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4 Nov 2022

Full-Time Regional Organizer: Northeast Region

The Climate Reality Project – Posted by allianceadmin Anywhere

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Job Description

Department:             Engagement

Reports To:                Chapters Program Manager

Direct Reports:         None

Salary Band:               $55,000

Classification:           Full Time, Salary Exempt

Location:                     Remote

The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website.

Job Overview:

The Regional Organizer is responsible for supporting chapters across the northeast region of the United States, working with Chapter Chairs and Leadership Committee members to provide resources, trainings, and dedicated support. This position will work closely with Chapters running or interested in running Climate Reality campaigns, building tools for them to use and amplify amongst their Chapter membership, helping to train organizers, and generally acting as a personal point of contact for engaged volunteers.

As a representative of the Engagement team, this position also assists in efforts to meet strategic program and organizational goals through outreach and partnership-building with new constituencies, building strong relationships within this region. States served in this region include West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and the District of Columbia.

This is a remote position that can be based in Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, or Washington, DC. Occasional travel to the Washington, DC office may be required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Chapter Support (65%)

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Working with the Chapters team to recruit, onboard, and support new Climate Reality Chapters.
  • Providing on-going support, follow up, and leadership development to Chapters.
  • Conducting monthly one-on-one calls with Chapter chairs to build lasting relationships with them as their point person on staff and helping to lead monthly national and regional leadership calls.
  • Facilitating coalition spaces, meet-ups, and retreats between regional Chapters to foster peer learning, development, and state-level advocacy action.
  • Training Climate Reality Chapters on campaigns and organizing skills through developing Chapter Training Series curriculum content and acting as a skill trainer for webinars and in-person training events.
  • Building organizational storytelling capacity by compiling Chapter narratives, accomplishments, and photos to share with both internal and external audiences.
  • Adhering and contributing to strong data management practices and program metrics.
  • Other duties as assigned

Campaign Support (35%)

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serving as a resource for your Chapters and the organization on regionally relevant issues and campaigns.
  • Building and maintaining regional partnerships and identify strategic coalition spaces for Climate Reality and our Chapters to join.
  • Supporting Chapters as they run Climate Reality campaigns with support from campaign managers.
  • Supporting the creation and implementation of Chapter-specific campaign plans by providing feedback on plans and coaching through prioritization of actions to create impact.
  • Tracking the progress of Chapter-led campaigns and Chapter development in coordination with the Chapters Team.
  • Adhering and contributing to strong data management practices and program metrics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of organizing, campaign, advocacy or volunteer management experience.
  • Experience with federal, state, and/or local legislative advocacy helpful.
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience and awareness of cultural diversity, ability to work effectively with a diverse group of organizations and volunteers
  •  Preference for grassroots organizing experience with a focus on environmental/climate justice.
  • Preference for experience with databases and project management software, such as Salesforce and Asana.
  • A dedication to solving the climate crisis.

Benefits:

Excellent benefits, including employer paid 100% employee medical, life, dental, vision. 401K, Paid Parental Leave and other fringe benefits such as wellness days, vacation and sick time are all included.

The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

Please send cover letter and resume to hiring@climatereality.com

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to hiring@climatereality.com

Job Categories: Climate Change. Job Types: Full-Time.

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