YHouse is growing! We're looking for an excited, savvy person to join our team managing the various channels we use to communicate digitally with the community of people interested in the origins and nature of consciousness. Check out the job description below, and join the team!


YHouse (https://yhousenyc.org) seeks a contracted part-time Digital Communications Manager to administer our social media accounts and weekly email newsletters in support of our Communications team. You will be responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to followers, and sending the weekly YHouse email newsletter. You will manage the public-facing image of YHouse in helping to bolster the mission of exploring and discussing the nature and origin of consciousness.


  • Social Media content management, including content creation and posting to Facebook, Twitter, Official Blog, and other public-facing social media accounts

  • Weekly email preparation and scheduling for global audiences

  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news) consistently, several times a week

  • Sourcing relevant current-events articles in YHouse’s fields of interest

  • Monitor and report on engagement metrics to YHouse leadership

  • Collaborate with Events team, to ensure promotion of public speaking events

  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner

  • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout)

  • Suggest and implement new features to develop and cultivate an interested audience

  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

Required Skills

  • Demonstrable experience with social media and communications strategies

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Strong editing skills and attention to detail and quality

  • Ability to use Google+ Hangout for face-to-face communication

  • Content knowledge about the nature and origin of consciousness, with a familiarity in any of the following:

    • Neuroscience

    • Artificial Intelligence

    • Astrobiology

    • Philosophy of consciousness

  • Strong writing ability

  • Strong understanding of HTML and CSS including email best practices and responsive design approaches

  • Hands on experience in content management

  • Knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics

  • Analytical and multitasking skills

Hours per week: 8-20 depending on support needs; availability to respond to communications during regular work week

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a contracted position, with duration to be determined upon agreement.

Level: Entry-level, project coordinator, assistant

Work environment: Flexible. We are located in New York, NY and you can work here or remotely.

YHouse is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity at all levels of our work. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

How to apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@yhousenyc.org