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Location

District of Columbia

Description

LCV works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, in collaboration with our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues. LCV is seeking an Online Campaigner to assist with the organization’s online program, with a focus on building, engaging, and fundraising from LCV’s online activist network. This position will work with the Membership and Online Engagement Department to mobilize LCV’s supporters to win key electoral races, grow a grassroots base of activists from the environmental and Latino communities, and engage members on local and national campaigns to effect change on critical environmental issues. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative writer and organizer to be a part of an innovative team that runs aggressive online campaigns to promote environmental policies and candidates.

Responsibilities

  • Write compelling advocacy and fundraising email copy, online petitions, online ads, and other web-based copy.
     
  • Assist in identifying creative campaign opportunities to engage and mobilize LCV’s activist base both online and offline.
     
  • Work with the National Field Team, state LCVs, and other partner organizations to support their campaigns and facilitate work on state-based environmental issues.
     
  • Create content for social media that engages LCV supporters both online and offline.
     
  • Find new opportunities for growth of our grassroots base on social media.
     
  • Monitor and respond to feedback from LCV members about our campaigns and messaging.
     
  • Update and create materials for the LCV website.

Qualifications

Education: College degree required.

Work experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in online organizing, communications, email advocacy or new media; field experience a plus.

Skills: Strong writing and editing skills required; experienced in using social media for advocacy purposes; graphic design and Photoshop skills preferred; familiarity with CRM, CMS and online advocacy tools (Convio and HTML experience a major plus); commitment to metrics and tracking progress; works well in a fast-paced environment and able to multi-task without sacrificing quality of work; creative in pursuing organizing opportunities; and an understanding of environmental issues and their potential to engage the public.

*Strongly preferred but not required*: Bilingual (English-Spanish) writing and editing skills; familiarity with or experience working within the Latino community; knowledge of “Theory of Change”-based email advocacy.

Conditions: Ability to work overtime with little notice; able to work hours exceeding stated office hours to get the job done; ability and willingness to travel. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to hr@lcv.org with “Online Campaigner” in the subject line by August 22nd.  No phone calls please.

Reports To

Director of Digital Strategy

Supervision

None

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@lcv.org with “Online Campaigner” in the subject line by August 22nd.  No phone calls please.

Please apply by August 22, 2014

    Contact

  • Address: 1920 L Street, NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036


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