• Part Time
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • $17-21 USD / Hour
  • Salary: $17-21

Website Thrive Regional Partnership

Department: Communications

Reports To: Chief Communications Officer FLSA: Exempt Date Posted: January 11, 2024 Organization


Thrive Regional Partnership, Inc. (Thrive) is a nonprofit placemaking organization with a mission to inspire responsible growth through conversation, connection, and collaboration across the tri-state, greater Chattanooga region. Thrive convenes stakeholders across the region to ensure that as we grow in industry, prosperity, and population, we also preserve community and natural character for generations to come. Thrive is a highly connected and collaborative regional organization. Working at Thrive presents a unique opportunity to learn about the naturally beautiful and economically powerful tri-state region of greater Chattanooga. Thrive team members work alongside key leaders in various sectors such as transportation, natural resources, and community development, and to advance strategies that support responsible growth in the region.

Position Summary:

Thrive Regional Partnership (Thrive) seeks a part-time digital media specialist to play a key role in enhancing the organization’s brand and mission on online channels. At the direction of the Chief Communications Officer, this role coordinates routine activities across digital platforms including Thrive’s website, newsletters, and various social media accounts.

Key responsibilities:

Include the production and publication of compelling content, management of community engagement on digital channels, and evaluation of digital media success. This position requires a digitally savvy individual who is comfortable tackling projects independently within the structure provided. This role is based out of Thrive’s office in downtown Chattanooga, with occasional travel throughout the tri-state region.

Candidate Profile:

You’re a creative thinker with great written and verbal communication skills, and a desire for meaningful projects. You like to stay organized and have a knack for meeting deadlines. You believe that digital media should be more than noise, and understand the power of digital media to connect people to broader company messages and goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Chief Communications Officer to manage and enhance Thrive’s social and digital media presence

  • Maintain brand consistency across all channels, ensuring alignment with Thrive’s tone, voice, and visual identity

  • Generate, edit, publish, and share regular content (copy, images, and video – original and created in collaboration with creative team) that builds meaningful connections with the brand and encourages specific actions

  • Engage with the Thrive community on platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and others

  • Follow and maintain Thrive’s editorial calendar, taking time to learn the project management platform effectively Integrate social media content into the overall Communications and Marketing strategy

  • Maintain creative assets of Thrive in digital filing systems and databases for efficient productivity

  • Stay updated on video, photography, and social media trends for engaging content creation

  • Support strategic initiatives for brand and project awareness

  • Analyze and report on digital media metrics with curiosity. Brainstorm and implement ideas for improvement

  • Attend Thrive events and meetings, capturing photographs, content, and notes as assigned

  • Assist with stakeholder communications as assigned by management

  • Support the various communications and project functions of Thrive as assigned

Minimum qualifications:

  • College degree with a curriculum focused on English, Creative Writing, or Communications

  • Proficient in social media platforms, especially Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

  • Effective written and verbal communications skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with others

  • Proficient in collaborative work platforms such as Google Drive and ClickUp (or similar project management tool)

  • Proficient in Squarespace, a plus Graphic design experience; proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, a plus

  • Interest in placemaking practices and cultural diversity within demographic, rural, suburban, and urban communities, a plus

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible to legally work in the U.S.

Salary/Hourly Wage: The compensation range for this role is $17-21 per hour, not to exceed 20 hours per week.

How to Apply: Interested applicants may apply by sharing a persuasive cover letter, a resume, and references, combined into one PDF document of no more than 4 pages, via email to [email protected] to the attention of Rhett Bentley, Chief Communications.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@thriveregion.org