Online Activism Coordinator Care2
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED You: You are a passionate and opinionated news addict with an eye for issues that will compel people to take action and share. You are a strong writer with the ability to both educate and persuade with your writing. You are able to work on very specific issues, but able to step back and view an issue campaign as a whole, evaluating statistics and adjusting strategy.
You are tech savvy and stay on top of the latest trends in social media and blogging. You are able to balance multiple tasks at once and coordinate small teams of freelancers. You are looking for a team-oriented environment and a position that allows you to make a difference in causes such as the environment, animal welfare, women's issues, LGBT issues, human rights, global development, and more.
Us: With more than 23 million members, Care2 is the Internet's largest social network for people who want to make a difference. Our team is tight-knit and collaborative, made up of campaigners who work with nonprofits to achieve their advocacy and recruitment goals, our causes team who oversee our influential and diverse blog site, and teams of freelance bloggers and petition creators all over the country and in the UK, Canada and Australia. Our casual work environment sets a backdrop for a very hard-working team devoted to making a difference.
The goal of the position is to help Care2 continue its strong membership growth by increasing the presence of compelling and timely petitions and articles on the site. Every day you will be working on issues that make a difference for individuals (human and animal!) and groups around the world!
Stay on top of the news to find issues that are actionable
Write compelling, timely petitions
Research and write promotional materials such as emails and social media posts
Coordinate our "Rapid Response Team", which is a group of petition creators across the country and in the UK and Canada who write petitions based on the news
Coordinate with the Care2 Campaigns team to assist with petitions in certain issue areas
Coordinate with the Care2 Causes team to create petitions based on stories that are being covered in our Cause blogs
Track statistics of petitions and promotions, run tests and adjust strategy accordingly
Manage media strategy for petitions that are particularly compelling or hot.
Manage partnerships with nonprofit groups, blogs, or other websites that need a petition creation service.
Be a liaison for citizens on Care2 who are creating petitions about issues that matter to them.
3-5 years experience in an editorial, campaign or email marketing position
Demonstrated superb writing skills
Excellent email etiquette -- ability to manage relationships and teams solely over email
Comfort with Google tools, Excel, HTML, web graphics and statistics -- Ability to learn new systems quickly
Ability and willingness to stay on top of the news 7 days a week and jump on issues that our membership would respond to
Strong work ethic and desire to work collaboratively
Self-starter, ability to work well under pressure and adjust strategy regularly
Excellent organizational skills and ability to balance multiple tasks on deadline
At least a B.S. in journalism, English, public relations, political science, women's studies or other relevant field; higher education is a plus.
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