Overview

WHO WE ARE: 

ActBlue is a nonprofit that builds tech and infrastructure for Democratic campaigns, progressive-aligned causes, and people trying to make an impact in order to fuel long-term, people-powered change. If you’ve ever given online to a Democrat or progressive organization, chances are you’ve used our powerful online fundraising platform.

We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and help thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations — build grassroots movements. We envision a democracy where everyone looking to make progressive people-powered change can easily and effectively deploy their resources, energy, and creativity to shape our country and futures. Each and every one of us, from the political activists to the tech innovators to the customer service pros, is fully committed to our mission.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY: 

The Digital Initiatives Assistant Director will join ActBlue's newly formed Marketplace & Digital Initiatives Department, bringing their knowledge and network to keep ActBlue up to date on the latest digital fundraising and organizing trends and innovations. This person will report to the Marketplace & Digital Initiatives Director and will leverage their experience in digital program work to support the department and others at ActBlue. They will work alongside our political and nonprofit account management programs to create the best experience for our users. In addition to completing assigned program work, the Digital Initiatives Assistant Director will serve as a key communicator of digital trends and will collaborate with other teams across ActBlue to inform their work. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO: 

  • Maintain strong external awareness of ActBlue’s platform in relation to digital fundraising programs, working with ActBlue Technical Services to seek opportunities for improving the platform.
  • Partner with the Marketplace & Digital Initiatives Director to collaborate on innovation, product roadmaps, and strategies with ActBlue Technical Services and engagement teams.
  • Maintain strong external awareness of new and existing technologies and how they relate to digital programs, with a keen eye toward opportunities and competition.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to support the development of training and marketing content, with the goal of attracting new users to ActBlue and both increasing the engagement and optimizing the experience of existing users.
  • Seek out, track, and provide feedback on the latest digital trends in the political and nonprofit space to inform program optimization, aid internal knowledge sharing, and spot opportunities for ActBlue to test and adapt them for our purposes.
  • Develop a digital consultant stakeholders strategy. 
  • Collaborate with other internal stakeholders to develop external assets and collateral for account management as needed.
  • Partner as needed in developing existing copy for online content and account management collateral.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous, data-driven learning and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify and pursue digital engagement opportunities that grow our user base and help influencers deepen their connection to ActBlue’s work.
  • Engage in special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • At least six years of experience working in digital communications or an online fundraising role at a nonprofit, campaign, or agency.
  • Professional experience in writing for email marketing, web, and other digital platforms.
  • Strong working knowledge of best practices and trends in email marketing and online fundraising for a campaign, a nonprofit, or a social justice, issue-based, or mission-driven organization.
  • Clear written and verbal communications skills including the ability to write accurate, engaging, and influencing copy on a wide range of topics in a timely manner.
  • The ability to identify moments and use messaging to mobilize interest and action.
  • Strong ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • A problem-solving approach to work.
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating inclusive learning and working relationships.
  • Prioritization of accessibility and cultural competency in your work.
  • Willingness to travel on behalf of ActBlue.
  • Willingness to work outside of regular business hours (i.e., 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) as required.

 

LOCATION AND COMPENSATION:

This posting is for a full-time, remote, salaried position. ActBlue is authorized to support remote work in these states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

BENEFITS:

  • Flexible work schedules and an unlimited time-off policy.
  • Fully paid and trans-inclusive health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families.
  • Automatic 2% 401K contribution, plus up to 6% match.
  • Three months paid parental leave for all new parents, adoptions included; 4 weeks of a fully paid flexible work schedule; plus an additional one week of paid leave and an additional one week of flexible work schedule for every full year the employee has worked for ActBlue.
  • Commuter or home-office benefits, including a $1,000 home-office setup allowance for all new full-time remote employees.
  • Additional perks including quarterly snack deliveries and digital subscriptions to the Boston Globe & New York Times.

 

ActBlue is unable to sponsor work visas at this time.

INCLUSION STATEMENT:

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. 

ActBlue is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the interview and employment process, including using our online system to apply for a position.

*ActBlue will never ask candidates to buy equipment, nor will we email from anything other than an actblue.com or actbluetech.com email address. 

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