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Associate, Digital Communications

Climate Power

Climate Power

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024
About Climate Power
Climate Power is a strategic communications organization focused on winning the politics of climate. We’re educating Americans about our climate progress, highlighting how clean energy investments benefit local communities, and holding Big Oil accountable for polluting our air and water. We use data-backed messages to pave a path for bold action and shine a light on the price of ignoring the climate crisis would cost our health, economy, and future generations.
It’s our job to tell the story of how climate action and clean energy investment are rebuilding our economy, lowering energy costs, and protecting our planet for future generations. We call out disinformation from bad actors like the Big Oil lobby, and make the climate stakes real for voters. Learn more about our organization and work here: Climate Power: Who We Are!
About This Role
Climate Power has an immediate opening for a creative and nimble Associate, Digital Communications, to help execute a smart, targeted digital communications program across social and web channels to win the online narrative and further climate action. The Associate, Digital Communications will report to the Digital Communications Director — assisting in implementing creative, effective content, building online engagement, and developing rapid response strategies across various platforms.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with the Digital Communications Director and digital team to develop and execute content, engagement, and rapid response strategies for Climate Power’s social media platforms and websites.
  • Manage daily social media content creation and scheduling across various platforms, ensuring alignment with content calendars and strategic goals while also coordinating with the creative team to generate visual and video content for distribution.
  • Respond to breaking news and engage with partners on specific platforms, identifying opportunities for Climate Power to participate in key national moments and drive online conversations.
  • Serve as the primary contact for website updates, including landing pages and Advisory Board updates.
  • Support live-streamed events by developing plans, drafting copy, clipping videos, and coordinating creative requests.
  • Assist in creating tailored messaging resources (like toolkits) for policymakers, partner organizations, and grassroots audiences.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as need and capacity dictate.

Essential Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience in communications, digital communications, or social media strategy, with a strong track record in conveying complex ideas in simple terms.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including a keen instinct for resonating with online audiences and advocating for climate action.
  • Proficient writing, editing, and proofreading abilities, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effective task and workflow management skills, with the ability to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated problem solver with a commitment to climate advocacy, and a plus if experienced in social media analytics and video clipping software (like Sprout and SnapStream).
  • If you do not meet all of the requirements and believe you are a good fit, we encourage you to apply but be sure to uplift all experience that aligns with both our essential and desired qualifications.

Location & Hours of Operations

  • Climate Power is a remote-first organization based in Washington, DC. This position can be located anywhere in the United States, but must be able to work Monday - Friday, 9 am - 6 pm EST, plus weekends and evenings as the work dictates.

Compensation

  • Climate Power offers a competitive compensation package including an experience-based salary (please ensure that all relevant experience is included on your resume) and comprehensive benefits, including the following:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance 100% paid for employee 50% for their dependents
  • Unlimited Paid Time off, including every other Friday and extended summer, fall, and winter breaks
  • 401(k) with 5% match
  • Education Assistance, including student loan repayment program
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly Tech Allowance
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Work From Home Stipend for home office furniture
  • Employee Wellness & Treat Yourself Funds
Our Hiring Timeline and Process
We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will continue to interview until the position is filled (posting will remain up until the position is filled).
An ideal start date would be on or before March 1, 2024.
Our interview process will involve 3 rounds of interviews, ranging in length from 30-60 minutes. All interviews will be conducted via Google Meets or Zoom. Successful candidates who move forward in the hiring process will be invited to complete a skills assessment activity (for which they will receive compensation) and undergo a vetting process, including reference and background checks, to ensure cultural and political alignment.
Climate Power is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, or sexual orientation.
Additionally, Climate Power is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Climate Power will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations for the interview and hiring process.
If reasonable accommodation is needed in the interview process, please accessibility@climatepower.us. Requests for updates in the hiring/interview process should not be sent to this email.