United Nations Foundation

  • Senior Campaign Associate, Shot@Life

    Job Location US-DC
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Campaign Associate is responsible for coordinating grassroots engagement and providing digital support for the Shot@Life campaign. The Senior Associate will communicate regularly with grassroots advocates, fundraisers, and supporters, and is vital to the success of Shot@Life campaign as the “front-line” of grassroots engagement and digital support.


    • Support the Manager of National Grassroots Strategy in seasonal grassroots advocacy activations for Congressional target audiences, including existing campaign champions.
    • Support the Manager of National Grassroots Strategy in the development, implementation, and growth of the Shot@Life grassroots advocacy plan, including volunteer management and support, leader development and support, and outreach in targeted Congressional districts.
    • Plan and execute Shot@Life grassroots events and activities, including the three-day annual Champion Summit.
    • Lead on content creation and implementation of online advocacy tools, including petitions, Congressional email and social media forms, and event application and registrations.
    • Develop email updates and newsletters for Shot@Life campaign supporters/Champions to encourage advocacy action and motivate partners and grassroots constituents to engage further.
    • Lead on day-to-day relationships with grassroots advocates to foster engagement; provide support; problem solve; field correspondence regarding the Shot@Life campaign, etc.
    • Manage the development, content, and functionality of the online Community platform and resource panel, Small World Labs, and serve as liaison to SWL and the UNF Digital Infrastructure/Information Technology team.
    • Serve as lead manager of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems of the campaign’s grassroots advocacy program, including databases and tracking systems.
    • Develop digital and grassroots metrics to reflect UNF constituent engagement curve, ensure the campaign meets those metrics, and contribute to quarterly and annual reports on said metrics
    • Provide regular campaign reporting and metrics, including digital and grassroots advocacy campaign activities.
    • Work with Senior Global Health Advocacy Manager to ensure advocates are receiving   updated Congressional talking points around key appropriations moments.
    • Provide input to the Shot@Life campaign website and support the communications and web team as it relates to grassroots advocacy as well as create advocacy content when needed for Shot@Life social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
    • Enhance grassroots advocacy program with innovative solutions and peer learning.
    • Manage the hiring and supervision of Shot@Life campaign intern.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Selection Criteria

    • Bachelor’s Degree and 3-4 years of professional experience.
    • Experience engaging diverse grassroots constituencies, such as university students, civil
    • society groups, faith-based communities, professional association members, etc.
    • Willingness to further develop skills in Word Press, Convio, Salesforce, and all other
    • relevant UNF databases.
    • Experience in event planning and management skills, including running logistics and on-the-ground execution.
    • Strong writing skills, particularly in developing reports and updates for both internal and
    • external audiences, as well as communications, talking points, etc. to partners and supporters.
    • Ability to synthesize information and communicate with different audiences.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and experience working in teams and across many types of organizations; strong collaborator, problem solver, relationship-builder.
    • Ability to develop, maintain, and enjoy effective working relationships with people from a variety of organizations and with a wide variety of functional expertise.
    • Willingness to travel (10%).
    • Self-starter with both energy and creativity.
    • Strong customer service skills -- in person, over the phone, and in writing.
    • Sense of humor, highly organized, and strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.
    • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress

    Benefits & Compensation

    For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:

    • A choice of two health plans through CareFirst (PPO or HDHP with HSA),
      dental insurance,
    • vision discounts,
    • flexible spending accounts,
    • 403b retirement savings plan with a generous matching contribution,
    • group term and supplemental life insurance,
    • short-term disability,
    • long-term disability,
    • health club discounts,
    • commuter benefits, and
    • employee assistance program.

    Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of parental leave.


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