Digital Strategist, Raise Up Missouri

POSITION: Digital Strategist
ORGANIZATION: Raise Up Missouri
REPORTS TO: Campaign Manager
LOCATION: St. Louis, MO
SALARY: Commensurate with experience, education, and ability APPLICATION GUIDELINES: Interested candidates should submit a resume to carl@raiseupmo.org.

ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

Raise Up Missouri is a statewide campaign to raise the minimum wage in Missouri to $8.60 in 2019 and then increase by 85 cents a year until it reaches $12.00 in 2023.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Digital Strategist will play a key role in executing our email and social media program. Additionally, they will be responsible for the writing, loading, and sending of supporter emails, and posting to social media networks. Applicants should be creative, hardworking, and passionate about lifting up Missouri’s workers. This is not a traditional 9-5 role. Evening and weekend work will be expected from time to time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sending email blasts; ensuring that all messages are held to stringent standards of grammar, accuracy, functioning links, etc.

  • Setting up signup forms and donation pages; working with the team to improve quality and increase conversion rates.

  • Help develop innovative outreach techniques to reach our target audiences, generate media coverage, and get our message out.

  • Contribute to email copy writing process and draft daily social media content including Facebook posts and tweets.

  • Compile and summarize results of analytics for websites, email campaigns, and social networks.

  • Perform other duties as needed. QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience driving social media campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other channels

  • Strong writing and copyediting skills

  • Ability to deliver on tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Photoshop/Illustrator/Graphic design/Video experience a plus.

  • Familiarity with Blue State Digital is preferred, but not required. Knowledge of any CMS or CRM is beneficial (Salsa, NGP, etc.)

  • Experience writing, managing, and executing email programs for political campaigns and/or progressive nonprofit organizations is a major benefit

Candidates must be willing to relocate to St. Louis, MO (if applicable)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Raise Up Missouri is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Raise Up Missouri is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Raise Up Missouri will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.