Fields: progressive, policy, campaigns, social change, politics
Location: Remote, California
About the Organization: Powered by more than 1.4 million members, Courage Campaign leads the fight for a more progressive California and country. We focus on California — the largest and most diverse state — to create models and build power for national change. Courage Campaign is committed to identifying and supporting progressive leaders of color and building our team to reflect the diversity of California.
About the Position: 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. 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. LOCATION: California or willing to relocate to California. Courage is a “virtual office,” so working from home is a necessity. Requires reliable internet access. Courage Campaign can provide a laptop, if needed. 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. START DATE: January 17, 2019, and lasting three months.
Special Requirements/Qualifications: We’re looking for a smart and driven 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.
- Design experience or skills is a plus!
Estimated Salary: $15/hour starting. 15-20 hours/week, with the possibility for more based on performance.
Deadline: January 9, 2019