Do you know the tricks to get people to open your email?

Do you keep up with social media trends?

Do you know how to make someone feel like a message is tailored to them?

We’re seeking an expert email and social media manager to join our team. You’ll create engaging content, and work with our team to accomplish campaign and fundraising goals. This position will be part of the Communications Department and will report to the Digital Production Manager. Required travel 10-25%.


Collaborate with Communications team for composition of an email newsletter
Compose and schedule social media messaging with clear calls to action, following established branded templates
Engage supporters and the public around breaking news and current events
Collaborate with Communications team for composing blogs and editorial content
Reply to people engaging us & connect them with staff when appropriate
Segment lists based on behaviors like past email engagement and online interactions (content downloads, site page visits, etc.)
Create and execute on a “ladder of engagement” to convert leads into active supporters
Generate a bi-weekly report that evaluates our social media engagement and email list growth
Collaborate with Web Developer to maximize new visitors, email collection, and social media interaction


BA/BS or equivalent working experience
Past experience with email marketing and running social media, lead nurturing, marketing automation, and web analytics
Excellent understanding of email marketing concepts and metrics
Experience using Facebook Ads “Power Editor”
Highly analytical and able to derive meaning from data through testing and optimization
Excellent writer and communicator (in both the written and verbal form)

Successful candidates will possess most of the following qualifications:

Must be an exceptional strategist, adept communicator, expert collaborator, and superior project manager with the ability to build trust, inspire confidence, manage change, and work in partnership with others
Ability to successfully mitigate unexpected challenges and think outside the box while working with a small, remote team
Exceptional interpersonal/written and oral communication skills
Pre-existing familiarity with trends in immigration, racial justice, media and culture with an affinity for social justice
Able to maintain professionalism while facilitating productive conversations with opposing viewpoints


Due to the remote nature of the work, candidates residing in (or willing to relocate to) Los Angeles, CA; Louisville, KY; or Washington, D.C. are preferred (to facilitate some in-person collaboration). Applicants throughout the United States will be considered.


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience
Excellent benefits available
The ability to grow with and contribute to a creative, collaborative team on the cutting edge of one of the key issues facing our nation today


Please send cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it attn: Define American Hiring Team, with the words “Digital Strategist Application” and your name in the subject line.
Will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled

Job posted on 3rd February 2017
Please mention Human Rights Jobs when applying to this position


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