Local Media Campaigner

Media Campaigners are at the core of CitizenGO’s advocacy work. The role is a key part of our integrated campaigns, as it consists of making them visible. The offline actions that Media Campaigners organize and coordinate are part of our integral campaigns. Depending on the type of action, they will have different objectives: to bring more signatures, to make our content go viral, to put pressure on the decision-maker, or inform our list about the next steps. 

Local Media Campaigners organize offline actions in collaboration with the Campaigns Director of the country prioritizing national actions, and will join when necessary, global issues.

Local Media Campaigners report to the Media Campaigns Manager and will have weekly meetings with the Campaign’s Director of the country. 

Responsibilities

  • Organizing offline actions on the ground in collaboration with the Campaign Director: propose, handle, evaluate and develop offline actions like rallies, sit-ins, signatures deliveries, stunts, newspaper ads, billboards, polls, videos, etc. 
  • Delivering a strong media strategy to win campaigns and build the brand through impactful offline actions.
  • Organizing campaign actions and logistics, from ad buys to public petition deliveries, and support with general logistical needs.
  • Stepping in to support campaigns teams with other needs to ensure the campaigns are successful - providing direct support to senior staff, campaign fact-checking, issue research, to email drafting. 
  • Developing media relationships with editors, senior journalists who will cover and report on CitizenGO work in key territories.
  • Public speaking and media work, and the ability to support the preparation of others.
  • Facilitate the creation of a brand book and CitizenGO "voice" on social media.
  • Designing and developing campaign impact strategies that can be delivered via social media channels.
  • Translate communication content (videos or social media) for global campaigns. 

Requirements

  • Be able to work independently on a range of tasks and projects and take initiative doing whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Be a team player who is always bringing off-the-wall, creative ideas to the table.
  • Enthusiasm for and broad experience with software tools and proven experience quickly learning new ones.
  • Good strategic, creative, and innovative thinking.
  • Skills in graphic design. Knowledge of Canva is a plus. 
  • Empathy towards our list members’ feelings, ideas and aesthetic tastes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Passion and commitment to human dignity, life, family, liberty, citizen empowerment, and social change.
  • High professionalism, self-motivation, efficiency, and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.
  • Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture and a hierarchical team structure.
  • Project management capability, including the ability to manage multiple fast-paced work streams and freelancers.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and requirements.
  • Fluency in English is a requirement. German/Italian native speaker, and other additional languages are an asset.
  • Strong user-level computer skills. Google Workspace mail and Docs management experience preferred. Proficiency in Marketo and Asana are an asset.
  • Based in Germany 

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