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Remote: PT Freelance Campaign and Content Strategist + PT Freelance Member Organizer wanted by Freelancers Union

Tiffany Owens | 14 May 2017
Anywhere Freelance / Contract

Job Description

Freelancers Union is seeking a part-time freelance Campaign and Content Strategist to support member communications and community growth.

Job Description: Freelancers Union is a national nonprofit representing 350,000 independent workers – from graphic designers, yoga teachers, and journalists to CPAs, and dog walkers. We support our members with advocacy, education, and access to health insurance and other needed benefits.  

We’re looking for a freelance Campaign and Content Strategist who understands our mission and our members to drive growth and engagement, and produce excellent community content.

Campaign and Content Strategist will play a vital role in building and implementing Freelancers Union’s member organizing strategy. Job responsibilities include developing creative social engagement strategies and managing the growth of the leading blog for freelancers. This position will promote campaigns and activities, as well as resources and benefits offered by Freelancers Union, to support the larger member engagement strategy.

Job Duties

  • Work 30 hrs/week as Campaign and Content Strategist, (telecommute is ok)
  • Develop and implement social campaigns to build union membership and grow member initiatives, meeting strategic growth targets
  • Manage community blog of over 300 contributors and 2 million annual views, soliciting and editing member submissions
  • Oversee strategy and implementation of social media to drive growth (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Lead crowdfunding and other digital fundraising campaigns to support member programs
  • Drive high-level brainstorms and planning meetings to iterate and improve communications and campaign strategies
  • Write social media copy, emails, and blog posts
  • Analyze website and social analytics, reporting weekly to measure results against strategic goals
  • Manage development of social graphics and other campaign assets

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in communications, online organizing, and/or digital marketing
  • Excellent written communications skills, with excellent copy editing / proofreading skills
  • Creative thinker and writer, with punchy and engaging tone
  • Must be able to write fluently about labor and policy issues affecting freelancers, with a nuanced political voice
  • Outstanding analytical skills, with ability to synthesize metrics and feedback to drive communications and engagement strategy
  • Strong project management skills and ability to move forward projects independently
  • Strongly prefer candidates with experience political, labor, or other campaign-driven organization

To Apply
Please email your resume, cover letter, and relevant social media links to resume@freelancersunion.org

 

Job Description: Freelancers Union is a national nonprofit representing 350,000 independent workers – from graphic designers, yoga teachers, and journalists to CPAs, and dog walkers. We support our members with advocacy, education, and access to health insurance and other needed benefits.  

We’re looking for a Member Organizer to grow member engagement and oversee key member-led programs, helping freelancers lead meaningful, independent lives.

Responsibilities:

  • Work 30 hrs/week as Member Organizer, (telecommute is ok)
  • Oversee the growth and development of Spark, a network of local freelance communities + meetups in over 20 cities across the U.S.
  • Develop new member engagement strategies and programs aimed at building sustainable, self-organized member communities, both on and offline
  • Recruit leaders and volunteers to support member-led activities and campaigns
  • Foster a culture of collaboration and innovation across member leaders to meet shared goals, providing leadership development coaching as needed
  • Develop and implement systems for tracking member engagement and managing relationships with a large database of member leaders
  • Analyze and iterate engagement strategies using key performance metrics, and makes recommendations to improve performance
  • Work with the Communications team to organize campaigns and creative actions to grow membership and meet strategic goals
  • Ensure that we’re engaging members around Freelancers Union’s core value: New Mutualism. We’re bringing together freelancers to build common solutions.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in organizing, political campaigns, leadership development, or other related field
  • Personable and engaging, with the ability to develop meaningful relationships with others and motivate individuals and groups of individuals
  • Excellent group facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Analytical and effective program manager, with the ability synthesize disparate data sources and pivot as needed
  • Knowledge of best practices for web, including digital and social media tools, and online communications
  • Genuine commitment to empowering the freelance workforce
  • Strongly prefer candidates with experience working at social purpose, labor, political, and/or mission-driven organization
  • Experience in political organizing and fundraising strategy a plus

To Apply
Please email your resume, cover letter, and relevant social media links to resume@freelancersunion.org

Who we are

Freelancers Union, a national non-profit organization, represents the needs and concerns of today’s independent workforce through advocacy, information, and service. We offer health, life, disability, and dental insurance, as well as discounts and other resources, to freelancers, consultants, temps, part-timers, and the self-employed. We’re passionate about our mission to improve working life for independent workers – a community representing 30% of the U.S. workforce – and we’re the people behind all those insurance ads with the beehive that you see on the subway.

We offer an excellent benefits plan that includes health coverage, dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, and TransitChecks. Our offices are located in Downtown Brooklyn right by the A, C, F, 4, 5, R, and N subway lines on the Jay Street MetroTech stop.

Our Culture

Beyond our mission, we’re also passionate about and proud of the culture and work environment we’ve created. We believe everyone has an important contribution to make toward achieving our goals, both through collaborative teamwork and independent initiative. The atmosphere here is loose, fun, and friendly.

    Job Categories: Remote.
    Job Types: Freelance / Contract.
    Job Tags: freelancers union, remote jobs, remote work, and telecommute jobs.