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Evan Reiter

Position Posting: Social Media Manager - CLOSED

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ZBW is currently seeking a Social Media Manager, who will help keep our organization connected to the community through the use of interactive social media platforms. As is the case with our position postings for Training Administrator and Events Coordinator, this position is available to any member of VATSIM.


Key Accountabilities

• Report to BVA Webmaster

• Hold the primary responsibility for existing Boston Virtual ARTCC social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

• Develop and distribute (via social media, website, etc.) marketing material (graphics, news posts, forum posts, event banners) to promote events, the ARTCC, and the community

• Maintain a high online presence

• Other duties as assigned by Senior Staff

• Function as an Administrator and attends bi-monthly meetings



• Active member on the network in good standing with a clean history

• Capable of working well in team-oriented environment

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Access to and strong ability with Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint and Word


Preferred Skills

• Prior ATC Mentor/Instructor experience

• Leadership, managerial, or supervisory experience

• Prior social media management experience

• Prior graphic design (banners, flyers, etc.) experience

• Access to graphic design program such as Adobe Photoshop


How to Apply

Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they may be contacted for a comprehensive interview.


Prospective applicants shall submit a letter of application, which provides answers to the following questions:


1. Why are you interested in this position?

2. How will you balance the time commitment required for administrative activities with any training and/or controlling you currently do on the network?

3. What’s one thing about yourself that we should know, but don’t already know?

4. What do you imagine being part of ARTCC senior staff is like?

5. What do you wish to get out of the role you have applied to?

6. What experience do you have with Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML/CSS, and similar graphic design and computer software? If you have a portfolio of sample work, please include that information in the letter.


The letter of application shall also include your name, CID, and current VATSIM rating. The letter of application shall not exceed 1 page. Applications should be submitted to Evan Reiter, Community Manager ([email protected]) by November 30.


Following the receipt of your application, successful candidates will be invited to an interview with the Administration Team. During the interview, candidates will:


1. Be presented with a fictitious FNO event, and be asked to draft and share a plan for how the event would be promoted through social media

2. Be asked to explain how—in a month with no events—the candidate would use social media to keep an audience engaged. Specifically, the applicant will be asked to identify or brainstorm posts, shares, and other content to keep social media profiles active



Evan Reiter

Community Director
Administration Team

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