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East Coast

Jobs at the Feminist Majority Foundation: Arlington, VA

Communications Coordinator

Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)/ Feminist Majority (FM) seeks a highly motivated and innovative person with knowledge of and passion for feminist issues, social justice issues, and current events from an intersection lens for the position of Communications Coordinator. This position supervises the Online Communications Associate.

The Communications Coordinator will complete the following tasks in the following areas:

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Develop and execute social media strategy across organizational entities
  • Schedule regular social media updates through each week
  • Participate in social media chats, social media actions, Twitter storms, etc.
  • Post social media updates from FM/F events

BLOGS AND THE FEMINIST NEWSWIRE

  • Create and maintain a consistent publishing schedule for all FM/F blogs
  • Edit, format, publish, and cross-post daily Feminist Newswire posts
  • Assign, edit, format, and schedule blog posts
  • Write blog and newswire content as needed

PRINT AND GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Design all online and print materials for FM/F actions, events, and campaigns
  • Update and create fact sheets, infographics, social media and email graphics

WEBSITES

  • Oversee content updates, error fixes, and the creation of new content across FM/F sites
  • Assist with moving older sites to WordPress and overhauling sites as needed

EMAILS AND ACTIONS

  • Oversee email schedule and collaborate on email strategies with other staff
  • Oversee and assist in the creation of action, event, and donation pages using our CRM

MISC.

  • Maintain relationships with tech and A/V vendors and contractors
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues in the office
  • Assist in planning and coordinating event communications and A/V as needed
  • Other assignments as needed

Successful candidates will be:

  • Well-versed in online activism and have a demonstrated passion for feminist issues
  • Excited about engagement, reach, clicks, and shares
  • Experienced in developing and improving list-building and content management strategies and systems
  • Comfortable working with HTML, CSS, and the back-end of a WordPress site
  • Comfortable creating, editing, scheduling, and formatting posts in WordPress
  • Long-time users of Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram professionally and personally
  • Experienced in using SALSA or a similar CRM
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver.
  • Able to write and edit quickly, clearly, and persuasively
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Able to problem-solve independently

Applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree (Communications/Media, Women’s Studies and/or social sciences preferred) and 2+ years’ experience in non-profit communications.

Awesome, but not required qualifications:

  • Awareness of/experience with PHP or MySQL
  • Web development experience
  • Previous management experience

The Feminist Majority Foundation/ Feminist Majority is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.

Send resume, cover letter, two short writing samples, two print, graphic, or web design samples, and 3-4 references to applications@feminist.org with the subject “Communications Coordinator.” Applications that do not follow these guidelines will be ignored.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

HBCU National Campus Organizer

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is seeking a highly motivated and passionate graduating senior and recent college  graduates (1-3 years out of college) to organize colleges and universities across the country, with a special focus on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), as National Campus Organizers for FMF’s Choices Campus Leadership Program.

The HBCU National Campus Organizer will operate as part of a team of National Campus Organizers, and will work on a variety of college campuses while also specializing in HBCUs. National Campus Organizers play an essential role at the Feminist Majority Foundation. Campus organizers are responsible for launching and maintaining reproductive health and reproductive justice feminist activist groups called Feminist Majority Leadership Alliances (FMLAs) and affiliated feminist groups who identify themselves with other names; developing and implementing Choices Campus campaigns; and conducting leadership and issue-based training for student activists.

FMF has a long-history of organizing feminist activist groups on HBCUs. The HBCU National Campus Organizer will further develop these relationships and grow the program on existing and new campuses. On every campus where FMF organizes, we explicitly use an intersectional framework, connecting advocacy for reproductive health and rights with multiple issues impacting women of color and vulnerable communities, including but not limited to voter suppression, gender-based violence, racial justice, and economic empowerment.

This position requires at least 10 weeks of travel for work per academic year and regular communication with students and faculty on campuses with chartered and affiliated groups. All eligible applicants must have a current and valid driver’s license, which is necessary for traveling, proficiency in social media, excellent public speaking skills and enjoy networking and communicating with other people whether by telephone, text, email, social media, or while attending conferences and workshops.

The HBCU National Campus Organizer will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain first-hand experience with a national grassroots feminist organization
  • Lead and shape national, reproductive health rights and justice, civil rights, and feminist campus campaigns
  • Serve as a lead grassroots organizer
  • Train the next generation of feminist leaders
  • Collaborate with other social justice and civil rights organizations on key issues facing women
  • Participate in the planning implementation of conferences and special events.
  • Maintain and develop campus activist databases

QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION

Successful candidates will have prior leadership experience working on social justice issues, which includes but not limited to being involved in a feminist group, racial justice group, LGBTQ group, Greek Life, labor, environmental group, or participating on student government. Candidates should have experience working with diverse communities, familiarity with HBCUs, ability to work as a team player, and be solution oriented. In addition, great applicants will be able to demonstrate that they are self-starters, have endurance to work on long grassroots campaigns, adjust their schedules and/or time commitments to a project with short notice, and work in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should be committed to moving the feminist movement forward and passionate about creating positive social change.

The Feminist Majority Foundation/Feminist Majority is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.

Complete applications require a resume, a cover letter detailing leadership and issue experience, a writing sample, and three academic/professional references. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Please send a complete application to campusteam@feminist.org.

National Campus Organizer

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is seeking highly motivated and passionate graduating seniors and recent college  graduates (1-3 years out of college) to work with campus feminist groups, colleges and universities across the country as National Campus Organizers for FMF’s Choices Campus Leadership Program. FMF is hiring for this position in both the Beverly Hills, CA and the Arlington, VA offices.

National Campus Organizers play an essential role at the Feminist Majority Foundation. Campus organizers are responsible for launching and maintaining pro-choice, feminist activist groups called Feminist Majority Leadership Alliances (FMLAs) and affiliated feminist groups who identify themselves with other names; developing and implementing Choices Campus campaigns; and conducting leadership and issue-based training for student activists.

This position requires at least 10 weeks of travel per academic year and regular communication with groups, students and faculty on campuses. All eligible applicants must have a current and valid driver’s license, which is necessary for traveling, proficiency in social media, excellent public speaking skills and enjoy networking and communicating with other people whether by telephone, text, email or while attending conferences and workshops. A strong understanding and experience with using social media platforms as an organizing tool is a plus.

Campus Organizers will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain first-hand experience with a national grassroots feminist organization
  • Lead and shape national, pro-choice, civil rights, and feminist campus campaigns
  • Serve as a lead grassroots organizer
  • Train the next generation of feminist leaders
  • Collaborate with other social justice organizations on key issues facing women
  • Participate in the planning implementation of conferences and special events.
  • Maintain and develop campus activist databases

QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION

Successful candidates will have prior leadership experience working on women’s rights and social justice issues, which includes but not limited to demonstrated knowledge and/or leadership in a feminist group, environmental group, racial justice group, LGBTQ group, or participating on student government. Candidates should have experience working with diverse communities, is a team player, and is solution oriented.  In addition, great applicants will be able to demonstrate that they are self-starters, have endurance to work on grassroots campaigns, adjust their schedules and/or time commitments to a project with short notice, and work in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should be committed to moving the feminist movement forward and passionate about creating positive social change.

The Feminist Majority Foundation/Feminist Majority is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.

Complete applications require a resume, a cover letter detailing leadership experience and interest in feminist and pro-choice issues, a writing sample, and three academic/professional references. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Please send a complete application to campusteam@feminist.org.

Online Communications Associate

Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)/ Feminist Majority (FM) seeks a highly motivated person with knowledge of and passion for feminist issues for the position of Online Communications Associate.

Responsibilities of the Online Communications Associate include:

  • Lead creation of email schedule and production of action alerts and fundraising emails.
  • Manage and format email campaigns and other CRM content, including coding HTML emails and making templates, donation pages, forms, and custom response devices.
  • Create and implement strategies to build lists.
  • Develop supporter retention strategies.
  • Respond to Tech Support Tickets and assist in troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  • Develop online campaigns that complement, support, and promote FM/F campaigns.
  • Track and prepare regular reports with analytics on email alerts and website traffic.
  • Create web-resolution graphics for emails and websites as needed.
  • Write and/or edit online copy, including website, blog, and email content.
  • Provide technical, website, and email marketing support for Ms.
  • Oversee creation and data uploads for new issues of Ms. magazine.
  • Assist with Feminist Newswire writing as needed.
  • Other assignments as needed.

Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and passion for feminist issues, activism, legislative, and governmental or public policy.
  • Email marketing and list building experience.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, preferred experience in SALSA or similar CRM.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of WordPress, intermediate social media skills (Facebook, Twitter, etc).
  • Experience using Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop or other HTML and graphic design programs.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • BA required (majors in Political Science, Women’s and Gender Studies, or related social science degrees preferred)
  • Preferred experience in communications or online media.

Awesome, but not required qualifications:

  • Basic to intermediate graphic design skills.
  • Knowledge of WordPress theming.
  • Any awareness of/experience with PHP or MySQL.

The Feminist Majority Foundation/ Feminist Majority is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.

Send resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and 3-4 references to applications@feminist.org with the subject “Online Communications Associate.” Applications that do not follow these guidelines will be ignored.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Internships (Spring / Fall / Summer)

The Feminist Majority Foundation works to achieve women’s social, political, and economic equality around the world; our interns are essential.

Interns perform a wide variety of responsibilities, including monitoring press conferences, research, web and social media outreach and writing, event and community organizing, public policy analysis, organizational networking, media relations, and monitoring Congressional hearings. Each intern works closely with a staff member in order to learn directly from hands on experience and to contribute to substantive projects. All who are interested are encouraged to apply.

Interns in our Washington, DC office have the opportunity to work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Choices Feminist Campus Leadership Program Work with FMF’s campus staff to launch pro-choice student groups on college campuses nationwide and conduct outreach to global women’s studies programs. Work on current campus initiatives including: Campaign to Expose Fake Clinics, Global Women’s and Reproductive Rights Campaign, Young Women’s Leadership Conferences, and our Gender Equity in Education Campaign.
  • Education Equity Program Work on new efforts to save Title IX, contribute to a national network to help educators increase gender equity, and develop new FMF gender equity materials.
  • Girls Learn International Work with FMF’s Girls Learn International program staff to launch GLI Chapters at high schools and middle schools in the U.S. and to identify new Partner Schools abroad. Conduct research and help develop new human rights based curriculum for the program.
  • Global Health and Rights Help research and mobilize a feminist constituency on US foreign policy including international family planning,violence against women, sweatshops, peace and the environment.
  • Government Relations Work closely with FMF’s Government relations director. Monitor congressional activity, research legislation, and attend committee meetings on the Hill.
  • Media Team Contribute stories to the Feminist Daily Newswire, research media contacts and strategy, and develop press materials.
  • National Clinic Access Project Be a part of the nation’s largest and oldest clinic defense team. Research and collect data on anti-abortion violence directed at health care workers and patients; monitor anti-abortion websites and literature.
  • Web & Communications Team Be a part of an award-winning web team. Plan, organize, and market FMF’s website; research potential partnerships with other websites, participate in online discussions of feminist topics; learn marketable skills in DreamWeaver and Fireworks, and contribute new content to FMF sites. No prior web experience necessary.

To apply, email your resume (including GPA), cover letter, and a writing sample of no more than 3 pages to internship@feminist.org. Interns are accepted for the following periods: Summer (June to August), Fall (September to December), and Spring (January to May). Please specify the internship area in which you would prefer to work in your application packet.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the slots for each session are filled. You can call (703)522-2214 or 1-866-444-3652 with any questions.

West Coast

Jobs at Ms. Magazine: Beverly Hills, CA

National Campus Organizer

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is seeking highly motivated and passionate graduating seniors and recent college  graduates (1-3 years out of college) to work with campus feminist groups, colleges and universities across the country as National Campus Organizers for FMF’s Choices Campus Leadership Program. FMF is hiring for this position in both the Beverly Hills, CA and the Arlington, VA offices.

National Campus Organizers play an essential role at the Feminist Majority Foundation. Campus organizers are responsible for launching and maintaining pro-choice, feminist activist groups called Feminist Majority Leadership Alliances (FMLAs) and affiliated feminist groups who identify themselves with other names; developing and implementing Choices Campus campaigns; and conducting leadership and issue-based training for student activists.

This position requires at least 10 weeks of travel per academic year and regular communication with groups, students and faculty on campuses. All eligible applicants must have a current and valid driver’s license, which is necessary for traveling, proficiency in social media, excellent public speaking skills and enjoy networking and communicating with other people whether by telephone, text, email or while attending conferences and workshops. A strong understanding and experience with using social media platforms as an organizing tool is a plus.

Campus Organizers will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain first-hand experience with a national grassroots feminist organization
  • Lead and shape national, pro-choice, civil rights, and feminist campus campaigns
  • Serve as a lead grassroots organizer
  • Train the next generation of feminist leaders
  • Collaborate with other social justice organizations on key issues facing women
  • Participate in the planning implementation of conferences and special events.
  • Maintain and develop campus activist databases

QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION

Successful candidates will have prior leadership experience working on women’s rights and social justice issues, which includes but not limited to demonstrated knowledge and/or leadership in a feminist group, environmental group, racial justice group, LGBTQ group, or participating on student government. Candidates should have experience working with diverse communities, is a team player, and is solution oriented.  In addition, great applicants will be able to demonstrate that they are self-starters, have endurance to work on grassroots campaigns, adjust their schedules and/or time commitments to a project with short notice, and work in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should be committed to moving the feminist movement forward and passionate about creating positive social change.

The Feminist Majority Foundation/Feminist Majority is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.

Complete applications require a resume, a cover letter detailing leadership experience and interest in feminist and pro-choice issues, a writing sample, and three academic/professional references. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Please send a complete application to campusteam@feminist.org.

Ms. Editorial Internship

We’re looking for bright, energetic, resourceful people with excellent research and writing skills. For the print magazine, our interns help gather and fact-check information, work on specific office projects, and participate in creating the magazine’s National News section. For Ms. Online, interns fact-check and photo-research Ms. Blog posts, write several posts weekly, and curate outside content. This is a great opportunity to learn how the editorial side of a non-profit magazine operates — from the inception of an idea to the final printed product — and a great place to gain new feminist perspectives. We have fall, spring, summer, and winter internships; please specify your availability. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To Apply:
E-mail a cover letter, resume, 2 journalistic writing samples, and 2 letters of recommendation or 2 references to:

Internship Coordinator
Ms./Feminist Majority Foundation
433 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
phone: 310. 556.2500
fax: 310. 556.2509
e-mail: internships@msmagazine.com

Note: Intern applicants from outside the United States are welcome but if accepted, are responsible for obtaining the documentation necessary for their entry into the United States.

Ms./Feminist Majority Foundation Public Relations Internship

We’re looking for detail-oriented, outgoing people who are very comfortable doing phone outreach and enthusiastic about Ms. and feminism. Interns will help promote each issue of Ms. Duties include booking interviews for Ms. authors and editors, researching and compiling contacts from websites and electronic databases, coming up with timely promotional ideas, and creating press materials. Interns will also help with research projects for the Feminist Majority Foundation, and during the spring internship will be involved in organizing our annual global event. Event-planning experience is helpful. Microsoft Excel and internet research skills a necessity; Word, Filemaker, Access, and html a plus. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.