Senior Campaign Representative
Location: DC Metro Area
Please note: This position could be based anywhere our client has an office or a western remote location. Salary will differ based on location.
Our established non-profit client is seeking a Senior Campaign Representative to join its team. The position’s main objective is to help provide strategic support and implementation of priority conservation plans as part of the successful implementation and advancement of the 2021-2030 Strategic Plan. Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Conservation Campaigns, the Senior Campaign Representative will collaborate with external coalitions and partners as well as internal teams and staff focused on conserving and protecting areas of high value.
This position plays an important role in supporting an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust and accountability to shared goals and outcomes. Our client has made diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic priorities for the organization and the Senior Campaign Representative will integrate these priorities throughout their work. Across our team, we aspire to be campaign oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, transparent, and supportive of staff – our greatest asset.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:
- Leads the development and implementation of campaign plans, that engage key communities, grow our campaigns and organizational people power, and advance the organization’s strategic plan.
- Investigates and evaluates opportunities for new place-based and/or national campaigns that advance land conservation protections and the organization’s strategic outcomes.
- Provides leadership and advocacy support for internal cross-functional and landscape teams and strategic external coalitions, partners groups, and key stakeholders.
- Plays a leadership role and represents them in coalitions, cultivating strong relationships with partners and key influencers when needed.
- Demonstrates an unwavering commitment to equity and justice and advances these commitments within our designation campaigns and across the organization.
- Prepares written and visual materials, such as fact sheets, action alerts, presentations, maps, and other outreach materials.
- Leads and organizes advocacy and/or educational events as needed.
- Prepares campaign progress reports and other campaign-related updates as needed.
- Assists with the development of grant reports, proposals, and other fundraising efforts as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 5-7 years of experience supporting and implementing place-based issue advocacy or political campaigns and/or working to advance public policy changes at the local, state, or federal level.
- Demonstrated self-starter with proven ability to take initiative, develop strategies, and see a project through to completion with limited supervision.
- Track record working successfully in teams representing a rich mix of talent, backgrounds, and perspectives—across race and gender.
- Experience building trusting relationships with diverse stakeholders, including federal and state agency staff, elected officials, tribal nations, underrepresented groups, landowners, businesses, sportsmen, and local community members.
- Proven ability to set and meet deadlines, work on multiple projects at one time, and to adjust quickly to shifting priorities/plans.
- Demonstrated strong written and verbal skills.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.
This organization offers a full suite of benefits.