MoveOn: Technical Campaign Manager
Location: Anywhere, USA (virtual office)
Flexible. Ability/willingness to work ET hours preferred.
Starting ASAP; no fixed end date.
technology to help MoveOn’s 5 million members change American politics. Help us
make online tools to advance a progressive agenda.
Since 1998, MoveOn has been using technology to help Americans have a voice in
our political process. We’re looking for a Technical Campaign
Manager/”Geek” Organizer who can further that mission with intelligence,
speed, and common sense. You should be a self-starter and have excellent
writing and tech skills.
project management skills are required; political or advocacy experience is not
required but is helpful. Priority will be given to candidates with a
demonstrated ability to use technology in creative ways to accomplish social or
a dime so when there’s a new idea on Monday, you can test it and put it in
front of 5 million people by Tuesday.
central role in the daily functioning of MoveOn, working with all of MoveOn’s
teams to fulfill each day’s urgent campaign needs, such as mailing design and
targeting, as well as reviewing and fulfilling longer term technical projects, like
new organizing tools, with the assistance of our tech team.
the Technical Campaign Manager oversees the look and feel of MoveOn.org’s
public-facing web presence and leads the design of new tools and pages.
Campaign Manager works with other technical and campaign staff to maintain
internal documentation systems for strategic and technical information, and oversees
technical training for MoveOn staff members.
medium term technical projects
complete technical projects
to assist in maintaining MoveOn’s ‘geek-organizer’ staffing model
achieve strategic goals
Skilled and experienced in:
Editing content for the web
Web design, UI development, HTML, CSS and SQL
Photo editing and graphic design
Very smart, flexible, a keen problem solver, driven, and a deep believer in
Willing to do whatever needs to be done to make the campaign work, with a
Able to track a lot of moving parts and manage complex projects. (Maintain
attention to detail, while keeping the big picture in mind.)
Able to work very closely with other members of the team, but also to manage
your work independently.
Strong communication skills. Since MoveOn is a virtual organization, we depend
heavily on written and telephone communication to coordinate internally.
Creative in your use of technology to solve problems.
with a virtual office. Able to communicate well in conference calls, instant
messaging, and email.
Copy editing skills
Q/A testing experience
Familiarity with Perl
or advocacy experience
commensurate with experience. Health & Dental insurance and a generous
benefit package will be provided, plus 4 weeks paid vacation.
To apply: Email a resume and a sample portfolio, plus three references with phone & email, to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Technical Campaign Manager" in the subject line.
MoveOn.org Political Action is an equal opportunity employer
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