BTT is Hiring: Social Media Coordinator


Social Media Coordinator

Our Organization

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is dedicated to the conservation of bonefish, tarpon and permit—the species, their habitats, and the larger fisheries they comprise. We pursue this mission through science-based conservation initiatives, advocacy and education across the Caribbean Basin, from the Bahamas to the Yucatán, in the Gulf of Mexico, and along the Southeastern United States. Our record of accomplishment and ongoing research programs distinguish BTT as a global leader in the conservation of these species and their habitats. Visit BTT.org to learn more.

Position Description

The Social Media Coordinator is part-time position, which will average 15 to 20 hours per week and reports to BTT’s Director of Marketing & Communications. BTT’s Social Media Coordinator is responsible for developing, planning, and implementing our social media strategy to increase brand awareness and social media presence and support BTT’s annual fundraising and membership goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Social Media Coordinator’s duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop, implement and manage BTT’s social media strategy under the direction of BTT’s Director of Marketing & Communications.
  • Define and track most important social media KPIs and measure the success of all BTT social media campaigns.
  • Utilize existing BTT video and photo assets in social media campaigns.
  • Create a yearly, quarterly, and monthly calendar outlining social media campaigns.
  • Write social media posts and select and source appropriate supporting imagery.
  • Work closely with BTT’s events staff to promote events.
  • Monitor social media comments and direct messages and respond as needed.
  • Plan content with BTT’s Membership & Development Manager to support new member acquisition.
  • Work closely with BTT’s Membership & Development Manager to promote the BTT Online Store.
  • Keep abreast of the latest social media best practices and technologies and implement them.
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization.
  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers to bolster campaigns and strengthen brand awareness.


  • Two years of experience as a Social Media Coordinator or similar role.
  • A four-year college degree.
  • Excellent copywriting skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and social media best practices.
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics.
  • Good understanding of social media KPIs.
  • Excellent multitasking skills.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced setting with deadlines.
  • Good time-management skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of fisheries conservation is a plus.
  • Knowledge of fishing (fly and conventional) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the outdoor industry is a plus.


Flexible job location.


To apply, submit a cover letter, resume (including three references), and three copywriting samples to BTT Director of Marketing & Communications Nick Roberts at: nick@bonefishtarpontrust.org

No phone calls please.

                          Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer