Fellowships

Social Media & Member Communications Fellowships (15-20 hr/wk, 3 mo) at Courage Campaign

Fields: progressive, politics, campaigns, social change, communications

Location: Remote, California

About the Organization: Courage Campaign leads the fight for a more progressive California and country. Powered by more than 1.4 million members, our dynamic and passionate team is helping shape the digital advocacy revolution. We organize in California — the largest and most diverse state — to create models and build power for national change. California should be the progressive trailblazer for the country — on climate change, gun safety, racial justice, health care, human rights, and so much more. We’ve touched on all of those issues and continue to make an impact.

LOCATION: California or willing to relocate to California. Courage is a “virtual office,” so working from home is a necessity. Courage’s primary office hours are 9am-6pm PST so hours are ideally worked within that time frame, but the schedule is flexible and changes can often be accommodated.

About the Position:

Member Communications

Are you passionate about social justice and comfortable in the digital world? We have an opportunity for you. Courage Campaign is hiring a paid three-month Member Communications Fellow to join our team this fall. The Fellow will be an integral part of our passionate and dynamic team at the center of progressive politics in California. You’ll gain meaningful experience in building campaigns and actions and using email to mobilize activists. The Fellow will also see firsthand how we work as an innovative multi-issue advocacy organization and learn what professionalism looks like in the digital space.

The Fellow will work closely with Courage Campaign’s team of experienced digital community organizers on a broad set of issues to help win progressive victories for California and the country. This work will include:

Responding to member questions and requests via email.

Helping write and code email blasts and petitions.

Conducting research on a broad set of social, economic, and political issues.

Organizing data and assisting with administrative tasks.

START DATE: September 4, 2018, and lasting three months.

Social Media

Are you passionate about social justice and community organizing AND comfortable in the digital world? Do you want to learn about how to use your social media skills to organize online? We have an opportunity for you. Courage Campaign is hiring a paid three-month Social Media Fellow to join our team this fall. The Fellow will be an integral part of our passionate and dynamic team at the center of progressive politics in California. You’ll gain meaningful insight into building campaigns and actions, and experience using social media to mobilize activists. The Fellow will also see first hand how we work as an innovative multi-issue advocacy organization and learn what a culture of dedication, drive, and excellence looks like in the digital space.

The Fellow will work closely with Courage Campaign’s team of experienced digital community organizers on a broad set of issues to help win progressive victories for California and the country. This work will include:

• Assist with daily drafting, copy editing and posting news articles and creative content to Courage Campaign’s social media channels

• Help monitor social media and trending news items

• Perform basic audience engagement on social (replying to comments, DMs, etc.)

• Assist with promoting special programming, events, and fundraising campaigns

• Research influencers, news outlets, legislative officials, and organizations

• Assist with reporting and analytics

• Source images or craft custom posts, videos, and quote cards

• Keep up with social media best practices, new tools, and trends (including memes); Provide assistance with other social media projects as needed

START DATE: September 10, 2018, and lasting three months.

Special Requirements/Qualifications: We’re looking for a candidate who is eager to learn about progressive politics, social justice, and community organizing in California. Our ideal candidate will take initiative, pay attention to detail, think “outside the box,” and thrive working independently and on deadline.

  • Passion for progressive politics and social justice, dedication to fighting for social change, and interest in a broad set of issues.
  • Solid social media writing skills; Tech-savvy and skilled with social media platforms
  • Strong work-ethic and a marked ability to produce work independently
  • Reliable internet access. Courage Campaign can provide a laptop, if needed.
  • Design experience or skills is a plus
  • Experience in digital organizing/advocacy is a plus!

Estimated Salary: $15/hour starting; 15-20 hours per week, with the possibility for more based on performance.

Deadline: Membership Communications – August 17, 2018
Social Media – August 22, 2018

Apply Here:
Courage Campaign

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