Climate Power has an immediate opening for a Managing Director, Campaigns to lead the organization’s campaign and political strategy. The Managing Director for Campaigns will work with the senior management team to set campaign priorities and manage Climate Power’s campaign and political team and consultants.
- Develop goals and strategies, in consultation with senior management, for Climate Power’s campaigns and integrate national and state campaign plans into a holistic program with strategic imperatives, tactics, benchmarks, and accountability metrics.
- Manage a team of 7-8 as well as relationships with vendors and consultants to achieve Climate Power’s campaigns and political goals.
- Proactively identify future priorities as well as plan backwards from future benchmarks to ensure implementation is on track for national and state level plans.
- Lead the team in planning and operationalizing campaigns tactics and actions, including events and offline actions.
- Oversee Climate Power’s partnerships and relationships with the Hill, state and local electeds, grasstops partners and allies across the spectrum to broaden awareness of Climate Power’s resources and increase strategic alignment, including all distribution of Climate Power’s resources and content to partners, the Hill, and state advisory board members, and more.
- Identify and recruit key political messengers to achieve Climate Power’s objectives on the national and state levels, including but not limited to storytellers personally impacted by the climate crisis, state advisory board members, federal and state legislators, climate, progressive, labor, and environmental justice leaders, and experts.
- Ensure collaboration and alignment across teams in order to advance strategic priorities via the maintenance of a cross team programmatic calendar, as well as a calendar of partner actions.
Requirements & Qualifications
- At least eight years of campaign or political experience, including senior advocacy and/or electoral campaign experience.
- Track record of large-scale program development and implementation at the national and state level.
- Experience working with partners and allied organizations and coalitions. Experience working with climate and environmental groups preferred.
- Experience managing a team and successfully supervise them to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects concurrently
- Experience working on the Hill or with members of Congress on legislative advocacy efforts preferred.
- Ability to build consensus and resolve conflicts.
- Very strong communications and presentation skills.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced campaign environment with unpredictable hours in high-pressure situations.
- Strong strategic and writing skills.
This full time exempt position reports to Climate Power’s Deputy Executive Director.
Climate Power is a fiscally sponsored project of Resources Legacy Fund (RLF) and Fund for a Better Future (FBF). RLF and FBF are equal opportunity employers and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, or sexual orientation.
Pay for this position is commensurate with experience and responsibilities. The salary range for this position starts at $136,000. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.