Overview

The When We All Vote Social Media Manager serves as a vital part of the Communications Hub, which includes press, digital, research, video, and creative. Reporting to the Vice President of Communications and Content, the Manager will manage and execute When We All Vote’s social media program during the 2024 election cycle, with a focus on developing voting content and managing When We All Vote’s Content Hub for partners. The manager will work closely with the Communications and Content Associate. This is a short-term position ending in November 2024

ABOUT COMMUNICATIONS

The Communications Team is focused on telling the story of Civic Nation’s work. Through creative messaging, digital activations, media relations, and more, the Communications Team amplifies the work of all Civic Nation initiatives and campaigns.

ABOUT CIVIC NATION

Civic Nation is a nonprofit ecosystem for high-impact organizing and education initiatives working to build a more inclusive and equitable America. Civic Nation shifts culture, systems, and policy by bringing together individuals, grassroots organizers, industry leaders and influencers to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing social challenges. Seven initiatives and campaigns are a part of the Civic Nation family: When We All Vote, ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, It’s On Us, We The Action, the Change Collective, Online for All, and SAVE On Student Debt.

YOUR IMPACT

  • Manage the overall social media and content strategy of When We All Vote and My School Votes, in collaboration with the team.
  • Lead When We All Vote’s rapid response across social media platforms.
  • Manage When We All Vote’s Content Hub in collaboration with the design and partnerships teams, providing content, toolkits, support, and distribution to When We All Vote’s network of hundreds of partners.
  • Write and develop content for When We All Vote’s network of partners and celebrity talent.
  • Approve and support the execution of When We All Vote’s content calendar in collaboration with the Communications and Content Associate.
  • Track and report When We All Vote’s metrics on a monthly basis, and make adjustments as needed.
  • Produce voting-related content that engages When We All Vote’s Black, Brown, and young voter audience on a consistent basis.
  • Support the creation of social media assets in Canva and other platforms.
  • Develop digital plans to lay out strategy for big moments and campaigns including goals, target audience and tactics for engagement.
  • Other reasonable and relevant duties as assigned.

YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of experience in nonprofit and/or political environments, including internships.
  • 2+ years of experience working in communications and social media.
  • Working knowledge and expertise in voting and voting rights.
  • Demonstrated experience balancing multiple projects on tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating effectively with diverse audiences.
  • Proficiency in the Google Suite.
  • Prior experience with programs like SproutSocial and Canva.

YOUR COMPETENCIES

  • A strong commitment to When We All Vote’s mission.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and keep up with the election cycle.
  • Strong understanding of current and emerging social media platforms, including  Instagram, TikTok, X, Facebook, Twitter, Threads.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, copy-editing, and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with an ability to manage. multiple projects at once.
  • An ability to work with external partners and collaborate across departments.
  • Proficiency in reporting and analyzing social and email data to inform decision making.
  • Strong teamwork, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortability in independent project work and frequent fluctuations in workload.
  • An ability to make decisions and solve problems both independently and collaboratively, effectively, and creatively.
  • Ability to listen, comprehend, and connect with a diverse group of individuals at all levels and in all corners of the organizational structure.
  • Personal and professional commitment to cross-cultural skills and awareness related to individuals from broad backgrounds

SALARY & BENEFITS

The Washington, DC-based salary range for this position is $70,000.00 – $80,000.00 (will be adjusted for cost of labor for the incumbent’s work location) annually, commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits plan includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees, flexible paid time off, paid family & medical leave, access to a 401k plan, and more.

PROCESS TIMELINE

Candidates can expect the following hiring process and timeline (please note that this timeline may be subject to change):

  • March 15: Applications close
  • March 18-21: First-Round Interviews
  • March 25-28:  Writing Assignment
  • April 1-5: Potential Final Interviews, Reference Checks
  • April 8: Hiring Decision announced

All candidates will be notified via email of the status of their application on or before the completion of the search.

TO APPLY

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume at this link. The cover letter, addressed to Ashlynn Profit, should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted until March 15th.

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At Civic Nation, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with the fundamental belief that people are inherently capable but often lack opportunity. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to fulfill our mission and reach our goals. Civic Nation is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.