Overview

About the Organization

Seed the Vote is a project of Center for Empowered Politics and Everyday People PAC. We are a grassroots, social justice organization mobilizing volunteers to defeat right wing politics by supporting the electoral work of grassroots organizations in swing states building long term power of working class communities and communities of color.

Position Overview

Seed the Vote seeks a dynamic, Communications Associate to join our innovative team. The Communications Associate enjoys developing communications content, designing cross-platform content and is a meticulous planner who excels at implementing successful short- and long-term communications plans. The Communications Associate will primarily work with the Communications Director to develop timely content, manage social media platforms, and develop relationships with influencers. This position reports directly to the Communications Director.

The role is part-time until August 2024 and full-time from August 2024 through November 2024. We are looking for someone to start ASAP and work through November 2024.

Core Responsibilities:

The following responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel classified in this manner. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Manage social media platforms
Develop social media content on a weekly basis
Develop graphics to use across comms (email, social  media, etc)
Organize story bank and collection of audio, video, photo and written documentation from volunteers and partners, as needed for campaigns
Update toolkits and other materials to support distributed communications and volunteer recruitment efforts
Develop and maintain relationships with influencers
Manage communications committee of volunteers who will help develop content, manage our social media platforms, coordinate with influencers, etc.
Support with other comms content as needed

Qualifications:

2-4 years experience with communications work in social justice organizations
2-4 years experience designing effective visuals for digital media
Experience managing multiple social media platforms
Proficient in Canva, Adobe Suites
Experience working in social and economic justice organizations and lifting up grassroots voices
Effective project and time management
Excellent listening, verbal, and writing communication skills
Google Suite proficiency required

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in Adobe Suite
Video editing
Previous work in a non-profit or electoral campaign setting is ideal

Expected Hours of Work:

January 2024- August 2024: 10-20 hrs per week
September 2024- November 2024: 40hrs per week

Physical Demands

Able to work on a computer, including sitting at a desk, for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation.
Manual dexterity to operate a keyboard and other technology.
Able to see or read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids.
Able to speak clearly and in audible tones on the phone and in person and to be understood by others.
Able to hear and understand speech at typical levels in person and over the telephone.
Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Work Environment & Length of Assignment

This position may be remote or a remote/in office hybrid. STV has an office in the San Francisco Bay Area, but the employee can live anywhere.
This is a temporary position which will begin in January 2024 and end November 2024.

Compensation: The hourly rate for the Communications Associate is between $28/hr-$34/hr while it is part time, then $60,000 – $70,000 when moved to full-time in August. Final salary is dependent upon candidates experience and qualifications. Seed the Vote provides competitive benefits, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision) and paid time off.

How to Apply: Submit your resume, visual portfolio, writing sample and three references through this portal. The position is open until filled.

Seed the Vote and Everyday People PAC contract with Resilient Strategies LLC for backend and operational support including hiring and employment. Resilient Strategies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Folks who are queer, trans, non-binary, Black, Indigenous, people of color, disabled, parents, are/have been system-impacted, are immigrants, and anyone who has experienced systemic oppression and/or gender-based violence are encouraged to apply. Pursuant of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment