Campaign Director, Senate Accountability Project

Website The Hub Project

Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Full time; Exempt
Salary: $120,000-$160,000

Launched in 2015, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort comprised of a growing team of communications, research, operations, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.


The Hub Project is looking for an experienced Campaign Director to help manage the strategy, execution, and evaluation of multiple state-based programs focused on educating the public about critical economic issues and holding elected officials accountable to their constituents. The budget for the project will exceed $30 million and leverage a mix of grassroots organizing, paid media, innovative digital tactics, and earned media tactics to advance the goals of the Hub and its allies. This is a significant leadership role at The Hub Project and sits on our Senior Leadership Team.

The Campaign Director will lead a large team of more than 20 passionate and talented staff from numerous departments across the organization, including research and policy, polling, communications, paid media, digital, and in-state support staff to create innovative and effective issue advocacy campaigns. You’ll also be responsible for helping build coalitions and manage a variety of vendors, as well as foster and develop relationships with partner organizations and funders.


As Campaign Director, you will:
Develop, write, execute, and evaluate large-scale issue advocacy campaign plans.
Design and manage budgets to accomplish the goals of the campaign.
Lead a strategic team of communications, research, paid media, and digital staff on progressive economic issue campaigns.
Oversee the execution and evaluation of substantial paid programs on TV, radio, mail, and digital platforms.
Generate press covered by identifying opportunities for earned media.
Work closely with existing campaign partners nationally and in key states, while developing new relationships to build robust, multi-faceted campaigns.
Manage in-state partners and work with them to hire staff in key states.
Oversee rapid-response efforts as necessary.
Manage vendors across national and state programs.
Lead a team to design professional and consistent reporting on program progress and successes with an eye towards growing our network of stakeholders and our impact.
Develop relationships with funders.
Manage and effectively promote staff development and feedback, coaching, and performance evaluation to help others reach their full potential.

About you:
You have at least 9 years of extensive experience designing and managing large-scale national and state-based campaigns.
You have several years of experience developing teams and managing people and you are a talented leader who has a proven track record of building consensus.
You are committed to developing strategic plans that work–and orienting numerous people and tactics around achieving goals.
You have a passion for trying new and innovative tactics alongside traditional approaches.
You have managed large and complicated budgets and achieved outcomes within budgetary constraints.
You have successfully recruited, negotiated with and managed numerous outside vendors.
You have experience using public opinion research to inform and evaluate programs.
You are familiar with designing evaluations and tests to determine the efficacy of tactics and programs.
You excel working in fast paced environment.
You have experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds and incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, specifically marginalized communities, in considering the impact and outcomes of decision-making.
You are an excellent verbal and written communicator and have the ability to present to diverse audiences.
You have a talent for working with partner organizations and forming meaningful organizational collaboration.
You are committed to a just and inclusive democracy that delivers opportunity and dignity to all Americans and passionate about preserving and strengthening our democracy.

Comprehensive benefits package that includes employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, up to 6% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off.


COVID-19 Safety Considerations
This position is based in Washington, DC and candidates will be expected to relocate to work in person when determined by the project. (Safety remains our top priority and we continue to follow CDC guidance.)

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
To center the safety and well-being of its employees, The Hub Project requires that any employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at [email protected]

How to apply
To begin the application process, click “Apply For This Job.” This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

New Venture Fund Careers
The Hub is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

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