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Campaign Strategies Director

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Oakland, CAOaklandCA
Full-time

MediaJustice is seeking a full time, dynamic and highly skilled Campaign Strategies Director with a demonstrated record of success to oversee and lead national and geographically targeted corporate and policy campaigns on the most critical media and technology issues of our time, through a racial justice lens.

Overview: The Campaign Strategies Director is a full-time (100% FTE) senior leadership position at the MediaJustice. The Campaign Strategies Director provides visible public leadership, research and strategic vision, and internal oversight to all organizational issue campaigns and related policy initiatives. In short, this senior leader is responsible for driving the racial justice team and tactics that transform the media and technological environment and win campaign victories. Primary responsibilities of the Campaign Strategies Director include issue research and identification, campaign design and leadership, cross-sector coalition building, development of MediaJustice’s campaign methodology and tools, and supervision of a dynamic team of racial justice organizers. 

Management:  The Campaign Strategies Director is supervised by a Co-Director, and is a member of the organization’s Leadership Team. The Campaign Strategies Director supervises members of the Campaign Team including 2 National Field Organizers and a MediaJustice fellow. 

This position is remote and requires the ability to travel regularly (at least once a month); work nights and weekends as needed.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Design and lead media justice campaign initiatives and strategies driven by a rigorous campaigning methodology, cutting edge approaches, racial justice leadership, and high-impact pressure tactics -- with focused implementation of direct action litigation, legislative, and other activities to achieve media and digital justice on a range of issues as prioritized by the MediaJustice Strategic Plan.

  • Develop and deliver compelling, relevant, and timely campaign research and issue education content to network members, foundation partners, allies, and journalists via mass emails, blogs, social media strategies, membership and public events, and more.

  • Participate in national level policy conversations, build focused coalitions, and maintain strategic partnerships in support of issue campaigns and initiatives on media and technology issues as they relate to policing, poverty, and power in the 21st century -- particularly with movement partners working through a racial justice lens that represents people of color. 

  • Track, report on, and ensure the success of all the campaign and rapid response strategies of MediaJustice and the MediaJustice Network using Salesforce, Google Apps, and other available tools.

  • Lead, coordinate, and supervise the organization’s Campaign Team, and ensure effective, timely and ongoing use of project management and admin tools by all team members, including Basecamp, scopes of work, timesheets, expense reports and more.

  • Participate as a senior organizational leader in the Leadership Team, and participate in annual budget planning, focused fund development, organizational policy decisions, strategic and annual planning in partnership with Co-Directors.

Skills/Experience: 

QUALIFICATIONS/ELIGIBILITY

  • At least 10 years of campaign experience, a demonstrated track record of campaign victory, and deep familiarity with the principles and strategies of community organizing;

  • Specific demonstrated experience in either corporate campaigns, legislative/policy fights, regulatory agencies, and/or cutting edge digital strategies;

  • At least three years experience as a manager, with competence in supervising diverse and advanced staff teams.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including proven success at media and event appearances;

  • Experience building strategic partnerships and leading coalition and alliance strategies across diverse racial justice movement sectors;

  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently;

  • Demonstrated racial justice leadership and an intersectional analysis.

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OTHER PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Comfort speaking publicly and in media appearances about campaign issues

  • Experience in facilitation, capacity building, and curriculum development 

  • Experience with Salesforce, Basecamp G Suite and Slack for internal communications and project management

  • Experience with digital organizing platforms like Phone2Action, Salsa, or NationBuilder

  • Experience working within a virtual or semi-virtual office environment.

Compensation/Benefits: 

Salary is between $75K - $85K DOE with full medical, dental and vision benefits, optional 401(k), a substantial vacation package, and a quarterly personal wellness stipend.

How to Apply: 

Applicants should submit their resume and a cover letter as PDF attachments expressing why your experience, skills, commitment, and vision make you the right candidate to support and grow the power of the MediaJustice through effective corporate, legislative or regulatory campaigns. In addition, please submit a writing sample and additional materials demonstrating your experience with campaign strategy, coalition building, and movement leadership. Materials should be sent to [email protected] with the subject line: “Campaign Strategies Director” Please send PDFs only. 

Additional Information: 

MediaJustice is an equal opportunity employer and we value diverse perspectives and experiences at our organization. We are committed to ensuring that our organization is fully inclusive and engages with the intersectionality of the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. People of color and gender-diverse people are strongly encouraged to apply.

People of color, people with disabilities, indigenous, queer, transgender, non-binary and gender nonconforming people strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 25 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 25 2019
Hiring Organization: 
MediaJustice
industry: 
Nonprofit