Job Posting: Digital Organizer

About Us:

Progress Virginia and our sister organization, Progress Virginia Education Fund, are hiring a digital organizer to join our team. Progress Virginia is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies. We provide a strong, credible voice for advancing progressive values and solutions to critical community problems. But we don’t do that on our own–we work as a communications team for the entire progressive community.

What you’ll do:

¨  Work with the Executive Director to develop and execute online campaigns

¨  Research, write, edit, test, and track email actions

¨  Design and execute long-term list building strategies

¨  Design, implement and deploy microsites for advocacy campaigns

¨  Maintain and develop the organization’s social media presence

¨  Maintain and contribute to the organization’s online content

¨  Promote a culture of testing and tracking, as well as setting and meeting online metrics

¨  Conceive and execute social networking strategies; conceive and execute online ad campaigns; and evaluate and analyze metrics

¨  Serve as a liaison with the local and national online progressive community

¨  Together with the Executive Director, develop and execute plans for sustained growth and online fundraising

¨  Other responsibilities as assigned


What we’re looking for:

¨  Strong record of new media and online organizing experience executing a diverse array of campaigns and building membership

¨  Experience working with ActionKit or similar eCRM

¨  Direct experience with online targeting, testing, and setting and meeting metrics

¨  Knowledge of HTML and general technical proficiency

¨  Proficiency in web and/or graphic design

¨  Strong social media skill set

¨  Preferred but not required: Experience working with Drupal and/or Moveable Type, MobileCommons or other SMS platform

¨  Preferred but not required: record of successful and innovative online fundraising

¨  Experience working in coalitions and with outside organizations

¨  Comfort with a virtual office working environment, interacting with other staff primarily by phone, email, and instant messaging

¨  Ability to manage and execute campaigns from start to finish with limited supervision

¨  Excellent organizational skills and self-motivation

¨  Experience in a fast-paced campaign atmosphere

¨  Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task

¨  When necessary, willingness to work long hours, at night and on the weekends

¨  Preferred but not required: Knowledge of the Virginia political environment, including familiarity with the legislative and electoral process and political media



Location: Progress Virginia operates a virtual office. Candidates should expect to work from home (in Virginia), and occasionally travel for events and meetings.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Timing: Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis so don’t delay in applying.

Ninja warrior skills: Optional


To Apply:

Email a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to If we find your skills match those of the position, we will contact you for an interview.