Digital Communications Associate

07 May, 2022

Jobs

Digital Communications Associate

Higher Learning Advocates
Washington, D.C.

Are you a creative-minded digital and social media guru? Are you passionate about changing federal policy for today’s students? Higher Learning Advocates is hiring for a digital communications associate to support the organization’s digital and social content and graphic design.

Responsibilities

● Create digital content for social media campaigns, sprints, and other activities.

● Assist with the development and implementation of the organization’s social media marketing activities.

● Provide graphic design for organizational publications, social media, and campaigns.

● Draft marketing materials for outreach to external audiences, such as direct email blasts, news releases, event notifications, and infographics.

● Update and optimize the organization’s website according to best practices regularly to maintain fresh content.

● Monitor, analyze and report on digital KPIs and other key metrics.

● Support the Communications team in designing, implementing, and executing communications strategies and campaigns.

● Monitor media coverage, social media, and related activity surrounding the organization’s key advocacy issues.

● Develop and manage a detailed communications project schedule and workflow in collaboration with a project team, including notifying team members to take action.

Qualifications

● Two years’ experience working at an issue-based advocacy or policy organization, political or legislative office, public affairs firm, or similar environment.

● Knowledge of federal public policy, communications, graphic design, or another relevant field.

● Strong design, communication, and social media skills.

● Demonstrated experience balancing multiple projects under tight deadlines.

● Ability to thrive in a small team environment where teamwork, creativity, and flexibility are valued.

● Comfort using digital marketing tools, content management platforms, and social media dashboards.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

● Work is performed primarily remotely until further notice.

● Visual and auditory acuity for extensive use of various forms of technology.

Compensation

A competitive compensation package including salary and benefits is available and is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply Submit a resume and cover letter to careers@higherlearningadvocates.org with “Comms” in the subject line.

Higher Learning Advocates is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse candidates, including women and people of color, are encouraged to apply.

Job posted: 2022-05-07