Senior Manager of Online Fundraising and Engagement

  • Earthjustice
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Nov 15, 2016
Full time Advocacy Environmental Protection Research

Job Description

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization.  We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country.  We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change.  We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.
Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections.  We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, and Washington, DC.

Reports to the Online Director and manages a team of three people (Online Engagement Manager, Online Advocacy Manager, Online Associate).
Responsible for developing, refining and implementing the strategic vision that guides the team in educating, engaging and growing our 1.5 million+ member strong online community.
Sets the annual online revenue and expense goals, and is responsible for meeting those goals.
Responsible for working with third parties to continue growth of the online community through acquisition efforts.
Researches, develops and writes fundraising appeals.
Manages the online advocacy program, and ensures that the online community is kept informed, and has opportunities to engage with and contribute to the success of our work.
Loves metrics, lives metrics, uses metrics on a daily basis to assess the health of the program, A/B test new ideas, and make tweaks to improve performance.
Responsible for collecting, analyzing, demystifying and disseminating metrics to the rest of the organization.
Works closely with the Web and Social Media teams to expand the online community, and develops and implements fundraising strategies on the website and other digital platforms.
Collaborates with other Development teams including: Major Gifts, Planned Giving, and Donor Relations to coordinate messaging, share metrics, and develop integrated strategies.

Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant professional experience.
Environmental non-profit experience a plus, but not required.
A strong passion for environmental work is essential.
Prior management experience preferred, but not required.
Excellent writing skills, with an emphasis on fundraising.
Solid experience with Blackbaud Luminate (or equivalent eCRM platform).
Strong interpersonal skills and can easily build relationships across departments.
Enjoys traveling and networking, attending conferences and benchmarking meetings as necessary, and learning from what other organizations are doing.
The ideal candidate loves new ideas, stays on top of new technologies and techniques, and is always open to trying something different.
Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
Contributes to recruiting, hiring, supporting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We offer a mission and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits.  Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. 

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter.

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Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence.  Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected.  As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

Job Level



Nonprofit- NGO