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National Campaign Director

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Domestic Workers Alliance

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023


  • Title: National Campaign Director

  • Status: Full time; Exempt

  • Reports to: Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy

  • Salary: 122 - 140k

  • Work location: Remote (Washington D.C. preference)

  • Start date: June 5, 2023

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the leading national voice for dignity and
fairness for domestic workers in the United States. Founded in 2007, NDWA works for the
respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections of domestic and home care workers
across the country. NDWA is winning improved working conditions while building a powerful
movement rooted in the human rights, dignity and equality of domestic workers, home care
workers, immigrant women, and Black women.

NDWA was founded in 2007 by domestic workers and organizers from around the country. Our
national alliance has grown from this founding group of 13 organizations to now more than 70
affiliate organizations, and local chapters developed by NDWA. To date, the Alliance comprises more than 250,000 nannies, housekeepers, and home care workers in all 50 states.


  • Work with the Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy, the Deputy Director of Policy and Advocacy and NDWA leadership (where necessary) to determine campaign and program goals.

  • In coordination with other directors, support the development and leads the implementation of federal issues and legislative campaigns that support the NDWA’s overall objectives.

  • Ensure that local and state campaigns ladder up to federal campaigns and vice versa.

  • Leads the conceptualization and construction of federal campaign plans including the drafting of the campaign budget, work plan and overall timeline.

  • Manages federal campaign plans and works with the Chief Organizing Officer, Chapter and Affiliate leadership to ensure field goals for each campaign are met.

  • Develop goals and for field engagement that support the national campaigns.

  • In partnership with the Director of Worker Leadership and Democracy, convene and create national worker campaign steering committees.

  • Manages day-to-day campaign operations while coordinating the integration and assignment of NDWA resources for simultaneous campaigns.

  • Represent NDWA at conferences, meetings and legislative hearings, make presentations, testify, and participate in panel discussions, as needed.

  • Engages Members and other principals in order to drive federal legislative pushes.

  • Provides the necessary strategic context for NDWA, department staff, state and local leadership while implementing each campaign.

  • Work with the Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy and the Deputy Director of Policy and Advocacy to establish accountability systems to ensure campaign goals are met, including the implementation of post-campaign debriefs and assessments.

  • Help lead an integrated campaign planning process with Communications, Culture Change, Field, Creative Operations, Research and other departments as needed to ensure goals for each campaign are met.

  • Coordinate with leadership to develop strategic alliances with labor and community partners in support of organizational and campaign objectives.

  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports and presentations as requested.

  • Leads and builds the National Campaigns team. To supervise future Campaigns staff as they are recruited.


  • 7-10 years of professional campaign experience, including at least 5 years in advocacy at the local, state or federal level. Labor, healthcare or Medicaid advocacy/campaign experience strongly preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with national, state, and local structures of the labor movement.

  • Strong working knowledge of federal and state legislative processes.

  • Extensive experience drafting campaign plans, including budgets.

  • Extensive experience building and managing large, diverse staff teams.

  • Extensive experience working with people and organizations across the political spectrum.

  • Experience with direct legislative advocacy and drafting, analyzing and commenting on legislation.

  • Experience working with communications, polling, and research staff and consultants to develop internal and external messaging and earned media strategies.

  • Experience developing advocacy materials including model bills and talking points.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate with professionals in various fields, as well as community-based organizations and impacted individuals.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a growing non-profit environment.

  • Ideally located in D.C. area

  • Ability to travel on a regular basis as needed.

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ people are strongly urged to apply. NDWA is a union employer, this position is not a bargaining unit position.