Title: Social Media Organizer (Remote, Temporary 2020)
- Location: United States – Anywhere in the Continental US
- Schedule: Full-time
- Employment Type: Temporary
- Work from Anywhere in the U.S.
MoveOn is a diverse and vibrant community of millions of people working together to create progressive change in America. We are an innovative campaigning organization that supports people throughout the country to take action through driving impactful campaigns that influence the behavior of people and institutions, shape the outcomes of elections, and expand the realities of what’s possible. We organize to challenge entrenched power, while pursuing economic, racial, and social justice and a vision of a country in which everyone can thrive.
MoveOn has a particularly important role to play in the Trump era. We are working to defeat Donald Trump and the GOP in 2020 by building a powerful, multiracial, and economic populist movement that will give voters something to vote for, not just againstand we’re also working to defend communities that are on the front lines of Trump and GOP attacks, including immigrants, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and women. In service of that mission, in 2020 and beyond, MoveOn will drive impactful, movement-connected, multichannel, nimble campaigns aimed at impact.
Organizing to defeat Donald Trump and the GOP in November isn’t limited to something we’re doing on the ground, because it’s more important now than ever that we also organize digitally, especially this year, and the 2020 Social Media Organizer will play a unique role in MoveOn’s work in the most unprecedented election of our nation’s history.
The ideal candidate for this role should be experienced with major social media platforms, drafting social media copy, and curating and generating content, and will be able to provide guidance and support to ensure that our multi-issue campaigning and elections work is on message, well promoted, and properly published. Primarily, they will work within our Social Media team in close collaboration with our Organizing, Campaigns, and Election teams to coordinate our collective efforts around developing our digital mobilizations tactics, working with influencers, and helping to facilitate social media training for our members to fuel a winning blue wave this November. This position will report to the Director of Social Media and work in tandem with team members across the organization.
- Further test, build, and institutionalize MoveOn’s digital rally tactic into something we can use for campaigns and elections for years to come.
- Help to organize digital rally tests, including micro-influencers.
- Help to organize follow-up digital rally tests that refine the tactic, building upon previous tests, with improvements and/or innovative additions.
- Document how-to’s and best practices so staff can apply the tactic in the future.
- Help develop spinoff digital rallies beyond single-platform mobilization for MoveOn to recruit for and build toward.
- Help to train MoveOn members to participate in digital rallies and organize content for those trainings working with partners and leveraging existing materials.
- Help develop a social media training library for MoveOn members and teams to use and access.
- Test, operationalize, and coordinate MoveOn’s efforts in working with micro-influencers and potentially serve as an approver of content produced by others, using good judgment and attention to detail to ensure content is accurate, on brand, and on message.
- Coordinate and directly liaise with the Organizing Team to provide social media guidance and support for this team’s Voter Mobilization efforts such as Vote Tripling & Vote Captains.
- Regularly draft and edit high-performing and relevant share text and call-to-action copy for a variety of content for publishing across multiple social media platforms.
- Develop content for social media posts, including creating graphics in coordination with our graphics production firm, distributing photos from MoveOn events, creating multimedia Twitter threads, drafting rapid-response messaging in real time as major events unfold, etc.
- Contribute to our editorial calendar with content in accordance with major dates and events, keeping it updated daily while also making improvements to and providing upkeep of our internal scheduling and tracking systems and processes.
- Curate and/or create content for major dates and events on the editorial calendar, specifically as it relates to the digital mobilizations and the key realms/teams this role will be liaising with (organizing, voter mobilization).
- Assist in executing social media elements of our various digital partnership efforts related to our 2020 election campaign.
- Help track social campaigns data for monthly and campaign-specific reporting.
Required skills and experience:
- 2-5 years working in a social media field, preferably in an organizing, media, or news capacity.
- 3+ years of experience in project management.
- 3+ years of experience in progressive advocacy, electoral campaigns, or news/digital media.
- Experience on digital campaigns that mobilize people online or offline to promote progressive values with a clear equity lens and make change in the world.
- Experience in facilitating trainings, developing curricula, and connecting with students of all experiences and backgrounds.
- Passion for social media, current events, and progressive politics.
- Excellent project management judgment and skills in a fast-paced environment.
- Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills.
- Mastery of social media platforms, best practices, and monitoring tools.
- Strong political judgment, with a clear understanding of political issues, advocacy campaigns, the progressive movement, and electoral politics.
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to engage and collaborate effectively with MoveOn staff and partner groups.
Location: Position may be based anywhere in the continental United States.
Classification, Salary, and Benefits:
Full-time, competitive salary including benefits such as 100%-employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for all staff and their children; employer-paid premiums for life insurance; four weeks accrued paid vacation time per year, prorated for the period that you work; 18 weeks of paid parental leave (birth, adoption, foster care placement of a child), 10 days accrued paid sick time prorated for the period that you work, and paid family medical leave; staff holidays, professional development budget of $1,000, monthly cell phone and internet reimbursement of $175 per month, home office subsidy, and everything needed for a home office.