BlueGreen Alliance Inc

Digital Communications Associate, BlueGreen Alliance, Washington, D.C.

OPPORTUNITY

National 501c4 nonprofit organization seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our Communications Team as the Digital Communications Associate (DCA) at our Washington, D.C. office. The successful candidate will have a portfolio of original digital communications content to share. Exceptional candidates in other parts of the country may be considered. This position is represented by the United Steelworkers Local Union, 2022-22.

ORGANIZATION

The BlueGreen Alliance (BGA) is a powerful and unified voice for building an economy that addresses climate change, protects the health of people and the environment, eliminates income and racial disparities, and creates and maintains good-paying, union jobs in communities across the country. BGA brings together labor unions and environmental organizations—representing millions of members and supporters—around a shared agenda and enacts change by advocating at the state and federal level; providing education and engaging union members and environmentalists; and communicating the benefits of this shared agenda for working people, their families, and their communities. As a hybrid remote organization with offices in Minneapolis and Washington D.C., BGA strives to build a positive, supportive, and inclusive culture of cohesive teams collaborating across the U.S.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In this role, the DCA is responsible for implementing compelling digital media campaigns that grow and maintain BGA’s digital audiences and that highlight and bring more attention to BGA’s federal and state initiatives. The DCA will be responsible for creation of digital content—including social posts, videos, email content—execute the organization’s social strategy, and monitor measures of success. In addition, the DCA will work closely with BGA communications staff to send and measure metrics of email campaigns. BGA is seeking an enthusiastic communications professional with a positive attitude and fresh perspective.

Essential duties of this role:

• Implement the organization’s digital efforts, including BGA’s social media channels and communications to email list, and execute the calendars of discrete campaigns for BGA around key priorities—with a focus on increasing engagement of current supporters and growing the organization’s supporter base;
• Create branding and compelling social content (with an emphasis on engaging posts and video content), update the website, execute digital advertising campaigns, monitor social media metrics, and build on efforts for list acquisition;
• Help oversee the creation and distribution of the organization’s quarterly newsletter;
• Implement digital campaigns (social, email, paid online media) and leveraging analytics to gauge performance and anticipate trends;
• Coordinate and oversee the execution of BGA’s social media and email calendar to maximize opportunities to highlight our work and grow our audiences and provide regular analytic and metric reports to communications leadership;
• Manage the implementation of email campaigns to increase engagement of supporters; and
• Other duties as needed.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Demonstrated success in managing digital media and communications efforts that resulted in growth of social media audiences;
• Portfolio of original work, including videos and other social content you have generated;
• Familiarity and interest around the current issues of manufacturing, climate change, energy, infrastructure, and/or workers’ rights;
• Exhibit a positive and respectful manner with colleagues, partners, and allies;
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and possess strong time management and project management skills;
• High ethical standards, sound judgment, and ability to maintain professional confidentiality;
• Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders within and outside of the organization—including writing, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills;
• Strong commitment to economic, racial, and environmental justice;
• A deep commitment to the mission of the BlueGreen Alliance;
• Ability to travel up to 10% for in-person meetings, organization retreats and stakeholder events;
• Ease with technology platforms and Microsoft Office Suite.

EXPERIENCE

Required experience:

• Minimum one year of professional communications experience with an emphasis on social media, video content generation, public relations or related professions; and
• Minimum one year of experience working in a fast-paced advocacy organization or political campaign.

Preferred experience:

• Experience working with Labor Unions; and/or
• Experience working with environmental organizations.

COMPENSATION

A compensation package including competitive salary with annual COLA increases, generous paid time off and employer-funded benefits is available.

Salary

The salary for this role is $80,000 yearly, exempt. BGA utilizes salary bands based on required experience and level of responsibility to ensure pay equity and transparency.

Benefits

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. BGA continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for individuals and families of all compositions.

• 100% Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee and family.
• 100% Employer-paid Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability for employees.
• Monthly cell phone and home internet reimbursement.
• 15 days of vacation and 10 days of wellness to start.
• 18 paid holidays per year to start.
• Access to health care and dependent care FSA accounts.
• 4% 401k Employer contribution with no match required.
• 12 weeks paid parental leave after one year.

How to Apply: (Insert URL) Please include a portfolio of your original digital content. Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Contact Airial Clark at aclark@bluegreenalliance.org with any questions.

BlueGreen Alliance welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life. BGA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. BGA administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

BGA will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

We are an E-Verify company.

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