Digital Manager

Location: New York City, NY, or Remote
Date Posted: 08-06-2018
ABOUT JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE

Jewish Voice for Peace is a national membership organization with over 60 chapters and 200,000 online supporters dedicated to helping win equality for all people of Israel/Palestine. Our approach integrates grassroots organizing, strategic communications, policy advocacy, and coalition building.
 
We think building honest, creative, principled relationships is the key to making change - whether between ten people in a living room or tens of thousands of signers on a petition. We reach people across channels and welcome different perspectives and entry-points to the work.  

We strive to be accountable to Palestinians, and to take responsibility for transforming the impact of American Jews on this issue.  

ABOUT THE DIGITAL MANAGER POSITION

The Digital Manager is a new position at JVP, formulated to help us grow, engage and deepen our 200,000+ online supporter base to win equality for all people of Israel/Palestine.

The main responsibilities are to:
  • Develop and execute inspiring, impact-oriented email and multi-channel campaigns that make a difference. 
  • Write compelling, authentic, and creative emails that lift up authentic voices and inspire people to take action.
  • Identify campaign opportunities for JVP by, for example, monitoring world and national events, 
  • Track, experiment with, and improve the infrastructure of the email program to grow our list.
  • Collaborate with all teams in JVP (especially Organizing and Fundraising) to achieve their goals.
  • Work with other members of the Communications Team to create high-quality original content (videos, graphics, etc) that tell the story of our work and reaches people on an emotional level.
  • Represent JVP in coalitions 
  • Participate as a full member of our staff team. 

THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF IDEAL CANDIDATES, BUT ALL WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING: 
  • 2-5 years experience in a position of strategic leadership working on digital and multi-channel campaigns
  • Strong writing skills under a deadline, including the ability to express emotion, clearly and succinctly communicate complex issues, and inspire JVP’s supporters to act
  • Knowledge of, and ability to generate, digital advocacy tactics that engage JVP supporters in our campaigns
  • Comfortable working unsupported with online campaign tools: including basic HTML skills, the ability to segment emails to include and exclude key constituencies, set up A/B experiments, and analyze the results;
  • Happy working as a collaborative member of a team in fast-moving work situations
  • Organized and accountable: can prioritize easily, is responsive to new opportunities and challenges, and is able to balance collaborative and independent work.
  • Interest in working within and learning about Jewish communities and justice in Israel/Palestine.
  • Clear commitment to anti-racist organizing and basebuilding as an approach
 
Compensation:  This is an exempt, salaried full time position in the low sixties with a generous benefits package.

Location: The Digital Manager can work from anywhere in the United States with organizational support to set-up a home office, or to share space with aligned organizations. Preference for an organizer based in New York City or Eastern Time zone.
 
To apply:  To apply, click the blue Apply Now button and submit, in one document: 
  1. Your resume
  2. Paragraph-length answers to the following questions: 
    1. Tell us about something you achieved at work that you’re really proud of. Please be clear about the parts of the work that were uniquely yours.
    2. Why is it important to you that there's equality for all people in Israel/Palestine?
    3. Can you give an example of feedback that was hard to hear but really helped you?
  3. The names and contact information for three references 

Applications are due September 7th, 2018. People of color, Sephardi or Mizrahi applicants, and transgender or gender non-conforming applicants strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Jewish Voice for Peace opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression. JVP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran.
 
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