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Communications/Digital Organizer

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Area, MN


Background
Minnesotans for a Fair Economy is a coalition of labor, community and faith-based organizations that have come together to advocate for economic and racial justice. We have achieved major victories over the last 6 years through a combination of corporate campaigns, electoral and policy work.

Description
We are seeking a new team member with strong social media and traditional media communications skills. This person will work with MFE member organizations to help push their message to members of organizations, decision-makers, and the general public using social media and traditional media.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work one to one with organizations to develop communications materials for their memberships, campaign targets and the public;
  • Help coordinate social media work across organizations;
  • Develop digital strategy and run social media campaigns;
  • Manage email lists;
  • Write press releases and use other tools to push organization messages to traditional media;
  • Use communications to help communicate with key decision-makers.

Qualifications

  • Strong social media skills;
  • Strong computer skills including with Word, Excel and email programs;
  • Eagerness to learn and disseminate new ideas and information;
  • Understanding of collective bargaining and/or community organizing campaigns;
  • Capable of working individually and with a team to meet goals and deadlines;
  • Willingness to work with a team who represent an array of races, cultures, religions and backgrounds;
  • Ability to work occasional weekends and long, irregular hours and occasional travel.

Bonus Skills

  • Proficiency in a second language;
  • Labor, community or campaign organizing experience.

Pay and Benefits
This position begins in June 2017. Pay is based on experience. Healthcare and other benefits included. Located in Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Area, Minnesota. Minnesotans for a Fair Economy is an equal opportunity employer and, given our diverse membership, we particularly encourage applications from women and people of color.

Interested applicants should send resumes to Steve Payne at stevejpayne@hotmail.com.

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