Issues Campaign Manager

The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), a Washington, D.C. based national policy and advocacy organization is seeking a highly motivated, articulate and politically facile person to help manage our external issues and legislative campaigns. ASBC represents over 165,000 companies and 60+ business organizations across the US and makes the business case to legislators and the media for adopting policies and programs that build a sustainable economy.

The full-time position involves:

Recruiting, educating and engaging ASBC business partner organizations and individual businesses to support campaign positions, advocacy and media opportunities.

Attending and representing ASBC’s policy positions at meetings on Capitol Hill, federal agencies, and partner coalitions as directed by ASBC senior policy team members.

– Preparing issue briefs and policy analyses on assigned issues.

– Developing online campaign materials and action alerts.

– Assisting with event management/planning.


Able to size up the political dynamics of an issue; understand the concerns of different constituencies and how to motivate their members to engage in the policy process.

– Excellent communication skills; verbal and writing. Able to craft pithy ‘action alerts’, as well as longer, well-researched background documents.

– Adept at establishing and managing strategic partnerships and coalitions.

– Background in politics, Capitol Hill, campaign issues management, or business, or communications

– Able to travel periodically.

– Familiar with SalesForce, and online campaign tools

Minimum Bachelors Degree, 3 years experience in policy-related field.


Send resume and cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications to

Washington, District of Columbia
American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC)
Human Resources