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Social Media Associate

LOCATION

NY or DC metro areas

SALARY

$65,000-$75,000

JOB TYPE

Full Time

WORKSPACE

Remote

BENEFITS

Health Insurance: group medical insurance, group dental insurance, group vision insurance
Health FSA and Dependent Care FSA
Paid Time Off: paid federal holidays, unlimited vacations and sick days, six months of paid family leave
401(k): upon three months of employment, access to a 401(k) retirement plan with matching up to 3%.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will continue to interview until filled. We are planning for 2-3 rounds of interviews, all between 30 and 60 minutes via Zoom, in addition to a hiring exercise. While we are looking for the right match, the ideal start date is January 2024. If you don’t meet all of the requirements and believe you’re a good fit, we absolutely encourage you to apply and tell us why!

about vote mama

Vote Mama builds the political power of moms.

Vote Mama PAC is the first PAC in the country dedicated to supporting Democratic moms running for office up and down the ballot and across the country.

Vote Mama Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the leading source of research and advocacy on the political participation of moms and works to break the structural barriers moms face running for and serving in elected office.

Vote Mama Lobby, a 501(c)(4) organization, mobilizes fed-up mamas to take action by electing moms and passing truly family-friendly legislation.

about the role

The Social Media Associate is responsible for engaging a variety of audiences online in support of Vote Mama’s mission. The Associate will manage the creation of content for social media, with a focus on Instagram, Twitter/X, Threads, Facebook, and emerging media platforms, ensuring the content reflects core values around racial equity and diversity.

The Social Media Associate will drive and develop organizational content and strategy in all Digital Communications to uplift the organization's vision and brand.

The ideal candidate for this position is an expert at creating quippy content for social media, managing multiple streams of content each with a distinct voice and strategy. You nerd out on new media opportunities, and support the evolution of digital strategy based on new and emerging trends.

The Social Media Associate will report to Amanda MacDonald, Digital and Creative Director.

required skills

  • 2+ years managing social media for a political advocacy organization

  • Experience creating written, graphic, and video content for social media

  • Experience planning, writing, scheduling and monitoring content for social media channels

  • Strong command of organization’s vision and brand, with an understanding of how to adjust tone and scope of information for varying audiences

  • Ability to distill complex information into digestible content to engage audiences around the organization’s mission

  • Basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Google Sheets (excel)

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly

  • Commitment to Vote Mama’s goals and theory of change, and passion for grassroots organizing and commitment to progressive policy change as well as deep dedication to the mission

  • Must be creative, strategic, collaborative, and organized, with keen attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and to exercise sound judgment and discretion—with a knack for quickly moving on strategic direction

bonus skills

  • Experience with paid digital advertising

  • Expertise in graphic design or video editing

  • Desire to learn about and grow in the digital or communications field

  • Experience working in a scaling start up and/or a similar mission-driven organization

  • Experience with WIX/web design and Google Workspace 

core responsibilities

Digital Engagement  

  • Manage and execute social media copy-writing for Vote Mama’s social media streams, including the Founder and CEO’s social media accounts

  • Collaborate closely with others to translate policy ideas and research findings  into communication campaigns

  • Coordinate as needed with communications contractors/consultants

  • Responding to DMs on social media platforms

  • Coordinating with partners and recruiting influencers to amplify social media content


Strategy Execution and Development

  • Work with team members to better understand and cultivate an audience to mobilize around Vote Mama’s priorities

  • Stay up to date on social media and digital engagement best practices; make changes to documented processes 

  • Support excellent cross team collaboration and strategy development 

typical day

The Social Media Associate is responsible for engaging a variety of audiences online in support of Vote Mama’s mission. The Associate will manage the creation of content for social media, with a focus on Instagram, Twitter/X, Threads, Facebook, and emerging media platforms, ensuring the content reflects core values around racial equity and diversity.

The Social Media Associate will drive and develop organizational content and strategy in all Digital Communications to uplift the organization's vision and brand.

The ideal candidate for this position is an expert at creating quippy content for social media, managing multiple streams of content each with a distinct voice and strategy. You nerd out on new media opportunities, and support the evolution of digital strategy based on new and emerging trends.

The Social Media Associate will report to Amanda MacDonald, Digital and Creative Director.

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