Social Media Manager

Fiveable - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or Remote - Full time

The Role:

The social media and creative director is an experienced influencer that understands social media networks with skills in graphic design, video & audio editing. You will be responsible for growing and engaging audiences across our social media channels, specifically on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, but also leveraging Facebook, Pinterest, and Snapchat, in order to build brand awareness and acquire users. As the creative director, you will be responsible for all graphics created for posts, blogs, and website design. You will also be managing all editing needs for videos and podcasts to be ready for publishing.

In this role, you will work with a team of 2-3 other educators and creators to change the game for high school students this spring. How many students can we help with their AP exams? How many educators can we prepare? I have big goals because our work is urgent.

Please note: This work will be done onsite at the Fiveable House, which is a co-living social impact incubator. The team will live and work together between January and May.

Read more about the story of the founder, the mission of Fiveable, and the rationale behind the Fiveable House here:

The day to day:

  • You will working closely with the head of growth and the founder to develop long term, monthly, and weekly social media strategies with specific goals.
  • You will own all social media channels and focus on growing and engaging audiences to build brand awareness and drive Fiveable user growth.
  • You will manage posting schedules both directly on the platforms and using Buffer.
  • You will use Canva or the Adobe Suite to create all graphics needed for posting and also create any necessary graphics for the website or live reviews.
  • You will use iMovie or related platforms to edit videos for YouTube, stories for Instagram, and podcasts for publishing.
  • You will document and promote behind-the-scenes look at the Fiveable House in order to increase funding for the house through our Patreon page.
  • You will drive creative thinking around new campaigns to increase student and teacher awareness and engagement.

Are you our Social Media and Creative Director?

  • You have earned or are in the process of earning an undergraduate degree.
  • You have 2+ years of social media marketing and design experience.
  • You are have experience using Canva, Adobe Suites, iMovie, or related platforms.
  • You are relentless in your creativity to meet goals and troubleshoot issues.
  • You have a passion for education and an interest in overcoming institutional challenges through collaborative and creative approaches.
  • You have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and creative skills.
  • You have a proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and a demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, creative problem solving, and the ability to achieve tangible results.

Bonus Points:

  • You have prior experience in an edtech startup or as an educator in a school.
  • You have experience growing online communities.

Compensation & Benefits

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the founding team in an early-stage startup, with possibility for a full-time leadership role with more extensive compensation and benefits if we are able to reach our goals and compete for funding.

  • Rent, utilities, and entertainment subscriptions for the Fiveable House fully covered
  • Set monthly stipend to help cover the cost of food, health care, and student loans
  • Profit-sharing bonuses each month
  • Fiveable equity package and possibility to grow into a leadership position with more equity
  • Education allowance to continue your growth in business and marketing with online coursework
  • Free weekly lunches, plus an endless snack and drink supply
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact: Education technology is revolutionizing the way we learn

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Experience Level

Entry Level


At Fiveable we're working to give students a fair shot at taking and passing AP exams with live-streamed collaboration, teaching, and support directed at both students and educators. We currently host weekly live streams for 10 different AP subjects and have 5,000 current users.

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