Company: Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Job description:

Digital Director – (230009LV)

About Us:
The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs seeks to protect, preserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s environmental resources while ensuring and promoting a clean energy future for the state’s residents. Through the stewardship of open space, protection of environmental resources, and enhancement of clean energy, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs works tirelessly to make Massachusetts a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.
Who We Serve:
Massachusetts was the first state in the nation to combine energy and environmental agencies under one Cabinet secretary. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) serves Commonwealth residents interested in outdoor recreational activities, clean energy solutions and those who work with animals and livestock. Equally, EOEEA works with energy consumers, power companies, clean energy providers and farmers to delicately balance the interaction with environmental protection laws and regulations while being a cornerstone for our economic prosperity.
Secretariat Overview:
The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretariat (EOEEA) provides oversight of the Commonwealth’s energy and environmental agencies, namely, the Division of Energy Resources (DOER), Department of Public Utilities (DPU), Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), Department of Fish and Game (DFG), and Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR). EOEEA also has divisions within the Secretariat, including the Office of Law Enforcement (OLE or Massachusetts Environmental Police), Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) office, Coastal Zone Management (CZM) office, and Division of Conservation Services (DCS). All agencies and divisions promote the environmental or energy related goals and initiatives of the Administration and the Secretary of EOEEA.
The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) is seeking a Digital Director. EEA leads Massachusetts efforts to combat the climate crisis, build resiliency, and protect the environment. The Digital Director will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced communications shop, building relationships with the Commonwealth’s climate policy leaders and interfacing with the Governor, administration staff, and other stakeholders. The Digital Director will support the overall Communications team, led by the Director of Communications and Deputy Director of Communications, who support EEA Secretary Rebecca Tepper. This individual will manage EEA’s social media accounts and work with EEA’s seven agencies to assist their communications teams in the management of their social media accounts. The Director will film videos, design graphics, write copy, and staff events. Within EEA, there are seven agencies with numerous divisions. The Director will work with teams to develop social media strategy and highlight strategic priorities of the Governor, Secretary, and Commissioners.
Primary Duties:
• Lead video production, including concepting videos, filming, and editing
• Designs social media graphics, flyers, and other materials
• Drafts social media posts
• Takes photos at public events, edits photos, and manages a photo catalog
• Assists in developing social media strategy
• Assists with analyzing social media performance
• Works with EEA staff, partners, and constituents to highlight the work, services, and priorities of the Healey-Driscoll Administration
• Work with agency staff to develop their social media staff and create content.
The Digital Director is expected to be knowledgeable about current events and be able to draw connections between the work of EEA and events across Massachusetts and the country.
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates should have fluency with current affairs and be skilled at multitasking, meeting deadlines, and working collaboratively with diverse groups. The Director is expected to work some nights and weekends and ideally should possess a valid driver’s license. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment. Other qualifications include:
• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.
• 1-3 years experience in digital media, marketing, social media management required.
• Strong skills in Adobe Premiere and video production required.
• Proficiency in Adobe After Effects preferred.
• Proficiency in either Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and/or Photoshop required, and on-the-job training will be available.
• A keen eye for graphic design.
• Ability to turn around assignments quickly and at high quality.
• Strong writing skills, particularly in the social media format.
• Demonstrated interested in climate policy, social justice, journalism, public service, law, or government preferred
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Technologically proficient, able to learn and use new software, troubleshoot errors, and manage production equipment, computer hardware, and other devices.
• Candidates should be social media-savvy and excited about exploring creative and fun ways for state government to communicate with the public.



Applicants must have at least (A) four (4) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.


I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

II. An Associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

III. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

IV. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.

V. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for the required experience.

Comprehensive Benefits
When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future.
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An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.

Official Title: Program Manager IV
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Boston-100 Cambridge Street
Job: Administrative Services
Organization: Exec Office Of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: Sep 7, 2023, 11:12:47 AM
Number of Openings: 1
Bargaining Unit: M99-Managers (EXE)

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Melixza Esenyie – 6176261282
Confidential: No

Job type: Full Time

Fully remote: Hybrid

Salary range: 70,002.10 – 85,000.00 Yearly

Location: Boston Massachusetts


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