We’re Hiring: Campaign Manager December 30, 2016

The Freedom New Hampshire Campaign is hiring a Campaign Manager to lead our efforts to advance transgender non-discrimination protections in New Hampshire in 2017 and build public support for transgender equality across the Granite State. Read the full job description below.

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Campaign Manager

Tentative Start Date: Open until filled

Position Description

Freedom New Hampshire seeks a strategic relationship-builder with background in lobbying, coalition building, organizing, and/or media and communications to manage its efforts to pass statewide legislation. The position runs through March 31, 2017, with possibility of extension through the end of 2017. The Campaign Manager will report to the Freedom New Hampshire steering committee and be based out of the offices of the ACLU of New Hampshire in Concord, NH.

Duties

With the active support and direction of the steering committee, the Campaign Manager will oversee the coordinated execution of all aspects of the Freedom New Hampshire campaign, including lobbying, targeted coalition building and field/grassroots engagement, ongoing work to pass local ordinances, communications/media, and internal campaign communication and administration. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage steering committee and ensure appropriate engagement of individual committee members through committee meetings, working groups and one-on-one conversations as appropriate;
  • Manage volunteer and paid lobbying team in creating and implementing lobbying strategy, including engaging in direct lobbying;
  • Identify, track, and generate regular reports of legislative support;
  • Assist lobbying team with finding, preparing and supporting key stakeholders for legislative meetings, including constituents, transgender people, and institutional supporters;
  • Assist communications team with generating and implementing communications strategy; and
  • Ensure coordination of lobbying, organizing and communications efforts.

Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in lobbying, organizing, and/or communications at an advocacy organization; experience in New Hampshire and/or with the New Hampshire legislature a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated success managing people and teams in a campaign setting.
  • Deep commitment to LGBT equality and, specifically, understanding of transgender issues, civil rights, and the core issues involved in legislative campaigns.
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals, communities, and perspectives, including ability to facilitate coalition or working group meetings to build consensus and forward movement.
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed.

To apply

To apply, complete our online application form, including uploading your resume and cover letter. Interviews will be on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. No calls please.