Senior Campaign Organizer (Remote-One position is Minnesota-based; the other can be anywhere in Continental US) - 2 Positions

United States
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Job Description

Compassion & Choices is seeking two Senior Campaign Organizers to advance our work to improve care, expand options and empower everyone to chart their end-of-life journey. 

Senior Campaign Organizers are primarily responsible for working closely with the state lead to formalize and streamline grassroots activities while building capacity and infrastructure in their region to further C&C’s mission. The Senior Campaign Organizer will also provide key support for outreach activities and events; develop strategy with the state lead; provide outreach, particularly to underserved communities; initiate volunteer activities; and collaborate with local partners to pass state legislation that improves end-of-life experiences. 

These are full-time, remotely-located (One position is Minnesota-based; the other can be anywhere in Continental US), paid positions. Compensation offered will be commensurate with experience. 

We offer excellent benefits including employer-shared medical and dental insurance premiums, employer-paid short- and long-term disability, life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance, flexible spending account for medical and child care, commuter pre-tax benefit, eligibility to participate in 401K with generous 5% employer match and 100% vested at time of eligibility, 12 paid holidays, 17 PTO days first year, and personal days.

These positions will primarily be responsible for:

  • Cultivate relationships with local community groups, especially groups focused on empowering underserved communities, diversity and inclusion. 
  • Provides oversight to C&C volunteers including managing volunteers to implement C&C’s grassroots organizing activities within the region.
  • Provides technical assistance and support to Action Teams (such as: training on and sharing of C&C toolkits).
  • Drafts effective advocacy alerts for activist activities and events. 
  • Coordinates C&C involvement in public/healthcare outreach events (such as: putting together volunteers for booths and presentations).
  • Recruits volunteers and leads volunteer trainings and educational talks to build broader support for the aid in dying movement. 
  • Mobilizes individuals in the Finish Strong states to voice support for our legislative goals and full access to end-of-life choice for the following actions: letter writing campaigns, phone banking, canvassing, days of action, visibility events, legislative lobbying, public health committee hearing, etc.
  • Attends and participates in all relevant C&C and external meetings throughout the year, including but not limited to weekly staff check-ins and weekly field calls.  
  • Serves as the primary administrative support for the state lead. 
  • Takes initiative and starts new events and activities with volunteer groups as approved by the state lead.
  • Looks for opportunities to present at conferences and on webinars.
  • Presents at conferences and on webinars.
  • Networks at events to further C&C’s mission.
  • Draft Weekly Program Updates.
  • Assist digital with Facebook updates.
  • Maintains electronic filing system and ensures the Intranet site is updated with Advocacy and Outreach team materials.
  • Manages database systems and conducts data searches, prepares reports and inputs data into EveryAction.   
  • Oversees maintenance of data in activist databases and runs data reports as needed.
  • Support C&C development efforts as requested. This could include activities such as sharing prospects, briefing staff & donors, alerting staff of fundraising opportunities, reaching out to donors and making direct fundraising asks. 
  • Demonstrates commitment to and active support of C&C’s Diversity & Inclusion program.
  • Timely and accurate completion of related reports (such as “P card” statement, performance reviews, time cards, etc.).
  • Knows, supports and administers the policies and procedures of C&C.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the Compassion & Choices mission. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications (You will be a good fit):

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in political science/public health/management or other related field) – or equivalent education and/or experience in a similar position.
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience doing issue advocacy, political campaigns, or other relevant work.
  • Knowledgeable about issues of choice, ethics, health and social justice.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Experience preferred in lobbying and/or political campaigns, or community organizing.
  • Familiarity with the city and state legislative process preferred.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the Compassion & Choices mission. 


  • Experience with forms of social media, such as Facebook.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, including writing skills.
  • Ability to earn the confidence of a wide range of internal and external constituents.
  • Ability to demonstrate public speaking and training skills preferred.
  • Ability to gracefully manage multiple projects and to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Computer Skills: Excellent computer skills, including Excel, Word, Outlook, Database management, Google environment.

Values:  Must be energized by the idea of working at an organization with the following values:

  • Compassionate in our conviction that dying patients should be free of unwanted treatment, suffering or outside interference.
  • Respectful of the autonomy of individuals to decide what end-of-life options are best for them and their family.
  • Courageous in our willingness to confront the toughest end-of-life health challenges, disrupt the broken status quo and protect an individual’s right to self-determination.
  • Credible in all our education, advocacy and partnerships — our efforts are grounded in objective research and demonstrable facts.
  • Resilient in our capacity to respond to opportunities and threats in the movement so that we can achieve our vision as quickly as possible.

How to Apply:

Current resume and cover letter should be submitted as one PDF document. In your cover letter, please (1) indicate how your personal philosophy aligns with our mission, (2) provide a brief summary of your directly related experience, and (3) provide your salary expectation (with a specific amount/range vs ‘negotiable’).

About Compassion & Choices

Across the nation, Compassion & Choices works to create a society that affirms life and accepts the inevitability of death, embraces expanded options for compassionate dying, and empowers everyone to choose end-of-life care that reflects their values, priorities and beliefs. To make this vision a reality, we improve care, expand options and empower everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

Compassion & Choices is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to age, color, creed, disability, economic status, ethnic identity, gender identity, national origin race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veterans status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.