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Digital Associate (Design) (Coordinated)

Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Design
Wisconsin, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
Job Title: Digital Associate (Design)

Reports to: Deputy Digital Director, Mobilization

Salary: $5,000/month or $60,000 annualized, generous benefits package

Location: Madison or Milwaukee, WI (Please note: Employment with the Democratic Party of Wisconsin requires residence or willingness to relocate to the state of Wisconsin.)

Start date: Summer 2024

Application Deadline: July 8, 2024 (Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Deadlines may be shortened or extended as necessary. There is no guarantee this posting will remain open until the deadline or be closed on the deadline. This is a suggested timeframe based on organization needs.)

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About The Democratic Party of Wisconsin: WisDems is nationally recognized as one of the country’s highest-performing and most pivotal political organizations. During the 2024 cycle, WisDems will drive massive programs to defend the Democratic majority in the United States Senate by re-electing Senator Tammy Baldwin, to re-elect President Biden for a second term, elect progressive candidates up and down the ballot, and work to build volunteer-led coalitions for the long term. WisDems’ work is grounded in inclusion, respect, and empowerment across race, gender, other dimensions of identity, and the rural/suburban/urban divide. Our work continues year-round, collaborating with partners to build a movement that delivers meaningful change for all Wisconsinites. We seek outstanding applicants who share our values and vision to join the team, help win elections, and build a future where everyone can thrive.

The Opportunity: As a Digital Associate (Design), you will drive day-to-day flow of the Digital team’s content design process. Working under the direction of the Deputy Digital Director, Mobilization, you’ll take first draft at designing assets for our campaign social media channels, partner assets, and influencer engagements. Your creativity, sense of visual hierarchy, and understanding of design language will shape the way that our campaign communicates with voters across the state of Wisconsin.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take the first draft of designing visual and video assets for the Coordinated Campaign’s social media channels, distributed content channels, and other mediums as needed
  • Leverage campaign branding to ensure consistency across channels and mediums for all aspects of the campaign’s digital presence
  • Work with the Deputy Digital Directors and the entire digital team to deliver content in accordance with our content calendar
  • Attend in-person events to collect video and photo content
  • On-year requirements include working outside of normal work hours; including canvassing and other election-preparation as necessary

Qualifications (Required):

  • Growth Mindset - Able to take and implement feedback
  • Relentlessly Goal-Oriented - Enjoys working toward and achieving ambitious goals. Keeps calm in stressful situations. Has the capacity and willingness to work long hours during peak season, rolling up their sleeves and getting the work done
  • Cultural Competency - Able to build authentic relationships across lines of difference, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, ability, gender identity, citizenship status, or other identities. Understands how to take an inclusive lens into all aspects of work
  • Design Experience - Has experience working in design programs, such as the Adobe Creative Suite or Canva
  • Strong communication skills - Can effectively articulate design concepts and collaborate with cross-functional teams. Knows how to work with non-designers to bring their vision to life.

Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Interested in campaigns
  • Design knowledge - Strong understanding of layout, typography, color theory, and other design principles.
  • Work product - Experience designing visual or video content for mass consumption
  • Fiercely Collaborative - Eager to work across departments to accomplish campaign goals. Continuously seeks opportunities to learn and develop their skills as a designer and a digital strategist
  • Excellent organization skills - Can track a high volume of tasks at different stages of development without losing sight of the bigger picture
  • Experience producing content for or organizing within communities of diverse backgrounds.

Benefits: Great benefits including; excellent health care ($1/month), dental ($1/month), vision ($1/month), life insurance (free), short term and long-term disability (free), TalkSpace virtual therapy, free Calm premium subscription, mileage reimbursement, monthly cell phone stipend, paid vacation days (starting at 10 days), retirement plan with 3% employer match, 4 floating holidays, 9 paid holidays.

Equity and Inclusion: The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has a vision for a deeply inclusive and diverse party organization, membership, and electorate. In order to be successful at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin candidates must have the cultural competence to successfully work with a diverse array of constituency groups. We especially strongly encourage applicants with close ties to Black, Indigenous, AAPI, Latinx, Muslim, non-English-speaking, disability, and LGBTQIA+ communities. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note on COVID-19: Candidates will be required to verify that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment, except where prohibited by law. Fully vaccinated includes receiving any booster shots recommended by the CDC or other public health authorities within the timeframe recommended. Reasonable accommodations due to disability, medical condition, or bona fide religious belief will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

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