Overview

Progress Michigan is seeking a full time Climate Digital Organizer to help drive an innovative organic social media amplification and volunteer skill building program through at least January 2025. ​​This role involves working with the Progress Michigan team and partner groups to recruit and develop volunteers to amplify, create, and spread progressive messaging across Michigan. 

We are looking to fill this position ASAP and will be accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

This role will focus on engaging Michiganders to use their online presence for grassroots advocacy, sharing progressive values and informing the public about programs and laws that impact their lives. The Climate Digital Organizer will work with allied environmental justice and climate advocacy organizations and conduct outreach to build a large network of grassroots volunteers across Michigan

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of hitting organizing goals and metrics and have the ability to recruit and engage volunteers, especially young adults, preferably through digital means. They will also be well versed in the ways climate advocates engage with social media and social media content online.

The position will be remote, but the organizer must live in Michigan. This position will report to Progress Michigan’s Digital Organizing Manager, will work collaboratively with other digital organizers on staff as well as with organizational stakeholders, partners and consultants. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit individuals to join a movement of progressive voices online 
  • Meet quantitative goals for recruitment and content sharing
  • Under the direction of the Organizing Manager, work to build a large network of grassroots volunteers across Michigan
  • Work with the Progress Michigan team to develop resources for volunteer use
  • Recruit, train, and support individuals involved in or seeking to join the progressive movement
  • Build teams of volunteers that will amplify and create organic social media content
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience as an organizer in offline and/or online spaces
  • Comfortability with using social media, including personal accounts, to advance progressive messaging and goals
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train and retain volunteers
  • Comfortability with “cold call” recruitment and one-on-one coaching and meetings with volunteers
  • Managing individual short and long term goals while working in a team environment

Compensation

This position is a campaign position that will pay a salary of $50,000 through January 2025. Progress Michigan offers a competitive benefits package which includes health, vision and dental coverage as well as paid vacation, paid sick leave and 401K match.

Progress Michigan is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and other marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter along with your portfolio or work samples to jobs@progressmichigan.org with the subject line: Climate Digital Organizer.