Field Organizer (Oregon Climate) Closes 9/18/2015

Field Organizer

Oregon Climate

http://www.oregonclimate.org

Closing Date: 9/18/2015

Industry: Energy, Environment

Type: Full Time

Description:
Oregon Climate is a volunteer-driven startup nonprofit that empowers Oregonians to win fair and effective climate policy. We educate and organize voters, organizations, and decision-makers in support of polluter accountability policy that directly benefits all Oregonians. We believe our great state can lead the country with climate legislation that is scientifically-grounded and socially inclusive in order to power a just, swift, and lasting transition to a new economy.

We are currently seeking a full-time field organizer to strengthen grassroots support for the “carbon price and dividend” policy. Responsibilities include a blend of communications (written and spoken), creative organizing, and development work. The Oregon Climate team is creative, bold, and collaborative. We welcome a hardworking new teammate who’s passionate about robust climate action and ready for an ever-evolving role in statewide civic leadership.

Responsibilities:
-- Implement Oregon Climate’s state field plan;
-- Conduct outreach to diverse constituencies through presentations, one-on-ones, and community events;
-- Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteer leaders;
-- Generate public awareness of climate change, energy economics, and carbon pricing through traditional and social media;
-- Hit monthly benchmarks including membership recruitment and leadership activation;
-- Assist with office duties as-needed.

Qualifications:
-- Commitment to Oregon Climate's mission;
-- Positive, energetic attitude and a strong belief in the power of grassroots organizing;
-- Experience (as volunteer or staffer) delivering results in a campaign environment;
-- Ability to meet deadlines and work quickly and cooperatively under pressure;
-- Excellent writing, speaking, and interpersonal skills;
-- Willingness to travel and work irregular hours (nights and weekends);
-- Digital organizing and web savvy a plus;
-- Conversational Spanish a plus.

Application Guidelines/Contact:
Send cover letter and resume (one PDF) to Page at page@oregonclimate.org. Please include “Field Organizer Application” in the subject line. Applications are due Friday, September 18, and interviews will be conducted Sept. 22 - 25.

Salary:
Information not posted

Application Url:
http://www.oregonclimate.org/careers