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Digital and Social Media Manager

Fair Count

Atlanta, Georgia

Date Posted: 5/3/21

Fair Count is seeking a highly motivated individual to manage its digital and social media operations.  Responsibilities include building, maintaining, and continuously growing a robust digital audience for  Fair Count’s messages regarding census completion, voting, redistricting, and civic engagement writ  large. The Digital and Social Media Manager will build relationships with organizers around the state  

and nation and support digital relational organizing efforts while uplifting the work of Fair Count. The  Digital and Social Media Manager will be responsible for understanding current events, the messages of  congruent organizations in the digital landscape, and will ensure that Fair Count’s content is strategic,  timely, and unique. 

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Digital and Social Media Manager will collaborate  closely with other Fair Count departments and contribute to Fair Count’s digital strategy and short- and  long-term organizational goals. Fair Count’s Digital and Social Media Manager must bring to the table a  nimble attitude and entrepreneurial spirit, as Fair Count is a fast-acting organization tethered to a  rapidly changing time and place. Expectations and definitions of success will be fluid as we grow and  navigate new challenges and opportunities.  

Duties of the Digital and Social Media Manager include: 

  • Developing, maintaining, and growing the integrated communications for Fair Count, including  email, social media, and web properties; 
  • Helping to create and follow a digital plan to achieve online and digital relational organizing  goals and social media saturation; 
  • Producing educational, mobilization, and interactive content for Fair Count’s email and social  media communications that supports greater civic participation; 
  • Tracking and analyzing digital data to ensure best practices over time;  
  • Working cross-departmentally to ensure accurate and easy use of Hustle, Mobilize, and other  digital/digital relational organizing tools;  
  • Producing graphics, handouts, PowerPoint presentations, etc., as needed, and/or working with  contractors to complete them; 
  • Highlighting shareable social media content for both internal and external audiences; 
  • Maintaining Fair Count’s online partnerships with other social media influencers and  organizations and appropriately uplifting and communicating with them; 
  • Performing maintenance and updates to website; liaising with web developers; 
  • Producing videos to educate and mobilize targeted universes about opportunities for civic  engagement and/or working with contractors to complete them;
  • Running point on digital and tech tools for both online and in-person events; 
  • Participating in team meetings, field meetings, and regular strategy meetings;  
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of news regarding civic engagement efforts and reflecting  that knowledge across various platforms; 
  • Excelling in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment and rising to new, often impressive,  challenges; and 
  • Performing other duties or special projects as needed. 

Desired Skills and Qualifications 

  • At least three years’ experience with digital strategy for campaigns and/or advocacy; 
  • Working knowledge of social media trends, tactics, and strategic use; 
  • Patience and exceptional people skills; 
  • Responsiveness and positivity as a team player who enjoys versatility and constant new  challenges; 
  • Comfort utilizing Action Network, VAN, Hustle, Mobilize, and/or other digital relational  organizing tools; 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, Dropbox, and database management tools,  as well as creative programs, digital tools, and website platforms; and  
  • A strong commitment to Fair Count’s values. 

Logistics 

Due to COVID-19, Fair Count’s 25+ employees are all teleworking. Fair Count’s Atlanta office may open  for limited office hours to limited employees, but it will remain closed to the full staff and general public  until at least August 2021.  

  • Fair Count works on EST/EDT and often requires participation in morning meetings 
  • All staff members participate in several meetings throughout the day by phone, Zoom, and  Google Hangouts 
  • Collaborative communication is encouraged through Signal, text, email, etc. 

Office hours are typically 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. At times, however, evening and  weekend hours will be required to staff events, meet deadlines, and respond to extenuating  circumstances. Such extensions of hours are particularly true during heavy GOTC and GOTV endeavors. 

Additionally, Fair Count is a 100% vaccinated workplace, as allowed for by the U.S. Equal Employment  Opportunity Commission. Proof of vaccination will be required upon acceptance of job offer. 

Salary & Benefits 

Fair Count offers a competitive package for its employees, including generous holiday and vacation pay  and healthcare options. This position has a salary range of $60k – $78k annually dependent on  experience.  

Application and Interview Procedure: 

To apply, email a cover letter, your resume, your portfolio, and a list of references to Jason Ludwig at JasonL@FairCount.org. Please do not contact by phone. 

To deliver on our mission, Fair Count hires and supports a diverse team of the best and brightest, most mission driven people available. We value diversity. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and  walks of life, and work hard to create an environment where everyone on our team feels included, involved in key  decisions that affect them, and encouraged to bring their full selves to work.

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