Website The Hub Project
Position: Manager, Economic Campaigns
Reports to: Director, Economic Campaigns
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Full-time, Exempt; This position is included in a union-represented collective bargaining unit; specific employment terms and conditions are subject to labor-management negotiations and a potential Collective Bargaining Agreement
Salary: $62,000 – $82,000
Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort composed 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 a Manager or Senior Manager, Economic Campaigns for its economic campaigns. The Manager/Senior Manager will play a critical role in leading one or more national and state-based programs focused on educating the public about critical economic issues and holding elected officials accountable to their constituents. Our campaigns leverage a mix of grassroots organizing, paid media, and earned media tactics to advance the goals of the Hub and its allies.
The Manager/Senior Manager will be part of and help manage a team of passionate and talented staff from across the organization to create dynamic and effective issue advocacy campaigns. In this role, you’ll be responsible for helping to ideate, create, facilitate and execute programs that include robust communications, digital, events, research and policy, and paid media. You’ll be responsible for managing and coordinating internal and external team members, stakeholders and partners with whom the team will work closely to advance collective goals.
As a Manager, you will:
Manage external teams and relationships with external partners in order to facilitate short and longer term economic issue advocacy programming.
Project-manage internal and external initiatives including events, paid media, research and digital-communications efforts.
Be the point of contact for all internal team members regarding collective project details and goals.
Create robust and intentional campaign plans, including strategies and tactics, that will guide campaign programming.
Build, sustain, and strengthen relationships with external stakeholders and local coalition partners.
Represent economic campaigns and the Hub in internal and external meetings.
Coordinate campaign operating systems in conjunction with the campaign team.
Assist in coordinating the management of budgets and payments including a high volume of contracts, invoices, and grants.
Support Campaign Department leadership with other strategic and operational tasks, and all other duties as assigned.
You are an effective project manager, who can oversee and push forward multiple strategies and tactics across the team and organization.
You are an effective convener and communicator, with both excellent verbal and written communication skills.
You have experience managing and running advocacy campaign programming
You have a penchant for problem solving and critical-thinking.
You are passionate about making the economy more just and equitable.
You are team-oriented, highly organized, and flexible.
You show initiative and are adaptable to changing requirements.
You are comfortable collaborating with a team while taking ownership of your piece of a project.
You are comfortable with fast paced work.
You have a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion values in all facets of your work
You have 3-6 years of professional experience in advocacy, organizing or campaign related fields.
In addition, it would be a bonus if:
You have a track record of managing up, and/or managing other staff.
You have been an organizer on electoral or issue campaigns and/or you have worked in electoral campaigns for at least one cycle.
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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