Digital Campaigns Producer

Marketing Washington, District Of Columbia




JOB TITLE:  Digital Campaigns Producer

CLASSIFICATION: Professional 2

SALARY: $48,000 - $54,000

FLSA:  Exempt

DEPARTMENT: Integrated Marketing 

LOCATION: Headquarters, Washington, DC

REPORTS TO: Director of Digital Retention




The Digital Campaigns Producer plays the lead role in producing Defenders’ email campaigns. Reporting to the Director of Digital Retention, the Digital Campaigns Producer will work with members of the Integrated Marketing team to draw from campaign strategy, copy, creative, audience and user experience requirements and produce daily email campaigns, including advocacy, fundraising, ecommerce, cultivation, event and enewsletter. This hands-on position requires a working knowledge of HTML as well as the technical aptitude to produce email campaigns, donation forms, action alerts and surveys. 



  • Use Defenders’ eCRM platform (Engaging Networks) to produce all technical elements of email campaigns from start to finish, including but not limited to:
    • National and targeted fundraising, advocacy, event and cultivation emails
    • Donation campaigns and pages
    • Action alerts
    • Thank you pages
    • Autoresponders
    • Social media share links
    • Survey pages
    • Monthly enewsletter
    • Campaign specific welcome series
    • Any other emails assigned
  • Deep understanding of marketing best practices with a desire to collaborate and influence campaigns to maximize results.
  • Consult with internal and external resources, when necessary, to help with email production, implementation and delivery. This may include new and evolving functionality within the eCRM platform.
  • Work closely with members of the team to understand Defenders’ email and web form needs to collaboratively create solutions to meet program objectives including building new groups, A/B and multivariate testing, creating donor journeys and identifying and setting up the appropriate target for each campaign.
  • Maintain a standardized method of production by following appropriate naming conventions and documentation to ensure all backend reporting is accurate.
  • Implement new page templates for emails and donation/advocacy forms.
  • Produce any graphics needed for email campaigns, or partner with internal and external resources for advanced creative.
  • Collaborate internally to understand and implement audience segmentation and identify new targeted audiences to support fundraising and advocacy goals.
  • Create all source codes for email and mobile campaigns. Partner with other Integrated Marketing team members to get source codes populated in the backend.
  • Create and manage email suppression lists within the eCRM and in collaboration with other sources to ensure appropriate audiences. 
  • Monitor email deliverability and file counts to ensure any irregularities are caught and addressed in a timely manner.
  • Provide regular reporting that demonstrates the impact of the emails sent in accordance with the goals established for each campaign. This could include open rates, click through rates, actions and donation.
  • Attend email marketing related webinars and report back on evolving best practices.
  • Identify system deficiencies – research, review and recommend solutions to appropriate staff member’s solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Education: Bachelor’s (B.A./B.S.) degree or equivalent

Experience: 4 years of relevant experience

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for All Defenders


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for Professional 2


  1. Ability to accurately maintain electronic and physical records
  2. Anticipate and meet the needs of internal and/or external stakeholders delivering excellent service


  1. Ability to clearly and accurately communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  2. Ability to articulate complex ideas clearly, accurately and concisely
  3. Ability to convey effective messages to broad and diverse constituencies
  4. Ability and willingness to effectively represent Defenders’ interests in external environments
  5. Ability to exert influence and build consensus with internal and external stakeholders

Critical Thinking

  1. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion
  2. Strong research and data analysis skills, including ability to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources to produce high quality work products in a consistent, efficient, accurate, and timely manner
  3. Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with willingness to experiment and innovate new methods.
  4. Facilitate and promote the integration of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies into Defenders’ work.

Project Management

  1. Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines while balancing competing assignments
  2. Ability to remain flexible and adaptable to shifting priorities while remaining responsive to urgent requests
  3. Ability to take ownership of a project or process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues
  4. Ability to manage deadlines on multiple cross-functional projects in a dynamic environment
  5. Demonstrated ability in managing competing interests on complex issues

Conservation Knowledge

  1. Familiarity with Defenders’ legal, scientific, and/or political issues
  2. Familiarity with national and regional social, political and ecological landscapes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for Digital Campaigns Producer

  1. Proficient in HTML.
  2. A working knowledge of CSS and email marketing fundamentals.
  3. Knowledge of Photoshop.
  4. Experience with e-CRM (e-Constituent Relationship Management) software platforms and CMS (Content Management System) software platforms (Engaging Networks strongly preferred).
  5. Experience working with fundraising and marketing e-campaigns.
  6. Political savvy for how to effectively conduct e-campaigns.
  7. Ability to build, test and deploy email fundraising messages.
  8. Knowledge of segmented marketing and A/B testing.



Physical Activities

Check all that apply


(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)Constantly

Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.


Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.


Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.


Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.


Adjusting or moving objects up to 10 pounds in all directions.


Communicating with others to exchange information.


Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.


Operating machinery and/or power tools.


Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment.


Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.



Environmental Conditions

Check all that apply


(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)Constantly

Low temperatures.


High temperatures.


Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.


Noisy environments.


Hazardous conditions.


Poor ventilation.


Small and/or enclosed spaces.


No adverse environmental conditions expected.



Physical Demands

Check only one


Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.


Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds.


Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds.


Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more.



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All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their positions. The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Defenders requires employees who engage in in-person work activities, including business travel or onsite work, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An applicant (i) who is disabled or pregnant or who has a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) who objects to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief, observance or practice may request an exemption from this vaccination policy. This determination will be made on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with applicable law. Any medical information concerning an applicant's disability will be treated as a confidential medical record in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

It is the policy of Defenders of Wildlife to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, sex national origin, ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, personal appearance, family/parental status, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic in all personnel actions.

Please be advised this position is union-eligible.