Manager, Campaign and Digital Strategies - Reproductive Rights & Health

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 07, 2019
Closes
Sep 06, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Management

The Position

The National Women’s Law Center seeks a communicator and organizer to support and lead issue campaigns and other initiatives that defend, protect, and advance reproductive rights and health for all people. The Campaign and Digital Strategies Manager will support and lead in developing and executing compelling, creative, and effective advocacy campaigns by using both digital and on-the-ground tools and strategies. This position is a term limited through December 31, 2020, but with a possibility of extension.

The Organization

The National Women’s Law Center fights for gender justice — in the courts, in public policy, and in our society — working across the issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.

We use the law in all its forms to change culture and drive solutions to the gender inequity that shapes our society and to break down the barriers that harm all of us — especially those who face multiple forms of discrimination, including women of color, LGBTQ people, and low-income women and families.

For more than 45 years, we have been on the leading edge of every major legal and policy victory for women, and we need you with us to continue this fight.

Responsibilities

  • Strategize, develop, and execute effective and dynamic campaigns and strategies to engage and mobilize supporters and other stakeholders for short-term, rapid-response, and long-term efforts around reproductive rights and health, including on birth control, abortion, and Medicaid.
  • Develop and write campaign plans, action alerts, social media content, blog posts, toolkits, and other related materials.
  • Strategically organize occasional rallies, protests, and other on-the-ground and digital events in collaboration with partner organizations, including events in select states – to raise and boost visibility for campaigns
  • Create and manage storytelling databases related to reproductive rights and health – including helping to find and vet storytellers
  • Work collaboratively and closely with colleagues in the Communications (including Press) and Reproductive Rights and Health departments.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with state partners, coalition members, influencers in key states, and plaintiffs.
  • Travel to key states and present on campaigns, advocacy best practices and messages.    

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience executing on issue advocacy and/or local campaigns, organizing, and/or digital advocacy.
  • An ability to grasp key policy messages and effectively communicating them to a variety of audiences, especially across digital channels.
  • Strong writing skills and some experience writing and developing content across platforms and for diverse audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that have translated into a track record of developing and maintaining relationships.
  • Public speaking skills.
  • Strong project and time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience and judgment working both collaboratively and independently.
  • The ability to be self-directed and take initiative, work well with competing priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to approaching reproductive rights and health issues with an intersectional lens.

Additional preferred skills and knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with other Law Center issues (e.g., child care access, income security and public benefit programs, workplace justice, education), or other issues related to gender justice, racial justice, reproductive justice or LGBTQ+ equality.
  • Hands-on experience with communications tools such as social media platforms and analytics, eCRMS, webinars, action alerts, listservs, and databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced, diverse and inclusive team setting, remaining flexible, resourceful and proactive;
  • Experience in planning rallies, protests, and other events.

Key Relations

The Manager for Campaign and Digital Strategies is centered on the Communications team and reports to the Senior Manager of Campaign & Digital Strategies. Additionally, this position’s key areas of focus will be reproductive rights and health, requiring this person to collaborate closely with those teams.

Compensation & Benefits

A minimum salary of $69,685 will be provided to the successful candidate meeting the minimum requirements of the position.

The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, and four weeks of annual vacation.  NWLC is located on Metro’s Red Line in Dupont Circle.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter outlining your interests and qualifications, a resume, professional references and a writing sample via e-mail to: cdsmanager@nwlc.org and include the position title in the subject line. Electronic submissions are preferred. Hard copies may be addressed to: Human Resources Department, National Women’s Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036. Applications accepted until position is filled.

The National Women’s Law Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values a diverse workforce.  We strongly encourage and seek applications from people with disabilities; people of all gender identities; people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals; veterans; and LGBTQI individuals.

Reasonable Accommodations

As noted above, NWLC welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations during any part of the hiring process, please email us at humanresources@nwlc.org or you may send the request by mail to:

National Women’s Law Center

ATTN: Human Resources Manager - Talent

11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800

Washington, DC 20036

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