Apply for the Africa Digital Organizer Position at 350.org

Apply for the Africa Digital Organizer Position at 350.org

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Applications are open for the Africa Digital Organizer Position at 350.org. They are looking for a skilled and strategic Digital Organizer, who is committed to climate justice, to drive bold, effective multi-platform digital campaigns in Africa.

350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Their online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. They want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world.

Job Summary

This is a remote position which may be based anywhere in Africa. Successful applicant will carry out the following duties:

  • Social Media
    • Using social media, including emerging networks and tools, to accomplish campaign and mobilising goals
    • Developing and implementing regional social media plans for events, days of actions and campaigns
    • Writing email blasts, blog posts and Twitter updates
    • Regularly post and facilitate online conversations in social media that helps transition one from being an audience to a campaign stakeholder
    • Developing plans to increase followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and websites
  • Communications Support
    • Feeding regional campaigns stories into global communications and narrative
    • Coordinating with photographers and videographers to produce high quality multimedia for campaigns
    • Planning and leading on African rapid-response online campaigns around a variety of targets
  • Digital Support
    • Coordinating and implementing a variety of web and design project
    • Developing, implementing and monitoring digital strategy/digital organising strategy
    • Monitoring national petitions created and managed by volunteers and/or partners and support them
    • Monitoring, supporting, training and managing activities on our “local 350” platform
    • Coordinating live coverage and report­ back of campaign events
    • Contribute in terms of crafting and segmentation of messages that the organization will be releasing in public
  • Web Content and Development
    • Function as lead web developer for the organization’s online infrastructure in Africa by maintaining and constantly updating the website and hosting online actions
    • Creates and manages campaign websites, and updates 350 central website with relevant information about Africa campaigns, climate activism, current events, and climate impacts in Africa
  • Public Engagement
    • Understand 350.org’s history, campaigns, and theory of social change, and keep current with basic climate science and policy. From time to time, use this knowledge to represent 350.org’s perspective in varied public venues based on geographic location and areas of expertise
    • From time to time, contribute work towards 350.org’s overall mission that is outside of standard responsibilities and instead relies solely on geographic location or work capacity

Salary

  • The salary is equivalent to EGP 232,500 (Egypt), KES 2,511,000 (Kenya), ZAR 465,000 (South Africa)

Eligibility

  • Applicants should be located anywhere in Africa
  • Have 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Have at least two years of experience in digital advocacy or campaign work
  • Strong knowledge of various online campaign strategies and tactics. Ability to clearly articulate and operationalize campaign strategies and plans
  • Strong online storytelling skills to expand and grow 350’s audience in Africa
  • Must embrace the principles of workplace justice, diversity and inclusion and apply them to day-to-day work. Must believe and embrace 350.org’s vision, mission and progressive values.

Preferred but not required:

  • Previous experience in climate change or environmental role
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in French
  • Understand African climate and energy policy and integrate this into digital campaigns
  • Interest and passion for climate justice and other social justice issues
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack, Zoom, WordPress
  • Some experience using some (or all) of: HTML, CSS, Action Kit, Action Network

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit 350.org Jobs.

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