Campaign Director

Location: (Multiple states)

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

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We’re seeing a moment in our nation’s history unlike any in decades. From the Women’s March to the protest over the Muslim ban, the Trump administration’s outright sexism, racism, and hate have spurred historic levels of action in the fight for equality -- and women are leading the charge. It’s urgent that we harness this unprecedented energy -- and at UltraViolet, we’re expanding our campaign capacity to make that happen, including hiring a Campaign Director.

UltraViolet’s mission is to fight sexism and expands women’s rights in politics, government, media, and pop culture. Since 2012, we’ve worked in four core issue areas -- ending violence against women, making progress toward economic security for women and families, ensuring access to full and affordable health care services, and calling out sexism in politics and media. We’ve won victories like getting Facebook to add the first woman to its board, forcing Netflix to expand benefits for hourly workers, exposing the NFL’s history of covering up domestic abuse, and defeating countless abortion restrictions.

Since the 2016 election, UltraViolet’s one million members have been more energized than ever before, helping to stop the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, exposing the sexism and racism of Trump’s cabinet, putting an extremist Supreme Court nominee on thin ice, and calling out major corporations like Amazon and the LPGA for financially supporting the sexual predator in chief. Looking ahead, our work is only beginning -- and it’s time to grow our team to meet this moment.

About the Campaign Director position

The UltraViolet Campaign Director is a senior leader at the center of our fights for equality and against sexism. The Campaign Director identifies and runs high-profile, rapid-response campaigns that engage hundreds of thousands of people and garner national media attention.

In addition, the Campaign Director is responsible for creating the story arc of our work around current and new campaigns while developing the campaign plan from start to finish. Candidates must have the ability to spot a moment, the willingness to go after any target, and the determination to keep pushing, even in the face of long odds. We are looking for someone who can spot an opportunity at 9 a.m., test the campaign by mid-morning, and launch that same day.

A successful candidate will have:

  • An instinct for breakout campaigns, an eye for media-worthiness, and a sharp sense of strategy.
  • Experience running campaigns from start to finish, including building partnerships and coalitions, creating compelling and urgent messages, analyzing metrics, and leading on-the-ground protests and events.
  • A demonstrated ability to be nimble and move quickly.
  • Pride at being creative, entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, flexible, and an exceptional writer.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • A sense of humor and the desire to work with and help lead our small (and mighty) team.

A successful Campaign Director will also help build our organization, both internally and externally. UltraViolet members have made a real and lasting change over the course of the four years since we started, but there is so much more to do. This position is a real chance to help create and tell our story and build for the future.


Campaign Identification and Planning:

Monitor political and social events for their potential to become campaigns, and propose ideas for new campaigns

Develop detailed campaign plans; solicit input from team members and partners

Drive strategic and tactical planning and decision-making on key issues and campaigns

Campaign Production and Management:

Create campaign materials: emails, blog posts, op-eds, campaign pages, etc.

Interface with partners and consultants (e.g., designers, technology providers, etc.)

Stage email outreaches, landing pages, and other necessary technology 

Work with our technology and design team to develop new projects and technology

Coordinate on-the-ground events, such as petition deliveries, house parties, and rallies

Manage member inquiries and issues related to the campaign, as needed

Campaign Analysis:

Continually analyze and report out on data and impact during campaigns

Conduct internal campaign evaluations, debriefs, and lessons learned


  • 4 to 7 years relevant campaigning experience
  • Experience with communications and media strategies, including a proven track record of generating earned media
  • Proven writing ability in relevant setting (think action alerts, not thesis papers)
  • Familiarity with online campaigning, including HTML and SQL
  • Ability and willingness to turn on a dime when opportunity knocks
  • A team player who also can work and manage projects independently from start to finish
  • High comfort level with technology
  • Knowledge about political and cultural issues related to women’s issues
  • Comfortable with a virtual office


Contact--Apply for this position at

Location--UltraViolet operates a virtual office and has staff throughout the country. The location for this position is flexible. However, UltraViolet operates rapid-response campaigns on East Coast time, which means PT and MT applicants should expect to begin work by 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT at the latest most days of the week, and be ready and willing to begin work at 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT if needed.

Salary--70k+ and a competitive benefits package.

UltraViolet is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, citizenship status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression of an otherwise qualified individual, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. UltraViolet hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. We strongly encourage diverse applicants to apply.

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