing date:  29 July 2019

The Digital Media Coordinator is responsible for conceiving, designing and implementing specific strategies and initiatives designed to secure influential national, regional and local exposure for CAP’s brand. The position addresses the corporation’s achievements, opportunities, critical issues and high-visibility crises through a broad range of digital/platforms that complement national public information, communications and media relations plans and initiatives. Responsible for identifying influencers and supporters, spotting trends, moderating comments and social media message strategy across platforms. Plans and implements initiatives and activities designed to train and empower members and NHQ employees nationwide to establish and effectively use social media. Able to measure performance and adjust strategies to improve effectiveness.  

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related field from an accredited institution in a relevant field with 3+ years’ experience in digital media management.   

  • Must have exceptional multi-tasking skills.  

  • Able to explain complex social media data in an understandable way.  

  • Strong problem-solving skills is required.  

  • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat advertising platforms is required.

  • Knowledge of analytics related to search-engine optimization is preferred.

  • Knowledge of social media channels, analytics platforms and video production/editing using online apps is required.  

  • Must be energetic, self-motivated, organized and interested in learning more about and staying abreast of marketing and social media strategy and trends.

  • Accustomed to working independently in a deadline-focused environment.  

  • Must be creative and not afraid to share ideas.  

  • Professional written communication skills are essential.   

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word is required.   

  • Must have basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

To apply, visit our website at to complete and submit our required online employment application.  A resume may be submitted in addition to a completed employment application by faxing to 334-953-9906 or via-email to  .  This position does not offer a relocation package.  In this position Civil Air Patrol offers 401(k) retirement plan, health/dental insurance, paid life insurance, sick/vacation leave, paid holidays and a flexible spending account.  Telecommuting is an option for the right candidate.  No phone calls please. EOE

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