Good Jobs Now- Digital Communications Coordinator (Detroit Michigan)
Digital Communications Coordinator
About Good Jobs Now
Good Jobs Now (GJN) is a grassroots membership based organization that fights for political, economic and social justice for low and moderate income Detroiters.
About Good Jobs Now: Good Jobs Now (GJN), a grassroots membership based organization that fights for political, economic and social justice for low-income Detroiters of color. Good Jobs Now is building our organizing team and is seeking a Digital Communications Coordinator to play a critical role in building political power for low and moderate-income Detroiters of color. The Digital Communications Coordinator will be responsible for producing a high level of quality work as they help to augment GJN’s campaigns with economic justice messaging and content. Through a mixture of traditional communication and modern digital organizing that’ll emphasize text and social media follow-ups, the Digital Communications Coordinator will advance our issue and electoral strategy for 2018 and beyond.
Our Commitment to you: As a GJN staff member, you will receive extensive training, mentorship, and leadership development while having the opportunity for upward mobility throughout the organization. This is a full-time position with tremendous opportunity for growth. This position reports to Branden Snyder, Executive Director of Good Jobs Now.
GJN Digital Communications Coordinator is a full-time paid position. Salary will be consummate with experience.
Candidates must be able to:
Execute digital follow ups via text and email program from leads produced by canvass efforts.
Ensure that communications materials, validators, and assets are in step with overall strategic plan and goals;
Monitoring social media and new local digital channels from across the political and non-political spectrum;
Exploring and executing cutting edge, interactive ways of communicating with key audiences online;
Working with the Political Fellowship,Organizing Team and Membership Canvass to identify and collect stories;
Following up, vetting, and training storytellers to spread their message online, in the local media, and statewide using Public Narrative framework;
Producing written content as needed under tight deadlines;
Assisting in the development and implementation of earned media plans, building media events, and garnering significant press coverage;
Help train staff to communicate on issues affecting communities of interest among members;
Ability to occasionally travel as required in performance of duties;
Other duties as assigned.
Ideal candidates should be able to:
Be effective working with a culturally, religiously, and economically diverse group of partners, members, and staff;
Be responsible, timely, and committed to professionalism;
Be an effective communicator who is comfortable working with the public, talking; to strangers, and asking people to take action;
Be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time;
Be motivated to make change
Applicants should have some basic familiarity with social justice issues and a passion for social justice work and the city of Detroit. Applicants should be prepared for a fast-paced work environment that requires a high-level of autonomy.
Women, people of color, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information about Good Jobs Now, visit goodjobsnow.org