Digital & Online Organizer - Organize Florida

Reports to:

Marketing & Communications Directors; and/or Program Design & Data Director; and/or Regional Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Digital & Online Organizer, to build and deploy a new organizing infrastructure. Through coordination, sustained growth and accountability, the goal of this program is to sustainably shift movement building on the ground. This will enable Organize Florida to run effective organizing campaigns at scale and strengthen local grassroots power. This position will be responsible for drafting content and collateral for digital channels, database management/support, and using technology to expand and grow our base.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Online Organizing: Draft, proof, and send campaign emails, including maintaining a comprehensive email calendar; create content to meet metrics set forth by the coordinated effort; develop materials for and facilitate communication with allied organizations to expand reach and strengthen membership; post regular updates to campaign social media.

  • Social Media Engagement: Support Organize Florida’s social media by monitoring the performance of each account; coordinate with other staff as appropriate to ensure regular content updates; implement strategies for increasing engagement of both members and activists.

  • Contact Management: Manage email list and updates, and other automated communications and data management systems to track and maximize engagement of activists and dues paying members.

  • Writing and Communications: Draft and edit digital content, Facebook and Twitter posts, member emails, and online appeals; work with other staff to develop rich and engaging content that helps tell the story of our work and our campaigns in creative and compelling ways using online media.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the assigned areas. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Proven experience building a program of relevant experience as part of online grassroots issue or advocacy campaigns from scratch, including with social media platforms, image and video editing;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated knowledge about tested and proven methods for online organizing; ability to write persuasively and clearly; strong overall technical skills and the ability to quickly learn new platforms;

  • Familiarity with online advocacy, communications, and email/data management systems. Graphic design, video production and HTML skills a plus.

  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of Organize Florida’s mission and agenda to fight for social and economic justice; experience working with and organizing diverse constituencies, including grassroots activist organizations, young people, and people of color

  • Enjoys problem solving, and figuring out how to get things done in accordance with deadlines, deliverables and changing circumstances;

  • Detail oriented self-starter with strong interpersonal skills who works well independently and with teams; comfortable working in a collaborative and fast-paced organization

  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;

  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;

  • Commitment and passion for social justice;

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to OrganizeNowHiring@gmail.com with subject: Digital & Online Organizer. No phone calls please.

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Orlando Headquarters office location with frequent travel in assigned region.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.