Location: Florence, MA or Washington, DC
The Campaign Coordinator conducts communications, grassroots organizing,
online and other activities to advance United Republic’s legislative and movement
building initiatives. S/he works with a range of community based organizations,
public interest groups, associations and academics to encourage participation in
our campaigns, programs events and special projects. The Campaign Coordinator
prepares work plans, collateral materials, recruits, coordinates and trains
volunteers, implements letter to editor, op-ed, and call-in campaigns, engages civic
leaders and others. S/he works in a team approach to maintain and communicate
work plans and priorities and to support United Republic’s vision, values and
Outreach & Organizing: With Executive team and other key staff identify,
develop and implement grassroots organizing, e-advocacy and money in politics
movement building activities. Plan, vet, and implement innovative online and
traditional organizing activities. Establish and maintain relationships, participate
in networks, coalitions and collaborative projects. Coordinate the implementation
of public hearings, meetings and other special events including: in-district
meetings, teach-ins, press events and other advocacy and public education
activities. Integrate volunteer coordination with other UR projects and activities.
Track and monitor results and initiate internal and external activities and
evaluation as needed.
Administration: Prepare and submit reports as needed. Maintain records of
work performed. Participate in staff meetings other organizational development
Communications: Maintain an informed knowledge of money in politics
issues in general. Work collaboratively in the preparation of web and written
materials, including educational and organizing materials, activist alerts,
electronic advocacy materials, sign-on letters, etc. Coordinate carefully with
Communications team to craft proactive and reactive press communications
establish and revise talking points, help organize press conferences and other
events. Respond to information requests from the public and coalition members.
Keep UR staff apprised of campaign developments.
Volunteer Coordination: Recruit and engage individual and institutional
members and e-activists. Recruit, engage and support individuals across the
country to conduct volunteer-lead research, events and other regional activism.
Experience/Education: Must have two or more years experience advocating for
public policy issues in a non-profit organization. Grassroots field organizing,
advocacy and media outreach experience required. Knowledge of money in politics
systems and money in politics organizations preferred. College graduate with an
interest in social change activism, movement building and public policy desired.
Skills/Attributes: Ability to think creatively and quickly to respond to political
developments, to take advantage of breaking news and the ability to present
complex and technical topics to a general audience is required. Excellent written
and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal, strategic planning and training
skills; excellent research, analytic and organizational skills; proficiency in Web
research, data-base development, word processing and other computer systems
required. Must be organized, able to juggle multiple priorities and work well under
pressure with critical deadlines.