Senior Campaigns Strategist

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time Allows remote

Coworker.org is a platform for worker voice. We make it possible for workers -- baristas, cashiers, flight attendants, and Uber drivers -- to lead their own campaigns for the very first time, interacting with them daily, and helping people advocate for themselves. We deploy technology and data to support workers in shifting power, and we’re looking to implement new programs and experiments to deepen our impact in 2019. If this excites you, you might be a good fit for our team!

Coworker.org is seeking a Senior Campaigns Strategist to support workers launching campaigns on our platform. In this role, you’ll partner with workers across industries and regions to build impactful digital campaigns, as well as providing communications support to help amplify workers’ voices. Job responsibilities include external and internal program work. The Senior Campaigns Strategist will report to the Managing Director.


External program work:

  • Assist workers in launching and running campaigns on our Coworker.org platform, develop and execute media strategies with workers, and help raise awareness of workers’ campaigns via email, social, and other channels
  • Provide workers with leadership coaching and technical support to run and win campaigns
  • Train and support individual workers, organizations, professional associations, and ad hoc groups in effectively using the Coworker.org platform
  • Active use of our petition software, including creating custom post-signing actions, updating share language, moderating flagged content, etc.
  • Develop, test, and implement new methods for growing and engaging Coworker.org’s user base, including creating new tools, resources, and trainings to amplify workers’ collective voices
  • Represent Coworker.org and our community of users at conferences, meetings, trainings, and other events

Internal program work:

  • Lead cross-channel content creation and distribution, track and report key user growth and engagement metrics across platforms, and share learnings from campaign and engagement experiments
  • Oversee and contribute to the production, delivery and QA of major email programs, social media content, digital advertising, website content, press outreach materials, and worker training materials
  • Develop and implement cross-channel digital communications programs to grow and mobilize workers and supporters
  • Amplify Coworker.org’s brand by developing the organization’s social media strategy goals, administering our channels, expanding our online presence, and raising brand awareness
  • Work with Coworker.org’s Directors to scale industry-specific worker engagement programs and convert research into shareable content
  • Partner with Coworker.org’s Technologist to monitor and engage online communities of workers, build out infrastructure as needed, and create and distribute relevant content and engagement materials across channels

What we’re looking for:

  • Passion for workers’ rights, workplace democracy, and economic justice, with a minimum 4-5 years experience in digital engagement, advocacy campaigns, and/or grassroots organizing; we’re happy to consider a combination of experience you might have with campus organizing, organizing your own workplace, and professional experience
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with CRMs, analytics tools, social media management platforms, and digital advertising platforms; CMS experience is a plus
  • Strong judgement, with the ability to take initiative and work independently on multiple priorities while also supporting the work of Coworker.org’s program directors
  • Ability to identify and assess challenges, design creative and results-oriented strategies and tactics, and implement creative and results-oriented solutions
  • Ability to collaborate with a small, remote team internally and a variety of individuals, groups, and leaders externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong presentation skills, and experience building trust through partnerships
  • Demonstrated experience and success working with people from a broad range of backgrounds, communities, and experiences who are vulnerable to systemic injustices, including immigrants, people of color, women, people who are LGBTQ, living with disabilities, low-income, etc. (and any or all intersections of these things)
  • Knowledge of key issues and trends impacting working people is desired

 

The important stuff:
This is a full-time exempt remote position with an annual salary of $70,000. There is a 12-week introductory period for all new hires. Benefits include your own laptop and monthly cell phone stipend, flexible work hours, fully paid health and dental insurance, 401(k) matching, monthly fitness stipend, and a generous amount of paid vacation, sick leave, and family leave. Our organizational culture centers movement building, movement builders, and healthy working conditions in the industries we support and within our own organization. We have a deep respect for the voices of the people we work with externally and internally and we do our best to walk the talk.

We will be accepting applications for this position through January 18, 2019. Coworker.org is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.