Digital Media Coordinator

28 Aug, 2023


Digital Media Coordinator

The Institute for Justice
Arlington, VA

The Institute for Justice is hiring a Digital Media Coordinator to join our passionate team at IJ (Institute for Justice) headquarters in Arlington, VA. The successful candidate will work with our dynamic Activism team to build awareness for IJ’s grassroots projects and drive social advocacy. This position is responsible for coordinating daily social media posts and digital campaigns. In this role, you will teach the public about IJ’s issue areas and mobilize support—especially for “Americans Against Qualified Immunity,” our initiative to end qualified immunity, and “Beauty Not Barriers,” our initiative to reform unfair licensing laws.



  • Help us connect with the public by coordinating social media posts across various platforms, including Facebook and Instagram
  • Work with the team to source graphics and approvals
  • Execute paid ad campaigns that allow us to reach new audiences with our message
  • Share what’s working by providing regular analytics updates
  • Leverage writing skills and knowledge of social media best practices to ensure content is engaging and on-brand
  • Keep abreast of social media trends and contribute ideas about innovative ways to deliver content online
  • Put the ‘social’ in ‘social media’ by responding to thoughtful comments and messages
  • Create simple eye-catching graphics in Canva
  • Help manage email lists and campaigns in Quorum
  • Optimize lead generation capabilities as appropriate



  • 1-2 years social media marketing, digital marketing, or digital communications experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, related field
  • Social media enthusiast with an interest in key performance indicators
  • Strong philosophical commitment to challenging government abuse
  • Well-organized with excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Thrive in a fast-pace environment, working with a diverse team of professionals
  • Sophisticated eye for design, a familiarity with Canva or Photoshop is a plus



  • Hybrid work schedule, requiring three days in-office each week; four fully remote weeks a year
  • Flexible work hours with our core business hours of 10am and 4pm
  • Work from home equipment reimbursement
  • Casual dress code
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance (IJ covers 100% of individual premiums)
  • Free Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Life insurance plans
  • HSA employer contributions
  • 401(k) with employer matches
  • Generous PTO including a paid personal day and 12 paid holidays


To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing why you’re interested in working for the Institute for Justice.


IJ is an equal opportunity employer.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At IJ we value a diverse workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Job posted: 2023-08-28