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EAC Jobs Board

Energy Action Coalition is seeking dynamic and passionate people to join our team.

Below are the current opportunities to join Energy Action Coalition central staff and fellows. Check back often as we are frequently adding new positions.

Check out the Jobs Board on the right for opportunities with our partners and other organizations.

Campaign Director
Digital Organizer

 

Campaign Director

LOCATION: Washington, DC — preferred
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 2, 2015
POTENTIAL START DATE: As soon as possible
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time
COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with experience

ABOUT ENERGY ACTION COALITION

Energy Action Coalition is a coalition of 20+ youth-led social and environmental justice organizations building a generation-wide movement to take on the climate crisis, and fight for environmental justice. We host the national Power Shift summits, the WeArePowerShift.org online community, and support youth leadership on climate and energy.

CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR

Energy Action Coalition is seeking a new Campaign Director to lead and support our coalition to take our work to the next level! We are looking for someone who is ready to fight for climate justice both in the streets and in the board room and is ready to mobilize young people to flex their power at the ballot box, and with bold direct actions. You will work with the 20+ incredible partners of Energy Action Coalition and a staff team of seven to continue to build a big, bold and powerful movement that can run and win campaigns to fundamentally shift the power of our country and put young people at the center of driving a new, clean energy economy.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Drive Strong Campaign Work with Staff and Partners:

  • Lead in development of strong grassroots campaigns and programs with staff team and coalition partners.
  • Coordinate campaign and program execution with staff team and coalition partners.
  • Represent the coalition’s campaign work to the media, partners and decision-makers.
  • Create a culture of on-going evaluation and striving for excellence, and ensure the work continues to advance Energy Action Coalition’s core mission and theory of change.

Direct Campaign Team:

  • Manage and support Energy Action Coalition’s organizers and campaigners on tar sands, divestment and other campaigns.
  • Oversee trainings and leadership development for staff team and partners.
  • Work with Executive Director to track foundation fundraising for campaign work and collaborate with campaign staff to write grant proposals and reports.

Lead Coalition’s Communications Work:

  • Drive Energy Action Coalition’s strategic communications, including developing relationships with media, preparing media materials and pitching stories.
  • Liase with digital staff to integrate online tools, strategies and tactics into campaigns.
  • Recruit and oversee contractors, interns and volunteers as need to support communications work.

Organizational Support and Coordination:

  • Participate in weekly Senior Leadership Team meetings.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings.
  • Support organizational development and additional priorities as needed.
  • Work openly and cooperatively as part of the staff team.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Deep grassroots organizing experience (2-5 years) with the ability to look at the big picture.
  • A team-oriented, self-starter who can jump in and drive campaigns.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies, including grassroots activist organizations, young people, and people of color.
  • Staff management experience — a manager who has a vision of truly investing in their staff, and is also excited to get their hands dirty and dive into urgent priorities.
  • Experience in a wide range of strategies, from community organizing, to electoral campaigns and direct action.
  • An understanding of online organizing strategies and tools, if not an expertise.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills — ability to clearly write and explain complex issues and effectively communicate them to partner organizations and the general public.
  • Proficient with computer skills including database maintenance, word processing, social media promotion and basic website maintenance.
  • Budget management experience is preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected]. Please include “Campaign Director” in your email subject line. No calls, please.

Energy Action Coalition is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to anti-oppression and environmental justice. We believe a diverse, inclusive climate movement is the key to our success and we seek to be proactive in engaging the skills and leadership of people of color, low-income persons, LGBTQ individuals, differently-abled people, and others from a rich mix of backgrounds. People from these backgrounds and communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Digital Organizer

LOCATION: Washington, DC — preferred
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8/28/15
POTENTIAL START DATE: As soon as possible
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-time, with possibility of full-time
COMPENSATION: $35,000- $40,000, commensurate with experience

DIGITAL ORGANIZER

Energy Action Coalition is seeking a smart, ambitious and experienced Digital Organizer to lead EAC and Power Shift’s digital strategy and operations. The Digital Organizer will be charged with growing and maintaining Energy Action Coalitions’ digital program to support the youth climate movement, our partners, our campaigns, and projects like Power Shift and the WeArePowerShift.org online community. We’re looking for someone who has the strategic insight to drive outcome-oriented and hard-hitting campaigns, manage online infrastructure, and the experience and commitment to support grassroots organizations and volunteers in building long-term power. This position offers opportunity for growth.

ABOUT ENERGY ACTION COALITION

Energy Action Coalition is a coalition of 20 youth-led social and environmental justice organizations building a generation-wide movement to take on the climate crisis, and fight for environmental justice. We host the national Power Shift summits, the WeArePowerShift.org online community, and support youth leadership on climate and energy.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with our staff and partners to plan and implement digital strategies that support our organizational goals
  • Coordinate with the Campaign Director on overall campaign and communications priorities
  • Liaise with campaign staff to ensure digital strategies are integrated with campaign plans
  • Lead the growth and improvement of our online performance through data-driven iteration and best practices
  • Manage maintenance of all Energy Action Coalition websites, including day-to-day updates.
  • Support management of mission critical web, data, and technology systems
  • Implement email blast and online action strategy to drive key campaigns, expanding the influence and reach of the movement
  • Work with grassroots leaders to build and grow leadership within the WeArePowerShift.org online community
  • Support social media engagement

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • At least one year of experience in digital organizing
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies, including grassroots activist organizations, young people, and people of color
  • Strong overall technical skills and the ability to quickly learn new platforms
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with online advocacy tools and CRM systems such as Salsa or ActionKit
  • Enjoy working under pressure, problem solving, and figuring out how to get things done

Desired

  • Grassroots organizing experience with a climate, issue-based or electoral campaign
  • Experience building and maintaining websites, particularly in Drupal
  • Experience designing and supporting user-led online campaigns
  • Data management experience, particularly using VAN (Voter Activation Network)

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please include “Digital Organizer” in your email subject line.

Energy Action Coalition is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to anti-oppression and environmental justice. We believe a diverse, inclusive climate movement is the key to our success and we seek to be proactive in engaging the skills and leadership of people of color, low-income persons, LGBTQ individuals, differently-abled people, and others from a rich mix of backgrounds. People from these backgrounds and communities are strongly encouraged to apply.