Digital Communications & Engagement Manager

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Title:

Digital Communications & Engagement Manager

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Seattle, WA

Salary:

$50,000-$60,000, DOE

Application Contact:

nancy@educationvoters.org

Job Description:

Digital Communications and Engagement Manager
 
League of Education Voters is a non-partisan Washington-based organization working to improve public education from early learning through higher education. We shape the debate, build powerful coalitions, and grow the grassroots to achieve meaningful reform and ample resources for education.
 
We are looking for a multi-talented individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, campaign- style work environment. The Digital Communications and Engagement Manager will help develop and execute the organization’s statewide communications plan to improve outcomes for Washington students with a focus on increasing supporter engagement.
 
Your opportunity:
Your position plays an integral role in enhancing the quality of communications at League of Education Voters. We want you because:
 
·          You’re passionate about engagement. You can capture an audience’s attention about important issues, creating relevant, targeted messaging that inspires action and builds our movement.
·          You’re an excellent communicator. You know how to get your brilliant ideas out of your mind and into a product. Equally important, you can communicate these ideas among the team.
·          You work well independently and in teams. You're a self-starter with strong self- management skills, but you also appreciate the value of collaboration and feedback.
·          You are passionate about the transformative power of public education and LEV’s mission. You understand the importance of our mission and the underlying values, and you know how to share this information digitally.
 
This full-time position reports to the Communications Director.
 
Your responsibilities:
 
·          Work with the Communications Director to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate a communications calendar, including messaging, audiences, timing, and vehicles
·          Grow and engage LEV’s supporter list
·          Create and test compelling written content for websites, blogs, emails, e-newsletters, and social media sites to support outreach, advocacy, engagement and fundraising
·          Manage LEV’s presence on social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter, and explore possible expansion on other social sites
·          Work with partner organizations to manage coalition social media communications and websites, including serving as website editor for LEV and partners
·          Create a dashboard to track metrics, perform analysis, and make recommendations regarding LEV’s digital communications, websites, and social media messages 
·          Survey LEV supporters and partners to determine interest areas and perceptions of the organization
·          Capture stories and post social media updates at all LEV events
·          Create, edit, and publish video for social media platforms
·          Ensure that all collateral (print and digital) supports LEV’s strategic messages
·         Manage relationships with vendors, including graphic designers, web developers, and video producers
·         Maintain and optimize supporter databases to ensure proper workflows, reporting and standard processes
 
The ideal candidate will have:
·          The desire to improve public education for every Washington student and use digital communications and social media to raise awareness, build political will, and motivate audiences to take action
·          A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, plus 3-4 years of direct experience in digital strategy, advertising, communications, marketing, or public relations with specific expertise in non-profit advocacy, and/or fundraising
·          Demonstrated ability to work on at both the strategic (developing digital, social and event marketing plans and campaigns) and tactical (crafting copy, running communications campaigns, planning events, and driving digital work) level
·          Creative and analytical writing abilities, with the ability to craft targeted communications to diverse audiences and an eye for making politics and legislative affairs accessible and compelling
·          Experience managing organizational or branded accounts on Twitter, Facebook and /or other social media platforms
·          Digital, web and social media analytics expertise and ability to effectively evaluate campaign success and KPIs
·          Knowledge of web usability best practices, website navigation design and flow, content classification, SEO strategy, and Salsa email platform and audience segmentation
·          Proficiency with HTML, CSS, CMS (such as WordPress), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with CRMs and Adobe Design Suite and/or other graphic design software
·          Experience working alongside communities of color
·          Innovative and data-driven with a sense of humor and a good imagination
·          A reliable vehicle and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Salary range is $50,000 - 60,000/year, depending on experience.

To apply: 
Send cover letter and résumé via email or mail to: Nancy Hopkins
League of Education Voters
2734 Westlake Ave N Seattle, WA 98109
Email: nancy@educationvoters.org
 
LEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
League of Education Voters
2734 Westlake Ave N.
Seattle, WA, United States
Phone: 206 728 6448
Web: educationvoters.org

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