Senior Manager Campaigns, Child Care

The Position

The National Women’s Law Center seeks an experienced organizer who is passionate about culture shift and who is an experienced communicator to support issue campaigns and other initiatives that advance progress for women and girls at school, at work, at home, and in their communities.

The Senior Manager for Campaigns, centered on the Marketing & Communications team, will develop, and implement compelling, creative, and effective issue advocacy campaigns using both digital and on-the-ground tools and strategies for the Center’s Child Care team.

The Organization

The National Women’s Law Center fights for gender justice — in the courts, in public policy, and in our society — working across the issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.

We use the law in all its forms to change culture and drive solutions to the gender inequity that shapes our society and to break down the barriers that harm all of us — especially those who face multiple forms of discrimination, including women of color, LGBTQ people, and low-income women and families.

For almost 50 years, we have been on the leading edge of every major legal and policy victory for women, and we need you with us to continue this fight.


  • Conceptualize and execute multi-channel campaigns strategies that forward the Center’s legislative, policy, and narrative change goals specific to advancing affordable, high-quality child care for families in the United States;
  • Collaborate with the Director of Community Partnerships to facilitate story collection and related products from grantees, partner organization, and individuals most directly affected by our work;
  • Work collaboratively and closely with colleagues on the Child Care team to advance key policy goals;
  • Manage and nurture relationships with other movement organizations, working in sync to coordinate on national days of action, campaigns, etc.;
  • Develop and write campaign plans, action alerts, social media content, blog posts, toolkits, and other related materials;
  • Organize and manage occasional on-the-ground activations and events in collaboration with Senior Manager of Events, and other partner organizations;
  • Coordinate meetings, conference calls, speaking opportunities, and other NWLC-hosted events;
  • Project manage and coordinate efforts among team members working on these issues, including but not limited to graphic design, press, etc.;
  • Manage relationships with consultants and other vendors.


The candidate must possess:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant of work experience particularly in running issue advocacy and/or local campaigns, organizing, and/or digital advocacy;
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp key policy messages and effectively communicating them to a variety of audiences, especially across digital channels;
  • Ability to scale campaigns and mobilize partners and audiences in rapid response moments;
  • Experience in effectively building and maintaining relationships with coalition partners and other stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working on gender and racial equity and centering communities of color and other historically marginalized communities in their approach to work and executing key responsibilities;
  • Strong writing skills and experience writing across platforms and for diverse audiences.

Additional preferred skills and knowledge:

  • Experience working on economic justice, child care, tax and budget, or other related issues.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative team;
  • Has a great sense of humor, interpersonal skills, and experience building relationships across organizations and coalitions;
  • Demonstrates calm under pressure, and welcomes moments of rapid response;
  • Hands-on experience with communications tools such as social media platforms and analytics, eCRMS, webinars, action alerts, listservs, and databases;
  • Experience working in a policy forward setting, 501(c)4 organization, and/or on political campaigns.

Key Relations

The Senior Manager for Campaign and Digital Strategies reports to the Director of Campaigns. Additionally, the key focus areas of Income Security and Child Care will require this person to collaborate closely with for the Law Center’s Income Security and Child Care teams.

Compensation & Benefits

A minimum salary of $79,020 will be provided to the successful candidate who has at least 5 years of experience directly relevant to this role, consistent with the National Women’s Law Center’s compensation framework.

The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, and four weeks of annual vacation.

NWLC is a non-profit organization whose headquarters and staff are based in Washington, D.C., with our office located in historic Dupont Circle. However, due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, all NWLC staff are temporarily working remotely. We continue to monitor public health guidance and keep safety, science, and flexibility top of mind as we evaluate what reopening looks like for our team.


NWLC recognizes a staff bargaining unit, NWLC United, affiliated with the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union/IFPTE Local 70, a union for non-profit workers. This position is included in NWLC’s bargaining unit. Specific employment terms are subject to collective bargaining.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter, resume and at least 3 samples of design work across media.  Resumes should include exact start and end dates (month and year) of employment. Please send application materials via e-mail to [email protected] and include the position title in the subject line. Applications accepted until position is filled.

The National Women’s Law Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values a diverse workforce.  We strongly encourage and seek applications from people with disabilities; people of all gender identities and sexual orientations; people of color; and veterans. 

Reasonable Accommodations

If you require reasonable accommodations during any part of the hiring process, please email us at [email protected].