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Description of Role

The National Center for Transgender Equality seeks a Digital Media Manager (DMM) to be the thought leader and content manager on all things "digital" for National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund (NCTE AF). The DMM is responsible for the successful strategy, design, and execution of a robust digital engagement program that educates the public about transgender people and the importance of policies and laws protecting them. The location is currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic (more in “Location” section).

About NCTE and NCTE Action Fund

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a strong voice for transgender people in our nation’s capital. NCTE advocates for policy change at federal, state, and local levels and works to increase societal understanding and acceptance of transgender people. NCTE has a serious commitment to approaching and engaging in its work with an awareness of how racial and economic justice is intertwined with transgender justice, and a commitment to ensuring that policymakers and society understand the connection as well. Launched in 2017, the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund (NCTE Action Fund) is a 501(c)(4) non-profit advocacy organization fighting for transgender equality at the local, state, and federal levels, affiliated with NCTE. The two organizations share office space and staff, including this position. 

Job Duties

  • Create and execute digital content strategy and tactics for major NCTE initiatives (owned media and user generated content ideas) on a quarterly basis for our digital platforms (including our social media channels, our Medium, websites and email listserv).
  • Curate and schedule original multimedia (video, graphic, animated, image and written) content on a weekly basis for all of our digital platforms (our social media, Medium blog, websites and YouTube account). The DMM will be primarily responsible for creating requested digital content for political education, advocacy, and digital outreach materials for the US Transgender Survey.
  • Fulfill digital content requests from other colleagues to produce content for our websites, email listserv and social media channels (currently we are active on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Medium and YouTube).
  • Act as thought leader on digital strategy and needs by proposing major changes or shifts as needed to the Management Team.
  • Collaborate on developing a website redesign and vision document for our main website & act as a liaison with the web developer with the other comms staffer.
  • Pull analytics from digital channels on a monthly basis and curate recommendations based on that analytical report.

Qualifications

  • Digital Content and Strategy Experience: Significant experience in digital media content production and strategy development, for a nonprofit or political organization, with three or more years preferred. This experience can be shown through substantial volunteer roles. This includes: video editing (preferably one year of experience or basic training), graphic design (preferably one year of experience minimum), managing a website in Drupal or WordPress (preferably one year of experience minimum) and creating strategic plans & outlines (preferably three years experience minimum)
  • Education: Candidates can be qualified for the role, regardless of the level of education achieved. A degree is not required for this role.
  • Understanding of Racial Justice: A deep and nuanced understanding of racial and economic justice and systems of inter-connected oppressions including how these issues arise in social justice movements.
  • Understanding of Trans Rights: An deep and nuanced understanding of issues affecting transgender people as well as an understanding of how racism, classism and other systems of inter-connected oppressions affect trans people

Traits of Ideal Candidate

  • Collaborative Spirit: Ability to work as an integral part of a team of dedicated professionals, taking input from a diverse group of colleagues.
  • Time Management and Detail Orientation: Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time-management skills, detail-oriented, including ability to manage multiple tasks independently.
  • Community Familiarity: Experience working with both the transgender and broader LGBTQ communities, as well as an understanding of the dynamics between different communities within the overall progressive and LGBTQ movements.
  • Optimism: An optimism that is unwavering, with a can-do attitude and a problem-solving orientation, and the assumption that most people are also trying to improve the world.
  • Strength and persistence: The ability to be exposed to transphobia and other kinds of discrimination or stress on a daily basis and keep fighting hard for transgender equality. The ability to help community members facing similar challenges in their own advocacy.

Salary and Benefits

For many years, NCTE has maintained high-level benefits and competitive salaries. For this position, the salary range is $50,000-70,000, with the candidate’s skills and experience determining where they fall in the range. However, for candidates with more than 10 years of experience, salaries above this range may be considered. NCTE offers a strong, generous benefits package that includes dental, vision and health insurance, employer contributions to retirement, pre-tax Metro benefits, paid holidays, vacation, sick and volunteer time off. For information about salary, benefits, and working at NCTE, see https://transequality.org/about/jobs.

Location

The Digital Media Manager position is regional and currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The DMM can work out of our Washington D.C. office (when it is safe to do so per CDC & Washington D.C Department of Health COVID-19 Guidance) or the DMM can work remotely if within 3 to 4 hours drive or train ride of DC. This may include the following areas: New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and portions of New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. After the pandemic, occasional travel will be required. If you are not currently based in the aforementioned region, you must be willing to relocate when it is safe to do so per COVID-19 guidance. NCTE offers assistance with relocation expenses.

Application and Timeline:

Apply via our Applicant Portal at: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/NCTE.careers?CareersSearch. Please, no calls. For more information about timeline and what to expect during the application process, see https://transequality.org/about/jobs.

 We ask that you submit your resume with an additional page that includes links to the following items. The links must be in the same document as your resume. Applications without a resume and links to *all* of the requested work samples will not be considered.

  1. One (1) example of your digital media strategy or communications strategy work (strategic planning docs, strategy memos, project planning documents, content strategy plan, etc.)
  2. At least one (1) example of a video or graphic you’ve developed for a nonprofit, advocacy or grassroots organizing initiative or campaign.
  3. One (1) long-form writing sample that was political or advocacy oriented that was about an issue that centers historically oppressed or marginalized communities.

Submitting a cover letter for this position is optional, but not required. If you chose to submit a cover letter, please include it in the resume and work samples document as you can only upload ONE document with your application.

NCTE is altering its hiring process to be all virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Equal Opportunity:

The National Center for Transgender Equality is an equal opportunity employer. For our full EEO policy, see https://transequality.org/about/jobs.

NCTE is committed to creating a diverse staff made of people who are hardworking, kind, optimistic and committed to social justice from all segments of transgender and allied communities.

Transgender people, including non-binary people, people of color, people who were formerly incarcerated, and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

NCTE provides reasonable accommodations for the application, interview, or any other aspect of the employee selection process to applicants with disabilities. Please contact us via our confidential medical email at accommodations@transequality.org so your request can be handled appropriately and confidentially.

Date posted: April 2, 2021

Description of Role

The National Center for Transgender Equality seeks a Digital Media Manager (DMM) to be the thought leader and content manager on all things "digital" for National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and National Center…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$50,000 - $70,000For this position, the salary range is $50,000-$70,000, with the candidate’s skills and experience determining where they fall in the range. However, for candidates with more than 10 years of experience, salaries above this range may be considered.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, D.C., DC
Associated Location
Washington, D.C., DC

How to Apply

Application and Timeline

Apply via our Applicant Portal at: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/NCTE.careers?CareersSearch. Please, no calls. For more information about timeline and what to expect during the application process, see https://transequality.org/about/jobs.

We ask that you submit your resume with an additional page that includes links to the following items. The links must be in the same document as your resume. Applications without a resume and links to *all* of the requested work samples will not be considered.

  1. One (1) example of your digital media strategy or communications strategy work (strategic planning docs, strategy memos, project planning documents, content strategy plan, etc.)
  2. At least one (1) example of a video or graphic you’ve developed for a nonprofit, advocacy or grassroots organizing initiative or campaign.
  3. One (1) long-form writing sample that was political or advocacy oriented that was about an issue that centers historically oppressed or marginalized communities.

Submitting a cover letter for this position is optional, but not required. If you chose to submit a cover letter, please include it in the resume and work samples document as you can only upload ONE document with your application.

NCTE is altering its hiring process to be all virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Application and Timeline

Apply via our Applicant Portal at: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/NCTE.careers?CareersSearch. Please, no calls. For more information about timeline…

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