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05OCT - Social and Digital Media Specialist - Foundation for Defense of Democracies - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is a non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)3 policy institute focusing on foreign policy and national security. Founded in 2001, FDD combines policy research, democracy and counterterrorism education, strategic communications and investigative journalism in support of its mission to promote pluralism, defend democratic values and fight the ideologies that drive terrorism.

Location - Washington, DC

Job Description
Social and digital media are essential to the dissemination of FDD’s research and strategic mission. The specialist plays an integral role in achieving organizational objectives across multiple platforms by creating engaging content optimized for online audiences.

Job Responsibilities
The production of visual and written material helps extend the reach of FDD experts and their work and helps to drive the conversation in innovative ways.

The specialist position also focuses on front and back end management of FDD’s website, working closely with the director of communications to coordinate and prioritize short-term and long-term web projects in accordance with organizational needs.

Job Requirements

  • 1 year or more of professional experience working on a communications team, focusing on social media;
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs

    • Video / Photo editing

  • Knowledge of social analytics tools

  • Experience working with CMS / HTML

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills / positive attitude

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Interests in communications and international studies are a plus

How to Apply
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit resume. Cover letter should describe particular interest and/or experience in issues associated with FDD’s work.  Must be based in the Washington, DC area. Please send to toby@defenddemocracy.org. No calls please.

Deadline - N/A