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Vote Mama: Social Media Associate

Job Post

Job Post

Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Vote Mama: Social Media Associate

Location

Remote

Salary

$65,000-75,000 / Yearly

Company

Vote Mama

Department

Digital

Employer Type

Non-Profit

Contact

ghazal@votemama.org

Application Instructions

To Apply: please send a sample of your work, a brief cover letter, and your resume to ghazal@votemama.org, with “Vote Mama x SMA Role - NAME” in the subject line. 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!

Job Description

**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 moms' political participation and works to break the structural barriers they face when 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 various audiences online in support of Vote Mama’s mission. The Associate will manage the creation of social media content, focusing on X (Formerly Twitter), Threads, Instagram, and emerging media platforms, ensuring the content reflects core values around racial equity and diversity. The Social Media Associate will drive 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 and 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 the Digital and Creative Director, and will be a part of the Digital team in the Communications Department.

**Required Skills for this Role**
- 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 the organization’s vision and brand, with an understanding of how to adjust the 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 In-Design and Google Sheets
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly
- Commitment to Vote Mama’s goals and theory of change, 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 in a strategic direction

**We Hope You Bring One or More of These Bonus Skills**
- Experience with paid digital advertising
- Experience 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 team members 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.

**A typical day**
On a typical day, the Social Media Associate will draft content for several organizational and organizational leadership’s social media streams, navigating the ever-changing landscape of X (formerly Twitter), Threads, Instagram and new emerging media. You’ll collaborate with the Digital team to ensure consistent messaging across all platforms that elevate the mission and strategy of the organization and the candidates it supports.

**Working at Vote Mama**
- This position is a fully remote role with working hours based on the East Coast (EST).

**Benefits and Compensation**
**Salary: **$65,000-$75,000
**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%.

_​As an equal opportunity employer, Vote Mama encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical ability, or any other legally protected basis. _

_Vote Mama prides itself on practicing the values we advocate. We are a family-friendly workplace committed to a culture prioritizing the importance of our work and balance with life outside of work. Because we recognize the necessity of an intersectional approach to advocacy, we actively seek to broaden the scope of our collective lived experiences in our hiring practices._

**Timeline and process: **
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will continue to until the position is filled. We plan for 3 rounds of interviews, all between 30 and 60 minutes via Google Meet.

**To Apply: **please send a sample of your work, a brief cover letter, and your resume to [ghazal@votemama.org](mailto:ghazal@votemama.org)_, with “Vote Mama x SMA Role - NAME” in the subject line. _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!