Employees of FAMM are deeply motivated to help fight the injustice and burden of mandatory minimum sentencing. The work is meaningful and the impact is profound. Whether you work as a paid full-time staff member or volunteer at one of our events, your contributions will help us to achieve our mission.
FAMM – a dynamic and growing criminal justice reform organization with nearly three decades of experience advocating for fairer sentencing laws – is hiring a National Digital Organizer to join the team’s national advocacy campaign launched in 2018. We are looking for someone willing to get a lot of work done with a heart full of passion, who excels working on complex projects, and is self-motivated.
The person in this position will work directly with the Director of Organizing and Community Building and campaign leadership to develop and execute a national online advocacy engagement program.
The position supports web content development and the implementation of digital communication and engagement strategies (email, social media, SMS, and online campaigns), with a heavy emphasis on public engagement and building across states. In addition to managing the digital advocacy campaign, the organizer will coordinate across our communications and web development team.
The National Digital Organizer is a fast-paced, self-driven position that requires a blend of interpersonal skills, creativity, flexibility, and familiarity working with various tech platforms – CRMS, including Blackbaud – great writing skills, and a willingness to complete different tasks every day.
The position will require poise and comfort with the FAMM leadership team, leaders from local partner organizations, and organizers in states. The prime candidate will be passionately committed to our mission, able to think strategically and act pragmatically, willing to work with anyone who can help (regardless of party or ideology), and creative about bringing the stories, data, and facts about federal sentencing and prisons to state legislators, Congress, the media, and the general public. Our team and our work involves many moving parts and it is critical that everyone is committed to effective coordination.
- Devise digital organizing and engagement strategies for FAMM’s national advocacy program
- Establish goals and track data
- Work with Director of Organizing to implement FAMM’s digital organizing strategies and campaigns (i.e., email, text, calls, petitions, etc.)
- Learn, maintain, and continuously improve processes and systems for engaging and empowering FAMM’s virtual and national volunteer and advocates network
- Support social media engagement and tie social actions to campaigns
- Create and adapt outreach materials, trainings, and tools
- Manage members in our database (Blackbaud: Raiser’s Edge and Luminate)
- Developing virtual and in-person trainings for staff and volunteers, as well as external trainings for local constituency groups
- Other duties as necessary
WEBSITE CONTENT MANAGEMENT
- Work with organizing team to plan and input content into FAMM’s Justice Now Action Center website
- Utilize technology features to make our website more engaging
- Brainstorm creative content campaigns and ideas
- Create digital toolkits for promoting FAMM’s campaigns
- Collaborate on strategies for expanding and improving online engagement, and social media
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
- Interest in and commitment to criminal justice issues
- Experience with CRM, Blackbaud is a plus
- 2+ years of digital communications, digital engagement, or digital marketing strategy
- 1+ years of digital advocacy experience for issues-based campaigns
- Working knowledge of social media platforms and strategies for audience growth and engagement (FB, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, etc.)
- Experience facilitating conference calls, in-person trainings, and in making calls to volunteers
- High attention to detail
- Ability to work well with senior staff across departments
- Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
- Excellent management, strategic thinking, and planning skills
- Ability to think positively, problem-solve, and adapt to changes
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines with minimal supervision
- Event planning is a plus
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
FAMM seeks to create a more fair and effective justice system that respects our American values of individual accountability and dignity while keeping communities safe.
This position is a full-time, salaried position. Compensation depends on the applicant’s experience and qualifications. Generous benefits and vacation and sick leave will be provided. FAMM is an equal opportunity employer.
How would you like to work in a highly creative job in a fun place with great people — and try to make the world a better place at the same time? Consider joining FAMM!
For more than two and a half decades, FAMM’s mission has been to create a more fair and effective justice system that respects our American values of individual accountability and dignity while keeping our communities safe. And one of our most powerful tools in this work has always been stories. By sharing the impact of unjust sentencing and prison policies on incarcerated individuals, their families, and their communities, FAMM has helped create urgency around the issue. Our stories and videos make the problem feel real to policymakers who have to be moved to make meaningful change, as well as the general public.
In support of this work, FAMM is seeking a talented Videographer/Editor to help craft original videos and photography for FAMM’s website and social media needs. He/she will work with the Producer/Director to capture evocative and creative images. We are seeking a shooter who can handle documentary situations with skill, discretion and speed, as well as light interviews in the field or studio, and execute two-camera coverage of panels and news conferences. Duties include handling technical tasks associated with these projects, including preparation for shoots and keeping equipment maintained and organized. Post-production tasks include telling a compelling story through images and music, brainstorming powerful ways to feature our stories, designing accompanying graphics and proper archiving of finished multimedia. The Videographer/Editor will also have the opportunity to pitch ideas for new projects.
The ideal candidate has extensive experience helping organizations enhance their branding, messaging, and storytelling efforts with photography and videography. The Videographer/Editor reports to the Producer/Editor.
What You Get to Do:
- Serve as the primary videographer and editor for FAMM video content
- Shoot and edit creative video content that educates, informs and empowers FAMM constituents to become advocates for prisoners and their families who are affected by bad prison and sentencing policies.
- Serve as secondary producer on video projects
- Develop and implement new concepts for live-streamed events
Skills & Requirements:
- Excellent videography, photography, and photo/video editing skills
- Bachelor’s degree in film, fine arts, multimedia studies, journalism, or related area
- Familiar with creating multimedia content for social platforms
- At least three years of experience operating video cameras and editing equipment
- Preferably advance skills in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects software
- Proficient in lighting for field and studio
- Experience with Facebook Live or other live-streaming tools
- Highly creative and imaginative
To apply, send resume, digital portfolio and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment at FAMM is based upon qualifications and competency. FAMM does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, color, sexual/gender orientation, marital status, parental status, veteran’s status, union activity, political affiliation, physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job or any other basis prohibited by law.