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CLIMATE ACTION CAMPAIGN - REGIONAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER

Location: Washington, DC

Job Type: Full time, exempt 

Compensation & Benefits

  • $65,000 - $75,000 annually

  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Unlimited paid time off and paid holidays

  • 401k plan with employer matching

  • Monthly Technology Stipend

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Hybrid Office Schedule with 1-2 days per week in the DC office

NOTE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED AND WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

About the Position

 

The Climate Action Campaign is looking for a strategic and creative person with 3-5 years of experience to manage multiple in-state, federal, and administrative issue advocacy programs across a number of key states. 

The Climate Action Campaign (CAC) is a vibrant coalition of a dozen major national environment, environmental justice, and public health groups, working together to drive ambitious, durable federal action based on science, to address the climate crisis. Our goal is to reduce climate pollution and accelerate the transition to clean energy and a sustainable society in ways that support justice, jobs, improved health and quality of life for all. The Campaign serves as an important center of gravity and convening body for dozens of organizations working together to win the passage of ambitious federal and administrative climate action that is centered on investment, standards, jobs, health, and justice. The Regional Campaign Manager is a member of the State Organizing Team. The Climate Action Campaign is based in Washington D.C. Visit us online at: http://www.actonclimate.com/

Duties Include

 

With guidance from the State Organizing Director, the Regional Campaign Manager will:

  • Lead multiple state-based coalitions composed of funded and non-funded partners working to build support for bold federal and administrative climate action in key states through media, grass top cultivation, meetings with federal lawmakers, and large-scale grassroots activation. 

  • Manage, coach, and drive on-the-ground funded partners to achieve their goals by facilitating weekly state calls, coaching and supporting partners through strategies and tactics, leading national trainings and briefings, and identifying ways to support and lift up local voices.   

  • Work closely with CAC leadership to develop state-and target-specific strategies, which includes developing a deep knowledge of targets and districts, drafting plans and concept memos, participating in regular planning calls/meetings, providing guidance to in-state partners, coordinating with the campaigns govt affairs teams and others and tracking policymaker actions.

  • Build consensus and maintain a disciplined focus within each state coalition on key strategies and messages. Ensure timely execution of agreed upon tactics. Lead the coalition in debriefing to ensure continual learning.  

  • As needed plug gaps and help scale our work in each state by conducting direct outreach to allies, grasstops leaders, and grassroots activists. 

  • Track partner grant deliverables and report on field activities to internal and external national coalition stakeholders. Provide direct feedback to partners and help problem solve with partners who are not meeting their metrics. 

  • In key moments lead rapid response activities.

  • Frequent travel to key states (monthly).

Skills & Qualifications

 

A successful candidate for this position is a mission-driven, hardworking, but fun-loving “people person” and campaign manager who:

  • Has 3-5 years of relevant experience in either issue advocacy, community organizing, volunteer management, political strategy, or electoral campaigns.

  • Has experience managing organizing, advocacy, communications, or political staff. 

  • Experience working with coalitions preferred. 

  • Is flexible, adaptable, self-motivated, and can prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Is an excellent communicator and strong writer.

  • Has database or CRM experience (e.g. QuickBase, VAN, Salesforce, etc.).

  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment – and is above all, a team player – but can also work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Proven understanding of goals, strategies, and tactics --- how to develop, adjust, and implement on all three levels.

  • Strong time management and priority-setting skills.

  • Familiarity with environmental issues is a plus but not required.

To Apply

 

  • ​Click below or email us at jobs@jmmstrategygroup.com with the subject line "CAC REGIONAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER"

  • Send your resume and a cover letter in one document in pdf format

  • No calls, please

JMM Strategy Group and Climate Action Campaign strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community to apply. We do not tolerate discrimination on any level and are actively working to ensure that all people have access to the jobs and positions they are qualified to succeed in.

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