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Email and SMS Strategist

Company: The Democratic National Committee
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The mission of the Mobilization Team at the Democratic National Committee is to bring ordinary people into the heart of the DNC and provide Americans with encouragement, power, and tools to mobilize in their communities. -We organize in all 3,413 counties across the country, through the state parties and from the grassroots, and we seek to impact down-ballot races and fight for the Biden-Harris agenda every step of the way. -We are a team of passionate, cross-discipline experts committed to spreading the truth, getting people more deeply involved, and mobilizing grassroots donors to support the party through creative, relentlessly optimized experiences online and offline. Come join us. -Email & SMS Strategist - -The Democratic National Committee is looking to hire an email and SMS strategist to help run one of the largest and most active grassroots mobilization programs in politics. You will be responsible for writing and executing grassroots campaigns using fundraising and mobilization tactics to achieve our ambitious goals, including raising tens of millions of dollars in grassroots donations from as many Americans as possible.To succeed, you'll need to relentlessly pursue excellence in all written communications.What You'll DoWrite direct response copy to reach supporters through email and SMS.Innovate how to best reach and mobilize our grassroots supporters online and tell a story about the work of the Democratic National Committee that is coherent and integrated across all channels.Create overall strategy and planning for fundraising and mobilization campaigns, including execution of complex segmentation and optimization programs, while ensuring the highest standard of quality.Assist in the management of some of the largest and most complex email and SMS lists in politics. You'll be responsible for accuracy in targeting and segmentation.Propose ideas for testing and optimization.Produce clean, professional user experiences on tight timelines, with coordination across our design and data teams.About YouExcellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills; you should have an eagle-eye for typos and errors and have a deep understanding of how to inspire people to take action using the written word.You're flexible and adaptive; rapid response situations don't phase you, you can innovate within situations that change on the fly, and you maintain a positive attitude through it all. -You must be in D.C. or be willing to relocate to the Washington, D.C. areaPreference given for experience with:Working with an email or direct marketing program for an electoral campaign, advocacy organization, or non-profit organization. -Familiarity with online organizing platforms and/or website CMS, CRM, and/or mass email or SMS systems (e.g. Action Network, ActionKit, EveryAction, Mobile Commons, Tatango).Salary:The starting salary for the Email and SMS Strategist position is $50,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is overtime eligible.This is a full-time, at will position with a current anticipated end date no later than November 15, 2022.Benefits: The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, vacation, and personal days; - Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;- 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;- Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;- Up to a 4% employer match DNC 401(k) plan;- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to DNC employees and their dependents at no cost to staff;- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employee and dependents.Physical Requirements:The DNC is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to succeed at the DNC. -The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. -All DNC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. For roles at the DNC that include frequent business travel expectations, we can discuss reasonable alternatives to travel in some instances. Most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email. We welcome applicants with questions about accommodations to request to speak with our Human Resources Department. When an applicant with a disability requires an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for this position, they may request it in writing by emailing our Human Resources Department.Essential functions of the role include:- Working from a computer for long periods of time; and, - While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also frequently be required to communicate using the telephone, email, and in person with stakeholders.The DNC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, -unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNC's COVID-19 policy, you should speak to -the HR team -prior to reporting to an office location.The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.Washington, DC (Remote) /Mobilization /Full-time

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