Digital Content Manager

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a 501(c)(4) organization, is the country’s oldest and largest civil and human rights coalition of more than 200 national organizations. The Leadership Conference has coordinated national advocacy efforts on behalf of every major civil rights law since 1957. Learn more at www.civilrights.org. The Leadership Conference Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, builds public will for federal policies that promote and protect civil and human rights in the United States. Founded in 1969 as the education and research arm of The Leadership Conference, The Education Fund’s campaigns inform, educate and empower local, state and national leaders to advance and protect civil and human rights and progressive change in the United States. To learn more about The Education Fund, visit www.civilrights.org/edfund.

All Voting is Local (AVL) fights to eliminate needless and discriminatory barriers to voting before they happen, to build a democracy that works for us all. It is a collaborative campaign housed at The Leadership Conference Education Fund, in conjunction with the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation; the American Constitution Society; the Campaign Legal Center; and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. For more information about All Voting is Local, visit https://allvotingislocal.org.

Position Summary:

AVL seeks a Digital Content Manager to oversee and develop persuasive and engaging content, helping to reinforce a strong brand voice and nurture relationships with the community. Additionally, the individual will manage the community to increase engagement, amplify our brands, and maintain community guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

CONTENT STRATEGY (30%): In collaboration with the Communications Director and Communications Managers, works with the internal and external client teams to understand, shape and implement a cross-collaborative social marketing strategy. Devises and implements social media strategy and best practices — including content calendar — across various platforms and social communities (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).

WEB STRATEGY (25%): Works with third-party partner to devise and implement web strategy that ensures owned media properties are clean, engaging, informative, and optimized for conversions.

CREATIVE CREATION (20%): Working from design guidelines, creates content aimed at authentically communicating with online communities. Develops real-life, modern graphics, photos and video consistent with brand guidelines. Tests content and graphics to ensure maximized results.

COMMUNITY BUILDING (15%): Starts impromptu/in-the-moment conversations. Encourages fan commentary and photo sharing. Nurtures relationships with key brand stakeholders. Engages with bloggers on social channels – including ambassadors, partners, potential partners and influencers. Identifies opportunities to engage in relevant social conversations and build relationships in real-time.

DATA AND REPORTING (10%)  Manages, analyzes and reports on analytics, SEO optimization, other applicable tools to measure the reach and  effectiveness of our work on various digital platforms. Develops monthly reports on social, paid, and owned media performance.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related field preferred.
  • At least three years of digital experience creating content and managing communities on social, paid, and owned platforms
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, manage a complex workload, and organize time efficiently.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the desire and ability to work with diverse groups
  • Strong interest in communications tools and platforms.
  • Passion and commitment to civil rights and social justice.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications and internet research.
  • Experience with photography and design tools such as Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Creative problem solver who can influence others via written and verbal communication
  • Strong project management skills
  • Self-motivated, energetic, adaptable, flexible and reliable
  • Team player, willing to support at times and lead in others

Reports to:

All Voting Is Local Communications Director, in coordination with The Leadership Conference Digital Director.

Salary and Benefits:

This is a full-time, temporary position that ends in April 2021. The organization offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

To Apply:

To apply, e-mail resume, cover letter detailing your fit with the position’s responsibilities, and salary requirements to: personnel@civilrights.org with AVL Digital Manager in the subject line. Only applications submitted by email will be considered.  We are looking to fill this position immediately.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual expression and identity, veteran status, national origin, age or disability.