Digital Communications Associate

Project On Government Oversight

Washington, DC (Nationwide)

Founded in 1981 in partnership with whistleblowers, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that works to expose waste, corruption, abuse of power, and other instances where the government fails to serve the public. We champion reforms to achieve a more effective, ethical, and accountable federal government that safeguards constitutional principles. POGO has an over $6 million annual budget that supports a staff of over 40 employees.

POGO’s communications team is looking for a talented Digital Communications Associate to support the work and efforts of the communications team and other related programs. The DigitalCommunications Associate reports directly to POGO’s Digital Marketing Manager.

We encourage potential applicants to apply even if they only have experience or familiarity in some of the areas described below. We fully recognize that many great candidates will not have experience in all of the areas we list, or may have relevant experiences and skills that we have not listed or considered.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative support to the communications team, including: managing content calendars, aggregating email stats/items for weekly meeting agendas, and building audience lists.
  • Assist with the creation and lead the production and distribution of digital content including emails, e-newsletters, podcasts, and action center items (i.e. issue pages, campaign pages).
  • Assist in writing as needed, including but not limited to emails, e-newsletters, and advocacy online campaigns.
  • Assist with uploading content to POGO’s website
  • Other duties as needed or required

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative to solve problems and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Demonstrated commitment to working in a nonpartisan, collaborative, respectful manner with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience in digital marketing, public affairs, public relations, and/or political campaign work is a plus, but not required.
  • Familiarity with digital tools such as email client software, website content management, and online action centers a plus, but not required.
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS and email coding is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience with constituent record management systems, such as EveryAction, a plus but not required.

Compensation and benefits:

This position is eligible for remote work, but otherwise the position and POGO are based in Washington, DC. The job is full time and includes the listed benefits:

  • Competitive nonprofit salary starting at $45k.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 403(b) employee investment plan available, with employer retirement contribution through a SEP IRA once eligible.
  • Life insurance and long-term disability coverage.
  • Metro SmartTrip benefits participation available.
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave.

Resume and Cover Letter Required. No phone calls please. Application Deadline: September 18th

POGO is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We encourage all interested and qualified individuals to apply.

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