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Progress Missouri is Hiring a Digital Media Specialist


Progress Missouri and its sister organization, Progress Missouri Education, seek a Digital Media Specialist to drive engaging online advocacy campaigns under the direction of the Communications Director and Executive Director.  The person we’re looking for will have excellent written and online communications skills, experience with multiple social media platforms and an ability to handle multiple fast-paced projects simultaneously.

Progress Missouri is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies. Our mission is to provide a strong, credible voice in advancing progressive solutions to critical community problems. But we don’t do that on our own – we work as a communications team for the entire progressive community.

Our Digital Media Specialist will: 

  • Manage and develop social media content for the web, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media channels
  • Produce videos for YouTube
  • Capture pictures and videos at campaign events to produce relevant content
  • Measure and track social media reach
  • Assist the Communications Director editing campaign materials
  • Maintain strict message discipline
  • Other duties as assigned

The person we’re looking for has:

  • 1-2 years experience developing and managing social media content
  • Comfort with image editing software like Photoshop, Fireworks or similar tools 
  • At least intermediate knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Strong writing skills
  • Previous political and/or campaign experience (preferred)
  • Strong instincts for identifying and capitalizing on emerging stories
  • Passions for social justice, healthier communities and an economy that works for everyone
  • Experience editing videos for online channels
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects, sudden deadlines, and curveballs


  • Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, including health and dental insurance
  • Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Timing: Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis to fill the position by January -- so don’t delay in applying
  • Duration: At least through May 2015

To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter and work samples to [email protected].  If we find your skills match those of the position, we will contact you for an interview.

Progress Missouri and Progress Missouri Education are Equal Opportunity Employers.