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ORGANIZATION: WE VOTE

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Join the WeVote Movement

WeVote has an open volunteer position for a person who has experience leading a Content Programming team across multiple social platforms. This is an opportunity to volunteer remotely with our active team to help us get ready for multiple elections in 2024. Our ideal volunteer is passionate about politics and excited to use technology to educate voters and increase voter turnout.

About Us

WeVote is a nonpartisan get-out-the-vote nonprofit startup and a celebrated Fast Forward nonprofit technology grantee. WeVote is building a movement of excellent, passionate, part-time volunteers (starting with the founders) who build mobile technologies that will touch and mobilize millions of voters on Election Day. We believe that many voters are busy, distracted, and impatient. We have a goal of providing a positive voting experience that helps people decide how to vote. More information at https://www.wevote.us or on Twitter @WeVote.

Join the WeVote Movement

WeVote is seeking a passionate lover of democracy who wishes to use their unique skills in social media programming to help encourage participation in our democracy by increasing voter turnout, candidate/initiative education, and participation in elections. Many deride social media as a negative force, spreading disinformation and reducing engagement in the things that matter. This is a real opportunity to use your talents in social for something with a higher purpose - leading the strategy for our Twitter account(s) to scale broader awareness and encourage engagement in the upcoming election cycle, and beyond. Your mission is to encourage our followers to spread the passion behind WeVote, and drive use of our proprietary platform designed and dedicated to informing and encouraging voters to exercise their most important right - their vote. We are strictly non-partisan, focusing on the importance of spreading verified, factual information as we educate voters and potential voters on their choices and how candidates/initiatives align with every individual’s personal values.

This role reports to the VP, Head of Programming, but provides flexibility and oversight in managing your own unique knowledge, hacks and perspective on the Twitter platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Educate leadership on Twitter’s current trends and how they can be leveraged to program effectively to support the WeVote mission
  • Develop the ideal Programming Strategy for the Twitter platform in collaboration with the Head of Programming, Chief Marketing Officer, and Chief Content Officers.
  • Identify and secure potential collaborative, aligned creators to help accelerate opportunities to further WeVote’s mission
  • Lead the aggregation and re-versioning of highly topical and trending content to build following and engagement on our Twitter page(s)
  • Engage with creative team to suggest and optimize new post ideas for Twitter;
  • Collaborate with creative team in developing key moments related to trends and infuse WeVote in the conversation around upcoming electoral contests (primaries, debates, general election, etc);
  • Interface with the Data Analytics team, related to trends, conversions, user growth, engagement, etc.
  • Based on quantitative and qualitative analysis, drive programming decisions for our Twitter account(s), making necessary recommendations to consistently improve our platform strategy based on post-performance, engagements, etc.

The ideal candidate knows and loves the Twitter platform. They are ideally a creator themselves, or perhaps create for a media publisher or in a social marketing organization. They have their finger on the pulse of Twitter trends, best practices, and hacks and have successfully built and grown an audience and meaningful engagement themselves, or helped accelerate for other creators / organizations .

Also critical is the necessary interpersonal skills to work within an all-volunteer team who care deeply about Democracy and bring a collaborative, enthusiastic attitude to their volunteer duties.

Who you are: Must haves
  • The ideal candidate comes from either a media publisher or a social marketing organization and has relevant experience and a deep understanding of the current social media landscape, trends, and methods with a track record of delivering successful metrics across key platforms.
  • Critical to the success of this role is the necessary interpersonal skills to manage an all-volunteer team who care deeply about Democracy and have innate programming skills on their platforms of expertise.
  • At least 5-7 hours each week during our core team hours M-F 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in your time zone
  • You want to work with an established and successful team. You are committed to strengthening American Democracy.
  • You are striving for personal excellence.
  • A willingness to work with and support other volunteers
  • You are currently located in the US and can work one or two hours that overlap with US PT per week.

Not required, but nice to have.

  • If you have more than 7 hours to volunteer each week, there are other ways you can get involved with WeVote

What You’ll Gain

You will have the opportunity to touch the lives of millions of Americans and be part of a movement and product that will receive national attention. You’ll gain an opportunity to grow within the WeVote movement and meet other volunteers who are like-minded and interested in building a valuable application to empower voters across the United States. You’ll also gain valuable technical skills, have opportunities for leadership development, and expand your personal and professional network.

How to apply:

Submit your resume and include a brief note/cover letter as to why you are interested in WeVote and our mission.

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About WE VOTE

Location:

1423 BROADWAY PMB 158, OAKLAND, CA 94612, US

Mission Statement

We Vote is where you view your ballot, see endorsements from your network for all candidates and measures, and collaborate with folks who share your values.

Description

We Vote is a volunteer-driven movement. We rely on volunteers across the country who use their engineering, design, and other skills to build We Vote. We are over 100 people who have donated 12,000+ volunteer hours, including 90+ contributors on GitHub.

CAUSE AREAS

Politics
Politics

WHEN

Wed May 22, 2024 - Mon Aug 05, 2024

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Website Programming
  • Website Project Management
  • Software Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 5-7 hours each week during our core team hours M-F 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in your time zone

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