NextGen America is seeking a social influencers program manager that will help get young people off of the sidelines and participating in politics. In this role, you’ll help lead our efforts to recruit influential messengers online and work with them to activate their audiences to register to vote and show up to the polls. The social influencers program manager will be responsible for leading discovery, outreach, relationship management, and analytics related to this program. The program manager will work collaboratively with all departments to build a program that will engage new voters in 2019 and beyond.
The social influencers program manager will report to the director of digital communication.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization–in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.
- Use existing tools (or lead the development of new tools) to identify influencers and key communities across social platforms.
- Recruit and cultivate strong partnerships between NextGen and influencers
- Be the main point of contact between NextGen and social influencers
- Work with legal and finance teams to manage influencer contracts when needed
- Track and report progress on the program, and lead on efforts to measure the effectiveness of this kind of political outreach
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
This role will require extensive knowledge and deep understanding of social media. The person in this role must be comfortable managing relationships with an extremely diverse array of external partners. In order to manage a large number of partnerships across states and social media platforms, the ideal candidate for this role will be highly organized and have excellent time management skills. Previous work on social media influencer partnerships is a huge plus, but not required.
NextGen America offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a very comprehensive benefits package. NextGen America is an equal opportunity employer.
ABOUT NEXTGEN AMERICA:
NextGen America acts politically to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every American. Since our founding as NextGen Climate in 2013, we’ve worked to fight climate change by advancing the transition to a clean energy economy. We’ve supported candidates who support climate action. We’ve fought to halt the Keystone XL pipeline and registered more than 1 million voters nationwide. Now, the same values that drive our work on climate are under unprecedented attack from all directions. We’re proud to step up the fight for immigrant rights, affordable health care, prosperity, and equality.
To apply for this job please visit boards.greenhouse.io.