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Advocates for Youth is seeking a digital content manager focused on creating video content centering youth activists as well as managing Advocates digital channels. The ideal candidate is a creative with experience deploying big-picture strategies to attract new audiences. 

The position would work closely with the communications team, organizers, sexual health experts, and partners to execute a proactive and reactive digital strategy supporting young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. 

The digital content manager should have experience and a strong interest in social justice, be able to assert Advocates’ voice and positions externally, and be able to build forward-thinking and original strategy, while keeping track of details.

This position reports to the Associate Director of Strategic Projects, Lincoln Mondy.



  • Create, film, and edit video content centering youth activists and Advocates core issue areas. 
  • Write content for Advocates for Youth’s website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok social channels. 
  • Collaborate with the communications team to produce creative, bold strategies and content to combat attacks on young people’s health and rights. 
  • Regularly identify potential opportunities and angles to proactively insert Advocates’ priorities and work in current events.
  • Manage incoming social amplification requests from partners, staff, and youth activists. 
  • Draft social toolkits, video scripts, and other messaging materials as well as day-to-day social content. 
  • Closely monitor reproductive and sexual health health digital media to identify key trends, new outlets, and new influencer targets.
  • Posts material to Advocatesforyouth.org and maintain news section of website.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned. 


  • At least 2 years of digital, communications, or campaign experience is strongly preferred.
  • A portfolio of video projects demonstrating creativity and fluency in the visual arts.
  • Expertise with Premiere Pro, Final Cut, or similar video editing software. 
  • Must be a self-starter, able to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, writing, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to digest large amounts of information quickly and turn it into concise, compelling audience-friendly language.
  • A demonstrated grasp of the digital media landscape, including newer, non-traditional outlets and social media. 
  • A demonstrated interest in social justice and/or the policy issues surrounding youth reproductive and sexual health/rights. 
  • Understanding of youth advocacy and youth centered policies and practice preferred.
  • Ability to develop “big picture” strategy while keeping track of details and ability to think “outside of the box.” 


SALARY RANGE: $55k-65k commensurate with experience 

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: Advocates for Youth partners with youth leaders, adult allies, and youth-serving organizations to advocate for policies and champion programs that recognize young people’s rights to: honest sexual health information; accessible, confidential and affordable sexual health services; and the resources and opportunities necessary to create sexual health equity for all youth. Some of the core issues Advocates works on include abortion access, LGBTQ rights, contraceptive access, gender-based violence, sex education, and reproductive justice. 

HOURS & BENEFITS: This is a full time position (35 hours per week) and includes flexible compensatory time, health and dental insurance plans, life and short- and long-term disability insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, professional development funds, and student loan pay-down benefit upon start date. 

TO APPLY:   Fill out application form.  Deadline 6/30/2020

Advocates for Youth is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer and strongly encourages people of color and LGBTQ people to apply.




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