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Digital Media Specialist - Los Angeles, CA

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MALDEF is the nation’s leading non-profit Latino civil rights law firm. Founded in 1968, MALDEF works to safeguard the civil rights of Latinos and to increase the community’s ability to participate fully in American society. We currently seek a Digital Media Specialist in our National Headquarters with a focus on building our digital content and strengthening our brand visibility.

Job Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Vice President of Communications and Media, the Digital Media Specialist is a key member of the communications team and is responsible for daily content creation across multiple channels; manages MALDEF’s website and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and others; curates and manages the posting of all social media content across all digital media platforms and across MALDEF’s digital media; creates and edits short videos for events, email communication, website, and social media; develops social media strategy to promote special events, programmatic priorities, and webinars; analyzes and reports on social media analytics to the leadership team; keeps up with current social media trends and best practices to inform short- and long-term digital media plans; creates and nurtures a social media network of appropriate public figures and influencers and utilize to highlight MALDEF’s mission and work; manages webinar platforms and assists in development of visual presentations for department.

Qualifications and Experience: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required. Experience working with Latino community issues is essential. Experience managing multiple social media channels including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and using social media scheduling software (Later or similar product) is required; Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Canva preferred. Experience working in communications and directly in social media with a nonprofit organization or in the civil rights or public interest law space preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The successful candidate will be a team player, comfortable working on all aspects of Communications Department work. Must have strong understanding of social justice issues and exhibit a strong knowledge of social media tools and platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and others along with the ability to monitor and interpret social media metrics is required. Proficiency using WordPress, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) / Office 365; and graphic design skills required; Must be able to shoot, produce and edit videos. Strong writing and editing skills; excellent organizational skills; attention to detail; a commitment to accuracy; and the ability to adhere to MALDEF’s social media policy are required. Must be able to demonstrate flexibility under pressure and adapt to a fast-paced and changing environment. Must be able to work independently but also function well as a team player. Must possess a passion for current events, civic engagement, and following news of the day in real time across social media especially as it pertains to MALDEF’s areas of interest. The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing and meeting deadlines and a commitment to MALDEF’s mission is essential. Spanish language proficiency preferred.

Compensation: $35,000 to $50,000 / year. Salary is commensurate with experience. MALDEF’s generous benefits package includes: 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision for employees and their eligible dependents, short and long term disability insurance, term life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution and match, employee assistance plan, 11 holidays, and 20 days personal time off (PTO) per year.

How to Apply: Send cover letter and résumé and 3 to 5 page writing sample by email to jobs@maldef.org. For ease of processing please title your email as follows: Your Name – LA Digital Media Specialist. Attachments should be in .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt or .pdf format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Position Open Until Filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

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MALDEF is the nation’s leading non-profit Latino civil rights law firm. Founded in 1968, MALDEF works to safeguard the civil rights of Latinos and to increase the community’s ability to participate fully in American society. We currently…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$35,000 - $50,000Depending upon experience. Plus generous benefits.

Benefits

MALDEF’s generous benefits package includes: 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision for employees and their eligible dependents, short and long term disability insurance, term life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution and match, employee assistance plan, 11 holidays, and 20 days personal time off (PTO) per year

MALDEF’s generous benefits package includes: 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision for employees and their eligible dependents, short and long term disability insurance…

Level of Language Proficiency

English proficiency required. Spanish proficiency preferred.

English proficiency required. Spanish proficiency preferred.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

Send cover letter and résumé and 3 to 5 page writing sample by email to jobs@maldef.org. For ease of processing please title your email as follows: Your Name – LA Digital Media Specialist

Attachments should be in .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt or .pdf format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Send cover letter and résumé and 3 to 5 page writing sample by email to jobs@maldef.org. For ease of processing please title your email as follows: Your Name – LA Digital Media…

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