Science Rising Campaign Associate
August 2019-November 2020
Center for Science and Democracy
Union of Concerned Scientists
Science Rising is a nationwide, nonpartisan mobilization effort engaging scientists and science supporters in elections through trainings, organizing events and actions, voter registration and turnout efforts, and storytelling. The Union of Concerned Scientists is a lead coordinating partner of this effort and is hiring a temporary Campaign Associate to support the event and partner coordination, relationship building, and logistics that will help this effort build on its past success and make an even bigger impact heading into the 2020 election. This person will help manage the day to day implementation and long-term strategy for the Science Rising initiative. This includes building and maintaining relationships with external partners, developing content for the website and social media, identifying new avenues for visibility and recruitment, and ensuring our supporters have the tools and support they need to engage effectively. The Campaign Associate will play a key role in implementing strategies and have creative freedom to try out new ideas that help achieve our goals. The ideal candidate will be familiar with online and offline organizing, campaigning, or advocacy, be highly organized, and be comfortable with social media engagement.