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Purpose builds & supports movements to advance the fight for an open, just, & habitable world. We use public mobilization & storytelling to help leading organizations, activists, businesses, & philanthropies engaged in this fight, & we create campaigning labs & new initiatives that can shift policies & change public narratives when it matters most.

To do this, Purpose brings together world-class talent from the world of creatives, content development, storytelling, campaigning, grassroots organizing, & political strategy to build new creative campaigning models.

Guided by smart strategy & powered by participation, our work reframes issues, engages new audiences, shifts public discourse, & ultimately drives targeted action & creates lasting impact. 


Purpose is seeking a Senior Campaign Director with a commitment to our mission to join our  internationally diverse campaigns team.

This senior level role will be responsible for leading the global campaigns teamsupporting & cultivating the campaigns practice at Purpose. The Senior Campaign Director will serve as the principal on campaign projects, & campaigning Labs, & be responsible for proactively seeking out new ways to grow the business,

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of work experience with a demonstrated track record leading large campaigns teams, a portfolio of campaigns & other complex projects, & an enthusiasm for fundraising & managing & developing funder & client relationships. You should also have a strong equity lens that you apply to your work on a daily basis.

We're looking for team leaders with passion, a sharp mind, high integrity, a hands-on attitude, & an entrepreneurial, problem-solving spirit.

This role could be based in Purposes New York City or London offices. 

This role is offered at the Senior Director tier, with a salary range of $110,000 to $150,000 (commensurate with experience) + benefits, in addition to commission-based incentive structures. Purpose deeply values professional development, & there are many opportunities for growth in this role.

Key Responsibilities

Campaigns Development & Team Leadership:

  • Set strategy & direction for the global campaigns team in partnership with local campaign leads to build the campaigns practice including, skills building, methodology development, & training & learning
  • Collaborate with other leadership team members to drive innovation in campaigning, & building & prototyping new campaigns offerings
  • Lead the implementation of impact measurement, learning & evaluation processes throughout our campaigns practice
  • Provide decision making, oversight & troubleshooting capacity on a number of programs being executed simultaneously 
  • Manage multiple people with their long-term career in mind; develop their skills as managers; proactively seeks unofficial mentorship opportunities; & create an open environment for two-way feedback
  • Set the standard & model leadership on internal & external projects through strong expectation management, direction & delegation; & fosters ownership & commitment in others

Project & Program Leadership

  • Serve in a leadership role on large campaigns projects, & across campaign labs 
  • Build strong teams that deliver innovative & compelling campaigns for clients, in partnership with funders & other key stakeholders 
  • Provide oversight on budget, staffing, & high level deliverables 
  • Become a trusted advisor for senior client contacts with the ability to steer stakeholders towards stronger outcomes & negotiate persuasively to create solutions that address the interests of others

Partnership Management & Business Development:

  • Develop, pitch & lead on large campaign project & labs business development opportunities
  • Integrate into the partner outreach process & identify engagement opportunities for campaign collaboration 
  • Effectively manage partnerships with individuals, organizations & corporations
  • Grow the business pipeline by proactively identifying leads & securing partnerships that help to reach fundraising revenue targets
  • Build new relationships with relevant external stakeholders 


  • 10+ years work experience in a campaign role, ideally from a leading consultancy/agency, electoral campaign, or non-profit advocacy organization, serving as a lead representative with partners & stakeholders, including senior leadership of major foundations, NGOs, & corporations
  • Track-record of having built & sustained a team culture
  • Experience building partnerships with corporates, philanthropists, & government
  • Experience with client services and/or business development & lead generation
  • A global sensibility, global issue & policy expertise and/or global work experience
  • Demonstrated track record of leading complex projects with multidisciplinary teams in a deadline-driven environment
  • Experience managing large-scale campaigns from concept through execution, including developing & executing campaigns across channels, including earned & paid media, content-led strategies, & direct action 
  • Experience running campaigns that emphasize experimentation & scaling of success to achieve measurable impact
  • A history of working in partnership to cultivate relationships at large advocacy organisations
  • Excellent writing & communication skills
  • High bar for quality, rigor, & integrity in your own work, as well as your colleagues
  • Deep commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion

If these are the things that get you up in the morning, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume & a cover letter that gives us insight into your passion & qualifications for the role.

Purpose is an equal opportunity employer. Purpose takes on some of the biggest challenges in the world, which affect people of different identities & backgrounds in different ways. We believe we are stronger & most effective with a diverse team leading the charge. People of color, LGBTQ individuals & people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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