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13 Oct 2021

Full-Time Digital Director

Climate Action Campaign – Posted by CAC Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

Digital Director for the Climate Action Campaign

Who We Are 

The Climate Action Campaign (CAC) is a vibrant coalition of 14 organizations working together to drive ambitious, durable federal action to cut carbon pollution, address the climate crisis and accelerate the transition to clean energy with equitable, fair and just policies centered on justice, jobs, health and investment. CAC supports more than 60 partners and allies, nationally and in 16 states, working together to rally public support to tackle the climate crisis

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, propose, and manage a strategic digital communications plan that advances the campaign’s overarching goals while incorporating digital innovations and trends into CAC’s work
  • Assist in making budgeting recommendations and decisions for the team and program
  • Manage the digital and creative teams (including the digital content coordinator, digital and social media coordinator, digital and creative strategist and graphic designer) and external partners, vendors and consultants
  • Oversee day-to-day digital team operations, including the creation and distribution of social media guidance, as well as long-term projects like digital ads, campaigns and microsite creation and maintenance
  • Oversee the development and adoption of online tools to optimize advocacy efforts across the environmental community
  • Work in collaboration with the digital advisor and propose and manage paid digital efforts on behalf of coalition members
  • Help establish and advance baseline messaging and branding for major moments and key initiatives, building digital materials that will be useful to a diverse set of partners and stakeholders
  • Facilitate coordination and discussion amongst coalition members and extended partners
  • Establish ambitious but achievable metrics to measure growth of the digital program and partner engagement with CAC Digital materials
  • Manage internal projects and cross-departmental activity/programs

Experience and Qualifications

  • 4-7 years of professional experience in a campaign-style digital creative position is required
  • Excellent political and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced campaign environment
  • Experience managing large and complex campaigns within a coalition a plus
  • Experience dealing with consultants, vendors, and principals
  • Strong writing and editing skills; willingness to jump in on digital writing projects when needed
  • Ability to anticipate capacity needs of team members and take initiative to offer support
  • Experience in an environment that is coalition-based, or highly collaborative with partner organizations
  • Political judgment to manage external and internal coalition reactions and response as well as the ability to adjust course and digital priorities and decisions to colleagues in a clear, concise and professional manner


This position reports to the Communications Strategist/Advisor.


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous paid time off, and a matched 401(k) plan

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to economic and social justice, and do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please follow this link to apply. Please be sure to include both a resume and a cover letter.

Job Categories: Climate Change. Job Types: Full-Time.

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