Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC) is looking for an organizer committed to building and supporting worker power to win. The individual should be self-directed, a problem-solver and passionately committed to migrant and worker justice. We are not looking just to fill a role, we are looking for a comrade to join in the struggle.
For more information about us, check out our website at www.migrantworkersalliance.org
We are seeking a skilled and motivated Digital Organizing and Communications Lead to implement and manage our CRM and digital communications system; to develop, organize and manage MWAC member, supporter and media communications; and to support communications for Migrant Rights Network.
Salary: $58,920-61,905 per year (based on experience. Salaries are set on a grid, with staff moving up a step each year).
Benefits: In lieu of benefits, an additional 10% of the salary will be paid until MWAC transitions to a benefits plan.
Hours: The position is full time and entails a 35-hour work week. Some travel and evening/ weekend hours will be required. The successful candidate must be willing to be flexible and work hours required to meet MWAC’s expectations.
IS THIS JOB FOR YOU?
This role may be perfect for you, if you:
- understand communications looks different for working class people
- are familiar with CRMs (we use Saleforce)
- know how to use email communication and digital communication tools
- are strategic and can look at the big picture goals and know the small steps to get there
- are analytical and work well with deadlines and timelines
- have confidence in your abilities to do this role and will take ownership of your responsibilities
- have experience with social justice movements
- are familiar with immigration and employment justice
You are a communication pro with experience in a grassroots, volunteer OR work environment. You have experience:
- Creating social media posts, email blasts, designing materials, and other verbal and written grassroots communications
- Supporting work that centers and takes direction from racialized communities, women, migrants and/or low-wage workers
- Managing external relationships (ie mainstream media journalist, vendors, etc)
WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING?
- Managing systems and databases, including change management and troubleshooting (ie CRM, digital comms systems, etc)
- Creating new materials and communications including graphics, videos, newsletters and SMS
- Helping get media attention on migrant matters
- Build a clear vision and strategy for communications
- Updating all outward communications including websites and all social media accounts
- Collaborating and cross training with members and coworkers
To read the full job description, please click here.
We encourage applications from migrants, Black people, Indigenous people, people of colour, women, people who identify with disability, LGBTQ+ people and people from other equity-seeking groups that face systemic discrimination.
We will prioritize qualified candidates with migrant experience and knowledge of Spanish and/or French.
We understand that experience comes in different forms. If you believe you can do this role and you do not have all the qualifications, please still apply or reach out to us to discuss.
This position would usually work out of our office at 720 Spadina Avenue in Toronto, which is a collaborative and inclusive shared space with other decent work organizations.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Communications and Digital Organizing Lead” with a resume.
In lieu of a cover letter, please answer the following questions [max 200 words per answer]:
- Why are you interested in working at MWAC as a Communications and Digital Organizing Lead?
- Please tell us about your experience creating copy, graphics, and other communication materials. Feel free to attach samples of social media graphics (including captions), media releases or posters you’ve created (no more than 3)
- Please tell us about your experience with CRMs and related databases.
- How have you supported work that centers racialized communities, women, migrants, low-wage workers or other marginalized communities?
- Are there ways we can meet your accessibility needs in this recruiting process?
- Would you like us to use specific pronouns when we refer to you? If you do not specify here, we will assume they/them/theirs until you tell us otherwise.