CVP Seeks Communications Manager
Updated: 16 hours ago
Campus Vote Project (CVP) was launched in 2012 by Fair Elections Center (Center) to expand our work on student voting issues. We work with universities, community colleges, faculty, students, and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. CVP helps campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.
CVP seeks to hire a CVP Communications Manager. The CVP Communications Manager will lead our efforts in improving our online reach and growth with new partners, media outlets, college administrators and faculty, and students across the country. They will also play a key role in strategizing and working with Fair Elections Center’s Communications Director to implement a 2020 communications plan for CVP.
Develop a 2020 communications and outreach strategy for Campus Vote Project that broadens our reach and deepens our relationships with core colleges and universities, state and national partners, media outlets, and students.
Maintain our Salsa database and develop/send regular emails to CVP members, Voter Friendly Campuses, and our state and national partners.
Coordinate social media campaigns across multiple platforms, and run election-based ads around registration deadlines and election dates.
Work with state staff to develop and implement state-specific communications strategies including developing social media, partner emails, and uplifting success stories.
Support maintenance for the Campus Vote Project website including updating information, writing blog posts, and creating new content.
Identify state and national press opportunities such as tracking voting rights news, submitting op-eds, and writing LTEs where fitting.
Manage the production and updating of resources and materials for CVP’s staff and partners, such as the Student Voter Engagement Handbook and bi-annual Voter Friendly Campus Report.
Create social media squares, posters, and other images to promote our work.
Qualifications. Excellent communication skills are required, as well as outreach or organizing experience, including familiarity with social media and web-based applications. The ideal candidate will love timelines, managing up, and be skilled in cultivating and maintaining relationships with organizational partners and press. Design and marketing experience is a plus. Some knowledge of election administration and voting rights is preferred. Applicants should have a strong commitment to the organization’s mission, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for civil rights and voting rights.
Salary is commensurate with experience, starting at $55,000. Benefits include generous vacation and health, dental and vision coverage as well as a 403 (b) pension plan with employer contribution. Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote project is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Priority application deadline July 12th. To apply send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org