Outreach and Communications Lead

Job Type

Full Time

Remote

Ok

Salary

Minimum: $47,000
Maximum: $53,000
Details: This position pays 28-32/hour, starting at 30-35 hours per week, plus benefits.

Published

08/10/2018

Start Date

10/15/2018

Application Deadline

08/31/2018

Address

12651 San Pablo Ave
Richmond
California
94805
United States

Description

PeoplesHub, a new online movement school, is seeking a Outreach and Communications Lead.


PeoplesHub is founded on the idea that powerful change happens beginning at the grassroots, when people have the capacities, connections, and confidence to step up. PeoplesHub supports that grassroots leadership through online trainings for groups, workshops for individuals, and PH Circles for discussion.


The Outreach and Communications Lead will work with the PeoplesHub Outreach and Training teams to plan and carry out strategies for building participation in PeoplesHub online programs via social media, earned media, collaboration with partners, production of written and graphic material and videos, and building a presence for PeoplesHub in movement spaces.


This position is ideal for a creative leader who inspires collaboration, can build effective strategies, improves tactics based on results, and is skillful at messaging. This is a virtual/work from home position, involving online meetings with the team, and in-person gatherings a few times a year.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development of multi-faceted communications strategies designed to build participation in PeoplesHub and PeoplesHub’s visibility
  • Participate in shaping narratives and messages to maximize their communications value and effectiveness
  • Train and brief spokespeople who can represent PeoplesHub on the media and in presentations   
  • Engage PeoplesHub social media followers, email subscribers, and participants in various PeoplesHub activities, and build the size and engagement of those communities
  • Plan and coordinate PeoplesHub emails and social media communications    
  • Create or commission, and review and copy-edit written communications materials for email, social media, memes, video scripts, media, website, etc.
  • Create or commission graphics, memes, gifs, videos, fliers, and swag
  • Update PeoplesHub website and social media platforms with program offerings and related material
  • Work closely with partner organizations and with trainers to build participation in PeoplesHub programs via their networks, and to support the reach and capacity of partner groups
  • Build coverage of PeoplesHub by cultivating and maintaining relationships with key reporters, editors, producers and bookers
  • Work collaboratively and respectfully toward building team work, maintaining consistent communication with other teams

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Must have

  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing all individuals and respecting differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance, record of arrest or conviction
  • A minimum of three years of experience in a combination of the following areas: digital communications, media, strategic communications, training, and public relations       
  • Experience promoting online engagement
  • Demonstrated success managing communications within social and political movements, especially online  
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate persuasively, in writing and verbally, to a wide variety of audiences
  • Experience in creating powerful and effective digital media content, especially video and graphics
  • Demonstrated success crafting effective and motivating social media messages
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and ability to follow projects through to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others including cross departmentally as part of a team
  • Understanding of trends and best practices for online organizing and for communicating via email, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • A demonstrated interest in building grassroots-based movements change
  • Ability to learn new technology and adapt quickly, including asking for help when needed

The ideal candidate will also have some combination of the following:

  • Experience with online training
  • Experience building grassroots movements
  • Experience with popular education
  • Deep networks relevant to PeoplesHub’s mission
  • Skill at live streaming and zoom webinars
  • Experience building engaged and growing online forums
  • Strategic smarts and proven judgment in targeting messaging to specific audiences and during specific times
  • Experience publishing and updating website content
  • Experience working with the media and cultivating relationships with print, radio, television and online journalists
  • Experience working with Salesforce or similar database platforms
  • Experience designing effective digital graphics, memes, gifs, banners, etc.
  • Fluency in English and one other language


COMPENSATION

This position pays 28-32/hour, starting at 30-35 hours per week, plus benefits.


LOCATION

PeoplesHub is a virtual organization with teams currently based in Seattle, Detroit, Appalachia, and elsewhere. This is a work-from-home position, and the ideal candidate could be located in one of these regions or could expand our geographic reach by being located elsewhere.

HOW TO APPLY

Send a cover letter explaining your interest in this position, a resume, and 3-5 samples of your work—either as attachments (max. 5 MB) or as links—to: Info@PeoplesHub.org. Include “Outreach and Communications Lead” in the subject line. Please apply by August 31.


PeoplesHub is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ candidates, women, persons with disabilities and persons with past contact with the criminal justice system are strongly encouraged to apply.



Benefits

Generous benefits, wellness and professional development opportunities, paid vacations and holidays

Level of Language Proficiency

English plus another language

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

info@PeoplesHub.org
http://www.peopleshub.org

Send a cover letter explaining your interest in this position, a resume, and 3-5 samples of your work—either as attachments (max. 5 MB) or as links—to: Info@PeoplesHub.org. Include “Outreach and Communications Lead” in the subject line. Please apply by August 31.


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