Destination: Zero Carbon Campaign Associate
Join the Environment America Climate team and help launch our Destination: Zero Carbon campaign.
Transportation is now America’s number one source of global warming pollution, with greenhouse emissions from cars, trucks, buses and other vehicles surpassing every other source. We now have the technology and policy know-how to change this. That’s why here we’re launching Destination: Zero Carbon, a nation-wide campaign to electrify cars and buses, and to reduce the need to drive by making it easier, cheaper and more enjoyable to travel on foot, bike or public transit.
We are seeking a Campaign Associate who will spearhead this campaign and work with our experienced team of advocates, researchers, and digital and communications experts.
powerful coalitions: Reach out to
like-minded organizations and affected constituency groups to demonstrate
support for our campaign goals.
traditional media and social media attention: Organize news conferences and write opinion pieces. Build a
following on Facebook and Twitter for your campaign.
elected officials: Coordinate strategy
with champions in Congress. Make a convincing case to legislators who are
undecided on a particular vote. When a critical vote is happening on your
campaign, work to demonstrate the support you’ve been building on the ground to
help line up the votes needed to win.
and write reports: Catalogue and
analyze data relevant to the issue and our policy proposals to help influence
public debate and earn media attention for our cause.
and cultivate donors: Reach out to
foundations and major donors and ask them to fund your campaign.
a grassroots campaign office each summer: Run a campaign office for the summer to raise money to support
our campaigns, build our organization and membership, and help build critical
and timely grassroots support to win key campaigns while honing your organizing
and management skills.
The target annual compensation for this
position is $28,000-$30,000 in the first year. Environment America offers a
competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and
opportunities for advancement.
Philadelphia, PA or Washington, DC
We’re also hiring Campaign Associates to work
on other campaigns in locations across the country. We accept applications on a
rolling basis. For the foreseeable future, all of our staff are working
remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This position starts in August
Environment America is an equal opportunity employer.
Entry-level candidates are encouraged to
apply; we provide training on advocacy and organizing skills, as well as
oversight and on-the-ground training by an experienced advocate. Ideal
candidates will have leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal
skills, an eagerness to learn, and be ready for a challenge. We value
organizing experience, including building campus or community groups.
THINGS TO KNOW WHEN
Environment America is part of The Public
Interest Network, which operates and supports organizations committed to a
shared vision of a better world and a strategic approach to social
change. Visit this page for things you should
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Apply at this link: https://jobs.environmentamerica.org/apply_332.html
For best consideration, apply by April 5.