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Strategist, Social Media & Texting (Temporary)

Middle Seat

Middle Seat

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

​Want to lead social media, SMS, and digital strategy for progressive candidates and organizations? Social media management and broadcast messaging are both growing and in-demand fields in the world of progressive politics. This job is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor with a growing team at Middle Seat and take the lead in running client social media & texting programs. We’re looking for self-starters who love to write, raise money online, design graphics, and follow the news of the day.

NOTE: This is a temporary, full-time position on our team starting mid June 2024 (or after) and ending mid December 2024.

Why Middle Seat

  • Competitive salaries and great benefits
  • We only work for progressive organizations, candidates, and causes
  • We’re a proudly unionized team — part of the Campaign Workers Guild
  • Get in on the ground floor of a growing operation

Job Responsibilities

  • Managing and maintaining social media accounts and broadcast messaging programs for 3-5 clients.
  • Contribute to follower growth, fundraising, and list building on social media.
  • Posting on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and other client social media platforms.
    • Maintaining a robust cadence of social media posting that is responsive to breaking news and other major moments.
    • Maintaining a consistent posting cadence and schedule for each platform.
  • Creating graphics and short-form videos for social media posts.
  • Researching issues relevant to our clients in order to identify salient topics and content for social media posts and graphics.
  • Remaining plugged in to political news and overall trends in progressive politics and social media.
  • Managing and interfacing with clients directly (potentially including Members of Congress and candidates for federal office).
  • Pulling, compiling, analyzing, and synthesizing social media and texting performance metrics into reports and presenting to clients.
  • Draft copy for fundraising and mobilization through SMS.
  • Manage texting production and develop other assets, such as mobile flows, landing pages, donation pages, and more.
  • Propose ideas for testing, segmentation, and optimization.
  • Develop and implement list growth strategy from start to finish, including managing acquisition buys for phone numbers and budgeting campaigns.
  • Assist in project management of P2P texting campaigns as needed.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.