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Digital Content Copywriter / Creative Specialist

Nashville, TN

A Digital Content Copywriter proficient in digital, legal and policy writing with a passion for the ACLJ’s mission.

We are looking for a creative Copywriter to write clear and concise copy for a host of digital platforms including: email advocacy, petition and fundraising campaigns, web and social media, and long and short form editorial content – effectively communicating in the voice of the ACLJ’s brands.

The copywriter should assist the ACLJ’s growing digital advocacy team. Clearly communicate the ACLJ’s legal work to our members and the general public through readable, yet legally sound compelling copy. Analyze and synthesize legal opinions and memos, converting these documents into long and short form digestible content. Create copy that convincingly builds a case for the ACLJ’s legal advocacy on a number of critical issues including the persecution of Christians, protection of the unborn, exposing and stopping government corruption, and defending constitutional liberties, free speech, and religious liberty.

The copywriter should communicate the ACLJ’s legal work in a way that both advances our advocacy and allows our members to clearly understand the value and importance of our work. Help expand the ACLJ’s ability to communicate with its members digitally, including expanding the donor base of the ACLJ to further its mission opportunities. The copywriter should be able to quickly and effectively enhance new digital strategies by providing copy that effectively moves and converts the reader to action. Draft in the voice of the ACLJ’s brands for consistency across all platforms. Quickly accomplish a large variety of tasks in a fast paced, high energy, political war room type environment.

Some specific duties may include:

  • Draft blogs for several ACLJ attorneys and ACLJ.org staff posts. 
  • Draft emails for the ACLJ’s 1 million email subscribers. 
  • Master the ability to properly emulate different voices to create digital content for ACLJ Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow, ACLJ Executive Director Jordan Sekulow, and general ACLJ media. 
  • Draft speeches, submissions, and memos for senior attorneys on a host of global
  • Help oversee, create, and expand digital content for the ACLJ’s BeHeard
  • Turn complex legal issues into content our members can understand through long and short form articles.
  • Edit additional ACLJ attorneys’ blogs into properly formatted, legally sound, and clearly communicated digital articles for posting on social media and ACLJ web platforms.
  • Write clear, attractive copy in several different distinct voices.
  • Collaborate with designers, PR and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects (e.g. petition campaigns and landing pages).
  • Conduct high-quality research in order to create legally accurate content.
  • Edit and proofread copy as needed.
  • Use SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach.
  • Effectively assist in sourcing related images and other content.

Required Competencies

  • Demonstrated copy writing and editing abilities.
  • General technical skills and aptitude, with the ability to learn the digital platforms in use by the ACLJ’s digital team. 
  • Ability to prioritize in a high-pressured environment. 
  • Skills to communicate effectively with others.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, manage workload and accountability, and deliver results to meet competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Email and Digital Content Specialist

Nashville, TN

The ACLJ is seeking an individual to facilitate email and digital content. The candidate must be proficient in HTML and CSS. Additional front-end development skills such as JavaScript is preferable. The ideal candidate has experience with SQL and/or the ability and desire to learn SQL. The candidate will spend much of their time using Salesforce Marketing Cloud. Previous experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud/ExactTarget or other email platforms is a plus. 

 

Duties include but not limited to:
1) Execution of our Email Marketing Campaigns including:

  • Creating Email Templates
  • Conducting Tests to Optimize Email Campaigns
  • Developing Ways to Improve Email Campaigns
  • Using SQL Queries to Develop New Email Lists
  • Staying Up-to-Date on the Latest Marketing Cloud Features and Best Practices

2) Maintenance of Content on ACLJ.org and Beheardproject.org

  • Posting Articles Daily and Updating Articles as Requested
  • Posting Other Content as Necessary
  • Redacting and Uploading Legal Documents
  • Maintaining an Archive of Content

 

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, willing to learn and always looking for ways to execute content strategy more efficiently and effectively. Additionally, the candidate will have opportunities to work with our development and social media teams to contribute to the larger mission of our digital strategy.

Full-Stack Web Developer

Nashville, TN
The position will work on various web and/or mobile projects by writing tests, maintaining existing code, and adding new features. They will work alongside a small development team that has delivered high performing websites.
 
Requirements:
  • A strong understanding of web development languages including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Comfortable with at least one back-end language (examples: PHP, C#, Node.js, etc)
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases.

Graphic Designer

Nashville, TN

A Graphic Designer who is proficient in design for print and web with a passion for the ACLJ’s mission. 

The ACLJ is looking for a graphic designer to develop, design, and create digital graphics for the ACLJ’s growing digital platform. The graphic designer will work alongside a social media, video, and print team creating still and moving graphics that effectively communicate the voice and mission of the ACLJ’s brands. 

The graphic designer should visually communicate the ACLJ’s legal work in a way that both advances our advocacy and allows our members to clearly understand the value and importance of our work. Help expand the ACLJ’s ability to visually communicate with its members digitally, including expanding the donor base of the ACLJ to further its mission opportunities. The graphic designer should be able to quickly and effectively enhance new digital strategies by providing still and motion imagery that effectively moves and compels the reader to action. The graphic designer should be able to visually communicate in the many voices of the ACLJ’s brands for consistency across all platforms, quickly accomplish a large variety of tasks in a fast paced, high energy, political war room type environment. 

Some specific duties may include: 

  • Design and contribute to ACLJ’s print mail marketing program
  • Create original memes for social media platform
  • Create short form motion graphics for social media platform
  • Edit and manipulate original photographs to create new content  for ACLJ platforms 
  • Contribute to and/or edit graphics for web content
    • ACLJ’s main web properties
    • Microsites such as Squarespace and Wix platform
  • Project manage several different digital projects at once
  • Create graphic and text heavy, visually stunning annual report
  • Curate relevant stock images for digital use
  • Effectively assist in sourcing related images, video and other digital content

Required Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design or related   
  • 1-2 yr experience working in digital media
  • Demonstrated graphic design abilities
  • General technical skills and aptitude, with the ability to learn the digital platforms in use by the ACLJ’s digital team
  • Ability to prioritize in a high-pressured environment
  • Skills to communicate effectively with others
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, manage workload and accountability, and deliver results to meet competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

Required Knowledge

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Word / Pages
  • Excel / Numbers 

Required Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Print Design
  • Web Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • Photography
  • Videography 

Web Developer - Intern

Nashville, TN
The position will work on various web projects by writing tests, maintaining existing code, and adding new features. They will work alongside a small development team that has delivered high performing and secure websites.
 
Requirements:
  • A basic understanding of web development languages including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Be able to commit to at least 10 hours of work per week during the school year with a potential for up to 29 hours depending on available work.

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Founded in 1990 with the mandate to protect religious and constitutional freedoms, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) engages legal, legislative, and cultural issues by implementing an effective strategy of advocacy, education, and litigation that includes representing clients before the Supreme Court of the United States and international tribunals around the globe.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the ACLJ’s work reaches across the globe with international affiliated offices. In addition to its religious liberties work, the ACLJ also focuses on constitutional law involving the issues of national security, sanctity of human life, judicial nominations, and protecting patriotic expression such as our National Motto and the Pledge of Allegiance.