Social Media Strategist

  • Temporary
  • Telecommute
  • Applications have closed

Website '@texasdemocrats Texas Democratic Party

Social Media Strategist

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking a Social Media Strategist with experience writing for social media, running social media campaigns from start to finish, and growing an audience to join our digital team in Austin, Texas. We’re looking for a strategist who is passionate about fighting Trump Republicans in Texas and working on the ground to build Texas Democratic Party infrastructure.

What you’ll do: 

  • Define, execute, track and report well-structured brand social content strategies and operations
  • Engage supporters online by writing, editing, designing, and curating content
  • Manage social media pages, groups, and other tools — Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Tik Tok, Snapchat, Twitch, Pinterest
  • Work directly with the Digital Director and Content Manager to understand best practices for application and the advancement of the Texas Democratic Party goals
  • Monitor social media and news outlets for breaking news and opportunities
  • Promoting and live-tweeting all events on our social media platforms
  • Provide key backup for the Texas Democrats website and other members of the team as needed. Provides support to other projects as needed.

Preference given for experience with 

  • Familiarity with digital and social media platforms including how to run campaigns for organic and paid growth: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Tik Tok, Snapchat, Twitch, Pinterest
  • A sense of excitement for new innovations in digital communication, mobilization, and organizing
  • Understanding of best practices for online writing and marketing copy
  • Familiarity in graphic design and the Adobe Creative Suite preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with SMS texting campaigns preferred, but not required
  • Comfortable working under deadline pressure, rapid response
  • A willingness to work long hours as needed
  • Ability to manage a wide range of projects and responsibilities concurrently

Start date
As soon as possible
Must be able to start on or before July 15

Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Remote

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