Social Media Counselor- Catalina Sea Camp CA
Job Details
Toyon Bay - Avalon, CA
Social Media Counselor

Position:                     Social Media Coordinator

Location:                    Catalina Island Marine Institute, Catalina Sea Camp

Work Year:               Summer Only

Responsible to:          Social Media Manager

Revised:                     October 2020


Summary of Position:

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for bringing marine sciences and outdoor adventure concepts to life online through experiential education. The coordinator is also responsible for building the CIMI and Catalina Sea Camp brands online, increasing online traffic to the website and increasing camp registrations.


Specific Responsibilities (Examples of Duties):

  • Working with Guided Discoveries Social Media Manager
    • Brainstorming, and creating weekly content as assigned by Social Media Manager
    • Meeting once weekly with social media team
    • Content gathering, creation and delegation
  • Working understanding and proficiency with:
    • iPhoto/Aperture
    • iMovie – for video editing
    • Posting on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Later
  • Photography – Taking quality photographs of campers having fun to be used as detailed below.
  • Social Media – Helping create fun/educational videos to be used by our social media team
  • Coordination – Communicate with staff to get a variety of instructors in pieces
  • Posting – Strong written and oral communication skills for posting content online
  • Work independently on site to:
    • Complete 3 content pieces per week
      • Content pieces in Video, Blog and Photos
      • Capture raw footage on 5 different activities per week
    • Post – Follow Social Media Calendar for daily posting
    • Preplan – Schedule postings for several weeks in advance
    • Engage – Continue communication/dialog with individuals or organizations online and start dialog online
    • Be flexible – Social Media and World Events are constantly changing and therefore posting may change or have to be modified to accommodate those changes
  • Other duties as assigned by Social Media Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have strong communication and human relation skills
  • Able to accept supervision and guidance as well as assist in activities where needed
  • Desire to live and work in remote camp community
  • Desire to work with children and ability to supervise them in related activities
  • Good character, integrity, flexibility and adaptability
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
  • Must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position
  • Must be creative and have an excellent attention to detail
  • Must be a self starter and be able to work efficiently in group setting
  • Digital Photography experience
  • Digital Video experience
  • IMovie or comparable software editing experience


Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to effectively work with the campers, supervisors and other staff.
  • Ability to communicate any problems with staff or campers to Social Media Manager
  • Good physical condition with mobility, visual and auditory skills to maintain control of 8-10 campers in a variety of environments
  • Ability to lift, carry and move heavy objects when necessary.
  • Good communication and organization skills are necessary to ensure a good experience for the staff and campers.
  • Ability to properly respond to emergency situations and enforce appropriate safety rules.


  • Housing
  • Full meals in the Dining Hall when kitchen is in operation
  • Workers Compensation Insurance and State Disability Insurance
  • Opportunity to live and work in a beautiful mountain environment