Social Media Coordinator

Democracy Docket Published: July 11, 2023
Location
Washington, D.C.
Skill Level
Entry Level
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Communications / PR / Information Technology / Outreach / Advocacy

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Description

Democracy Docket is the leading progressive source for information, analysis and opinion about voting rights, elections and democracy.

Founded in 2020, Democracy Docket delivers expert opinion and commentary on voting and offers detailed information about important litigation and policy that will shape our elections and democratic institutions for years to come. With a comprehensive database of over 560 cases, Democracy Docket tracks and reports on the latest election and voting-related litigation, providing filings, in-depth analysis and up-to-date developments about court proceedings. 

Our audience continues to grow with over 100,000 subscribers to our daily and weekly newsletters, nearly 1 million total followers across our social media channels and thousands listening to our rapidly growing weekly podcast co-hosted by Marc Elias and Paige Moskowitz. 

Democracy Docket is growing and we're looking for great people to join our team!

Social Media Coordinator

Democracy Docket is seeking an entry-level Social Media Coordinator to join our social team! The Social Media Coordinator will work with other members of the social team to grow our audience and inform them about the latest voting rights, democracy and election news from around the country across multiple platforms. Demonstrated interest in elections and voting is a must; professional experience is preferred but not required. The Social Media Coordinator is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C, with partial remote work. The salary range is $55k-$59k. The tentative start date for this position is August 1, 2023. To apply, please complete the form below, including a resume, cover letter, and optional portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Help execute Democracy Docket’s social media strategy across all platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and Post), including writing and scheduling content 
  • Assist in the production of Democracy Docket’s podcast “Defending Democracy”
  • Draft social copy on a daily basis highlighting Democracy Docket’s work, including written content, litigation updates and general promotional content  
  • Summarize and format rapid response and litigation updates for Twitter, as well as for other social media platforms when appropriate 
  • Live Tweet floor and committee proceedings, litigation hearings and other public forums 
  • Collaborate with Graphic Designer to create social media specific graphics, including promoting Democracy Docket merchandise 
  • Actively work with Case Manager and Case Coordinators to push litigation-specific updates via social platforms  
  • Monitor all social media platforms to inform content and brand strategy 
  • Strategically use data and analytics to inform social media strategy  
  • Performs other related duties and projects 

Qualifications

Required skills 

  • Understanding of Campaigns/Politics and Law/Litigation required
  • Experience with Twitter, Facebook and Instagram 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a demonstrated ability to multitask

Preferred skills (not required)

  • Familiarity with voting rights, redistricting, and democracy reform  
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite, specifically Adobe Illustrator 
  • Experience using video editing software, such as iMovie or Adobe Premiere 
  • Familiarity with WordPress and/or social media management tools

Education and Experience

  • Experience in a professional social media role preferred 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • This is an entry-level position
  • This position is based in Washington, D.C and has a targeted start date of early August 2023 
Democracy Docket, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive company culture and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

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