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Content Manager [CLOSED]

Part Time

Salary: Negotiable

Social Media Marketi... Email Marketing Content Marketing Copywriting Creative Writing Editing & Proofreadi... English - speaking English - writing

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented driven content manager. Join our international, high achieving, fast moving, and passionate team. You have the freedom to work your own schedule from anywhere in the world!

GroCycle Courses CIC is an online education business which aims to get more people all around the world to grow mushrooms the Low Tech way.

Via its main website, GroCycle.com, and an accompanying YouTube channel, millions of visitors each year learn about small scale mushroom farming and also about other sustainable farming techniques and growing set-ups.

Our audiences (as of June 2020)

  • Monthly website pageviews (230k+)

  • Email list (55k+)

  • Facebook (40k+)

  • YouTube (15k+)

  • Online courses (1k+ members in over 60 countries)

  • Facebook members group (700 members)

Our mission is to help more growers get involved. This is a key position in making this happen.

If you love learning, writing, editing, teaching, sharing knowledge and coming up with new ideas, this could be the perfect position for you.

 

Team GroCycle

Building a global community of low tech mushroom growers!

Please send any questions to ​[email hidden]​ with the subject line ‘Content Manager’

Application deadline Sunday June 28th, 2020

Our Company:

GroCycle Courses CIC is an online education business which aims to get more people all around the world to grow mushrooms the Low Tech way.

Via its main website, GroCycle.com, and an accompanying YouTube channel, millions of visitors each year learn about small scale mushroom farming and also about other sustainable farming techniques and growing set-ups.

The team has over a decade of experience growing food on a small scale and want to help others make a positive change to local food production too.

Join our international, high achieving, fast moving, and passionate team. You have the freedom to work your own schedule from anywhere in the world!

Our mission is to help more growers get involved.

This is achieved through articles on our website, our YouTube Channel, our social media platforms, email marketing & our online courses.

The company offers a mix of free and paid-for content. The free content attracts a large audience and from this there is a smaller section who want to learn in more detail via our online courses.

Our audiences ​(as of June 2020)​:

●  Monthly website pageviews (230k+)

●  Email list (55k+)

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●  Facebook (40k+)

●  YouTube (15k+)

●  Online courses (1k+ members in over 60 countries)

●  Facebook members group (700 members)

In addition, there’s enormous potential in a wide variety of partnerships with other online teachers in the field of small scale farming, permaculture and homesteading.

Role: Content Manager

Summary:

The Content manager is a key role and aims to ensure the success and growth of our content marketing. If you love learning, writing, editing, teaching, sharing knowledge and coming up with new ideas, this could be the perfect position for you.

You’ll be responsible for major tasks set out below and for managing day-to-day issues as they arise.

This role includes but is not limited to:

  • -  Plan and execute a weekly Editorial Calendar

  • -  Content creation: write, or edit written content (site articles/emails)

  • -  Promote and repurpose video content into articles, emails, social media posts

  • -  Process video clips and, together with our video editor, ensure great YouTube

    footage and channel interactions

  • -  Agree, collect and review metrics

This job role is currently based on the ideal candidate and may in the future be split into multiple roles as the company and team grow rapidly.

Key Results Area #1 - Content Creation (50%)

●  Write new articles for our site

●  Edit outsourced articles for our site

●  Create a style/brand guide

●  Content SOPs creation

●  Manage social promotions

Key Results Area #2 - Plan and execute Editorial Calendar(30%)

●  Create & manage content plan

●  Keyword research

●  Research topics, prepare resources

●  Manage article editorial and upload process

●  Track student success stories & collate information for examples and

testimonials

Key Results Area #3 - YouTube​ ​Promote and repurpose content (20%)

●  Research topics

●  Manage any outsourced research process

●  Manage video editorial and upload process

●  Create thumbnails

●  Repurpose video content across other channels

●  Outreach with relevant sites and influencers in our field

Key Results Area #4- ??? (??%)

What else do you see as an opportunity to drive forwards? What’s missing here? As long as you can justify that it's needed and will lead to results, you are very welcome to build new areas of your role!

NOTE: This job description is not all inclusive and certain activities, duties, or responsibilities may be required of you as needed.

Compensation and Job requirements

This is a contract, hourly position, min 30 hours a week, independent contractor. Pay based on experience. You set your own schedule as long as the work gets done by the deadlines.

You will be working with management based in GMT timezone so you must be willing to adjust your work hours so there is at least a 2 hour overlap when circumstances require.

Yearly profit sharing after a minimum of 6 months with the company. Job description and salary to be reviewed bi-annually. Possibility for full-time employment.

This Position’s Prerequisites:

  • -  Have previous experience managing content for a website or YouTube channel.

  • -  Fluent in English.

  • -  You have good internet and phone service where you live.

  • -  You communicate in a clear, positive manner.

  • -  You have an understanding of online marketing/education business models.

  • -  You work well with a fast-moving team of high performers.

  • -  You are self-motivated, take responsibility, and are highly organized .

  • -  You pay attention to detail.

  • -  You are flexible and can adapt to changes easily.

  • -  You are open to joining the team on a 2 month probationary trial to show your ability in

    meeting the responsibilities required in this role.

  • -  You want to work with people who are making a positive change.

     

  • HOW TO APPLY ​Application deadline Sunday June 28th, 2020 Here’s how this works: please complete them in order.

  1. Review the job information to see if you think you are a great fit for the team.

  2. If so, then click apply and fill out our application form

  3. If you have any questions please email ​[email hidden]​ with the words

    ‘Content Manager’ in the subject line

  4. You will hear by 10th July, 2020 at the latest if you have made it to round 2 - interview

    stage

  5. The final round will be a paid task for you to complete and showcase your

    awesomeness!

 

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