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Position: Canada Digital Organizer
Organization: 350.org
Location: anywhere in Canada

About 350.org:

350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here.

Canada Digital Organizer:

350.org’s team in Canada works runs a number of national campaigns seeking to challenge the power of the fossil fuel industry in Canada. The primary focus of 350’s campaigns in Canada is to build a people-powered movement to stop tar sands expansion.

350 is currently looking to hire a Canada Digital Organizer who can help us develop digital strategies for our campaigns in Canada. This person will lead digital content production and support with recruitment and storytelling for national climate justice campaigns. This person will also work with our organizing team to offer digital support services for decentralized organizing all across Canada.

Responsibilities:

Campaign Strategy:

  • Supports Canada Digital Campaigner with the development of long-term digital strategy for the Canadian tar sands team
  • Implements digital strategies for national campaigns
  • Participates in team and organizational process to develop campaign and organizational strategies

Content Production:

  • Leads production of digital assets to support campaigns
  • Creates, maintains and updates campaign websites and action pages
  • Writes and sends e-mail blasts for audiences in Canada
  • Creates recruitment and storytelling plans for mass mobilizations and days of action
  • Regularly updates to 350.org’s Canadian and global social media pages
  • Supports digital rapid-response work in Canada
  • Coordinates live coverage and report-back of campaign events

Organizing:

  • Works with Canadian tar sands team to implement a digital engagement, outreach, and support strategy for distributed Fossil Free network and decentralized local 350 groups in Canada

Required Qualifications:

  • A commitment to anti-oppression principles, and intersectionality
  • Experienced with campaign work in climate justice and Indigenous rights movements in Canada with at least 1-2 years of organizing experience in these or other social justice movements
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with fluency in English (knowledge of other languages is a bonus). Ability to write for a variety of audiences and platforms.
  • Experience with using social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram for organizing purposes
  • Basic graphic design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, GIMP, Inkscape, or any other design tool
  • Highly organised, and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • A resilient and flexible team player who is a fast learner
  • Experience working in fast paced, high pressure, highly collaborative team culture
  • Efficient time and workload management skills.

Desired (but not required) skills and experiences:

  • Experience with principled digital storytelling for justice-based campaigns
  • Experience using Wordpress, ActionKit, Action Network and/or NewMode
  • Expertise in website development and graphic design
  • Experience with professional photography or video production
  • Ability to maintain a healthy work/life balance in fast-paced, high pressure working environments.
  • Spoken and written French an asset

Work Environment: This job is completely remote and can be done from anywhere in Canada

Travel: This position will require domestic and international travel for team meetings and campaign events

Application Deadline: Although we hope to begin interviews mid-November, this position is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Compensation: 60,000 - 74,000 cad

Instead of a traditional cover letter, please answer the following questions:

  1. In 300 words or less tell us about yourself and why you're a good fit for this role.
  2. In 250 words or less describe a time you were involved with a community organizing project for justice. What are some personal contributions you made to this effort that you are most proud of?
  3. Make a list of the required qualifications that you meet and provide brief (a sentence or two) context for how you meet this requirement.

Apply Here:

https://350.org/jobs/?gh_jid=1426915

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 5 2018    ID: 49039