Campaign Manager

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organization:Upstream Public Health
position summary:

The campaign manager will be responsible for managing two statewide legislative campaigns aimed at reducing obesity. Specific duties include: • Oversee the development of a legislative campaign plan for the 2011 legislative session, with guidance and advice from expert political strategists • Oversee all campaign‐related operations ensuring the achievement of legislative objectives, and strong partnerships with community stakeholders. • Organize and facilitate monthly meetings of legislative stakeholders • Meet with community partners and legislators to gain support for policy proposals • Collaborate with media and communications staff on campaign‐related materials and events, ensuring consistency of message in all activities and integration within campaign. • Collaborate effectively with co‐workers and interns to maximize the efficiency of the organizations goals and objectives. Frequent travel to Salem during the 2011 legislative session is required. About Upstream Public Health: Upstream advocates for policy solutions that improve the health of Oregonians. We develop and advocate for policies that reduce the burden of smoking, improve the quality of school foods, increase access to nutrition information and provide healthier and more sustainable transportation options for Oregonians. For more information, see our website:

Salary / Pay Rate:Full time position with health insurance $38,000 ‐ $44,000 Depending on Experience
Required Skills and Abilities: How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Rachel Smith, Administrative Assistant: [email protected] by noon on May 24th, 2010.
Qualifications:Qualifications: We are seeking a candidate with at least 3 years of campaign management experience, preferably legislative experience, including experience in meeting facilitation and/or management of a legislative coalition. The ideal candidate will have solid policy analysis skills and a sharp understanding of political strategy. Additional experience in public health, food policy, law, and/or media/communications is preferable.