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Social Media Creative Associate (Remote)

NextGen America

NextGen America

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

THE ROLE:

NextGen America is seeking a creative, self-starting Social Media Creative Associate to design and execute winning social media content. They will play a vital role on the Social Media team to engage and grow our online presence to advance our organizing and political priorities. We are looking for a content creator committed to engaging young voters, expanding ballot access and electing progressives up and down the ballot — and using the latest social media tools, trends and strategies to do it.

The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in America’s future. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice--and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and economic and racial justice from a progressive perspective, we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.

This role will report to the Social Media Manager.

This is a fully remote position with no location requirement. We encourage candidates from all locations within the United States to apply.

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Remote Position: Yes

Union Position: No

Travel Requirements: Less than 10%

End Date: 11/15/2024

WHAT YOU’LL ACHIEVE:

  • Serve as the primary graphic designer for NextGen’s social media content.
  • Serve as a copywriter and content creator for NextGen’s social media program, drafting and curating content for social media properties including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Threads, and TikTok.
  • Support for ED social media accounts.
  • Create content in NextGen’s distinctive organizational voice and meet content production metrics appropriate to specific accounts.
  • Maintain real-time knowledge of current social trends, political developments, organizing best practices, and public policy news to create opportunities for social media engagement in line with NextGen America’s messaging.
  • Assist with producing reports on social media activity and metrics.
  • Track emerging trends in social media and digital storytelling and utilize them effectively.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

ABOUT YOU:

  • At least one year of digital communications, digital content creation or social media work for a political campaign, nonprofit advocacy group or similar mission-driven organization.
  • Proficiency in graphic design and video editing tools like Adobe Creative Suite or Canva.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow online audiences through engaging content.
  • Exceptional writing, copyediting, and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to produce on-message content that attracts and engages NextGen’s core audience.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt rapidly to evolving priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong work ethic and consistent attention to detail.
  • Be a positive, unselfish team player who sets the tone for everyone to do their best work.

BONUS POINTS FOR:

  • Experience ideating, producing, and editing fun, engaging video content using Adobe Premiere, CapCut, Canva, etc.
  • Experience with reporting and analytics tools such as Sprout Social, Twitter Analytics, Facebook Analytics, etc.


SALARY INFORMATION:

The base salary for this position is $62,000.

BENEFITS:

Our comprehensive benefits package plays an essential part in how we recognize you for your critical contribution toward our organization’s mission.

Taking Care of Your Future:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance: 100% coverage for you and for your dependents
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan - we’ll match 100% up to 4% of your salary

Prioritizing Your Work/Life Balance:

  • Generous PTO and leave policies
  • 18 paid organization-wide holidays

Setting You Up for Success:

  • Up to $150 per month to use toward your cell phone and internet costs
  • $100 per month to use toward your personal health and wellness goals
  • Flexible spending account for dependent care
  • Professional development opportunities to help you achieve your best self

ABOUT NEXTGEN AMERICA:

NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.5 million young voters and educated many millions more.