The Alliance for a Better Minnesota is looking for a Social Media Associate to bring the powerful stories of everyday Minnesotans to life. Ideal candidates are excellent writers and capable of using social media platforms in new and creative ways.
The Social Media Associate will be a creative self-starter unafraid to try out new ideas but able to respond to what the audience wants. This position is based in St. Paul, MN but will require occasional travel.
Alliance for a Better Minnesota (ABM) serves the progressive community of the state as a communications hub and educates the public about the negative effects of certain policies, elected officials, and organizations on their quality of life using earned and new media techniques. We aggressively hold elected officials and organizations accountable, driving narratives to expose the truth about who is looking out for working families. ABM is cited as one of the most effective political communications groups in Minnesota and is held up as a national model for other state organizations.
ABM works closely with national and state allied groups to develop, coordinate, and share the most effective messages using the best channels with attention to the effects of public policy decisions on the lives of everyday Minnesotans. Its legal entities include a 501(c)4, 501(c)3, federal PAC and state PAC.
-Design content campaigns and work with the team on strategy
-Run social media accounts for various issue campaigns
-Craft content for social media platforms and blogs
-Interpret analytic results and adjust strategy as needed
-Keep up to date on trends in content optimization strategies, tools, and tactics
-Review other team members’ content
-ALL of this is done in a consistent spirit of teamwork, collaboration and innovation – “lone wolf” types need not apply.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
-1 to 3 years of experience in progressive political campaigns or issue advocacy
-Excellent writing skills and attention to detail
-Proven skills on social media platforms
-Degree in Journalism, Political Science, or related field is preferred but not required
-Familiarity with WordPress, CRMs like ActionKit or NGP VAN is a plus
-Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Salary range $48,000 to $50,000 depending on years of related experience plus 401k and benefits included.
Submit resume, relevant social media account work examples, and a cover letter to email@example.com. Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, October 6th but will remain open until filled.
ABM is deeply committed to social, racial, gender, and economic justice. We strongly encourage persons of color, women, LGBT individuals, and those who are unemployed to apply.