September 2017 – March 2018

OVERVIEW

hiring_jobs.jpgRenew Oregon is the campaign to move our state away from dirty, polluting energy to a clean energy economy. We are engaged in a multi-year effort to advance policy and significantly increase public support for addressing climate change. We can spur national action on climate change through state and regional policies that align environmental and economic objectives.

Description of Duties

As Field Coordinator, you will part of the core team implementing a highly ambitious plan to build the climate movement in Oregon. The Field Coordinator will report directly to the Field Manager and will implement the campaign’s base building and leadership development program to engage grassroots volunteers and leaders in Salem and Eugene. Ideally, you are a high motivated and politically driven individual that has a passion for solutions and an investment in positive change for our climate and beyond. Core duties include:

  • Recruit and train volunteers and volunteer leaders to be part of ongoing climate and clean energy education and policy campaigns.

  • Engage leaders of community organizations, civic associations, faith communities and other

  • groups to educate and activate their members on Renew Oregon priorities.

  • Plan and execute action-oriented events and activities that draw in new supporters.

  • Identify stories of supporters who can act as spokespeople and be profiled publicly.

  • Write and execute a work plan to advance Renew Oregon campaign and policy goals.

  • Ensure data is collected and entered in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Participate in weekly grassroots calls

Position Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience in legislative, grassroots, campus, or campaign organizing work

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to successfully work with volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds.

  • Fluency in more than one language a plus

  • Ability to identify volunteer leaders, set priorities and move teams of volunteers in line with our goals and strategic direction.

  • Ability to work independently and in team settings.

  • Commitment to working long and irregular hours (including evenings and weekends) as needed.

  • Goal-oriented and able work well under pressure.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Docs.

  • Proficiency in VAN and/or NationBuilder preferred but not necessary.

  • A commitment to data and a love of people.

  • Ability to travel across the state extensively and often

  • Low-ego and high-output. Has fun working hard with a hard-working crew.

COMPENSATION: This position’s hours is a full-time commitment. $2,700 - $3,300/month, plus travel stipend. Salary will depend on time committed and experience level.

TO APPLY: To apply, email your resume and cover letter to jobs@reneworegon.org and specify “Salem-Eugene Field Coordinator” in the subject line. Interviews conducted on a rolling basis starting immediately.

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