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Thank you for your interest in working at the National LGBTQ Task Force. Open Positions are listed below:

 

Communications Manager – Washington, DC 

Position Summary

The National LGBTQ Task Force seeks an experienced communications professional to broadcast its work to diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will have experience with graphic design, print and digital content creation, marketing, and project management.

The Communications Manager will report to the Director of Communications. This full-time position is based in Washington, DC and candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio of relevant work with their interview.

 

Position Primary Responsibilities

Create Content

  • Work from a messaging calendar, and with organizational priorities and timely opportunities, to write and produce digital, print, and other assets that advance the Task Force’s mission and increase the audience for the organization;
  • Assist Director of Communications in coordinating audience growth, engagement, and marketing across several interlocking areas including events, advocacy, and development activities and to assist in special projects and campaigns as needed;
  • Write and produce digital, and print content, such as Facebook ads, blog posts, email blasts, and Magazine ads, and other assets as needed.

Support digital marketing and outreach 

  • Set benchmarks in coordination with the Communications Director to set strategy to meaningfully expand the Task Force’s online presence through our website, email program, livestreaming, and other digital platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other strategically relevant online mediums.

 Develop marketing strategy and campaigns

  • Create, manage, and execute strategic advocacy and marketing campaigns for public facing communications;
  • Responsible for providing marketing support to Creating Change Conference, Winter Party Festival, Miami Gala, and other events;
  • Work with designers to create and place advertisements.

Perform analytics

  • Use online measurement tools to report and analyze communications and campaign results; ability to develop strategies to continuously improve on those metrics.

Provide development and executive support

  • As needed, work on projects to support fundraising initiatives, special presentations, events, and other work as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Professional experience and demonstrated creativity and effectiveness in marketing, use of brand, communications, and graphic design.
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout, and design skills. Able to express complex concepts cleanly and visually.
  • Proven facility in WordPress, HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, social media platforms, professional prepress, printing, and publishing.
  • Experience in coding for email campaigns, including petitions and message actions. The Task Force uses Luminate by Blackbaud and experience with that platform is preferred.
  • Must possess excellent organizational, time management, and planning skills.
  • Ability to integrate feedback from multiple stakeholders into final product.
  • Experience working with a national social justice advocacy organization preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume addressing your experience relevant to these responsibilities and qualifications and describing your interest in being a member of the Task Force staff. If possible, please submit the names, affiliations and contact information for three references. Applications submitted via e-mail for this position should be directed to hr@theTaskForce.org; please write “Communications Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


Digital Fundraising Manager – Washington, DC or New York, NY

Position Summary

This position is a hybrid of a digital fundraising (75%) and a digital content manager (25%) role. Reporting to the Director of Communications, with a strong relationship to the Development Department, the position will be responsible for developing and implementing the Task Force’s digital visibility and fundraising strategies to be executed via email, social media, website, text, and other platforms. This position will work collaboratively with teams across the organization and is a part of the Task Force bargaining unit.

Position Primary Responsibilities

Strategy and Planning

  • Develop strategy for diversified digital visibility and fundraising channels, methods, and payment systems to ensure long-term growth of digital fundraising
  • Develop long- and short-term digital fundraising campaigns, including rapid response and end-of-year digital fundraising
  • In partnership with other members of the Communications and Development teams, develop a comprehensive plan for email list and social media audience building with the objective of raising funds
  • Create and manage digital fundraising calendar/schedule across platforms (email, social, SMS, etc.)
  • Act as a focal person between Fundraising, Communications, and Program teams to ensure coherence across external communications

Implementation

  • Lead execution of digital fundraising campaigns across all digital channels including email, social channels, paid advertising and text/messaging to meet ambitious monthly fundraising goals
  • Develop digital fundraising content, lead content collection, and provide technical support for other online communications, including writing and graphic design
  • Manage cultivation and stewardship of donors though digital fundraising tools and implements strategies to foster higher level giving
  • Coordinate with the Membership Giving Manager, Chief Development Officer and Communications Director on strategies to establish a multi-channel approach to donor communications
  • Optimize digital tools for donor engagement and conversion
  • Participate in communications rapid response when the opportunities arise

Monitoring & Reporting

  • Monitor digital fundraising programs, metrics for growth, and make recommendations on how to improve effectiveness
  • Lead testing of digital fundraising tactics and analysis of results
  • Lead reporting on all digital audiences for all platforms

Qualifications

 

  • Professional experience and demonstrated creativity and effectiveness in marketing, use of brand, communications, and graphic design.
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout, and design skills. Able to express complex concepts cleanly and visually.
  • Proven facility in WordPress, HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, social media platforms, professional prepress, printing, and publishing.
  • Experience in coding for email campaigns, including petitions and message actions. The Task Force uses Luminate by Blackbaud and experience with that platform is preferred.
  • Must possess excellent organizational, time management, and planning skills.
  • Ability to integrate feedback from multiple stakeholders into final product.
  • Experience working with a national social justice advocacy organization preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume addressing your experience relevant to these responsibilities and qualifications and describing your interest in being a member of the Task Force staff. If possible, please submit the names, affiliations and contact information for three references. Applications submitted via e-mail for this position should be directed to hr@theTaskForce

The Task Force is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, personal appearance, family responsibility, political affiliation or any other status protected by applicable law. Women, transgender people, veterans and people of color are encouraged to apply.