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LOCATION: Washington, DC
Voto Latino seeks a qualified candidate for a newly-created position. We are looking for a committed individual to join our Marketing and Partnerships team to lead our organization’s efforts around Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and to manage communications for SRHR and general health efforts. Must be able to craft strategic campaigns and work with multiple partners in areas including access to contraception, women’s health, issues surrounding young or teen parents, reproductive health equity, and more. This person will serve as the Voto Latino liaison in SRHR and health work and may be tapped as a spokesperson for media. The position will be based in Washington, DC but will report to the VP of Marketing and Partnerships, who is based in Austin, TX. He/she will work closely with other VL staff to coordinate advocacy campaigns. The person in this position will work as part of a dynamic team.
Requirements:
• Degree from accredited college or university and at least 4-7 years’ experience in state government relations/communications/public affairs/campaigns;
• At least 4 years of experience in research, report production, or policy formulation at the state level;
• Extensive knowledge of SRHR issues and related social justice issues (immigration, Latino civil rights, etc.) with experience in policy advocacy, organizing, and coalition building;
• Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communications skills in English; similar Spanish competency is a plus;
• Excellent analytical and advocacy skills;
• Outstanding organizational and communications skills, including ability to work independently and as part of a team with staff at all levels;
• Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and remain composed and focused under pressure;
• Demonstrated commitment to reproductive justice and/or Latino civil rights;
• Prior community organizing or campaign experience is helpful;

Submit cover letter, resume, two 1-3 page writing samples (email marketing/op-ed/press release/blog post/etc.), and salary requirements via email to jessica@votolatino.org . Please include in the subject line: Applicant for Campaign and Communications Manager
Responsibilites:
• Cultivate and strengthen relationships with community partners and organizational allies;
• Conduct necessary research related to reproductive health policy; research and prepare policy briefs, fact sheets, public education campaign materials and all other related materials;
• Collaborate to create taglines and talking points about SRHR and related campaigns
• Develop messaging for multiple communication channels (e.g., website copy, social media, printed marketing collateral, etc.)
• Represent the interests of Voto Latino, coordinate efforts with partner coalitions and partner organizations, and oversee the strategic engagement of those relationships to contribute to our efforts and overall success;
• Conduct trainings, presentations, and media interviews on behalf of Voto Latino and represent Voto Latino in partner coalitions;
• Develop internal workplans, track progress towards goals, and report activities and outcomes with key members of the Voto Latino team.

Travel may be required.
LOCATION: Washington D.C.
Voto Latino is seeking an individual to work as a part of the Development Team, specifically with our partnerships and event planning aspects of our organization. Voto Latino offers its interns the opportunity to play an integral part in multiple branches of our organization. Assignments vary based upon need and present a chance to work in multiple capacities, offering work experience and education in a number of fields. Interns should want an involved experience and to gain familiarity with the operation of non-profit organizations.

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this position. College credit is available.
Requirements:
  • Excellent writing, researching and editing skills

  • Avid user of the internet, social media, and Microsoft Office

  • Self-motivated and passionate about community organizing and social justice

  • Exhibits strong communication skills

  • Self motivated, fast and independent learner

  • Ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment

Responsibilites:
  • Promoting Voto Latino's message

  • Supporting coalitions and creating new partnership opportunities with other organizations

  • Using creative development research for the execution of marketing and communications

  • Assisting with logistics for events such as town halls, fundraisers, and receptions by

  • Researching event materials and locations

  • Helping coordinate celebrity appearances

  • Assisting with planning and recruitment for Voto Latino events

  • Supporting the development team with daily tasks such as writing reports, researching partners, ect.


Other responsibilities may include:
  • Researching

  • Archiving

  • Blogging

  • Administrative

LOCATION: Washington DC
Voto Latino is seeking an individual to work directly with the Online Digital Director to assist in creative development, social media management, website administration, and the execution of digital marketing communications. This person’s daily responsibilities might include: building our social media presence, research, archiving,
blogging, and developing other forms of digital communications and processes.

Requirements:
Computer Skills
Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube required
Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Knowledge of WordPress or HTML a plus

Benefits
You will get real world experience in dealing with meeting deadlines, marketing and social media efforts in the non-profit world.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter steve@votolatino.org with “Digital Media Intern” in the subject line. Emails only, no phone calls please.
Responsibilites:
Help manage Voto Latino’s Facebook and Twitter Support the Online digital directed in collecting relevant and topical news stories
Research and distribute information on current events, legislation, trends, and pop culture
Archive past campaign creative materials and analytics
Help with distribution of external newsletters
Support marketing initiatives: ordering, distributing and measuring success of materials.

Creativity, enthusiasm, commitment, and professionalism
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Versatile writing styles and good writing skills
Flexibility, good time management, and attention to detail
Self-directed, proactive and solutions-driven
Extensive knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube etc
An innate understanding of pop culture and news
An interest in politics and social justice work
LOCATION: Washington DC
Voto Latino is seeking a design Intern that will work directly with the VP of Creative and digital team producing a wide variety of print and web materials including, but not limited to, brochures, signage, websites, apparel. Applicants should demonstrate creativity, versatility, enthusiasm, and a commitment to a career in graphic design. If you're seeking to expand your skill set and build a strong portfolio, serving as a Voto Latino Design Intern is for you. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required. Portfolio review and interview required.




Requirements:
Apply
Submit your resume and pdf samples of your work at steve[at]votolatino.org We will contact you directly should your qualifications meet the position's requirements. No phone calls please.

About
Voto Latino non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 2004 by actress Rosario Dawson and spearheaded by President/ CEO Maria-Teresa Kumar. Voto Latino’s vision is to increase American Latino youth civic participation by both increasing voter turnout and political involvement among this group. Voto Latino’s work ranges from on the ground voter registration to engaging with youth through pop culture and multimedia awareness campaign.

Serious inquiries only, please. No phone calls.
Responsibilites:
Responsibilities & Requirements
• Be skilled in relevant software Photoshop & Illustrator

• Work closely with our creative team to provide the best graphic solutions.

• Design and implement a broad range of print & web marketing materials.

• A strong sense of design, layout /composition, typography, and color.

• Detail oriented with ability to work on multiple projects at once

• Good with deadlines