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Digital Organizer & Content Creator

The Digital Organizer is responsible for the development and implementation of online organizing programs leading to offline organizing and community activation. This position will work online and offline organizing digital campaigns targeting community members to build momentum for FLIC’s campaigns and programs. The position involves working closely with the communications team to help create print and digital collateral, develop paid and organic social media strategies, draft member communications and work with program leads and organizers to identify and test methods to generate activism among members and allies to the organization.

This is a fast-paced, self-driven position that requires a blend of interpersonal skills, creativity & flexibility, familiarity working with various tech platforms, and a willingness to complete different tasks every day. This role includes the typical responsibilities of an organizer, such as cultivating relationships, tracking metrics, and managing data, as well as communications functions like planning social media content, and developing and launching digital campaigns that grow our community and increase engagement.

Detail of Responsibilities

Digital Communications and Organizing

  • Organize, develop, and coordinate online social media outreach, web-based advocacy, and online to offline integration of members and supporters interested in campaigns
  • Develop social media calendars, social media toolkits, and vehicles for communication among the organization and individual members which promote FLIC campaigns
  • Develop and implement paid social media advertising strategies
  • Work with others to devise and recommend strategies for campaigns and their online organizing work in specific regions of the state in conjunction with the overall FLIC strategy for those campaigns
  • Assist in the identification and development of strategies aimed at building and retaining membership segments, while working with the Data Organizer and other members of the communications team to help measure and analyze the effectiveness of such strategies
  • Collaborate in the development of on-the-ground and online campaigns that broaden and deepen activism and engagement among members with specific interests
  • Provide or plan trainings and support in digital organizing to newcomer leaders and allies so they can participate effectively in campaign activities

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing skills: Ability to write compelling, error-free content for a variety of digital platforms, including email, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Ability to write and speak in multiple languages preferred. Spanish and/or Creole skills a plus.
  • CRM Management skills: Have working knowledge of the EveryAction platform, including email blasts, list segmentation and management, engagement, data entry, organizing and reporting.
  • Ability to collect social media metrics and use various tools to schedule posts and collect data: Should be able to draft regular reports gathering social media metrics across multiple platforms and use Planoly, Meltwater and more to schedule steady streams of compelling, strategic social media content. Experience with data analytics is a plus.
  • Prioritization and flexibility: Focused on goals and able to problem-solve in order to meet them. Skilled at planning and tracking complex projects, can juggle competing priorities, and capable of adapting when plans need to change (which they sometimes do, unexpectedly).
  • Based in Florida: Applicants should be based in or willing to relocate to Florida, preferably South Florida. This position involves a mixture of site-based and remote work, including some travel.
  • Ability to conceptualize digital strategies in support of FLIC’s mission: Can proactively create digital strategies to help FLIC achieve its mission (which includes winning advocacy and electoral campaigns and building power in the Florida immigrant community). Must be able to craft strategic toolkits and plan strategies to engage in digital list building and online-to-offline organizing.
  • Alignment with FLIC values and mission: Committed to an ideology of building community power and shares FLIC’s commitment to membership

Salary: 50K + competitive benefits package. 

How to Apply:

Send a resume, three graphic/video samples, and references to hr@floridaimmigrant.org

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. FLIC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified people, including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.

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SOUTH FLORIDA REGIONAL ORGANIZER (FULL TIME)

Detail of Responsibilities:

Membership Engagement

  • Develop a base of directly impacted people that would passionately advance the work of immigrant justice.
  • Foster and track mutual growth in existing member relationships through intentional 1 on 1s, collective consciousness-building and trainings.
  • Evaluate the level of commitment and capacity in members in order to properly support their growth and leadership.
  • Identify local issues and make deliberate decisions on the level of commitment that would best fit the program and long term vision.
  • Lead and support on integrated civic engagement and service models that would elevate community awareness and participation in the democratic process. 
  • Strategically engage, align, and mobilize membership on advocacy and implementation of policies that reflect our values at the local, state, and federal level.
  • Cultivate relationships with strategic allies and partners in order to expand reach and uplift opportunities for intersectional capacity building. 
  • Plan and host a dynamically engaging annual regional membership meeting that would promote collective power-building and alignment in the region. 

Political Education

  • Support the curriculum development and implementation of the coalition’s conscious-building political education programs. 
  • Consult participants on the content, facilitation, and engagement level of workshops to evaluate impact and areas for growth. 
  • Identify, train, and support facilitators in membership-led workshops.
  • Support communication and awareness campaigns that educate communities on current political context and action. 

Qualifications:

  • Alignment with FLIC values and mission: Committed to an ideology of building community power and shares FLIC’s commitment to membership grassroots decision making.
  • Experience in coalition, labor, or grassroots organizing, at least 1 year.
  • Is politically conscious about intersectional causes of oppression and resistance, can work and connect with other social justice issues and links our state and national work to transnational focus. 
  • Ability to recruit, coordinate, and engage large mobilizations towards action.
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment while problem solving in order to meet priorities.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined in planning and tracking priorities, with attention to detail, for bi weekly reporting.
  • Comfortable in working and contributing to a highly collaborative and diverse team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as Google based collaborative Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides. 
  • Dedicated and able to work flexible hours which may include evenings and weekends.
  • Must be willing to travel for statewide meetings and trainings at least once a month 

How to Apply: 

Send resume and cover letter to HR@floridaimmigrant.org 

The Florida Immigrant Coalition is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, trans, queer, and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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FLIC Votes: Political Director (Full Time)

FLIC Votes is an independent, non-partisan organization that seeks to defend democracy by shaping an active and conscious electorate so that it more closely reflects the diverse populations of Florida.

Overview

The Political Director manages long-term strategic thinking about how FLIC Votes and its partners can use political engagement to build sustainable power in historically marginalized communities. 

The Political Director will manage all aspects of FLIC’s statewide voter engagement program with an understanding of comprehensive campaigns and field operations to implement culturally appropriate capacity building activities and civic engagement opportunities with and for partners and in the field.  

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and strengthen FLIC Votes’ Political Department, including identifying strategic opportunities for growth and success, as well as managing challenges; Manage FLIC and FLIC Votes’ Democracy Program; Oversee development of statewide political plan by working with partners in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of voter engagement and political programs;
  • Provide high-level strategic advice to Executive Directors on Voter Engagement program development including long-term strategy and growth, targeting, electoral, legislative and ballot initiative opportunities; Develop and implement strategies and build infrastructure to conduct field canvass and phone bank operations in South and Central Florida.
  • Execute voter engagement plans and monitor progress of measurable outcomes towards programmatic goals and objectives in terms of phone banks, canvassing, and other voter turnout /engagement activities, including management of partnerships with local partners for successful implementation. 
  • Ensure Voter Database development and management to serve campaign needs. Support Site Coordinators to produce, use and track appropriate data. Develop and oversee data, reporting, and quality control systems statewide.
  • Raise and manage resources to support the departmental budget; 
  • Grow the team by recruiting and hiring new staff for the Civic Engagementand; Provide supervision and coaching, including performance related feedback, training and support, work planning and appropriate delegation of responsibilities and work.
  • Support alliance building and membership development to sustain productive internal and external relationships and promote Florida Votes.
  • Coordinate with other departments within the organization to ensure that the political program aligns with FLIC Votes’ broader strategy, particularly close coordination with issue campaign leads and organizing team.
  • Represent FLIC Votes in key tables, coalitions, and meetings with allies and national partners;

Qualifications:

  • Significant experience managing staff, raising political money, developing political campaign goals and strategies, and working effectively with community-based organizations.  Three or more years in leadership positions in political campaigns, field, and canvass operations covering numerous geographic regions and contacting tens of thousands of voters.
  • Has a strong political network and relationships with leaders within progressive landscape; Experience working in diverse communities and with grassroots organizations; Ability to work within a coalition of diverse organizations and partners.
  • Experience managing large scale or statewide political or voter engagement campaigns; Independent and strong leader that is able to drive project and programs to completion in fast-paced environment;
  • Experience developing or managing candidate endorsement process;
  • Experience working with a PAC would be beneficial, but not necessary;
  • Familiarity with political data, latest technologies, and best practices in the field;
  • Strong management and supervisory skills are required. S/he will have successful experience leading and managing diverse staff and working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations and will have intellectual drive, a progressive outlook, and the entrepreneurial spirit to effectively conduct campaigns.
  • Candidates must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability and an orientation towards handling many responsibilities. 
  • Strong interpersonal, results-focused, motivational skills, work ethic, and desire for political change are essential.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently; and
  • Background and commitment to social justice work and demonstrate a strong personal commitment to FLIC Votes mission and values.
  • Experience in building and maintaining multi-sector alliances preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent written and verbal communication, and organizational skills.
  • Computer skills: working knowledge of campaign databases including the Voter Activation Network, word processing, google drive, spreadsheets, and multimedia presentation software.
  • Willing to have significant travel schedule
  • English fluency required, other language desirable (Spanish and/or Haitian Creole).
  • Prior knowledge and experience working in Florida and selected regions is a plus.
  • Familiarity with 501(c)4 and 501(c)3 non-profit rules a plus
  • This position is located in Miami and requires travel

Salary: 60K + competitive benefits package 

How to Apply: 

Send a resume, cover letter, and references to hr@floridaimmigrant.org

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. FLIC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified people, including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.