Global Internal Communications Coordinator

About the Position

Democrats Abroad (DA) was the margin of victory for Joe Biden in Georgia and Arizona, and we’re determined to continue delivering scale-tipping votes in races across the United States in 2021 and 2022. The Global Internal Communications Coordinator will play a critical role in achieving this aim by ensuring regular, clear, and engaging communication about DA’s activities, volunteer opportunities, and voting from abroad to DA members worldwide. A successful Global Internal Communications Coordinator should have deep knowledge of DA and its structure, exceptional writing skills, and experience crafting digital newsletters and publications for a large audience.

Responsibilities

  • Write and send DA global newsletters
  • Track DA global newsletter open and click rates, and use this information to assess and improve newsletters
  • Create DA country newsletter templates that reinforce points made in DA global newsletters and distribute these to country-level DA leaders, especially country chairs and country communications coordinators
  • Create template welcome email for all new DA members, updating as needed throughout 2021 and 2022
  • Work with DA Advocacy, Engagement, Event, and Fundraising Coordinators to ensure that all key global messages/campaigns are included in communications with DA members
  • Create and maintain newsletter calendar that is centrally stored and accessible to DA leaders
  • Maintain DA’s homepage (democratsabroad.org)
  • Collaborate with Democratic National Committee (DNC) Communications teams
  • Work closely with Global Social Media and Press Coordinators to ensure coherent, consistent, and effective messaging
  • Collaborate with Global Design Coordinator to increase DA’s brand awareness in internal communications
  • Track and regularly report on quantitative metrics to the International Executive Committee
  • Regularly attend DA International Executive Committee meetings

Skills & Qualifications

  • Commitment to helping DA, the Democratic Party, and Democratic candidates succeed
  • Member of Democrats Abroad (join here)
  • Understanding of DA’s organizational structure and workflows, especially between the global and country levels
  • Comprehensive knowledge of digital communication strategies employed in political contexts
  • Familiarity with metrics used to evaluate newsletter effectiveness, and knowledge to contribute to improving these metrics for DA
  • Experience crafting digital newsletters and publications to a large audience, preferably in a political setting
  • Ability to generate innovative ideas to better help overseas voters, as well as to motivate and oversee volunteers that see them through
  • Ability to manage multiple projects across multiple time zones
  • Highly communicative and responsive to internal and external requests
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong IT skills, especially with Google Workspace and NationBuilder

Logistical Details

Location: Online

Estimated Time Commitment: 10 hours/week in 2021; 15-20 hours/week in 2022

Language: English

Start Date: From August 16, 2021

End Date: May 2023

Compensation: Unpaid (but tremendously rewarding!)

Application Process

Please send your resume and a letter of motivation outlining your vision and qualifications for the role in PDF format to [email protected] by August 1, 2021.

 

Democrats Abroad is committed to the values and practices of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, with opportunities to provide and the ability to take feedback and learn. It is our policy to recruit, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, pregnancy, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity, disability, or any other legally protected basis.