Lead Digital / Communications Organizer

Reclaim Our Schools Los Angeles

Build a strong digital/communications footprint for a dynamic community-labor coalition fighting for racial justice and expanded opportunity in the nation’s second largest school district. If you want to make a major contribution to social justice movement building, help set a trend for how labor and community can unite to win major victories, and transform the vision for public education in the U.S., this is a great opportunity for you.

Lead Digital/Communications Organizer

Highly motivated person who has a proven track record in web-based and digital advocacy, is a good writer and is deeply committed to racial and social justice. Candidates should be skilled and experienced at working with communities of color. Having a staff that represents the communities where we organize is a key priority.

 

Priorities:

●       Drive an aggressive effort to expand our current list of 3,000+ supporters to over 10,000. Design and implement a digital activist program, including managing e-alerts, social media, website, and other electronic platforms; list-building; engaging supporters; and expanding our public profile and impact.

●       Upgrade organization website and maintain a robust website presence.

●       Work with our team of organizers to convert activists engaged through digital outreach into active participants in in-person organizing.

●       Manage database of supporters and utilize for targeted and segmented outreach and engagement.

●       Oversee our social media platforms including FB, IG, and Twitter and work with communications staff of coalition member organizations to create social media posts and build our digital footprint.

●       As needed, support the creation of communications toolkits, graphics/flyers, traditional media outreach, writing press releases, organizing press conferences.

●       Develop a team of volunteer social media amplifiers (i.e., social media brigade) from among our members and provide regular content for them to repost and circulate. Develop sample posts, #hashtags, tag lists, and related graphics.

 

Relevant Experience:

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas:

●       Strong experience with developing robust e-alert program in organizing/advocacy content.

●       Strong experience with building followers for social media and web-based platforms (including website).

●       Strong writing and graphics skills and ability to maintain a website.

 

In addition, any of the following are beneficial:

●       Community or union organizing background.

●       Bilingual English-Spanish.

●       Experience with press relations and generating coverage in traditional media outlets.

 

Salary and Benefits: $68,000-$89,000 plus health and dental coverage and retirement benefits, vacation and holidays.

Email a cover letter and resume in a single PDF file to info@reclaimourschoolsla.org with “Lead Digital/Comms Organizer” in the subject line. No phone calls. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not receive a response.

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to info@reclaimourschoolsla.org