Senior Digital Media Engagement Manager at Common Justice

Common Justice, New York, NY USA

Working at Common Justice

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience within the Common Justice salary range of $71,000 to $77,000 for a Senior Manager position. A competitive benefits package is provided, including medical, dental, life, long-term disability, 401(k) retirement and substantial vacation insurance.

Minimum salary: $70,000

Maximum salary: $80,000

Level: Experienced (Non Manager)

Duration: full time

Common Justice develops and delivers solutions to violence that transform the lives of those harmed and promote racial equity without relying on incarceration. Locally, we operate the first alternative to incarceration and victim services programs in the United States to focus on violent crimes in adult court. At the national level, we leverage lessons learned from our direct service to transform the justice system through partnerships, advocacy and by elevating the experience and power of those most affected. Rigorous and hopeful, we develop practical strategies to hold people accountable for harm, break cycles of violence, and ensure safety, healing and justice for survivors and their communities.

Common Justice’s work includes broad narrative change efforts to support shifts in policy and culture. The organization is committed to telling the truth about violence, who survives it, who causes it, and the strategies to end it. Communications work creates and deploys broad new platforms to elevate the voices and leadership of those impacted by bloc violence on Capitol Hill.

Common Justice is seeking an experienced graphic design and digital media generalist who will report to the Director of Communications. The ideal candidate will maximize our ability to build a digital foundation, think critically and creatively about digital media strategies and campaigns, promote innovative thinking in the area of ​​alternatives to incarceration and victim services, and to create opportunities for productive communication between advocates, activists, healers, and survivors.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Create precise, concise and modern designs that align with our brand aesthetic;
  • Develop our brand, including impactful and responsive publications, web and social media graphics, and merchandise;
  • Ensure that our communication results are of a high standard, while meeting the needs of target audiences and key stakeholders;
  • Ensure that social media content on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and other social media is regularly updated to maximize the impact of our social media presence;
  • Raise awareness on social media, increase followers and create a movement focused on alternatives to incarceration and new ways to fight violence;
  • Update and maintain the Common Justice website;
  • Design and produce monthly emails to the Common Justice mailing list; produce monthly reports on open and click rates; present and execute plans to increase both;
  • Collaborate in the production of printed materials and products, including the ability to create and manage efficient production schedules, as well as develop and maintain ongoing relationships with consultants/vendors.
  • Qualifications:

    Common Justice is looking for a candidate with the following qualities, skills and experience:

    • At least 4 years of professional experience in graphic design and digital media, as well as experience in digital/print/video media relations;
    • A passion for and working knowledge of social justice issues, particularly the issue of criminal law reform;
    • BA/BS degree in Communications, Digital Media, Public Relations or equivalent field (candidates without formal training will be considered based on experience and portfolio);
    • Experience in layout, design, website development, social media and creative writing;
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and design social media campaigns with measurable results;
    • Demonstrated ability to set and execute strategy;
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media;
    • Extensive experience with the full Adobe Creative Suite – including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Professional;
    • Working knowledge of advanced software, technologies and platforms, including a generalized web facility (defined here as the ability to navigate, use and troubleshoot online tools and platforms such as social media , Squarespace, Sprout, and MailChimp);
    • Ability to present new design and campaign concepts verbally and visually to leaders and stakeholders.

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