Deputy Digital Director

  • Full Time
  • Midwest

Website sarahforwi Sarah for Wisconsin

2022 U.S. Senate campaign

Job title: Deputy Digital Director
Reports to: Digital Director
Start date: As soon as possible
Employment type: Full-time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin (can start remotely)
Salary range: $5,500–$6,500 monthly, based on experience

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Job Description:

Sarah for Wisconsin is looking for a Deputy Digital Director to join our growing team and help elect Sarah Godlewski to the U.S. Senate. This role will be a key part of our campaign’s efforts to connect with supporters in Wisconsin and across the country.

Ideal candidates will have strong writing skills and are expected to take initiative, help generate new ideas for fundraising and engagement on email and SMS, and create content across the campaign’s social media channels. There are plenty of opportunities to learn and grow in this role. Come join us!

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In this position you will:

  • Partner with Digital Director to develop content and engagement strategy for social media, email, SMS, and web
  • Build and oversee the editorial calendar, pitch new concepts, and move quickly to execute
  • Monitor social media to ID opportunities for the campaign to engage and partner with the Digital Director to respond to breaking news in real-time by developing rapid response for social platforms, as well as email, ads, and SMS
  • Work with digital firm to coordinate day-to-day email production tasks such as building mailings, QAing, targeting audiences, A/B testing, and sending/scheduling; provide additional capacity to write and produce emails as needed
  • Facilitate online ad and email approval between digital firm and the campaign
  • Design and execute optimization tests on our lists; analyze performance and produce reports to inform strategy and make adjustments/recommendations as needed
  • Support Digital Director in managing digital team staff, freelancers, and interns
  • Perform other duties as needed

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Top things we’re looking for:

  • 2–3+ year(s) experience in digital (internships and fellowships count) writing social media copy and/or fundraising emails, creating content calendars, and email production for an electoral campaign, advocacy organization, nonprofit, or similar
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail are a must
  • Familiarity with CRMs (NGP is a plus!), ActBlue, and basic HTML
  • Analyze and communicate key metrics for digital programs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, shifting environment and keep up with breaking news; experience with rapid response
  • Willingness to work irregular campaign hours, including nights and weekends, to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with common social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Basic knowledge of social media metrics and willingness to learn how to set and achieve meaningful goals: ie: grow audience, increase engagement, etc.
  • A commitment to building a safe and diverse workplace
  • Support for Democratic politics and enthusiasm for electing Sarah Godlewski to the U.S. Senate!

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Always a plus, not a requirement:

  • Experience managing junior staff and/or interns
  • Experience on a political campaign
  • Understanding of A/B testing
  • Familiarity with email deliverability best practices
  • Adobe Suite knowledge
  • Graphic design experience
  • Video and photo editing experience
  • Wisconsin ties are preferred but not required

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Compensation:

  • Salary range: $5,500–$6,500 monthly, based on experience
  • Generous benefits package, including 99% employer-paid medical, and 75% employer-paid dental

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To apply:

  • Please email your resume and 3-4 writing samples or a portfolio to jobs@sarahforwisconsin.com
    • Subject line: “Deputy Digital Director – Your Name”
  • Cover letters are accepted but not required
  • This is not an entry-level role

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Sarah for Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, membership in an employee organization, length of time spent unemployed, parental status, military service, or any other legally protected basis. Sarah for Wisconsin will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Sarah for Wisconsin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law.

To apply for this job please visit sarahforwisconsin.com.