|Digital Marketing and Storytelling Specialist
About the Department of Public Transformation:
The Department of Public Transformation (DoPT), founded in 2017 and incorporated in 2018, is an artist-led organization that works locally and relationally to develop creative strategies for increased community connection, civic engagement, and equitable participation in rural places. We believe in the power of rural creativity in activating solutions to address community challenges. We collaborate with local artists, residents, and community champions on deeply place-based projects, keeping our core values at the heart of all we do. More at publictransformation.org.
DoPT is a small and growing organization. Current staff includes an Executive Director at .6 FTE (reporting to the Board of Directors) and an Associate Director at .6 FTE (reporting to the Executive Director). Our work is also supported by ongoing fundraising and project-based independent contractors, as well as passionate volunteers.
DoPT operates remotely, as well as out of its smalltown headquarters at the YES! House in Granite Falls, MN. Granite Falls is a community with a population of 2,779 located on occupied Dakota homeland and borders the tribal lands Pezihutazizi Oyate (Upper Sioux Community) with 482 members and a residential population of 57 and Cansa’yapi (Lower Sioux Indian Community) with 930 members and a residential population of 335.
The Digital Marketing and Storytelling Specialist is a creative self-starter responsible for content creation, implementation, and collaboration in the areas of organizational storytelling, graphic design work, and media and list organization. This position reports to the Executive Director.
This is a remote / work-from-home position. Candidates can be located anywhere in the U.S. Preference will be given to candidates who have lived experience in a rural community.
Hours and Compensation:
This is a part-time, non-exempt (hourly) employment position with a flexible schedule — 10-15 hours per week — and a pay rate of $17/hour.
Organizational Storytelling (65%)
Graphic Design Work (25%)
Media and List Organization (10%)
→ Positive, forward-looking, and curious approach
→ Familiarity with Canva, Squarespace, Mailchimp, Google Suite, Zoom
How to apply:
Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references with the email subject line “Digital Marketing and Storytelling Specialist” to email@example.com. Due to the expected volume of incredible applicants, we are not able to respond to emails or calls about this position. Thank you!
Open until filled. Priority to applications received before 12:00 PM (NOON) CST on March 31, 2021; early submissions encouraged. Interviews will begin April 7, 2021. Start date will be as soon as possible.