Strategic Tobacco Industry Campaigns Manager

Job Type

Full Time




1400 I Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (the Campaign) seeks nominations and applications for a Strategic Tobacco Industry Campaigns Manager to play a leading role in efforts to isolate, discredit, and neutralize the tobacco industry through our new initiative, TakeAPart.


TakeAPart aims to take apart the tobacco industry's power and also to provide opportunities for anyone in the world to take a part in the movement to break the link between tobacco companies and policy makers. To do this, we are building a global community of TakeAPart activists and a talented team to lead the program.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of one of the world’s leading corporate accountability efforts and work with cutting edge social media strategies and new crowdsourcing technology. The Strategic Tobacco Industry Campaigns Manager will report to and work closely with the head of the Campaign’s TakeAPart Initiative to develop campaigns in support of tobacco control policy objectives and organizations in targeted countries. This position reports to the Head of Tobacco Industry Campaigns.

Primary Duties

·        Analyze critical tobacco industry business relationships and practices, identify points of vulnerability, and design appropriate campaigns to isolate them.

·        Lead the development and implementation of a dynamic roster of global campaigns to expose and counter industry tactics and wrongdoing.

·        Respond rapidly to developments and campaign opportunities, ensuring our global activist community is promptly informed and engaged, as well as identifying and maximizing opportunities for campaign escalation.

·        Organize campaign actions and logistics such as public petition deliveries.

·        Collaborate with partners in low-and middle-income countries to develop and implement campaigns to expose industry and industry surrogates' efforts to influence policy-makers and undermine the policy process.

·        Prepare campaign materials including reports, fact sheets, presentations, briefing papers, online resources, supporter emails, and toolkits.

·        Help lead the development and implementation of campaign training for the Campaign’s grantees and partners.

·        Participate in the development and maintenance of the TakeAPart social media channels and website.



The TakeAPart Team is part of the Campaign’s international program and staffed with passionate, creative, and strategically minded corporate campaigners.

We’re motivated by the opportunity to isolate, discredit and neutralize an industry that causes incalculable suffering around the world, and to influence public policy for the betterment of people in middle-and low-income countries. We’re looking for someone who shares our passion and is experienced in the development and implementation of corporate accountability campaigns and in training and supporting others to successfully implement such campaigns.

The ideal candidate will possess the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experience:

·        Demonstrated ability to develop and implement campaigns focused on changing corporate  behavior and policies.

·        Experience conducting industry and corporate research to inform strategy including financial performance, business strategy, and competitive environment.

·        Efficient and comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment.

·        Experience in administering online, social media, and/or mobile advocacy campaigns.

·        Minimum 4 years relevant experience.

·        Excellent writing, speaking and editing skills (English). Fluency in another language including French, Spanish, Hindi, Bahasa, or other language is preferred.

·        Experience working at the international level/in cross-cultural settings.

·        Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

·        Ability and desire to travel overseas.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


This position is based in Washington, DC and is open to US citizens and other applicants possessing work visas permitting long-term, permanent employment in the US.

More information about the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids may be found at:

Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume or CV, and information – including campaign materials or web links – about industry-focused campaigns you have worked on should be sent to: Please reference the position code: STICM-08 in the subject line of your email. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No Phone Calls Please.