New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (New Jersey LCV) is the leading bi-partisan, environmental non-profit organization in New Jersey that protects our precious natural resources by raising awareness of key environmental challenges; increasing the efficacy of the environmental community; helping elect environmentally responsible candidates to state and local offices; advocating for strong environmental policies; and ensuring accountability to safeguard the health of our communities, the beauty of our state, and the strength of our economy.

We are committed to and incorporate in all our work, the goal of helping establish a just, inclusive, and equitable environment for New Jersey. We work with, learn from, and support overburdened and low- income communities to publicly educate, co‐create social change, and advocate for environmentally just policies.

Currently we are seeking someone with senior level experience and skills that can help impact environmental outreach, community engagement and the development and implementation of campaigns.

We seek an individual who is excited about working with a dynamic Campaigns and outreach department,  and strives for further growth and development as they help shape the campaigns and outreach initiatives we undertake. Someone who is motivated, an excellent communicator and experienced advocating for and building relationships, as well as passionate about our mission will thrive. This job offers an opportunity to work with a successful team that is committed to a better, more equitable future. It will be both challenging and inspiring, and you’ll know you will be making a real difference.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Help ensure strong cross-departmental interaction by using great communication skills to effectively support the Campaigns Director and communicate across all levels of New Jersey LCV, ensuring information is shared as necessary, and updates are provided proactively on all efforts and requirements being managed.
  • Maximize ability to engage with others by developing and enhancing relationships with partner organizations, constituents, environment-focused citizen groups, volunteer activists, and community leaders to drive campaigns and help secure advancement of key environmental protections. 
  • Develop, revise, and successfully implement campaign plans including, but not limited to, volunteer engagement, public polling, paid media, signature petition drives, virtual and in-person public education events, earned media, and other campaign strategies.
  • Demonstrate commitment to New Jersey LCV’s racial justice and equity strategic planning initiatives and goals by building relationships with BIPOC and environmental justice allies and partners.
  • Help oversee the volunteer activist program, building membership and creating content designed to engage participation and volunteer affinity for New Jersey LCV programs and initiatives.
  • Effectively manage assigned field organizing staff, providing development and growth opportunities for the team, and overseeing staff’s day to day needs and assignments. 
  • Utilize management and oversight skills to work in support of operational and development activities that inform grant applications in support of campaign efforts; and more generally, understand and help manage departmental budgets (general operations and grant-specific), funder deliverables and grant requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to advocate for non-partisan policy positions.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent personal organizational and time management skills.
  • Personable, dependable team player able to communicate with and positively influence others through persuasive information sharing.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit volunteer activists and mobilize public support.
  • Prior campaigns management and field organizing experience required.
  • Working knowledge of Voter Activation Network (VAN), Every Action (EA) and Catalyst preferred.
  • Proven ability to design, adapt and implement campaign plans, and make adjustments as needed to best leverage shifting public attitudes.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: This is a full-time, hybrid position based remotely and in Hamilton, New Jersey, with responsibility for managing work throughout the state so a valid driver’s license and access to a car are required. This person must be able to maintain a flexible schedule as evening and weekend work may be required.

SALARY RANGE: $55,000 - $75,000 depending upon experience and candidate qualifications. Ranges are based on an external and organizational wage analysis, noting that new staff rarely start at the top of a range.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@njlcv.org with “Senior Manager Campaigns” in the subject line.  Selected candidates will participate in a 3-round interview process conducted from April 1 – April 9, 2024. No calls please. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

New Jersey LCV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, genetics, disability, age, marital status, familial status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, pregnancy, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait status, or veteran status.