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Rights & Democracy is a member-led, people’s organization in Vermont and New Hampshire. Our mission is to shift the political landscape through electoral and community organizing to ensure that the values and needs of our communities guide the policies of our government. We are doing this by building a popular movement to advance human rights, dismantle economic inequality, racism, and sexism, and to build a real democracy.

Data & Technology Manager

Rights & Democracy (RAD) is a member-led, people’s organization in New Hampshire and Vermont. Our mission is to shift the political landscape through electoral and community organizing to ensure that the values and needs of our communities guide the policies of our government. We are doing this by building a popular movement to advance human rights, dismantle economic inequality, racism, and sexism, and to build a real democracy.

RAD’s Data & Technology Manager is a bistate, salaried, exempt, full-time position based in either New Hampshire or Vermont. They are responsible for managing all aspects of information technology including networks, systems, security and controls; as well as managing all data related duties needed for the organization. This position reports to the Executive Director.

For more information: See RAD’s work in Vermont and New Hampshire.

Responsibilities include:

Technology Management

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of information technology
  • Develop and manage system security and system recovery planning
  • Implement technology training, policies and procedures
  • Responsible for evaluating and updating all hardware and software for the organization
  • Manage relationships with technology vendors, partners and volunteers

Data Management

  • Create policies for effective data management to ensure digital databases are protected
  • Support others in the daily use of data systems through regular training
  • Monitor and analyze information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.)
  • Troubleshoot data-related issues and authorize maintenance or modifications
  • Working with other staff on universe creation,data extraction, analysis, and visualization
  • Assist the Executive Director and State Directors with organizational internal program evaluation

Required experience 

  • Aligned with the values and mission of the organization
  • 3 – 5 years experience in leading IT and Data programming on a small to midsize organizational level
  • Expert level proficiency in G-Suite Administration
  • Expert level proficiency with relational databases (EveryAction/MyVoters/Voter file knowledge a plus)
  • Experience creating data visualizations and maps
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies,tactics, and tools
  • Excellent communication and training skills
  • Excellent organizational skills – good attention to detail and well organized
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Commitment and passion for social justice

To apply

Please submit a resume, 2 coding samples(preferably SQL or Python), and cover letter in PDF format to KJ Deyett at kj@radnh.org.

Salary and benefits 

Salary for this position is $55,000, commensurate with experience. RAD offers an excellent benefits package including 100% employer covered health, dental, and vision care and generous paid time off. RAD also offers a retirement plan, and a monthly allowance for telephone and internet.

Rights & Democracy is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to equity and inclusion. Core to our work is an understanding of the multiple and intersecting ways in which society is constructed to disadvantage and marginalize people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, indigenous peoples, women, low-income people, people with disabilities, previously incarcerated people, and others. We believe that underrepresented and marginalized communities must be centered in the work that we do and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or from these communities. If reasonable accommodation is needed or desired to participate in the job application or interview process, or to perform essential job functions, please contact Kirthana Vallesi at kirthana@radvt.org.

 

Digital Communications Manager 

Rights & Democracy Project (RAD) is a member-led, people’s organization in New Hampshire and Vermont. Our mission is to shift the political landscape through electoral and community organizing to ensure that the values and needs of our communities guide the policies of our government. We are doing this by building a popular movement to advance human rights, dismantle economic inequality, racism, and sexism, and to build a real democracy.

RAD’s sibling organization Rights & Democracy Institute (RDI), a 501(c)(3) advances human rights and works to strengthen our democracy through grassroots organizing, transformative policy work, and supporting the development of a new generation of leaders from rural communities.

The Digital Communications Manager for Rights & Democracy (RAD) is a bi-state, full-time FLSA-exempt staff position, that is part of the collective bargaining unit, and reports to the Director of Development. This position works closely with senior staff and organizing teams in New Hampshire and Vermont on all digital and print communications, fundraising, as well as outreach and membership engagement on our grassroots and political initiatives.

Job Responsibilities include

The Digital Communications Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Manage communication with the public, members, and the media through newsletters, targeted email, social media, and RAD websites;
  • Manage social media channels and update regularly – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube;
  • Develop and implement RAD’s visual strategy including graphics, videos, and related materials;
  • Track engagement metrics and create content for social media;
  • In collaboration with Strategic Communications Manager, develop digital strategy and social media campaigns;
  • Work with Director of Development to design and implement fundraising strategies and initiatives, including digital engagement, virtual events, and membership drives
  • Work in partnership with organizers to develop and implement campaign narrative and messaging;
  • Work with organizing staff to expand digital engagement with voters and members during elections;
  • Supervise and mentor interns, as needed;
  • Manage the weekly communications work plan;
  • Keep up-to-date on best practices for social media and digital engagement and engage in periodic professional development;
  • Train and support RAD community members (staff and supporters) in storytelling and narrative – in writing, video, and public speaking;
  • Support ongoing cultivation of media relationships in digital spaces;
  • In collaboration with Strategic Communications Manager, develop and deliver communications training for staff and members.

Required Experience & Skills

RAD seeks results-oriented candidates with excellent project management skills, and:

  • 2+ years of work experience in one or more of the following: journalism, social media engagement, media creation and development, and online advocacy;
  • Strong writing and editing skills;
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Adobe Suite, Canva, Illustrator or Photoshop;
  • Proficiency in 2D motion graphics, typography, composition and color;
  • Basic knowledge of video editing, either via YouTube, iMovie or Premiere or a willingness to learn;
  • A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders;
  • A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines;
  • An interest in experimentation, a desire to learn, and curiosity;
  • Knowledge or interest in progressive, grassroots politics;
  • A background in graphic design, podcasting, or video editing is a plus.

Rate of pay for a RAD Digital Communications Manager is $ 55,000. Salary will be determined according to a salary scale which takes into account years’ experience.This position is salaried. RAD offers an excellent benefits package including 100% employer covered health, dental, and vision care and generous paid time off. RAD also offers a retirement plan, and a monthly allowance for telephone and internet.

Rights & Democracy is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to equity and inclusion. Core to our work is an understanding of the multiple and intersecting ways in which society is constructed to disadvantage and marginalize people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, indigenous peoples, women, low-income people, people with disabilities, previously incarcerated people, and others. We believe that underrepresented and marginalized communities must be centered in the work that we do and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or from these communities. If reasonable accommodation is needed or desired to participate in the job application or interview process, or to perform essential job functions, please contact Kirthana Vallesi at kirthana@radvt.org 

Please send cover letter and resume in PDF format to fronsy@radvt.org 

 

Rights & Democracy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to equity and inclusion. Core to our work is an understanding of the multiple and intersecting ways in which society is constructed to disadvantage and marginalize people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, indigenous peoples, women, low-income people, people with disabilities, previously incarcerated people, and others. We believe that underrepresented and marginalized communities must be centered in the work that we do and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or from these communities.

Rights & Democracy does not discriminate against or tolerate harassment of any employee because of race, color, gender identity, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, any other basis prohibited by law, or protected activity under the anti-discrimination statutes.

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