ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Digital Organizer will serve as an essential driver and member of the team responsible for leading our online and digital rapid response work, including but not limited to planning and execution of communications plans across CommonCause.org, LetTexasVote.org, our email list, and social media platforms.
- Draft original content for social media platforms (including original text, images, and video) that garners high engagement and represents the voice of Common Cause.
- Ensure that all social media channels remain responsive, collaborative, and engaging.
- Create and implement a content calendar.
- Successfully execute live streaming events on social media (e.g., Facebook Live, Instagram, LinkedIn Live).
- Identify and engage in trending topics and social media moments relevant to our mission with the goal of reaching new audiences and being a part of the conversation.
- Live tweet compelling moments in real time such as bill hearings, rallies, events etc.
- Identify high-impact opportunities to increase the visibility of Common Cause, our programs and campaigns, and our advocacy work.
- Keep abreast of trends and emerging social media apps to generate compelling digital communications that will reach diverse audiences.
- Working with the Executive Director, develop, implement, and manage the organization’s communications and social media strategy.
- Publish, edit, and update website pages and blog posts, ensuring the website content is accurate and up to date.
- Collect and review analytics of website and social media platforms and make recommendations for improved performance.
- Assist with areas of video production work by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on short-form video production.
- Create toolkits to make it easy for internal and external stakeholders to amplify content.
- Evaluate new media channels and establish a presence on any deemed worthy.
- Work with National digital team to generate ideas and copy for mass emails.
- BA and/or training in business, advertising, marketing, or related fields.
- Skilled in speaking on democracy reform and voting rights issues.
- Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage competing priorities, and work independently as part of a team.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Vision, creativity, enthusiasm, and excellent interpersonal skills.
- Able to work a flexible schedule with evening and some weekend availability.
- Hands-on knowledge using social media platforms in a professional setting and the ability to identify and deploy new platforms as needed.
- Technical proficiency in WordPress, SEO, web metrics software, and visual design programs.
- Ability to design simple graphics (with Illustrator, Canva, Adobe Spark).
- Experience working in or demonstrated ability to understand web, social media, digital content management, Google analytics, Google AdWords, Grants and/or Remarketing.
- Must maintain a high level of professionalism, honesty, and reliability.
- Commitment to advancing racial equity and nonpartisanship through our democracy agenda.
- Commitment to Common Cause’s issues and public interest advocacy with special attention to voting rights and issues.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Higher education is preferred, but not required.
- Ability to read, write and speak a language other than English is preferred, but not required.
EQUITY & INCLUSION: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Common Cause is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion throughout the organization and believes strongly in the increased effectiveness that comes from a diverse workforce.
SALARY RANGE: $55,000-$60,000; plus, a generous benefits package
TO APPLY: Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org and include Digital Organizer (TX) in the subject line; or fax to 202.355.7546. No phone calls please. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Covid-19 vaccines are required, except where prohibited by law. Reasonable accommodations will be provided when required by law. This position is included in a union-represented collective bargaining unit, and specific employment terms and conditions are subject to collective bargaining negotiations
ABOUT COMMON CAUSE: Common Cause (501(c)(4)) and Common Cause Education Fund (501(c)(3)) are nonpartisan, nonprofit grassroots affiliate organizations dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.
Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Washington, DC, Common Cause has more than 1.2 million members (about the population of New Hampshire) and supporters living in every Congressional district in the United States, and offices in 30 states around the country.
Common Cause is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of any race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, income class, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status, as well as applicants who have been previously incarcerated.