Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time
Hybrid (remote and in-person)

Pay Range: 74,000-79,000
Organization's Mission: Founded in 1958, the ACLU of Utah is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that utilizes legal, legislative, and public education approaches to fight for individual rights and fundamental freedoms. Our mission is to defend and promote the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution, including reproductive freedom, immigrant rights, free speech, racial justice, privacy, religious liberty, LGBTQ rights, and more. For more information, please visit
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

The ACLU of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board, staff, and volunteer base with diverse personal and professional backgrounds and lived experience enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive. We strongly encourage and greatly value applications from women, people of color, immigrants, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have been formerly incarcerated, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.
Position Summary: The Campaigns Director is a highly collaborative team player who will develop and execute campaign plans on a range of civil rights and civil liberties issues, overseeing the grassroots organizing and legislative advocacy efforts of the organization. Working in collaboration with the Legal and Communication departments, the Campaigns department utilizes organizing, outreach, and advocacy to advance the mission of the ACLU of Utah.

The Campaigns Director is a Full-Time, Salaried, and Exempt position that will work under the supervision of the Executive Director and will directly supervise the Organizing Manager and the Legislative & Policy Counsel. The Campaigns Director additionally will oversee the supervision of the Indigenous Justice Organizer and the Transgender Rights Organizer & Strategist. This position is classified as “At-Will” as defined by the ACLU of Utah Handbook.
Primary Responsibilities: Specifically, the Campaigns Director will:

Design and implement organizational campaign plans that maximize community outreach, empowerment, and organizing with input from staff and community partners. Work across the organization to develop achievable benchmarks to ensure effective progress to campaign goals, adjusting plans as necessary.
Coordinate and manage engagement and outreach efforts across a variety of geographic and demographic communities.
Supervise the Legislative and Policy Counsel and the Organizing Manager.
In collaboration with the Executive Director and other Directors, integrate community outreach, legislative, communications, development, and legal tactics into campaign designs built around organizational priorities.
Work with the Legislative and Policy Counsel to decide where/how legislative strategies will support ACLU of Utah campaigns. Identify opportunities for our network of ACLU supporters, members, and activists to play an integral role in legislative and policy advocacy campaigns, as well as other electoral engagement initiatives, both statewide and in targeted geographies.
Coordinate with the Legal Director on strategies to support litigation and legal advocacy.
Support the Communications Director in building a communications plan for campaigns. Work collaboratively with the Communications Director and other staff to develop campaign materials.
Develop and maintain deep substantive knowledge of past and current campaign goals and issues as well as the dynamics of policy change in Utah, including building on successes achieved in the 2020 Voting Rights Campaign.
Develop and implement a plan to manage and effectively utilize volunteers, including overseeing representation of the ACLU of Utah at community festivals and events.
Oversee implementation of volunteer management and partner with the Communications Director to deploy mass texting software.
Take ownership of the annual Community Block Party event that celebrates diverse partnerships and relationships in furtherance of civil rights and liberties across the state.
Ensure equitable and reciprocal relationships are maintained with community organizations and networks. Responsibilities include collaboration on events, overseeing meetings, and regular communication with coalition partners and other allies.
Convey the mission and work of the ACLU of Utah accurately when publicly representing the ACLU of Utah.
Contribute to an environment where colleagues, community partners, and volunteers feel they belong.
Desired Qualifications: Qualifications:

Qualified Candidates will have:

Experience in campaign management or community organizing.
Experience leading a team to achieve shared goals or objectives.
Ability to work independently and use sound judgment to direct the work of a department.
Experience in organizational planning, including overseeing a budget.
Demonstrated experience working in coalitions to achieve articulated outcomes.
Experience directing the workflow and managing the performance of others.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with staff, board members, donors, and the public while maintaining tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to use software and other tools to manage projects, track success, and direct workflow.
Strong verbal, written, and listening communication skills.
Ability to work as a team member as well as independently.
Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and experience working under a deadline.
Proficiency with office technology and information systems.
Demonstrated experience applying principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in previous work, especially in applying those principles to community organizing, outreach, or advocacy.
Strong Candidates will also have:

Public speaking and media relations skills.
Familiarity with volunteer management software.
Experience with legislative advocacy or policy analysis.
Familiarity with the civil rights and civil liberties issues that impact Utah’s communities.
Physical Demands:

Ability to work at a computer for multiple hours per day.
Ability to interact with various and diverse community leaders and partners and allied organizations.
Ability to travel periodically within Utah.
Work Environment:

Office or home-office work setting as work responsibility allows and as needed by local health and organizational guidelines.
Attendance at community events, protests, festivals, and meetings.
Periodic in-person attendance during the legislative session.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: SALARY & BENEFITS:

The salary range for this position is $74,000-79,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits include: paid time off, medical, vision, and dental insurance, and a 401(k) plan with employer matching contribution that vests after one year of employment.
How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter here:
Location: Salt Lake City Utah


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Contact: Cameron Welburn
Phone: 801-871-0333