Position Title: Campaigns Coordinator, National Wildlife Federation
Position Posting: Application here
Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is America’s largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 53 state and territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. Our mission is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world through programming focused on conserving wildlife, restoring habitats and waterways, expanding outdoor opportunities, connecting children with nature, and addressing the causes and consequences of climate change.
To help us rise to this challenge, we are seeking a Campaigns Coordinator to join our national Campaigns Team. The Campaigns Team mobilizes action at the local level (in the “field”) to advance national policy priorities; grows civic and political power in targeted states; and builds long-term organizational infrastructure and leadership for change that will improve the resilience of wildlife and communities. The Campaigns Coordinator will provide administrative and strategic support; help cultivate and deepen NWF’s engagement with activists, volunteers, and partners in-person and online; and support national staff and state-based field organizers working with NWF on particular national policy campaigns and movement-building priorities, such as efforts to combat climate change, protect public lands and water resources, restore wildlife and habitat, and advance environmental justice.
This position is based at NWF’s National Advocacy Center in Washington, DC, however it can be remote. We provide the tools and technology support so that you can work from almost anywhere. We encourage working in spaces that help you generate ideas and support your well-being while working.
- Compiling and maintaining online “toolkits” with resources to help organizers and activists generate media, mobilize community leaders and stakeholders, and engage with elected and appointed officials in their home states and districts;
- Providing logistical support for (in-person/virtual) meetings, lobby days, hearings, other events;
- Creating public education and outreach materials, including flyers, posters, stickers, t-shirts, social media graphics, blog posts, and other shareable digital and physical advocacy content;
- Scheduling meetings, managing campaign list-serves, taking notes and tracking action-items;
- Organizing and participating in DC-area and field events, rallies, public hearings, town halls, g.;
- Updating orientation materials and onboarding new organizing partners and outreach consultants;
- Tracking field organizing and campaign activities and metrics using our QuickBase, Airtable and Tableau database systems; ensure that field organizers, consultants, and partners are properly reporting campaign activities and information;
- Curating comprehensive reports of Campaign and Field activities regularly for internal distribution, reporting to funders, and for sharing with policymakers and staff;
- Processing and tracking grants, contracts, invoices, and expense reimbursements;
- Leveraging data resources and technology to improve the Campaigns team’s efficiency and effectiveness.
- At least 2 years of professional experience.
- Strong organizational, time-management, and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize work.
- Attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills; strength in interacting with persons of various social, cultural, economic, political, and educational backgrounds.
- Capable of representing and bolstering marginalized voices in advocacy.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work on a team and also follow through on assigned tasks independently
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Zoom.
- Experience with Engaging Networks, CongressPlus, QuickBase, Airtable, Canva, and/or other database or web content management platforms.
- Experience with issue advocacy, community organizing, or social media marketing a plus.
Your actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus. Your competencies should include:
- Being motivated by values of equity and responsibility to those most marginalized;
- Consistently bringing a high level of empathy and social skills to work and interpersonal interactions;
- Being committed to deepening an environmental justice approach in policy priorities, program development and partner engagement;
- Actively seeks feedback, direction, and guidance from all team members and keeps staff informed of decisions that impact them;
- Being dedicated to advancing NWF’s internal equity transformation and compelling partners and allies to incorporate equity into their work; and
- Passion for and commitment to NWF’s mission
Compensation and Benefits
The salary range for this position is $45,000 – $50,000 annually, dependent on qualifications and experience.
The National Wildlife Federation values work-life balance and a family-friendly atmosphere. Our paid time-off includes 3 weeks of vacation leave, open wellbeing leave, 10 paid holidays, 3 floating holidays, a week-long winter break, and additional leave options, per year. In addition, our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, 16 weeks of paid FMLA leave, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and annual contribution, adoption benefits, and flexible work options including telecommuting, non-traditional work hours, and compressed work weeks. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s benefits package at https://www.nwf.org/About-Us/Careers.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates should submit both a cover letter and resume.
We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at nwf.org/equity.
If you have a disability and require an accommodation or assistance with our online application process, please tell us how we can help by calling us at 703-438-6244.
The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules, and if you have 75% of the qualifications listed we encourage you to apply. Your experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work, which helps build the competencies, knowledge, and skills that translates directly to our openings. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered.
If selected for this position, a background check will be conducted.
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