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Clean Air, Clean Energy Washington Seattle
United States

Clean Air, Clean Energy - Field Organizer

A Washington state campaign to create a clean energy fund by putting a price on the cost of carbon pollution seeks experienced organizers for a 2018 ballot initiative.

Successful candidates will have excellent personal organization, be goal driven self-starters, and able to motivate large teams of volunteers,

Clean Air, Clean Energy
Clean Air, Clean Energy is a broad coalition of organizations, unions, businesses, Tribes, and funders committed building Washington’s economy, improving the health of our residents and leading the fight against climate change. Members include Community to Community, the Washington State Labor Council, Washington Conservation Voters, The Nature Conservancy, One America, Climate Solutions, Puget Sound Sage, Got Green and many more.

The coalition plans to file a 2018 ballot measure to invest hundreds of millions of dollars tackling climate change, and holding corporate polluters accountable with a price on carbon pollution.

Responsibilities
Organizers will be responsible for leading local teams of volunteers as they gather the 259,622 valid signatures required to qualify for the 2018 ballot. This position will involve campaign hours with frequent evenings and weekends. Responsibilities include:

Learn and implement signature gathering systems provided by the campaign
Locate productive signature gathering locations and events in your territory
Recruit, train and manage volunteer leaders (climate justice stewards) ensuring that sufficient signature gathering shifts are completed to hit regional goals
Drive volunteer recruitment through regular calling, hosting phonebanks and using other recruitment tools like peer to peer texting software
Ensure volunteers report results of signature gathering nightly, and turn in completed forms in a timely fashion
Lead public events like presentations, campaign kickoffs and volunteer trainings
Travel to large signature gathering events, trainings and other activities as needed by the campaign
Implement other tactics as directed by campaign leadership

Desired Qualifications

Excellent personal organization
At least one cycle of experience working on an electoral or advocacy campaign
Familiarity with campaign Customer Relations Management (CRM) software, preferably Voter Activation Network and ActionKit
Strong passion for climate justice, equity and environmental issues

This position is based in Seattle, with extensive travel throughout the Puget Sound region and some statewide travel.

Application Guidelines
Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume, a cover letter outlining relevant experience and qualifications, and three references. Email application to [email protected] by Sunday, February 25th.

Salary is $3,500 – $4,000 a month depending on experience. Benefits include healthcare stipend, phone reimbursement, mileage reimbursement and paid sick and safe time. This position lasts through July 6th, with the possibility of extending through 2018 if signature gathering goals are met. This position lasts through July 6th, with the possibility of extending through 2018 if signature gathering goals are met.

Clean Air, Clean Energy is an equal opportunity organization. We are committed to hiring and advancing personnel with an explicit regard to advance women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and other people from traditionally underrepresented communities.

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Clean Air, Clean Energy Washington Seattle
United States