Brand Journalist / Community Manager

Posted On: June 11, 2013

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Sterling Infosystems

Company Description

Sterling Infosystems, Inc., founded in 1975, is the world’s largest company focused entirely on background checks. Sterling offers a broad range of products and services, including screening services, corporate due diligence and background investigations, and occupational health services in the United States and in over 200 countries and territories. Known for its industry leading turn-around-times, customer service, and expertise in customizing solutions for industry specific needs, Sterling has over 16,000 clients across the globe that range from leading Fortune 500 firms to small and medium sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. Sterling is headquartered in New York, NY and maintains offices around the globe. In 2013, Sterling launched its newest business, Verified Volunteers, a company devoted to making volunteer screening, recruiting, onboarding and retention more efficient for nonprofit organizations.

Job Description

• Manage creation, aggregation, and dissemination of all content (email, website, social media, blog, etc.)
• Publish relevant community content on a daily basis in local Verified Volunteers markets that will be replicated, refined, and exported to social media
• Create and manage outbound, content-rich email campaigns to attract and retain users
• Manage Verified Volunteers communities located in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar social media outposts
• Work with the product development team to ensure community features are kept up to date and functional, as well as influence the roadmap by collating user feedback
• Act as an advocate of Verified Volunteers in the brand’s community and as the advocate of the community within Verified Volunteers
• Identify and bring to the team new media opportunities as they appear on the horizon

Skills/ Knowledge:
• Interest in nonprofits and volunteerism
• Top-notch writing (including proofing) and communication skills
• Avid digital culture maven
• Existing vibrant online persona
• Have an eye for photography and graphics to help bring to messaging to life
• Detail oriented
• Highly motivated
• Work in close collaboration on a daily basis with business team to understand vision and value proposition
• Be responsive to strategy shifts in a start-up division

Education/ Background:

• Journalism or other similar professional writing experience is required
• Digital experience in social media and website content is also required
• Four year degree from an accredited university

To Apply

To apply, please forward resume and cover letter to the following email address: