Digital Organizer
AFT Virginia

Based in Virginia


Job Description:
Full time position as a Digital Organizer with an organizing project that is building long-term power in education across Virginia and is integrated into regional and national issues.

The digital organizer will be part of a team of organizers that is working together to build power statewide. The position will be responsible for building and supporting a network of activists that are responsive and engaged with the campaigns and has a particular focus on moving supporters from online to offline engagement.

We are seeking an individual who is passionate, versatile, and enthusiastic while having experience using online tools to tell the story of a campaign, identify new supporters, and organize people online to take action both online and offline.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating campaign social media and digital tools in order to strengthen organizing, build relationships with activists, and promote our actions and events.
  • Manage campaign databases other digital systems; Set up text banks, phone banks, and other outreach tools for organizers.
  • Understand and apply data analytics related to the campaign.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor members with our digital campaign and help relate the work to their campaigns on the ground.
  • Train and collaborate with other staff in the field to generate content and utilize digital tools.
  • Develop communications and narrative strategy in collaboration with the organizing team.
  • Create visual content for digital and in-person communications.
  • Coordinate online trainings, and meetings.
  • Solidify partnerships with workers.


  • Minimum two years organizing campaign experience, ideally in organized labor.
  • Experience with digital design.
  • Strong writing, research and communication skills.
  • Strong listening and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to relate to and work with diverse groups of people as well as an understanding of the daily challenges faced by workers employed in education.
  • Familiarity with digital strategies and online to offline organizing.
  • Ability to work varied hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must have car and be able to drive and maintain a valid driver’s license. Travel as needed on a regular basis (once public health conditions allow).

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Competitive Salary and Benefits.

How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter (indicating your preferred location and if you are willing to relocate) and résumé by and email it to jwedemey@aft.org

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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