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Campaign Manager Offshore Wind Energy

Job Location

Washington, DC


Type of Job



$60,000 – $65,000

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Published Date

Dec 2, 2021

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Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 52 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and stripes. The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world. We advance this mission through programming focused on conserving wildlife, restoring habitats and waterways, expanding outdoor opportunities, connecting children with nature, advancing environmental justice, and addressing the causes and consequences of climate change.


The Offshore Wind Energy Program seeks to hire a Campaign Manager to lead significant portions of state, regional, and federal offshore wind campaigns. In this role, you will assist in campaign strategy and planning, collaborate with and support the Program Director in implementation of priority campaign activities, lead select state campaign activities, and cultivate new and existing partnerships.


Our location is flexible, with preference for residence in an Atlantic Coast state. There is an option to be entirely remote or to work (when deemed safe and appropriate) in an NWF office.


Your major areas of responsibility:


  • Manage portions of state, regional, and federal Offshore Wind Energy campaigns:
    • Support the development of campaign strategy and planning
    • Manage execution of campaign activities (communications, digital, and field organizing) in select states and regions
    • Support the Program Director in scaling up new and existing initiatives and partnerships, with a strong focus on labor and environmental justice
    • Manage and maintain Offshore Wind Campaign website, including writing new content and facilitating guest content from partners
    • Serve as liaison to select internal teams
    • Manage select consultants and/or partner agreements
    • Represent NWF at coalition meetings, in the media, and directly to decision-makers
  • Support program development:
    • Support fundraising activities
    • Support team organization and internal communication
    • Fulfill limited administrative tasks as needed




  • At least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience organizing campaigns, leading multi-stakeholders coalitions, and working across differences strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of or experience with advocating for clean energy policy at the state and/or federal level
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing environmental justice organizing principles
  • Excellent writer and communicator
  • Being a self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to put plans into action and meet deadlines


NWF Values:


Your actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus. Your competencies should include:


  • Being motivated by values of equity and responsibility to those most marginalized;
  • Consistently bringing a high level of empathy and social skills to work and interpersonal interactions;
  • Being committed to deepening an environmental justice approach in policy priorities, program development and partner engagement;
  • Actively seeks feedback, direction, and guidance from all team members and keeps staff informed of decisions that impact them;
  • Being dedicated to advancing NWF’s internal equity transformation and compelling partners and allies to incorporate equity into their work; and
  • Passion for and commitment to NWF's mission




There will likely be travel associated with this role when deemed safe and appropriate, up to 1-2 trips per month.


COVID Consideration:


The National Wildlife Federation closely follows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease and has implemented processes that promote the safety of our employees, candidates, and communities. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we conduct our hiring process virtually via phone or video until further notice. We are currently starting our positions as remote, but will transition to onsite work when our offices re-open, expected to be in early 2022. Proof of vaccination will be required to join the National Wildlife Federation.


Compensation and Benefits:


This position pays $60,000 – $65,000 (commensurate with experience and skill set).


We are proud of our designation by Mogul as a Top 100 Workplace with the Best Benefits in 2021! We value work-life balance and a family-friendly atmosphere with flexible scheduling. We want you to be able to integrate work and personal life with attention to your self-care, so that your work schedule is not depleting. We offer benefits so you feel restored and fueled through the day and week.

We offer these supports to help manage your mental, emotional, and physical health:


  • Paid time off: Vacation that starts off at three weeks accrual, unlimited wellbeing (this time can be used for physical, spiritual, emotional, cultural, religious or financial wellbeing for yourself, a partner, or family member – including pets), 10 holidays, and 3 floating holidays
  • We close down for a paid winter break between December 25 to January 1 to recognize end of-year stress, and time for reflection, rejuvenation, and spending time with family.
  • Up to 16 weeks of fully paid Family and Medical Leave
  • Low cost health, dental, and vision insurance options – all outpatient mental health is covered at in-network rates
  • Therapist available at no cost
  • Pet insurance and discount perk program
  • Annual wellbeing allowance


In addition to your salary, we offer the following supports to your personal finances:


  • Retirement plan with immediate match and vesting
  • Annual year end retirement contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption and Surrogacy assistance
  • Pet adoption stipend
  • Student Loan management


Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s benefits package at




Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates should submit both a cover letter and resume.


We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at


We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job, therefore our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. Your experience, which may include paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work, helps build the competencies and knowledge that translates to our openings. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.


Please let us know if you require accommodations during the application or interview process by reaching us at or 703-438-6244.


If selected for this position, a background check will be conducted.

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