ational Movement Team
(Internships also ava=
Campaigns is an international team based in New York that builds
cutting-edge social and political movements. Our principals David
Madden and Jeremy Heimans co-founded GetUp.org – an Australian online
political movement that is now larger than all Australia's political
parties put together and Avaaz.org, the world's largest online
political community with more than 3.3 million members (a partnership
with MoveOn.org).=A0Another principal, Douglas Atkin, is the author of
"The Culting of Brands" (Penguin, 2004), helped launch cult brand=
JetBlue, and was most recently Chief Community Officer of Meetup.com,
the world's largest network of community groups.
Campaigns is currently advising advocacy groups and progressive
companies around the world and is also incubating new issue-based
movements.=A0We're a n=
ew, unusual and evolving combination of an agency and a home for political a=
nd social entrepreneurship.
Campaigns has advised GlobalZero.org – a new global campaign for a
world without nuclear weapons spearheaded by Richard Branson, Queen
Noor, Jimmy Carter and Mikhail Gorbachev; the 2007 presidential
campaign of Segolene Royal, the first woman to win a major party
nomination for President of France; the Australian and US labor
movements and is now building a global anti-cancer movement for the
Lance Armstrong Foundation/Livestrong, among others.
now helping progressive brands champion issues and causes and market
themselves in exciting new ways that go much further than traditional
CSR or tokenistic "1% of every product sold helps save the rainforests=
drivel. We're l=
ooking to expand our team.=A0We have some immediate project-based work available, and we're also l=
ooking for new, senior, full-time team members.
ideal candidate is an experienced campaigner, social entrepreneur or
agency type with strong strategy, project management and client
relationship skills, who is excited by the prospect of joining a global
team focused on building innovative social and political movements, as
well as helping progressive companies get their message out in entirely
ome of the qualities we're looking for:
Brilliant online organizers, campaigners and strategists who have the
ability to creatively apply that set of skills across different issues
and causes, and for different types of advocacy groups and companies.
We're thinking about questions like how to build a mass consumer
movement for electric cars — if you are too, we should talk.
People who can combine high-level strategy with tactical creativity —
deploying online organizing, social media and content in innovative
ways to build movements
– People with demonstrated experience building and managing client relations=
— Experienced team and project managers
-related marketing is a plus
— A sophisticated understanding of technology (including social media) and=
any technical experience is a plus
— Great writers, political communica=
tors and message-makers
— A global sensibility, foreign language skills,=
global policy expertise and global work experience are all a big plus
— Design skills and sensibility are a plus If
you're interested in finding out more, please send a short CV and brief
cover note ASAP outlining your relevant experience to jeremy at purposecampaigns.com. Pa=
y will be competitive and based on experience.
have a strong preference for candidates based in New York City or
willing to relocate, but if you think you might be a strong fit, we'd
like to hear from you anyway.
*** Summer internships or
positions requiring less experience are also available. If you're
interested in those roles, let us know in your cover note.