350.org is looking for Digital Content Producer to provide cover for a sabbatical, ideally from 15 January to 15 April 2024.
350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here.
350.org is an equal opportunity employer. 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.
About the Digital Content Producer
This is a part-time contract set at 24 hours (3 days) per week. Europe or Africa time zones preferred, east coast Americas time zones acceptable.
The Digital Content Producer (Sabbatical Support) will support the Social Media & Engagement team with the following key areas of work during the Global Digital Content Strategist’s sabbatical (January-March 2024):
- Refreshing 350.org’s social media how-to guides, recommended practices, and other resources according to the most up-to-date best practices in the nonprofit sector with a focus on Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and LinkedIn
- Strong knowledge of current social media landscape and best practices required
- Working with the rest of the Social Media & Engagement team and the Multimedia & Design team to organize existing social media templates, identify gaps and opportunities in our visual presentation on key social media channels, and create and optimize new templates for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
- Experience with Canva required; can use preferred design software as long as templates can be shared on Canva
- Support with miscellaneous aspects of global social media content production including but not limited to drafting captions, working with regional teams to ensure the global team has sufficient context (campaign focus and demands, key partners, campaign targets, etc.) for effective amplification of regional social media content, and reviewing copy and graphics for other members of the team
Contract Terms and Conditions
1. Engagement, Fee, & Expenses
The period of your engagement will commence on the above listed contract start date and will terminate on the contract end date, unless sooner terminated pursuant to paragraph 4 (“Termination”). At that point 350.Org will evaluate the work being done and make the determination if the consultancy should continue. Your total consulting fee is listed above (“consulting fee”) for the agreed services. Payment shall be made according to the above listed payment schedule, with receipt of a detailed invoice for processing.
Reimbursable expenses should be cleared in advance with 350.Org’s listed point of contact, and should not exceed 20% of the consulting fee amount. Expenses should be itemized, with appropriate documentation, on the invoice that you submit to 350.Org.
During the period of your Engagement, you will support 350.Org through the tasks outlined in the above listed scope of work.
3. Independent Contractor Status
You acknowledge that you are an independent contractor of 350.Org, not an employee and as such (i) you have no authority to bind 350.Org or any of its affiliates, (ii) you are not entitled to participate in any benefit plans, programs or arrangements offered, or which may in the future be provided by 350.Org to its employees, (iii) you are responsible for your own taxes and 350.Org will not withhold any taxes on your behalf, (iv) you are free to engage in other business activities and may offer your services to other companies, organizations, educational institutions or individuals, to the extent that such other business activities do not interfere with your performance of Services under this agreement, and with the agreement that no duplicate billing will take place.
This Engagement may be terminated by you or 350.Org at any time for any reason, with a period of notice of no less than 10 working days, in which case you will be paid for the time worked through the date of termination.
5. Works Made for Hire
All materials, products and proceeds of your Services shall constitute “works made for hire” for 350.Org under the U.S. Copyright Act. To the extent that any materials, products or proceeds of your Services do not constitute works made for hire, you hereby assign, grant and convey, and agree to assign, grant and convey to 350.Org all right, title and interest now existing or that may exist in the future in and to any intellectual property rights, including any copyrights and moral rights, in any and all such materials, products and proceeds of your Services hereunder. The foregoing intellectual property rights include, but are not limited to, (i) all rights to register, or to renew any registration(s) for such intellectual property rights, and (ii) all causes of action related to such intellectual property rights. Additionally, you agree to execute and deliver at a future date
any and all further documents that 350.Org reasonably determines may be necessary or desirable to perfect 350.Org’s ownership of any intellectual property rights and that you will not attempt to register any materials, products or proceeds of your Services, or any part thereof, at the U.S. Copyright Office, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, or at any foreign counterparts of those U.S. offices.
You represent and warrant that all Services performed by you for or on behalf of 350.Org to date and in the future, and all materials, products and proceeds of your Services produced thereby, do not and will not infringe upon or violate any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other property right of any third party including, without limitation, your former employer, or other clients. You further represent and warrant that all such materials have been created by you and you alone.
You shall indemnify and hold 350.Org harmless from any loss or liability arising from performing services under this Agreement. 350.Org shall likewise indemnify and hold you harmless from any loss or liability arising from the actions of its directors, officers, employees or agents in relation to the services under this Agreement.
8. Confidential Information
You acknowledge that in performing the Services hereunder, you may have access to, or be directly or indirectly exposed to information that constitutes 350.Org’s and/or its partners’ proprietary and confidential information (collectively, the “350.Org Information”). You shall hold confidential all 350.Org Information and shall use best efforts to avoid its disclosure or unauthorized use. You agree that all 350.Org Information is the sole and exclusive property of 350.Org and/or its partners, and that in performing the Services hereunder you acquire no right, title or interest in or to such 350.Org Information. At the conclusion of your Services, you shall promptly return to 350.Org any 350.Org Information in your possession, and destroy any copies, photos, recordings, journals, notes or other tangible recreations or representations of 350.Org Information in your possession.
(a) This contract shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of you and 350.Org, and each party’s respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns.
(b) This contract shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the law of the District of Columbia, without regard to its conflict of law principles or any rule that may indicate the applicability of the laws of any other State. The parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in the District of Columbia and waive any claim that the forum is inconvenient or that venue is improper.
(c) This contract constitutes the entire understanding and agreement between you and the 350.Org, and may not be modified except by written instrument executed by you and 350.Org. This contract supersedes and replaces any prior agreements, written or otherwise, between you and 350.Org with respect to the subject matter hereof. No modification or change may be made
in this contract except by written instrument duly signed by duly authorized representatives of the parties hereto.
(d) Neither this contract nor any rights or obligations hereunder may be assigned or transferred by you without the prior written consent of 350.Org. 350.Org may freely assign its rights and obligations hereunder.
(e) Each party hereto covenants that all of its activities pursuant to this contract shall comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
(f) You represent and warrant to 350.Org that the Engagement will not conflict with or result in a violation or breach of, or constitute a default under any contract, agreement or understanding to which you are or were a party.
(g) This contract may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.
(h) This contract supersedes any previous agreements with any project or entity named 350.Org.
We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others.
Contract start date : Preferred start: January 15, 2024
Contract end date : April 15, 2024
Consulting fee : Please let us know your monthly rate
Payment schedule : monthly payment after delivery of materials & reception of invoice
Location: Remote within the following countries: Argentina, Belgium, Benin, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Poland, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States (CT, GA, MD, MA, ME, NJ, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA, or Washington, DC)
If you have any questions regarding this contract, please direct them to Jaq Evans (firstname.lastname@example.org).