Jobs 

New Media Strategist

BuzzMaker is a Democratic political consulting firm specializing in eCampaign management, online advertising and international campaigns. Our clients include gubernatorial campaigns, U.S. Senate campaigns, international political parties and advocacy organizations. We are seeking a creative new media strategist with experience running online campaigns.

The new media strategist will be responsible for running online campaign operations for various campaigns – both domestic and international – including the use of email marketing, online advertising, social media, and campaign websites.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency writing, editing and proofreading advocacy and fundraising emails;
  • Email coding experience. You should know the quirks involved with coding an email and be able to explain them if asked;
  • Experience with Google Apps, NGP VAN, Salsa, NationBuilder, ExactTarget, and/or ActionKit;
  • Experience with Content Management Systems such as WordPress, Drupal, Expression Engine or Joomla (We use Drupal – so if you know that, it’s a plus);
  • Knowledge of how to use, analyze, and communicate digital analytics including Google Analytics, online advertising and email performance statistics;
  • Political Savvy: A qualified candidate will know what actions can be effective in the political arena and how to drive people to take those actions. You should also be knowledgeable about current events and demonstrate an interest in progressive politics;
  • Campaign Lifestyle: You should be able to work flexible hours and work directly with clients in high stress situations;
  • Willingness to telecommute. BuzzMaker is a virtual company.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and a related writing sample to info@buzzmaker.net. No phone calls.

Email Writer

BuzzMaker is a Democratic political consulting firm specializing in eCampaign management, online advertising and international campaigns. Our clients include gubernatorial, U.S. Congressional, and legislative campaigns, international political parties and advocacy organizations. We are seeking a creative email writer with experience in digital-focused campaigns.

The email writer will be responsible for drafting email copy for various campaigns, assisting with coding and scheduling of emails, as well as preparing email campaign strategy plans and timelines.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in political fundraising email;
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing, editing and proofreading advocacy and fundraising emails;
  • Knowledge of relevant research and trends regarding effective email construction and strategy;
  • Email coding experience. You should know the quirks involved with coding an email and be able to explain them if asked;
  • Familiarity with NGP VAN, NationBuilder, Salsa, Action Network, ExactTarget, and/or ActionKit;
  • Knowledge of how to use, analyze, and communicate email performance statistics;
  • Political Savvy: A qualified candidate will know what actions can be effective in the political arena and how to drive people to take those actions. You should also be knowledgeable about current events and demonstrate an interest in progressive politics;
  • Campaign Lifestyle: You should be able to work flexible hours and work directly with clients in high stress situations;
  • Independent attitude and willingness to telecommute. BuzzMaker is a virtual company.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and at least one relevant writing sample to info@buzzmaker.net with the subject Email Writer - [YOUR NAME]. No phone calls.

 

Front End Developer

BuzzMaker is a Democratic political consulting firm specializing in eCampaign management, online advertising and international campaigns. Our clients include gubernatorial campaigns, U.S. Senate campaigns, international political parties and advocacy organizations. We are seeking a contract Front-End Drupal Developer to build out websites for political campaigns and organizations.

The Front-End Drupal Developer will be responsible for taking websites from PSD to a fully functioning Drupal site, including theming, choosing contributed modules, and site building.

Qualifications:

  • An understanding of how to set up site architecture to make updating a website easy for end-users;
  • Expert HTML, CSS, and Javascript/JQuery knowledge;
  • Understanding of cross-browser testing and how to make designs degrade across browsers;
  • Knowledge of how to build Drupal themes from scratch, including editing tpl.php files;
  • Conceptual understanding of responsive design and how to implement it on a Drupal installation (experience is a plus);
  • Expert-level understanding of views;
  • Ability to choose contributed modules to implement on a website in order to accomplish what the client needs;
  • Module development experience is not required, but is a plus;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Interest in progressive politics;
  • Strong communication skills.

To Apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter, your resume, and a link to your portfolio to info@buzzmaker.net with the subject Front-End Developer - [YOUR NAME]. Please include a list of three websites that you have built in the last six months using Drupal and the role that you played in their development. No phone calls.