Associate Director of Digital Organising and Campaigning - Paris

Short-term contract
Paris, France
Citizen engagement
Full remote
64556.00 - 78695.00€ (Annual)
2 yrs of exp.
Posted on 05-02-2023
Start : August 2023
> End : April 2024
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Associate Director of Digital Organising and Campaigning seeks a talented campaigning, organising and mobilising strategist, with extensive experience in leading teams and managing people and projects.

This is a temporary cover position for 9 months (from August 2023 until the end of April 2024).

About is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here

About the Global Associate Director of Digital Organising and Campaigning, 9 months leave cover position seeks a talented campaigning, organising and mobilising strategist, with extensive experience in leading teams and managing people and projects

This is a temporary cover position for 9 months (from August 2023 until the end of April 2024)

There are two main parts to this role. One is about working with and leading a highly diverse and talented team, and coordinating a global community of digital campaigning and organising practitioners. The second part is about supporting the development and implementation of digital campaigning and organising plans and strategies, including hands-on project management and stakeholder coordination

The job of the Associate Director of Digital Organising and Campaigning will be to steer’s global, regional and project teams to engage our network of supporters in creating real-world campaigning impact, to reach new audiences and provide easy and impactful ways for people to join our movement and take action, and support in-depth organising with a range of digital tools and tactics

The ideal candidate will have a talent for campaigning and communications work, with extensive background in building and managing teams that have succeeded in telling great stories and engaging a diverse set of audiences. They will understand how to build and channel people power using digital technology and tactics

Day-to-day, the role-holder will line-manage senior specialist digital roles, lead the wider Global Digital Team, and coordinate the global digital community of practice

The Associate Director of Digital Organising and Campaigning will report to the Global Campaigns Director, and work closely with the Multimedia and Social Media teams (sitting in the Public Engagement department), Digital Fundraising Manager and Product Director, as well as other key digital, organising, campaigning, and comms staff who oversee our campaigns, organising, mobilising and more is a highly collaborative environment: the best candidates will be those who thrive in this sort of team-based setting

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the global digital organising and campaigning team of 5, and line manage senior specialist roles
  • Oversee and coordinate 350’s digital community of practice, made up of digital staff across the organisation
  • Oversee the development and execution of comprehensive digital campaigns and organising plans, in line with global and regional strategies
  • Oversee and manage other digital campaigning and organising projects, in partnership with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Support staff in using a data-informed approach that incorporates testing, analysis and reflection, in collaboration with other digital teams across the organisation, including leading on reporting on a specific organisational KPI and other metrics

We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from other

Position Type: 4 or 5 days a week (full time is 36h)

Location: Belgium, Benin, France, Kenya, Germany, Nigeria, Italy, South Africa, Netherlands, Senegal, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: This job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications

Start Date: August 2023 until end of April 2024

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment contract or freelance/consultant contract

Compensation: Tier 3.2 (Click here for the for the salary table)

To apply please send in your CV and a cover letter which clearly answers the following questions (for equity reasons we will not considered applications that don’t follow the requested format):

  1. What is your experience managing teams, people and projects? How would you describe your management style? (100 words max)
  2. What is your experience designing and leading campaigns for change? What work have you done on planning and implementing mobilisation, organising or engagement strategies? (100 words max)
  3. What is your experience specifically with digital campaigning, managing email lists and programmes, designing digital supporter journeys, online advocacy tools, tech and channels? (100 words max)

Please apply without delay. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. The position is open until filled. is an equal opportunity employer. strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.


Required skills and experience:

  • Strong leadership and management skills (of people and projects) in a fast-moving, diverse, highly collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated experience leading geographically dispersed teams, with a track record of success in managing, coaching and motivating staff
  • Proven track record of developing, communicating and managing successful campaigns with specific change outcomes
  • Deep understanding of online and offline organising, campaigning, mobilisation, and direct action, and ability to express and share that knowledge with others
  • Experience using some (or all) of the online platforms employed by the digital team, including (but not limited to) Action Kit, Control Shift Labs, WordPress, Salesforce
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills, with the ability to translate complex information into powerful stories for a variety of audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience working collaboratively across cultures and time zones, and a strong demonstrable commitment to the values of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in a workplace

Desired skills and experience

  • Experience working in a multilingual context, managing a multilingual team and digital presence.
  • Understanding of and experience in digital fundraising work, especially as part of supporter engagement strategies.
  • Familiarity working in, or with partners from, the Global South.
  • Lived experiences of marginalisation or climate impacts, or understanding & experience working with marginalised communities deeply affected by climate change and fossil fuels.