Digital Engagement Manager

Rock the Vote seeks a Digital Engagement Manager. This position is part of the Rock the Vote civic technology and data team and reports to the Director of Civic Technology and Data. The position location is flexible and will be remote during the pandemic.

The Digital Engagement Manager is primarily responsible for managing the engagement and mobilization of young voters through cutting-edge email, SMS, website content, and related digital programs.

The position requires an individual who takes pride in execution; is obsessed with attention to detail; loves working as part of a team; and has a passion for research-driven, innovative email and SMS content. Candidates must be eager to work in a fast-paced, campaign-like environment, which could include long or irregular hours, with some weekend hours during busy times. The ability to balance and prioritize competing priorities is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee email and SMS strategy, including list management, scheduling, and deliverability; serve as the organization-wide coordinator for email and SMS messaging
  • Execute Rock the Vote’s nationwide email and SMS election reminders program, including development, testing, optimization, and maintenance
  • Supervise the Digital Coordinator, responsible for supporting research, planning, drafting, testing, and analysis of the email and SMS program and website content, including project assignment, workload management, and professional development
  • Coordinate with the Senior Data Manager and other team members to manage research gathering, organization, and distribution of upcoming national, state, and local election dates and deadlines and state voting laws
  • Manage Rock the Vote’s website to ensure election information, state voting laws, and other resources are relevant, accurate,up-to-date, and accessible 
  • Draft and review content – including web copy, action alerts, blog posts, and social media content – to mobilize Rock the Vote and partner audiences on voting rights and civic engagement issues, volunteer opportunities, or events, ensuring accuracy and message alignment
  • Serve as a key member of the civic technology team; support civic technology setup, training, reporting, promotion, and other functions as needed
  • Support the work of the Rock the Vote Action Fund in developing action alerts and other digital materials around key policy issues for young people
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Civic Technology and Data

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy
  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to write quality copy on deadline and adjust tone and style for different audiences
  • Proven time management and organizational skills, including the ability to balance competing priorities
  • Strong team player who is excited for how their “behind the scenes” work will power our larger mission
  • A passion for cutting-edge digital content and Rock the Vote’s mission

Desired Qualifications:

  • Background in election administration, voting rights, and/or civic technology
  • Experience working at nonprofits and/or political campaigns
  • Experience with NGP VAN, EveryAction, Mobile Commons, or comparable platforms
  • Experience with Catalist or commercial voter file vendors
  • Proficiency in Mac OS, Slack, Asana, WordPress, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and/or Dropbox

Salary and Benefits: 

  • Starting salary range is $50,000-$65,000
  • Competitive benefits package covering 100% of employee medical, dental, and vision premiums, 100% of medical premiums for employee dependents, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, employer retirement contributions (Simple IRA), cell phone stipend, professional development opportunities, and generous paid time off, including paid family and medical leave 

To apply: 

Submit a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to jobs@rockthevote.org with the subject line “Digital Engagement Manager”. 

Rock the Vote is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are looking for a diverse applicant pool and strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, immigrants, members of the LGBTQ community, and persons from low-income and working-class backgrounds to apply.