Digital Campaigner (DC, remote possible)

Overview 

Faith in Public Life seeks a motivated Digital Campaigner to play a key role in advancing our work of faith as a force for justice within the digital ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have experience growing email lists, crafting compelling messages and analyzing and segmenting lists, including testing, reporting and use of the voter file. They will thrive in translating campaign objectives and strategies into digital assets, tools and resources, in leveraging digital advocacy tools such as webinars, outreach SMS, sign on letters, peer to peer texting and social media to activate and move leaders up a ladder of engagement. They will be collaborative in their process and independent in their execution, with the ability to solve complex problems quickly to keep the work moving. This position will report to the VP of Organizing and Campaigns.

 

About Faith in Public Life 

Faith in Public Life (FPL) and Faith in Public Life Action (FPLAF) (our sister 501c4 organization) are a national network of nearly 50,000 clergy and faith leaders united in the prophetic pursuit of justice and the common good. With staff in four states and growing, we work closely with our members to take strategic moral action that shapes policy both locally and nationally. We believe that faith leaders have unique moral power to influence public debates and build more just and equitable communities. 

 

Position Responsibilities

 

  • Work closely with the VP of Organizing and Campaigns and a digital strategy firm, to plan, draft and execute on C3 and C4 campaign content, including emails, sign-on letters and social media content  

  • Write and create compelling email, social media, SMS and relational voter outreach content using messaging research and  best practices for each digital tool 

  • Create and leverage digital assets, including digital resources, social media toolkits and more for campaigns as assigned

  • Stay up to date on current events, identifying strategic opportunities for rapid response 

  • Working with the digital strategy firm, identify digital advertising opportunities, assist with content development, constituent targeting and implementation 

  • Increase FPL and FPL Action reach through email, social media and peer-to-peer platforms, engagement through FPL Action social media channels

  • Launch and manage SMS text and advocacy platform, relational voter outreach app, and coordinate calendaring and integration of new digital tools w/short and long-term campaign plans, including social media, and email in collaboration with Digital Manager, Communications team, and the Organizing team 

  • Create  targeting lists pulled from the voter file and integrate voter file list data matching with email list, social media engagement, digital ads, and digital tools including  SMS and advocacy platform and a relational voter outreach application. 

  • Identify creative opportunities to use digital to support or improve ongoing and new C3 and C4 campaigns 

  • Analyze digital metrics and analytics to draw actionable insights and integrate ongoing lessons learned  

  • Design and implement a regular reporting process, supporting the Communications Department and the Digital Manager in the process of evaluating the results of digital campaigns and promoting data-driven decision-making 

  • Serve as a bridge and coordinate between communications and organizing department

  • Manage outside vendors and contractors to successful and timely execution of deliverables. 

 

Qualifications

 

Must Haves (If you meet 80% of these characteristics, please apply!)

  • At least 3 years combined experience in digital organizing, nonprofit advocacy, voter education and mobilization, and/or political campaigns

  • At least 1 year experience in digital organizing

  • Excellent writer and communicator, well versed at drafting persuasive messaging that resonates with a diverse range of audiences

  • Deep understanding of digital tools and which to leverage based on context (rapid response, earned media, turnout, persuasion, etc.)

  • Experience managing outside vendors or contractors to success

  • Familiarity with social media management tools such as Hootesuite and Sprout Social

  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as organizing tools

  • Experience in rapid response email and social media campaigning

  • Familiarity with messaging research best practices 

  • Familiarity with key data toolsets and platforms (e.g. TargetSmart, Civis, NGP VAN).

  • Experience with blast emails tools and online activism CRMs (Action Network, ActionKit, NationBuilder, EveryAction, New/Mode etc.)

  • Familiarity with Wordpress or equivalent CMS

  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines 

  • Strong interpersonal communication, and independent problem-solving skills 

  • Demonstrated success working  independently completing projects and in coordination with colleagues on different teams 

  • Commitment to and experience in advancing racial equity and inclusion in the workplace. 

  • Commitment to Faith in Public Life’s mission and working with faith leaders and faith messaging in the pursuit of social justice. 

  • Experience working in and with communities of color welcomed and prioritized

Nice to Haves

  • Field or electoral experience

  • Familiarity with Photoshop or Illustrator, basic video editing, meme & GIF generators, and/or apps like Canva.

  • Understanding of Google Analytics 

  • Technical skills, including knowledge of HTML, CSS, etc.

  • Experience working in a remote team environment

 

Compensation and Benefits: 

The salary for this position is $60,000.

 

We offer generous and comprehensive benefits including full medical, dental and vision premium coverage, life insurance, and an FSA/DCA savings plan. We also offer an up to 6% 401k plan contribution and a cell phone and professional development stipend. We provide 15 paid vacation days, 10 paid sick days, 10 paid federal holidays, and additional paid administrative leave, including the week between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day. 

 

To Apply 

Please send your resume and cover letter to hire@faithinpubliclife.org with “Digital Campaigner” in the subject line.

 

Faith in Public Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage candidates of all ages, races, ethnic backgrounds, countries of origin, faith traditions, disability statuses, genders, sexual orientations, and/or gender identities to apply.

CONTACT US

PO Box #33668

Washington, DC 20033

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