350.org is building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice — it’s a big job, and we’re looking for super smart, strategic, driven people to get it done.
That movement is rising from the bottom up all over the world, and is uniting to create the solutions that will ensure a better future for all. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions bring together a global network active in over 188 countries.
At 350.org, you’ll work with a team of brilliant, fierce colleagues, tackling one of the greatest issues of our time, in a flexible and collaborative environment. Learn more about who we are, what we stand for, and where we’re going here.
About the Role:
Leading digital work on climate change in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia region.
The Digital Communications campaigner will work with the regional 350.org team (Regional Coordinator/Campaigner and Field Organiser) to form the campaign narrative and strategy.
They will identify, develop, and implement digital campaigns across multiple platforms, collaborating with other 350 staff and partners on online-to-offline organizing and mobilization strategy.
- Develop, monitor digital strategy to support regional and national 350.org EECCA campaigns and implements it via regional/national social media channels
- Creates and publishes digital content (blog posts, social media posts/tweets, shareable images, graphics, email blasts, petitions ) on regional/national social media channels
- Manages regional websites and database (350’s regional/language, campaign-focused websites), overviews translated digital materials (email blasts, social media content, infographics etc)
- Monitors and researches partners’ and allies’ digital campaigns. Forms partnerships to campaign on regional and national levels
- Monitor the 350.org team inbox.
- Bottomline 350.org voicemail, answering inquiries in a timely and effective manner.
- Participating in 350.org events and activities linked to the duties performed according to the Job Description
- Understand 350.org's history, campaigns, theory of social change, and keep current with basic climate science and policy.
- From time to time, use this knowledge to represent 350.org's perspective in varied public venues based on geographic location and areas of expertise.
- From time to time, contribute work towards 350.org's overall mission that is outside of standard responsibilities and instead relies solely on geographic location or work capacity.
Required General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of, experience and dedication to the climate movement or solving other social problems is a must. Commitment to building grassroots power as a means to effect change
- 3+ years of successful experience in journalism / PR for non-profits / digital communications
- Basic knowledge of visual design tools (Photoshop etc)
- Strategic thinking and understanding of nonprofit and advocacy communications/non profit organisational experience
- Excellent writing skills, ability and willingness to produce content in a variety of formats, including for social media, and for different audiences with short turnaround times
- Proficiency in Russian and English
- Based in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus or Central Asia for a next 3-4 years
- Basic front-end web development skills (HTML, CSS) and good design skills
- Experience using some (or all) of the online platforms employed by the digital team, including but not limited to Action Kit, Action Network, WordPress, and Control Shift Labs
- Proficiency in maintaining spreadsheets and databases, email communication, comfort working remotely with colleagues in multiple time-zones via skype, conference calls, etc.
- Ability to solve problems creatively and regularly generate news hooks and campaign ideas.
We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others.
Position Type: Full Time
Start Date: April (Flexible)
Compensation: competitive compensation based on experience
350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.
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