Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Online Community Builder|
|Organization:||Compassion & Choices|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:||Compassion & Choices is a nonprofit organization working to improve care and expand choice at the end of life. As a national organization with more than 60,000 supporters, we help patients and their loved ones face the end of life with calm facts and choices of action during a difficult time. We also aggressively pursue legal reform to promote pain care, put teeth in advance directives and legalize physician aid in dying.
Compassion & Choices mission is built upon three main pillars of service: client services, advocacy and education. Compassion & Choices is committed to providing accurate information on end-of-life issues to the general public, to health care and legal professionals, to lawmakers, and to the media.
Compassion and Choices vision: a society where everyone receives state-of-the-art care at the end of life, and a full range of choices for dying in comfort, dignity and control.
The Online Community Builder is responsible for developing and managing the strategic implementation of CompassionandChoices.org online community, Compassion & Choices Action Network, Facebook, Twitter, and all other national online organizing, marketing and community building. This position is also responsible for creating and implementing strategies for lifting brand visibility and awareness in electronic media, increasing the e-newsletter/action alert subscription base, electronically engaging supporters in online actions and converting supporters into members and donors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
-Designs and implements systems and processes to enable broad participation, maintain consistent quality, and drive measurable results in online community building and community action.
-Works with Development staff to maximize revenue generation from online community activities i.e., new members, increased contributions, sponsorship, product sales.
-Grows our supporter base exponentially, through online visibility, advertising, and by making it fun and easy for existing supporters to reach out to their network of friends and family and move them to action.
-Develops and implements online advocacy marketing campaign using e-mail, website, Facebook, Twitter, Blogging and other methods to empower our donors, supporters, members, and community to take action to influence elected officials, the media and community members to make social change. -Supports field efforts by driving activism and volunteerism to campaigns and local groups nationwide.
-Maintains relationships with national electronic media outlet producers and bloggers in collaboration with the Media Relations Manager. Stores identification information and reports of contacts with these individuals in the communications and media contact management database.
-Documents, tracks, and monitors systems problems and works with information technology department and vendors to ensure timely resolution.
-Conducts competitive research/analysis to determine needs for new areas of expansion. Meets with strategic partners to further online goals.
-Monitors competitors in the space, and continually recommend and implement improvements to ensure best-of-breed in category.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
-Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in related program and 2 to 3 years experience in online organizing or related skills and expertise or a comparable mix of experience and education.
-Ability to read, analyze, and interpret media articles, reports, blogs, and postings etc. quickly and accurately. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, electronic media outlets, or members of the online community. Ability to write website copy, tweets, Facebook posts and other electronic content for publication that conform to prescribed style/format and inform/motivate readers.
-To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database, Internet, , Online Advocacy, Spreadsheet, and Word Processing software. Experience with Word Press, NetCommunity and CapWhiz preferable.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.
This position is based in our Washington DC, Portland OR or New York, NY office.
Please send cover letter and resume to Victoria Nolten at email@example.com. Please put ?YourLastName, Online Comm Builder? in the subject line. No phone calls.