Basic Function of Position
The IT & Social Media Specialist will work closely with the communications and development team to help create and systematically implement HAF’s digital engagement strategy across all externally facing media platforms. S/he will be responsible for maintaining the HAF website through the WordPress account and making appropriate updates. S/he will also be responsible for maintaining a database of all HAF blogs and articles shared by other publications.
The IT & Social Media Specialist works closely with the Digital Strategist and Social Media Project Coordinator to develop social media content and maintain HAF’s social media platforms. This position is part of HAF’s Development & Communications Team, as it utilizes social media as a tool to increase revenue, primarily in the form of charitable donations and tree sales. S/he will work with the team to build HAF’s presence across the various platforms, engaging with and building HAF’s audience, with the ultimate goal of increasing traffic to HAF’s Donate page, Nursery eStore, Global Giving campaigns, and other platforms that collect revenue for the Foundation.
The position involves assisting the Director of Development to produce and post marketing materials, graphics, and illustrations that promote HAF’s work in the areas of agriculture, environmental awareness, reducing carbon emissions through tree planting, clean water, women’s empowerment, legal aid, and participatory workshops, in addition to other tasks that may arise.
The IT & Social Media Specialist will support HAF in all its technology needs as they arise.