Overview

About Community Change and Community Change Action:

Community Change builds the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to lead powerful and dynamic movements for social change. With our community-based partner groups, we bridge the grassroots and the national, supporting outsider strategies to disrupt the status quo while also building pathways to influence the insider conversation.

Our vision of a better world centers the leadership of impacted people of color to move our work on immigrant rights, economic justice, and racial equity, including a focus on jobs and housing, early childhood care and education, income supports, and immigration reform.

This position also supports Community Change Action, an affiliated 501(c)(4) advocacy organization. While motivated by the same core values – equity, inclusion, and justice – Community Change and Community Change Action operate independently of one another and each organization has its own board of directors.

Position Description:

The Senior Social Media Manager will play a key role in uplifting Community Change and Community Change action’s work with key audiences and increase our visibility online. This position will help drive the narrative on our economic justice campaigns, develop and execute strategic social media plans that generate   exposure, build community, and mobilize individuals to action.

Social media is increasingly one of the most public-facing parts of an organization’s work. The Senior Social Media Manager will own this role by creating content across audience demographics, managing the quality-control of our pages, and identify new ways for us and our allies to show up online.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute the strategy of at least seven of Community Change and Community Change Action’s social media pages.
  • Write, edit, and post content for social media pages – including in rapid response moments.
  • Serve as the primary quality-controller for content on the page and manage the work of contributing staff members to the page.
  • Represent Community Change and Community Change Action’s interest in external meetings about digital work and how different stakeholders might work together.
  • Coordinate with different departments and issue cohorts for drumbeat and rapid response moments.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four years experience in political or advocacy communications or social media communications.
  • Strong   writing   skills   with   an   eye   toward   optimizing   content   for   digital platforms and ability to convey our brand voice for a variety of channels and audiences.
  • Proven track record in creating content and strategy for social media pages including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram – especially in rapid response moments.
  • Success in communicating across multiple audiences, including with high-level principals; Ability to triage competing priorities and tight deadlines for multiple stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated to test new strategies, analyze performance, and communicate findings to the wider team.
  • Commitment to social and economic justice, collaborative processes, and the participation and leadership of low-income people and their organizations.
  • Experience in multi-media content creation – especially graphic design – is preferred.
  • Work with the press/public relations or principal management is preferred.
  • Knowledge of remote-first organizational culture and systems.
  • Comfortable using our remote work tools including Google Workspace, Microsoft Outlook, and Slack.

This position reports to: Creative Director

Classification: Community Change recognizes a staff bargaining unit affiliated with IFPTE Local 70, a union for non-profit workers. This position is included in Community Change’s bargaining unit and covered under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

COVID-19 Requirements: Community Change requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (within six weeks after the start of employment) unless a medical or religious exemption or other exemption allowed under applicable law is requested and approved. All offers of employment are contingent on compliance with this requirement. An employee will be considered fully vaccinated once (i) two weeks have elapsed since after the employee has received the final dose of a primary COVID vaccine series (e.g., two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, two doses of the Moderna vaccine, or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine) and (ii) the employee has received any booster vaccine dose currently recommended by the CDC for those in the employee’s age group. Should the CDC subsequently recommend additional boosters or should an employee otherwise become newly subject to a CDC booster recommendation, an employee shall continue to be considered fully vaccinated if the employee gets the additional booster within one month of the change.

Travel Requirements: Ability and willingness to travel approximately 25% of the time.

Salary & benefits: $70,000 – $80,000 annual salary. Community Change also offers an excellent benefits package, which includes 4 weeks of annual paid vacation; additional paid holiday leave between December 24 and January 1; 8% employer contribution to retirement account after six months of employment (and 3% employer contribution for the first 6 months); and a choice of generous health insurance plans.

Location: This position can be performed remotely; Eastern time zone working hours required.

Closing Date of Position: Open Until Filled

How to apply: Please click here to submit a cover letter sharing your personal interest as well as salary expectations, a resume, and two writing/work samples.

Click here to learn more about our employee benefits and Community Change’s values

Community Change is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Community Change

Community Change builds the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to lead powerful and dynamic movements for social change. With our community-based partner groups, we bridge the grassroots and the national, supporting outsider strategies to disrupt the status quo while also building pathways to influence the insider conversation.

Our vision of a better world centers the leadership of impacted people of color to move our work on immigrant rights, economic justice, and racial equity, including a focus on jobs and housing, early childhood care and education, income supports, and immigration reform.