Digital Organizer

Pittsburgh United

http://pittsburghunited.org

Website Pittsburgh United

Title: Digital Organizer
Reports to:  Director of Organizing
Location: Western PA

About the Organization

15 years of building power….

Who We Are

Pittsburgh United is a coalition of community, labor, faith, and environmental organizations committed to advancing the vision of a community and economy that work for all people. We aspire to create a community where all workers are able to care for themselves and raise their families, sharing in the prosperity generated by economic growth and development.

We are constantly developing organizing, education, advocacy, and communications strategies to fight and win progressive campaigns that ensure sustainable communities, raise standards for low-wage workers, advance racial equity and harness economic development and public investment for community benefit. Join us in building a better Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania for everyone.

To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to info@pittsburghunited.org; Include the Subject Line: Digital Organizer Organizer PGH. In your cover letter, please describe how your experience, skills, and interests align with this position and the organization’s mission. Preferred application deadline is May 18, 2022. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and considered as soon as they are received, until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable.

Job Description:

The Digital Organizer is part of a team of organizers working together to build a powerful organization for working class people. The Digital Organizer is responsible for developing online strategies that build the overall narrative of Pittsburgh United and the narratives of its core campaigns. The digital organizer will be responsible for working with campaign organizers to develop and execute digital strategy and tactics that compliment the overall strategies of campaign tables.

The digital organizer will be responsible for reaching and growing a network of activists that are responsive and engaged with Pittsburgh United campaign tables, with a particular focus on moving supporters from online to offline engagement.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate, versatile, and enthusiastic with experience using online tools to tell the story of a campaign, build digital strategy for campaigns and the broader organization, identifying new supporters, and organizing people online to take action both online and offline.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Communications Consultants to build digital strategy that compliments the overall strategy of the organization and campaign strategies
  • Identify and engage campaign supporters and drive measurable online actions
  • Curate and develop creative content such as infographics, memes, key messages etc.
  • Utilize social media and other digital tools (texting programs, e-blast etc) to maximize digital list building
  • Deepen supporters sense of identity and involvement with organization and campaigns, including both online and offline engagement
  • Understand and apply data analytics related to the organization and campaigns’ email list, website, and social media channels to improve the effectiveness of the work
  • Support traditional media work and cultivate relationships with media to facilitate coverage of actions and events; cover actions and events using live digital tools

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Demonstrated skills in organizing and community outreach (experience with digital and/or coalition organizing preferred)
  • Experience using online tools to effectively tell the story of a campaign, build digital strategy, identify and activate supporters
  • Commitment to understand race, class, gender, and other equity issues as part of your work as well as the impact these structural issues have on our collective work environment
  • Belief in and commitment to progressive social, racial, and economic justice
  • Deep connection to people and organizations in the county of work
  • Superior interpersonal skills, an ability to work with a diverse array of individuals and communities, and an ability to challenge people to take risks in order to make change
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to receive and integrate performance based feedback into ongoing work plans as well as the ability to provide relevant and timely feedback to peers in a constructive manner
  • PA Drivers License and use of a vehicle

Other Information:

The work schedule can at times be greater than 40 hours per week and includes evening and weekend meetings and events, as necessary.  It is not a strictly 9am-5pm position. Travel may be required within the county of work and may be required to spend extended periods of time in different communities across Western Pennsylvania.

This is a full time position and is part of the PA Workers United bargaining unit. Starting salary is $43,000- $55,000. Pittsburgh United provides health, dental, and vision insurance with fully paid premiums and deductibles as well as a 401k with an employer contribution, monthly cell phone and travel stipends, 12 paid sick days, 15 vacation days, and paid holidays, annually.

Pittsburgh United is an affirmative action employer. People of color, LGBTQIA people, and women are strongly encouraged to apply. We believe that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances our ability to fulfill our mission. Employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law. Pittsburgh United’s office is accessible, however, Pittsburgh United staff are currently working remotely with intention of returning to work in person. Pittsburgh United requires employees to be fully vaccinated for Covid 19, including applicable boosters, as a condition of employment, subject to legally mandated accommodations.

To apply for this job email your details to info@pittsburghunited.org