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

Field Organizer

Oregon Climate

Closing Date: 9/18/2015

Industry: Energy, Environment

Type: Full Time

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.

-- 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.

-- 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 Please include “Field Organizer Application” in the subject line. Applications are due Friday, September 18, and interviews will be conducted Sept. 22 - 25.

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