The Online Communications Manager will lead NCTE's digital engagement program which includes overseeing NCTE's online properties (email, website, blog and social media channels), and designing web graphics, publications and promotional materials. This person will also be responsible for executing innovative digital campaigns that support NCTE's legislative, policy, public education, and fundraising priorities. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Online Communications Manager will have a significant role stewarding NCTE through a redesign of its website.
- Work with the policy team to maintain content on NCTE's website, blog, and social media streams (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+).
- Maintain NCTE's brand identity by designing a range of products including publications, marketing collateral, campaign graphics, and advertisements.
- Update and maintain records in NCTE's CRM.
- Drive a creative email program that meets NCTE's public education, advocacy, and fundraising goals.
- Work with the Director of Communications in developing strategic online-to-offline campaigns.
- Monitor and report on web and social media analytics.
Skills and Experience
- Adept digital storyteller with a proven ability to build power online.
- Extensive knowledge on Adobe Creative Suite programs like InDesign, Illustrator, and PhotoShop.
- Excellent writing and editing skills for popular audiences.
- Understands web design and graphic design best practices.
- Commitment to full social justice and understanding of issues affecting transgender people.
- Three or more years of work experience in a similar capacity.
- Experience in managing website redesigns or data migrations is a plus.
- NCTE will consider applicants within a range of experience and education levels.
NCTE is a fast-paced social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment. A successful candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to 1) manage complex projects under relentless deadlines, 2) maintain flexibility under intense pressure, 3) work on a collaborative team, and 4) thrive under a self-directed work flow.
Salary and Benefits
Salary range for the Online Communications Manager is competitive for the non-profit sector and will be based in part upon a candidate's experience and skills. NCTE offers a robust benefits package that includes fully-paid dental, vision and health insurance, pre-tax transit benefits, a flexible health spending account, and an IRA, in addition to federal holidays and ten paid vacation days in the first year of employment.
Application and Timeline
We are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our community. We strongly encourage people of color to apply. Target date for this position to begin is in January or February of 2014 but will remain open until filled. Interviews will be given on a rolling basis.
Send resume, cover letter, and design samples of a digital campaign or website with a description of your role in the project to:
Emily Rainone, Operations Assistant 1325 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005 Email: email@example.com.NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE
The Transgender Rights Organizer will work in collaboration with transgender and allied individuals and organizations throughout the state to establish a network of transgender or allied activists interested in forwarding transgender equality in Pennsylvania. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in grassroots field organizing, including volunteer recruitment and coalition building. This position is based in Pennsylvania, with Central Pennsylvania/Harrisburg preferred, and reports to Deputy Executive Director.
Specifically, the Pennsylvania Transgender Rights Organizer will:
- Establish a network of existing and new transgender and allied activists and supporters throughout the state to advocate and educate on the range of issues affecting transgender people
- Facilitate activities and identify opportunities that build the capacity of transgender and allied people to engage in organizing and policy advocacy on behalf of transgender rights and economic justice
- Engage diverse communities in organizing efforts, including youth/students, communities of color, and communities of faith
- Collect stories of transgender Pennsylvanians
- Work with partner organizations interested in advancing LGBT equality specifically with regard to non-discrimination
We seek an enthusiastic self-starter with high energy, a "can do" attitude, and a knowledge of and commitment to social justice. The candidate must be comfortable working independently. This person must be flexible, adaptable, resourceful, and creative.
This person will be capable of taking responsibility for specific goals and measurable outcomes within designated time frames and will be able to coordinate multi-task initiatives to successful conclusion.
The successful candidate will have significant field organizing experience around issues or candidates, including experience working within communities of color and faith communities.
The successful candidate will have exceptional "people skills" that will be used to work effectively with colleagues, partner organizations, and volunteers.
Qualified individuals will ideally bring two to three years of progressively responsible experience in grassroots organizing. Candidates will also have the ability to maintain flexible work hours including weekends and evening hours plus in-state travel 5 to 10 days a month.
Required Skills and Abilities
- Cultural competency in working in and with transgender communities and, in particular, transgender communities of color
- Community organizing, education and/or policy advocacy experience (in a paid or volunteer position)
- Basic understanding of employment, health, housing, jails/prisons and other areas in which transgender people experience discrimination
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clearly, speak in public, and facilitate large and small meetings
- Ability to work without close supervision on both assigned and self-initiated tasks
- Commitment to a multi-disciplinary approach to social change
- Experience using standard office technology
Preferred Skills and Abilities
- Experience working with a group to plan and implement social change strategies to address a pressing problem of systemic discrimination, isolation, and/or oppression.
- Education or work experience in public policy, transgender education and outreach, community organizing, community health, or related field.
Salary based on experience. Benefit package available. This position is currently funded for 12 months.
Email cover letter and resume via PDF, Word, or Pages to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please, no phone calls. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The position will be filled as soon as the appropriate candidate is found. It is recommended that you submit your materials as promptly as possible. Preferred start date is in mid-January 2014.
The National Center for Transgender Equality is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to age, citizenship, color, creed, physical or mental disability, economic status, education, ethnicity, family responsibilities, gender identity and expression, health status including HIV status, height, housing status, marital status, matriculation, national origin, physical appearance, race, religion, political affiliation, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, union membership, veteran status or other unlawful factors, with respect to recruiting, hiring, job assignment, promotion, discipline, discharge, compensation, training and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment and contracting. NCTE is committed to creating a diverse staff made of people who are hard working, kind, optimistic and committed to social justice from all segments of transgender and allied communities.