Digital Engagement Director

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 24, 2014
Closes
Apr 23, 2014
Contact
Mr. Michael Houston
Duration
Full Time
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS

The Digital Engagement Director must be a great leader, manager and team player with deep experience in online communications
BA degree with coursework related to online communications and/or digital platforms
3-5 years of experience in the fields of online communications and digital product management
Experience with Salesforce and Drupal
Experience managing a growing staff, associated employees and external vendors
Experience in campaign and project management
Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills – both talking and listening are critically important to success in this role
Ability to engage staff collaboratively at all levels of the organization
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Sharp, creative mind
Comfort working in a fast-paced environment that demands rapid execution and experimentation

QUALITIES

The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter, as well as:

Possess excellent written and oral communication skills;
Have the ability to work both independently and as a team player;
Demonstrate a creative and entrepreneurial spirit;
Demonstrate innovative, forward thinking;
Have interest in and experience with driving social change and social movements;
Have interest in and experience with a membership-based organization and methods of increasing membership;
Have interest in and experience with development and management of digital products and properties, to include information architecture, user experience and interaction design;
Have experience with vendor management;
Have experience in project management with internal and external stakeholders;
Have experience with grass roots campaigns;
Manage and actively participate in the process of planning, creation and launch of a sophisticated website;
Possess hands-on experience with coding web products and preferably strong experience with both web design and graphic design;
Have a positive attitude and great sense of humor; and
A commitment and passion for IAVA's mission.

Start date: Immediate.

Application deadline: Rolling.

Benefits: IAVA provides comprehensive health and dental coverage, access to vision benefits and a 403(b) retirement plan, in addition to three weeks paid vacation per year.

To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, salary history and three professional references to hiring@iava.org, with "Digital Engagement Director" in the subject line. Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to IAVA. Examples of work products are welcomed. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

IAVA is an equal opportunity employer; VETERANS OF THE CONFLICTS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.