Seeking: Social Media Specialist

Company Description: 

Scryp is a Minneapolis-based social enterprise start-up that is creating a smarter money to turn valuable social activities into purchasing power through a mobile app. Merchants want more customers and cash flow; organizations seek additional volunteers; people have undervalued skills and unmet needs. Often, only money is missing to turn all of that potential synergy into thriving economies. Scryp is designed to enable these connections through an unprecedented, cooperative network. online @

Position Description:

Starting immediately, we desire a self-starter who can devote approximately 5-10 hours per week for the summer helping us build our social media presence. Although this role is currently unpaid, there is the possibility of further future involvement with the team as the start-up gets more established. We will work with our candidate to ensure they also get the desired experience they are looking for (e.g. class credit, networking connections, recommendations, etc.)

Ideal candidate: 

In addition to social media expertise, our ideal candidate would:

  • Be interested in making an impact and social causes
  • Desire to work in a startup environment 
  • May be interested in cutting edge technology such as blockchain and app development
  • May be enrolled in in a degree program at a trade school, college, or university 

Skills required:

  • Capacity to work in a startup environment (remote work, self-motivation) 
  • Excellent communication and copy writing skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability for use of the following: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit, Medium and scheduling platforms
  • Ability to work independently, yet experience working as a team member by establishing and maintaining good working relationships with a variety of individuals
  • Additional experience in videography, photography, podcasting, and/or design a plus


  • Maintain regular social media engagement on all channels
  • Find an promote appropriate content to build Scryp brand and social media following
  • Assist in the community management for client pages, and respond to page inquiries as needed
  • Collaborate with the Social Media Team to brainstorm new social ideas, marketing programs, collaborations and events to build social media audience and foster influencer relationships

Susan Belchamber