Advocacy Manager

Website Civic Nebraska

Creating a more modern and robust democracy for all Nebraskans.

The Advocacy Manager will travel throughout Nebraska to educate voters and identify politically diverse Nebraskans who can support the passage of a nonpartisan ballot initiative. Building a strong and politically diverse grassroots infrastructure will be key to this campaign. This role requires 70% travel but in addition to building networks in communities around Nebraska, the Advocacy Manager occasionally shares office space at Civic Nebraska’s Lincoln HQ. The Advocacy Manager will report directly to the Public Policy Director. 

As our advocacy manager, you will get to

  • Identify politically diverse supporters/volunteers and campaign leads in 40 counties across the state
  • Educate and organize Nebraskans on the benefits of the open primary system 
  • Recruit volunteer and paid signature collectors across the state  
  • Assist with townhall and event logistics, including ensuring politically diverse turnout  
  • Attend key county fairs and the state fair for volunteer recruitment and visibility  
  • Help create a politically diverse statewide grassroots steering committee  
  • Create talking points for volunteers, advocates, and signature collectors 
  • Elevate the voices of Nebraskans via earned media
  • Assist with campaign compliance and filings  


This position might be a good fit for you if you have 

  • A passion for improving the state’s electoral system so elections better represent the will of the voters
  • A dedication to building community and the ability to engage authentically with Nebraskans of different backgrounds, ideologies, and party loyalties in a manner that builds trust and motivates others to act
  • An ability to work independently and in different environments while also maintaining an active role on our team

Salary & Benefits

The rate of compensation is $29 per hour. Benefit options include medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, employer paid at 80%. This is a full-time, temporary position funded through December 31, 2023.

To apply

Send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of three references to Nicholette Meyer at . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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After School Programs

  • Sherman Elementary School

    5618 N 14th Ave.
    Omaha, NE 68110

  • Lewis and Clark Middle School

    6901 Burt St.
    Omaha, NE 68132

  • Lothrop Magnet Elementary

    3300 N. 22nd St.
    Omaha, NE 68110

  • Campbell Elementary School

    2200 Dodge St.
    Lincoln, NE 68521

  • Lincoln High School

    2229 J St.
    Lincoln, NE 68510

  • Lincoln Northeast High School

    2635 N. 63rd St.
    Lincoln, NE 68507