Join the Global Wave Team

Come work with us! We’re a fast-growing agency that is always on the lookout for great people! We’re passionate about building movements globally to drive social change. Even if you don’t see a position below that’s a perfect match, reach out via work@globalwavedigital.com so we can connect.

Digital Strategist

We are seeking a digital campaign strategist who is passionate about building advocacy movements in countries across the world. This is a great junior to mid-level role for someone who has a few years of experience building their digital advocacy skills and is excited to apply that knowledge to different political and legislative systems globally.

Project Details

Come work with us!

Location: Washington, D.C.

Compensation is based on ability of applicant:
$50k-60k for junior applicant (e.g. has experience as Senior Account Executive, Account Manager, Online Organizer, Social Strategist etc.)
$60-70k for mid-level applicant (e.g. has experience as Account Director, Senior Strategist)

Key Responsibilities

  • Digital Campaign Research & Management
    • Conduct landscape analysis, market research and discovery for country campaigns/organizations considering launching digital advocacy campaigns
      • Develop reports on country-level digital channel and advocacy tactical opportunities
      • Identify case studies of successful digital advocacy movements in-country
      • Identify potential organizations, influencers and key opinion leaders for campaign-specific recruitment
    • Provide ongoing support for local organizations managing digital advocacy campaigns; including
      • Supporting development of strategic plans to mobilize grassroots and grasstops audiences to achieve policy outcomes
      • Assist in development of campaign creative concepts
      • Assist in monitoring of rapid response opportunities based on campaign developments
    • Provide project management of in-country digital teams
      • Participate in regular conference calls to discuss campaign progress, strategy and tactical review
      • Analyze campaign progress and provide metric reports for in-country campaign work
    • Coordinate with Washington D.C. based client staff
      • Participate in strategy meetings with policy staff, program team managers and communications staff to integrate digital campaigning into overall efforts 
      • Report back on campaign progress to stakeholders
  • Digital Training and Capacity Building
    • Support digital advocacy training programs, including course curriculum and content development and learning management system deployments
    • Conduct in-person and virtual training sessions to build capacity of organizations to run digital advocacy campaigns
    • Develop and maintain community collaboration tools (Listserv, private Facebook group etc.) to foster peer to peer support;
    • Provide training tracking reports that follows progress of trainees throughout the training as well as key metrics of training participation and post-training performance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Political Science or relevant field
  • 2-4 years professional experience in managing digital advocacy campaigns, including developing and executing digital campaign strategies and tactics against a policy or electoral goal
  • Strong understanding of social media management, email/CRM-based engagement, mobile SMS-campaign, web-based engagement and/or online-to-offline activity
  • Aptitude in use of interactive social media technology, tools, and applications for advocacy purposes
  • Experience working in a client-support setting
  • Strong understanding of monitoring and evaluation methods for digital advocacy campaigns
  • Training facilitation experience, with particular emphasis on how to build and run advocacy campaigns
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially around digital campaign
  • Good understanding and knowledge of the global social media landscape, with particular emphasis on lower-middle income countries.
  • Language skills a plus! Any of the following a bonus: Spanish, French, Mandarin, Bangla, Swahili, Vietnamese

Global Wave Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ and persons with disabilities.

To Apply

Send your resume and cover letter with subject line “Job: Digital Strategist” to work@globalwavedigital.com