Digital Media Associate

Job Description

Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) is a DC‐based nonprofit coalition of 170 stakeholder organizations representing health plans, providers, community partners, and professional groups, and more than 600,000 grassroots advocates united in a mission to improve health care for the nation’s seniors through a strong Medicare Advantage (MA).

MA is the public-private partnership in Medicare where nearly half of all Medicare-eligible individuals receive their health coverage today. BMA advocates for MA by commissioning timely research, mobilizing grassroots advocates, meeting with policymakers and staff, hosting briefings and webinars, and other tactics.

The Digital Media Associate will work directly with the Vice President of Communications and will have the primary responsibility for maintaining websites and platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. S/he will also be responsible for graphic design work, curating shareable content, maintaining brand consistency across platforms, and analyzing the performance of various media campaigns.

The ideal candidate is a strong digital communicator with experience using Adobe Creative Suite (including Adobe Premiere and InDesign), WordPress, Canva, and other platforms. S/he will also possess superb writing capabilities, be able to meet deadlines, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, creative environment that can change quickly based on actions in Congress or the administration. The ideal candidate will further have an interest in health care policy and an appreciation for the political dynamics of current health care issues.

This is a full-time, salaried position with competitive benefits and growth potential. Better Medicare Alliance is currently working under a hybrid in-person/remote model in which employees are expected to work in-person at our Washington, D.C. office at least two days per week.

Responsibilities
  • Manage digital media planning, strategy, and goal setting.
  • Lead the development and posting of digital content for social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and so forth.
  • Develop weekly content calendars for all social media platforms.
  • Create and post updates, news, photos, videos, announcements, and other content on relevant accounts in a timely manner using appropriate content.
  • Grow online social media networks and presence.
  • Lead Search Engine Optimization efforts and maintain steady inbound website traffic while retaining core audiences.
  • Use data to report to staff on content performances, assess trends, and activity to drive advocacy and enhance future campaigns.
  • Lead the development of social media toolkits for new BMA studies and reports
  • Make updates to the website as needed
  • Assist in certain longform writing projects (e.g., newsletters, blog posts) as directed by the Vice President of Communications.
  • Assist in setting up and running virtual meetings (e.g., Zoom, WebEx) and running PowerPoint as needed by staff.
  • Provide assistance for events, including invitation design, managing RSVPs, etc.
Qualifications
  • 2-4 years of communications, digital content, marketing or similar experience
  • B.A/B.S.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superb writing capabilities
  • Ability to explain policy issues on digital platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere, WordPress, and Canva
  • Some knowledge of health policy issues preferred
  • Congressional experience (e.g., press assistant, legislative correspondent) a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team
Contact Information

BMA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please send resume, references, and applicable writing samples to kvoyvodich@bettermedicarealliance.org. 

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