Boston: Corporate Accountability International seeks Value [the] Meal Campaign Director

12 Nov

The Campaign Director is responsible for developing, overseeing and implementing campaign strategies and tactics on our Value [the] Meal campaign, which is a part of our international Campaign Challenging the Corporate Abuse of Food.  The Campaign Director mobilizes and expands the base of individual members and activists through in-person, phone, mail and email communication; recruits new experts and thought leaders; builds and maintains alliances with organizations and institutions; organizes actions and events; supervises organizing staff; and serves as a campaign spokesperson, while working in a creative and enthusiastic office atmosphere. 
 
For more than 30 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like GE, Nestlé, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten public health, the environment and our democracy. Today, the organization leads campaigns that challenge dangerous practices of some of the world’s most powerful industries. Think Outside the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water marketing and defends the human right to water in the face of increasing corporate control. Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related disease, and our campaign Challenging Big Tobacco is blocking industry interference in health policies that protect our kids.
 
Major Responsibilities:
Develop and implement strategic campaign plans and budgets.
Develop in-depth understanding of corporate impact on our food systems with particular attention to the fast food industry’s impact on public health.
Supervise campaign staff and coordinate with regional field organizers to develop national and regional campaign actions.
Help build, develop and maintain Corporate Accountability International’s national and international activist base.
Develop activist leadership through in-person meetings, phone calls and email correspondence.
Develop and cultivate relationships and coalitions with allies and experts.
Serve as a campaign spokesperson to the media and at events.
Create materials and develop stories with the communications and development teams to engage and motivate Corporate Accountability International’s membership to take action on Value [the] Meal.
Regularly evaluate progress against campaign objectives, and help develop effective ongoing strategies.
Maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date files, records and systems.
Help develop and implement fundraising plans and plays a lead role in recruiting staff.
Participate in organization-wide planning, fundraising and campaign activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability, with a global perspective.
At least 5 years as a full-time staff organizer in a progressive social change organization, including at least 1 year of field organizing experience.
Demonstrated ability to manage organizing programs, develop and implement plans.
Staff management experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and results tracking skills.
Proven ability to project and stay within budgets.
Experience with effective grassroots fundraising.
Proven ability to work well with a diverse group of people.
Enthusiasm for national and international travel.
 
Accountability:  The Value [the] Meal Campaign Director reports to the Deputy Director.Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits package
Location: Campaign Headquarters, Boston
To Apply: Email letter of interest, resumé and three to five references to Randall Smith at jobs@stopcorporateabuse.org
Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization.
People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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