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National Public Pension Coalition


Digital Media Specialist

Based in Washington, DC
[Headquarters]


Overview of the Coalition
The National Public Pension Coalition (NPPC) is comprised of the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, AFT, IAFF, NEA, NCPERS and SEIU. NPPC organizes and supports state-based coalitions and conducts national media strategies in defense of public employee defined benefit pension systems. NPPC is a 501(c)(4) grassroots and political organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead NPPC’s digital communications effort at the state level
  • Assist states with management of webpages, Facebook, Twitter, email and other online mediums
  • Design graphics, shareable content, one-pagers, and other campaign and educational materials
  • Ability to edit video content
  • Find creative ways to communicate information about pensions and retirement security to the public
  • Develop, plan and direct online communications strategies and calendars for state coalitions
  • Develop materials, including fact sheets, press releases, opinion pieces, tool kits, etc.
  • Advise local campaigns on effective digital communications strategy and member mobilization efforts
  • Other duties as assigned.

Direction and Decision Making:
This position reports to NPPC’s Executive Director.

Education and Experience:

  • A combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • 1-2 years’ experience working on a campaign, a legislative office or in some communications capacity
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated skill with Facebook, Twitter, and Action Network
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Google
  • Excellent proofreading ability
  • Demonstrated strong writing skills related to correspondence
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments and meet competing deadlines
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply organizational policies and procedures
  • Experience with utilizing and navigating the internet for information finding

Physical Requirements:
Work is generally performed in an office setting in Washington DC, but may require travel. On occasion, long and irregular hours may be required.

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package.

To Apply
Please send résumé and cover letter to Bridget Early, bearly@protectpensions.org.

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