Outreach Campaign Organizer
Global Security Program
Union of Concerned Scientists
Cambridge, MA; Washington, DC; Chicago, IL
The Outreach Campaign Organizer will conceive, coordinate, and implement outreach and capacity-building activities in select states and congressional districts in support of the program’s strategic campaigns. The right candidate will also assume primary responsibility for working with Communications staff and campaign staff to develop and coordinate national and local/state digital outreach strategies and activities in support of the overall campaign. The ideal candidate will bring a strong combination of organizing experience, political savvy, and bold, creative thinking focused on bringing new energy, ideas and approaches. They’ll be comfortable working with experts, activists, elected officials, and partners and people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
This position requires two to five years of relevant experience in organizing political or issue campaigns, with demonstrated knowledge and expertise in digital organizing/campaigning.
May spend extended periods at computer terminal and regular overnight travel (e.g. an average of 3-5 days/month) is expected.
At UCS, comparable training and/or experience can be substituted for degrees when appropriate.
UCS is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff. In particular, we’re dedicated to broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy. We’re also committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We've adopted this commitment because we believe the inclusion of culturally diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and environmental outcomes for all, including historically disenfranchised communities. We are actively seeking people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in this work.