The Dream Corps is looking for a Digital Organizer to develop and implement digital engagement strategies that support our programs, with an emphasis on Green For All campaigns; build and operate the tech tools needed to grow, cultivate and mobilize people online; and maintain our digital platforms to advance solutions-based campaigns. This includes list growth, digital advocacy, some database management, creation of resources for digital days of action, and updating website content. The Digital Organizer sits in the Engagement Department and serves Dream Corps initiatives as needed. This particular position is expected to spend a majority of their time supporting Green For All campaigns for an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty. Learn more about the Green For All program at greenforall.org.
This is a fast-paced, self-driven position that requires a blend of interpersonal skills, creativity & flexibility, familiarity working with various tech platforms, ability to learn new tools and platforms quickly and a willingness to complete different tasks every day. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, always learning, a strong problem-solver, and enjoys fast moving, collaborative environments.
Lead email engagement strategy and coordination for assigned program (ActionKit)
Lead digital campaign development and implementation for assigned program and campaigns.
Build and manage the digital tools and platforms needed to support digital advocacy (i.e. peer to peer texting, call tools, petition pages, etc.)
Develop process for cultivating and managing distributed volunteer teams.
Set up and manage volunteer tasks such as peer-to-peer texting campaigns, and coordinate volunteer program with support from program organizing leads.
Comply with digital security protocols across the company.
Stay current on new digital advocacy and tech tool trends and best practices.
Help ensure a positive experience for our members, leaders and volunteers online.
Support cross-initiative coordination and collaboration that engages and supports organizing and engagement leads within each initiative.
Assist with website maintenance.
Pull reports and analytics regularly to share with the team.
Interpret reports and analytics to improve systems.
Collaborate with Fundraising and Communications departments to implementation online fundraising strategy.
Collaborate with digital vendors/contractors for website, email, graphic design, digital security, etc. as needed.
Other duties as assigned, including huge projects and minuscule tasks.
Alignment with our core values and commitment to the vision of the Dream Corps
A demonstrated commitment to racial and economic justice
A solid understanding of basic organizing principles
Demonstrated experience effectively working on issue-based campaigns
Familiarity with and ability to effectively use digital advocacy tools (i.e. call tools, petition pages, peer to peer texting)
Ability and commitment to learn new organizing technology
Solid campaign writing skills
Clear, honest and consistent communication
Highly collaborative with the ability to work with people of different backgrounds and skill levels toward common goals
High attention to detail and high personal standards for work quality
Ability to think positively, problem solve and adapt to a changing landscape
Ability to think strategically and to execute
Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
Ability to track multiple projects at the same time and manage time well
Ability to be productive and engaged in a remote team. (Our staff is based in different locations across U.S.).
Additional skills are a PLUS:
Experience using Slack as a communication tool
Experience using Asana for project management
2+ years of online or distributed organizing experience
Experience developing and implementing successful list acquisition and growth strategies
Working knowledge and experience using ActionKit
Experience doing peer-to-peer texting
Experience managing email campaigns
Experience with online fundraising
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. You cover letter should describe:
Dream Corps is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strive for a workforce that reflects the populations that we serve.
Dream Corps brings people together — including very unlikely allies — to create a better future for all. We work to close prison doors and open doors of opportunity. While acknowledging the “battleground” issues that divide us, we focus on the “common ground” solutions that unite us.
Since our founding, through three core programs, we’ve impacted millions of lives by working with stakeholders from all walks of life to:
Transform the criminal justice system (#cut50); Increase opportunity in the tech sector (#YesWeCode); Build an inclusive green economy (Green For All); and Shrink the culture of intolerance, fear, and division.