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California Calls

California Calls


Digital Strategist

Based in Los Angeles, CA


California Calls is an alliance of 30 dynamic local community-based organizations across the state working to achieve real, lasting policy change that strikes at the root causes of poverty, inequality and oppression. We are a pioneer in “Integrated Voter Engagement” which combines statewide on-going voter engagement, state-of-the-art technology and neighborhood-based community organizing to make sure who votes in California reflects who lives in California. By organizing the power of the people locked out of decision-making, building strategic alliances, and waging structural policy battles, we are shaping a new future for California based on justice and equality.

We’re looking for a Digital Strategist who can join our team and enhance our ground operation with dynamic digital organizing and content creation.

We Are:

  • Strategic, bold and innovative. We set ambitious goals and consistently experiment to shape a new blueprint to achieve justice.
  • Democratic from the bottom up - our mission centers building the power of poor and working people and the leadership of our local
  • partners
  • Rigorous and disciplined to evaluate our progress and scale our power
  • Fiercely committed to social, economic and racial justice

You Are:

  • An effective writer with a passion for the creative, who understands how to inspire and motivate all kinds of audiences.
  • Able to create compelling visual content (graphics & video) that tells the story of California’s Emerging Electorate - including poor and
  • working class families, communities of color and people who represent the majority in our state but aren’t politically active.
  • Able to effectively document and amplify stories via photography and social media.
  • A new media expert with an understanding of current trends and strategies to effectively leverage the power of social media.
  • Comfortable taking the lead on projects and driving them to completion, using rigorous, metric-driven analysis to balance short-term
  • tactical campaigns with long-term strategic projects.
  • Able to demonstrate a successful track record of social media management and content creation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Strategic Communications Manager to coordinate and execute communications’ projects.
  • Drive content creation process from concept, development and deployment.
  • Manage social media platforms - including creating a social media calendar, deploying digital ad buys, and day to day management
  • of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms.
  • Assist in development of strategic communication analysis, methodologies, and narratives that impact worldview and engage a base
  • of hundreds of thousands.
  • Manage and curate video, photographs, stories and other creative content at events, conferences and speaking engagements.
  • Support digital and field organizing through data organizing and mass Email and SMS campaigns.
  • Website management for multiple brands.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Background in and commitment to social justice work.
  • Must have strong digital skills including, basic HTML, WordPress, Facebook Business Manager, Action Network (or similar CRM), Photoshop & Adobe Premiere.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to produce high-quality creative content and photographs.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve goals under deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diversity of people, organizations, communities, and cultures.
  • (Preferred) experience in community and/ or labor organizing.
  • Strong framing and messaging skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

SALARY
$60,000 - $65,000 Annually (DOE). Generous benefits including medical, dental, paid vacation, flexible work schedule.

TO APPLY
Email résumé, cover letter, and three references to Melinda Ealy at: mealy@calicalls.org.

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