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8 Mar 2023

Full-Time Associate Regional Director of Local Campaigns – Posted by Anywhere

Job Description

Everytown for Gun Safety, the nation’s largest gun violence prevention advocacy group, is seeking a motivated individual with issue advocacy/policy campaign experience and strong interpersonal skills to serve as Associate Regional Director of Local Campaigns. This position reports to the Senior Director of Local Government Affairs and will lead local issue advocacy campaigns in up to two of our regional working groups. The Local Government Affairs team works with local officials to provide resources to end community based gun violence and advocate for and advance local, state, and federal gun safety measures.

This position is based in New York City.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct local issue advocacy campaigns in up to two regional working groups, with autonomy and support from the Senior Director when needed, developing and executing each campaign’s strategic, tactical, and communications plans.
  • Develop tools and strategy, in coordination with field, state, legal and communications teams, for distributive local campaigns to be executed by Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers across the country.
  • Cultivate relationships and partner with stakeholders, including partner organizations, law enforcement, elected officials, coalitions, networks, and influencers, building grassroots and grasstops capacity.
  • Become steeped in gun violence prevention policy in order to promote common sense policy and defeat policies that put our communities at risk.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the overall political environment both regionally and nationally, with an eye towards delivering local gun violence prevention legislation and other appropriate interventions.
  • Represent Everytown in various external capacities, including at conferences and events.
  • Represent the Local Government Affairs team in issue-specific or long-term campaign teams, at the discretion of the Senior Director.
  • May supervise a Local Campaigns Fellow, as required and designated by the Senior Director.


Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

  • Experience with local government affairs required; at least 5 years experience directing issue advocacy/policy campaigns.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Basic proficiency in Google Suite and the ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Understand how stereotypes, bias, and forms of racism in America (including structural racism, implicit bias, gender bias, religious bias, ageism, and bias based on gender identity or sexual orientation) impact our society, with an expectation that you will develop an ability to articulate the connection between these large societal issues and the disproportionate impact of gun violence on specific demographic groups in America
  • Understand how dynamics of power, voice, and privilege impact one-on-one and group interactions, and a commitment to using power, voice, and privilege to make our movement more equitable
  • Independent and creative thinker who is confident offering their own ideas
  • Ability to be flexible and thrive in a fast-paced organization with multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external teams and stakeholders
  • A proactive, creative, and dogged approach to anticipating and solving problems
  • Sense of humor is a must
  • Some travel required

The salary range for this position is $100,000 – $115,000. Everytown offers a generous benefits package including PTO, 401K Match, Education Assistance and more.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Everytown for Gun Safety provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Candidates who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. A diverse workforce and open culture are at the heart of our organization and vital to our success.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, candidates will need to complete an application via our website:

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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