Application: Communications Volunteer – Posting Specialist

Position Title: Communications Posting Specialist

Organization name: Organization for Transformative Works

Committee: Communications

Reports to: Communications Chair(s)

Time Requirements: 4-5 hours a week

Term: 1 year

Role overview: The Posting Specialist keeps the Communications post release schedule on track, ensures that all content is available on time, and rotates posting assignments among other volunteers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Distributes post content to OTW News platforms.
  • Maintains Communications Committee calendar on Basecamp
  • Assigns posts to graphics volunteers.
  • Communicates with volunteers in regard to their availability for distributing posts.
  • Tracks completion of all content relating to posts, including graphics
  • Maintains “How to post” documentation.


  • Experience with blogging, social media, and scheduling tasks required.
  • Prior OTW experience not required.

Skills and attributes:

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with one or more of the OTW news outlet platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, LiveJournal, Dreamwidth); knowledge of best practices or experience in social media from an organizational perspective preferred.
  • Flexibility in learning posting practices on new social media platforms.
  • Ability to work independently on tasks.

Training requirements: New Communications volunteers will be provided information and training by the Communications Chair(s) in accordance with the Communications Training Plan.