Access Fund Careers

Photo Courtesy of:
Dan Holz | Trout Creek, OR

We are on a mission to protect America’s outdoor climbing areas. We believe that it’s not enough to just love these incredible landscapes where we climb—we must be willing to stand up and fight for them. Want to join us?

Current Openings

We are currently seeking a part-time Social Media Coordinator.

Access Fund Social Media Coordinator

We are on a mission to protect America’s outdoor climbing areas. We believe that it’s not enough to just love these incredible landscapes where we climb—we must be willing to stand up and fight for them. Want to join us?

Access Fund is seeking a part-time Social Media Coordinator to help spread our mission across all social media channels. The Social Media Coordinator will work with the Membership Director to manage the tactical execution of AF social media strategy. This role is a great opportunity to learn from a tenured digital marketing team at the largest climbing advocacy non-profit in the country.

The position is for immediate hire through June 2020, with the opportunity for the role to extend past June 2020. Access Fund is based in Boulder, CO but this position has the potential to be remote.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instagram
    • Instagram Takeovers
      • Seek out new and engaging accounts that reflect Access Fund’s mission
      • Conduct initial outreach on behalf of Access Fund to source new takeovers
      • Manage takeover schedule and process, including collecting all content for takeovers
    • Instagram Engagement
      • Help grow Access Fund’s presence by engaging with climbers across the country through likes and comments
    • Instagram Stories
      • Create compelling, engaging Instagram Stories to educate climbers on critical access issues, breaking news, and fundraising campaigns
  • Facebook
    • Manage organic Facebook including scheduling, copywriting, content sourcing, and moderation in line with Access Fund’s mission and priorities
      • Source content each week from various media outlets that is in line with Access Fund’s mission and/or is engaging for the average climber
      • Work with Membership Director to prioritize partner marketing requests
  • Twitter
    • Manage Twitter account including posting, retweeting, and engaging with users
  • Paid Social Ads
    • Create a library of cutting edge ad layouts to be used by the Marketing team for ongoing appeals
  • Photographer Network
    • Help us grow our photographer network by researching photographers and partnering with Membership Director to create an outreach strategy
    • Work with existing partner photographers for annual Access Fund photo donations
    • Manage and update the Photographers page on the Access Fund website
    • Streamline and manage Access Fund’s internal photography database
  • Digital Marketing Support
    • Provide ongoing support for digital marketing campaigns if time allows
    • Continue to research and experiment with social media trends to help Access Fund become a best-in-class social media presence

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field. Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years of professional experience managing large-scale non-profit or mission-driven social media accounts
  • Understanding of social media platforms and social media marketing
  • Excellent copywriting skills with a keen eye to how copy differs across social media platforms
  • Proficiency in Google Apps (Google Drive)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • Available to work during normal business hours (9am-5pm Monday-Friday)

Personal Requirements

  • Commitment to Access Fund’s mission to keep climbing areas open and conserve the climbing environment
  • An active climber. While a high level of climbing ability is not necessary, familiarity with the culture of technical climbing is

Physical Requirements (if located in Denver or Boulder)

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Boulder, CO office is located on the second floor of a building accessed by stairs

Compensation

  • 10 hours a week at $15-$20/hour DPOE
  • Additional time will be required during large-scale fundraising campaigns in June and December
  • Some of the perks include: a punch pass to The Spot bouldering gym for those local to Boulder, CO and pro-deal discounts on major outdoor brands
To apply: Email a resume, cover letter, and an example of an Instagram account that you think would make a great Access Fund takeover (and why) to employment@accessfund.org. Applications will be accepted through September 3.

Access Fund is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. We seek to attract a skilled workforce that reflects the diverse demographics of current and future outdoor enthusiasts. At Access Fund, we pride ourselves on health and happiness of our staff. Together, we are building an organization and an industry where great ideas, born from a diversity of experiences, thrive.