Chispa TX Digital Organizer

Chispa TX Digital Organizer

League of Conservation Voters Website
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • Full Time
  • $62,679 – $77,679 (effective April 1, 2024) USD / Year

Title: Chispa TX Digital Organizer
Department: Community & Civic Engagement
Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Chispa TX Program Director
Positions Reporting To This Position: None
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Union Position: Yes
Job Classification Level: B
Salary Range (depending on experience): $62,679 – $77,679 (effective April 1, 2024)

General Description:
LCV believes our earth is worth fighting for because everyone has a right to clean air, water, and a safe, healthy community. To ensure those rights are protected, we help people use their power to shape policy, hold politicians and polluters accountable, and influence elections.

Chispa, a program of LCV, works to ensure that Latine communities and leaders have a strong voice in the movement for climate justice and within the environmental movement and influence the environmental policies and decisions that impact our health and environment. Based in the Community & Civic Engagement department, Chispa has programs in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, and Texas.

LCV is hiring a Chispa Texas Digital Organizer who will integrate field organizing with online action and work with the Chispa TX Program Director to oversee the online presence for Chispa TX. The focus of this role is on building, engaging, and growing our bilingual online community via social media, email, mobile, online advocacy, and other Conservation Voter Movement resources and tools. The Digital Organizer will use digital tools to advance our campaigns and strategy in the field and online and mobilize and grow our statewide base of volunteers and supporters around our organizing campaigns. This position will join a dynamic, skilled and growing data-driven organizing team, working closely with the Chispa TX Program Director, Chispa national team, and community members and leaders. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated, enthusiastic organizer passionate about the fight for climate justice and ready to take action to hold polluters accountable and advocate for community-driven solutions to address climate change and environmental racism.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Chispa National Communications Director, Chispa Digital & Creative Campaigns Manager, and Chispa National Senior Director to engage supporters to take action and keep in touch with our program through email, social media, digital ads, mobile platforms, petitions, website(s) and other online mediums, including organizing online supporters to take offline action in order to support our campaigns and program.
  • Work with Chispa TX Program Director to ensure accurate data program tracking related to the email lists, acquisition, event participation, signups, Chispa TX website, and Chispa TX social channels to improve the effectiveness of our campaigns and program and to inform future strategies.
  • Work with Chispa National Communications & Digital team and consultants to produce and disseminate multimedia content that centers the stories of communities of color at the local level. Promote via social media, email newsletters, etc.
  • Support management of social media and maintain all Chispa TX digital content up to date, including updating a future Chispa TX website, as needed, and maintaining an archive of all multimedia content across programs and campaigns.
  • Support creation of online content for events, training, and volunteer opportunities, including, but not limited to, flyers, online forms, social media posts, linktree, zoom functions and technology, etc.
  • Develop materials and workshops for grassroots organizing base and promotores on best online digital practices and support implementation.
  • Find new innovative opportunities for audience expansion by staying connected to peers and digital communities.
  • Support the Chispa TX Organizing team with data training, regular reports, and daily use of EveryAction and Google Spreadsheets to track progress.
    Travel up to 10% for organizing events, staff retreats, meetings, conferences and professional development opportunities, as needed.
  • Conduct in-office responsibilities and events, including meetings with the Chispa Texas team, external partners and key stakeholders, from the Chispa Texas office in Corpus Christi at least 4 days per week.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Work Experience: Required – Minimum of 2 years of experience in social media management, online organizing, online marketing, communications, email advocacy or new media. Experience using online tools to grow, engage and mobilize a membership base. Must have experience working with EveryAction or another database. Preferred – Grassroots organizing, issue-based or candidate campaign experience. Experience in a political context, preferably in a Latine/Tejano, progressive, or environmental organization.
  • Skills: Required – Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Forward-thinking, innovative, and creative mindset willing to push Chispa Texas to new boundaries in the online space and in relation to environmental justice. Ability to work with a team and in community; highly organized and interested in environmental or community issues. Written and spoken fluency in English and Spanish. Preferred – CRM, CMS, and HTML coding skills.
  • Cultural Competence: Passionate about protecting the environment and communities impacted by climate change and environmental injustice. Committed to confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system. An ability to apply a racial justice lens, and a variety of communities’ distinct perspectives to organizing strategies. Commitment to equity and inclusion as organizational practice and culture. Understanding the ways in which principles of racial justice and equity are vital to improving our democratic systems and environmental challenges effectively.
  • Working Conditions: This job operates both in a professional office environment and in outdoor and indoor public spaces, and the person will be exposed to outdoor elements such as precipitation, wind, and high/low temperatures. This position is occasionally sedentary; however, attending meetings and canvassing out in the communities is also frequently required. The person in the position will frequently be expected to move about to accomplish tasks and move between sites. This position routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and audiovisual systems. The person in this position frequently communicates with community members and must be able to exchange accurate information. Ability to occasionally work evening and weekend hours as needed. The position requires a valid driver’s license and liability insurance or access to reliable transportation. Applicants need to be located in and legally authorized to work in the United States.

LCV offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes vacation, sick and parental leave, personal days, paid holidays, health insurance (two plan options for staff to choose from), dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance (short- and long-term), Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) retirement plan with company matching contribution, commuter benefits program, sabbatical, and student loan assistance.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to hr@lcv.org with “Chispa TX Digital Organizer” in the subject line by April 10, 2024. No phone calls please.

LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable, and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information, or any other protected status. LCV is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact hr@lcv.org.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@lcv.org

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