Job SQ001 – Gather Twitter Accounts

If you are interested in doing this job, please email us on, in case
a) it has already been done and we’ve forgotten to take it down
b) things have Changed and the job is now very different.

Date added: 1 January 2012
Situation: We have a bunch of twitter followers, but there are surely others it would be good to follow, and be followed by.
Mission: Systematically search Twitter and create a table listing -active accounts with quality tweets, their descriptions, their links to official sites number of followers. Keywords might include Manchester Climate Green, Environment, Sustainability, Aviation etc
Execution: Liaise with editors re: format of spreadsheet (or we can do that for you), conduct search using agreed keywords. Present information to editors
Administration: You will need internet access, familiarity with basic spreadsheets, and opposable thumbs for the control c (copy) and control v (paste) functions on your keyboard
Command and Control: This table will then be used by the editors to make an informed decision about whether to follow specific Twitter accounts.

Autonomy: (Amount you will be left alone to decide)  Once we’ve agreed parameters, this baby is all yours
Mastery: You’ll become familiar with just how bad Twitter’s signal-to-noise ratio is.
Purpose: You’ll be helping MCFly!


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