Global Digital Campaigner at 350.org
Title: Global Digital Campaigner
- (Short-term – Parental Leave Cover)
- Location: Anywhere, remote
350.org is looking for an experienced Digital Campaigner to lead the development and rollout of rapid response campaigns and longer-term projects to stop all new fossil fuel projects and build the transition to 100% renewable energy for all.
350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here.
350.org is an equal opportunity employer. 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.
We’re looking for a gifted digital strategist, communicator and a creative problem-solver who’s able to leverage digital tactics and tools to build the climate movement and win impactful campaigns.
The ideal candidate will be someone who has a deep commitment to furthering intersectional climate justice and the aims of 350.org, alongside the writing and technical skills to bring it to life in a way that inspires thousands to take online and offline action.
This role will sit within 350’s Global Digital Campaigning Team and will report directly to the Global Director of Digital Organising and Campaigning. The role is parental leave cover for an existing position and will run from July 2020 until January 2021.
- Develop, implement and monitor digital campaign strategy to support 350’s global goals, in close collaboration with the digital, comms, campaigns and regional teams.
- Coordinate the creation and dissemination of digital campaign content (websites, email, online actions, videos, social and multimedia content) for assigned projects and mobilisations.
- Identify opportunities and lead planning and implementation of global rapid-response online campaigns around a variety of targets that meet our goals of growing and empowering the global climate movement, including supporting bottom up, user generated campaigns.
- Contributes to the training and digital empowerment of 350’s staff in digital campaigning skills and tools.
- 3+ years of experience in the field of digital campaigning and movement organising
- Strategic campaign development expertise and excellent problem-solving skills
- Ability to be flexible to work across cultures and timezones
- Outstanding writing skills we want someone who can rapidly produce content in 350.org’s voice to people all over the world
- Experience using some (or all) of the online platforms employed by a digital campaigns team, for example platforms such as Action Kit, Action Network, WordPress, and Control Shift Labs
- Strong oral and written communication skills in English
Note: Each of these is a plus, but no candidate could bring all of these. The successful candidate may only bring a handful.
- Experience with managing large email lists and social media accounts
- Existing technical knowledge of HTML, CSS, WordPress and SQL, or demonstrated ability to pick up similar technical skills quickly
- Proficiency in languages other than English
- Deep expertise with Action Kit, Action Network, WordPress, and/or Control Shift
- Experience working in the climate and clean energy movement
- Significant experience working in, or with partners from, the Global South
- Experience working with marginalized communities deeply affected by climate change and fossil fuels, such as indigenous communities on the front lines of fighting the extractive industry
- Experience at the intersection of online and offline organizing, mobilization, and direct action
- Demonstrated skill with data, analytics, and A/B testing
- Demonstrated proficiency around equity, diversity, and anti-oppression work inside organizations
- Experience working in a multilingual context, especially with managing a multilingual digital presence.
- Experience working in a virtual office environment
Please apply for this job by going to 350.org/jobs and clicking the name of the job position. You will be directed to the application page.
Instead of a traditional cover letter, answer these 4 questions:
- Why do you want this job? (Max: 200 words)
- Imagine that a major oil spill happened off the coast of Nigeria today. In consultation with the regional 350 Africa team, you decide that initial messaging should be focused on Shell, the company whose ship the oil spilled from. Write a brief rapid response plan (a bullet point list is fine) for sign-off from the Digital Campaigns Director, cc’ing the regional team. Your plan should set out your aims and the outputs you’d produce to share the breaking news, and its implications, across 350.org global channels and platforms. (Feel free to make up a few details about the spill itself.) Max: 250 words.
- Make a list of the “Required Qualifications” and Big Plusses that you meet, and provide a sentence of explanation where useful. If you fail to meet any of the required qualifications, provide a paragraph of explanation (max: 100 words each) for why you think your application should be considered anyway.
- State when you would be available to start in this position, and what time zone you would work from.
Position Type: Temporary – Parental Leave Cover
Although we hope to begin interviews during the week of July 1st, this job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications.
Start Date: July 2020
Compensation: competitive compensation based on experience
Location: Anywhere, remote
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