Digital Director — Reform Immigration for America

About CCC + CCCAction:

The Center for Community Change is committed to help build powerful and dynamic movements in diverse communities to create meaningful change. With our grassroots partners, we build the power and capacity of low-income people and communities of color to make significant policy changes in their lives.

Our focus areas include jobs and income, immigration, affordable housing, racial justice and barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals.

For a more detailed description of our sister organization, please go here for CCCAction.

Job description:

The Center for Community Change is seeking a Digital Director to oversee Reform Immigration FOR America (RI4A), a digital advocacy campaign to protect the rights of immigrant families. RI4A’s online community comprises more than two million members across email, SMS, and social media platforms.

The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, data-driven and adaptive leader ready to react quickly to news and other developments in immigration policy. The Digital Director must have a clear vision on how to best use digital tools to garner support for immigrant communities and combat anti-immigrant attacks.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Implement a strong email, SMS and social media digital strategy to organize and mobilize campaign members.
  • Maximize list-growth by developing new projects and testing new tactics.
  • Work with the digital team, the larger communications team and the immigration field team to develop effective messaging and online to offline strategies.
  • Monitor metrics and analytics to measure the campaign’s progress and ensure milestones are met.
  • Develop a detailed campaign budget including technology costs, paid growth, and staffing.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations and identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • Report back regularly to staff, stakeholders, and funders about progress of campaigns and overall growth.
  • Provide supervision and performance management for 1-2 direct reports.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years managing complex online campaigns for a nonprofit or advocacy organization.
  • Strong writing and verbal communications skills.
  • Commitment to the advancement of progressive causes, particularly immigration reform, and how online organizing can help campaigns accelerate their communications.
  • Commitment to and understanding of community organizing around social justice issues.
  • Close attention to detail and ability to adapt and react quickly as projects change and evolve.
  • Willingness and desire to learn new technologies, tactics, and strategies to apply to the campaign.
  • Ability to keep track of many moving parts and manage complex projects.
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic and collaborative, team environment.
  • Familiarity with Blue State Digital or similar email and action platforms programs (ActionKit, Salsa, Convio).
  • Familiarity with SMS advocacy work and/or experience with a platform like Mobile Commons.
  • Familiarity with best practices in list segmentation, targeted messaging, and email/SMS response tracking.
  • Previous experience working with coalitions and distributed teams successfully is a plus.
  • Proven success in online tools for grassroots organizing, developing and implementing effective online advocacy and fundraising strategies, project management, and staff management.
  • Specific experience around practical application of online technology and new media tools in community organizing and issue advocacy campaigns.
  • Ability to write and speak Spanish is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies.
  • Prior supervisory experience and experience in project management a plus.

This position reports to: Director of Digital Strategy

This position is in the staff bargaining union represented by Local 70 of the IFPTE.

Supervisory Responsibility: Digital Campaign Manager

Travel Requirements:
Ability and willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time.

Salary and Benefits: : $55,000 to $65,000 annual salary. CCC offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and an excellent benefits package, which includes four weeks of vacation; paid leave between December 24 and January 1; 3% employer contribution to 401k plan at time of hire and an additional 5% at six months of employment (8% employer contribution); and a choice of health insurance plans.

This position is located in Washington, DC.

Closing Date of Position:  Open Until Filled

How to apply: Please submit your resume along with a letter expressing why you are interested, and two writing samples to employment@communitychange.org.

The Center for Community Change is an Equal Opportunity Employer