Campaign/Field Manager

The Organization

Community Catalyst is a national not-for-profit consumer advocacy organization working to build a health justice movement. The organization develops new approaches to strengthen the voices of consumers and communities, organize vulnerable constituencies, and build the kinds of organizations and coalitions that can advocate effectively for health care reforms.  Community Catalyst staff members work with consumer and community groups in more than 40 states that are advocating for – and winning – health policy and system reforms that benefit consumers. We mobilize these partners and work in collaboration with national organizations and stakeholders to advance policies that support our mission and the federal level and provide strategic guidance and support for state and local efforts. We accomplish our goals though our 501(c)(3): Community Catalyst, and organization through the Community Catalyst Action Fund, our (c)(4).

As an organization, we believe an inclusive and open environment fosters creativity, contributes to the quality of our work, and provides growth opportunities for our employees. Additional information is available at www.communitycatalyst.org

Position Summary

Community Catalyst (CC) and the Community Catalyst Action Fund (CCAF) seek a dynamic individual and strong team player to strengthen and lead our federal campaign efforts. The person would work with the Director of Government Affairs and Director of Strategic Policy to develop strategies and tactics to engage and mobilize our network in support of our federal priorities. This position would then carry out those plans. In addition, this position would work with staff to identify and create materials to support campaign efforts in the field (write alerts, field memos, and additional materials as needed). Finally, working alongside our state advocacy managers (our technical assistance providers) this person would help assess state capacity to execute federal campaign priorities, and help provide a roadmap for training and capacity building in the area of campaigns for the field.

The Campaign/Field Manager is a critical part of the CC team and will:

Supervision

Reports to the Director of Strategic Policy

Responsibilities

Competencies

Location

Community Catalyst is based in Boston, MA with additional offices in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Washington DC, St. Louis, Lansing, MI, and NYC. There is a strong preference for this position to work out of the Boston or Washington, DC office.

Benefits

Applicants should submit a resume with a one page cover letter briefly summarizing their interest in and qualifications for the position to: jobs@communitycatalyst.org. Please put “Campaign/Field Manager” in the subject line.

Community Catalyst is strongly committed to building a work environment that recognizes, respects, and encourages the unique contributions of a broad spectrum of qualified employees. We strive to make employment decisions that support inclusion to maintain a work atmosphere that is diverse, equitable and promotes family-friendly practices and work-life benefits so that people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles may grow personally and professionally.

We do not discriminate in hiring based on age, color, ethnicity, race, national origin, primary language, religion, socio-economic status, family status, mental and physical disabilities, veteran status, gender identity characteristics and/or expression, sex, medical condition, sexual orientation or any other classification that is protected by federal, state, or local law.

Through all of our programs, Community Catalyst works to build a better future for all individuals by advancing health equity, focusing on people of color, immigrants, as well as disability, gender, sexual identity and socio-economic status. It is important for our staff to reflect the diverse communities with which we work. People of color, LGBTQ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are encouraged to apply.

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