Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is a coalition of Washington organizations and individuals committed to building our state’s economy, improving the health of our residents, and leading on the fight against climate change.

With more than 170 coalition members including health professionals, businesses, labor unions, faith communities, environmental advocates, and communities of color—plus thousands of volunteers from all over the state—the Alliance is dedicated to building a prosperous future with a clean energy economy.

Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 10, 2018
Full time
Position 2018 Washington Statewide Climate Campaign – Campaign Manager Description A Washington state campaign to put a price on the cost of carbon pollution seeks an experienced full time campaign manager to lead an effort to pass a 2018 ballot initiative. The successful candidate will work to build the components of a viable ballot measure, lead a signature gathering effort and run a successful campaign for the November 2018 ballot, working closely with a large coalition including climate advocates, social justice organizations,  Labor Unions, Tribes and businesses. The Partners The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is a coalition of organizations committed to building Washington’s economy, improving the health of residents and leading the fight against climate change. The Alliance is a coalition including the following who serve on the Governance Board – Community to Community, Climate Solutions, One America, Puget Sound Sage, Washington Conservation Voters, Washington Environmental Council, and Washington State Labor Council.  The Nature Conservancy is a conservation organization committed to pricing carbon at the state and national level in a way that is just, equitable and effective. These partners will  create a political action committee with additional organizations, Tribes, funders, and businesses, who will ultimately oversee the work of the campaign manager and campaign. Responsibilities The Campaign Manager will be responsible for overall planning and for day-to-day management and execution of the campaign. Specifically, the campaign manager will: Work with campaign leadership and consultants, help develop a timeline and overall campaign plan to win, including a budget and budget oversight. Ensure all aspects of campaign are implemented on time and within budget. Coordinate work of campaign leadership, coalition partners and consultants. Plan, and encact a field plan, earned and paid media plan and overall voter contact plan. Oversee various research include public opinion research. Assist fundraisers and meet directly with donors as necessary to meet goals. Hire, supervise and, if necessary, fire staff. When appropriate, act as campaign spokesperson. Responsibly execute the day-to-day decisions. Keep volunteers, staff, steering committee, funders, and vendors focused on the signature gathering effort and a November victory. Assume a proactive leadership role to foresee public and political opposition and deal with them in a timely fashion. Required Qualifications Experience managing a statewide or large regional initiative or electoral campaign. Has experience working on signature gathering campaigns. Has worked with a diverse coalition. Has managed staff effectively. Interacted successfully with various consultants. Timeframe Work will occur in three phases.  Phase 1 will focus on building the foundation and infrastructure for a successful campaign, and will run from January through mid-February.  Phase 2 will focus on overseeing a successful signature-gathering effort and grassroots empowerment, and will run from mid-February through June. Phase 3 will focus on implementing the campaign to win on the ballot, and then wind down the campaign.  It will run from July through December.   The Alliance and Clean Air, Clean Energy are equal opportunity organizations. We are committed to hiring and advancing personnel with an explicit regard to advance women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and other people from traditionally underrepresented communities. Remember to say you found this opportunity at