SE Michigan Campaign Organizer

Job Type: 
Full Time
Region/State: 

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund in Michigan will be hiring an organizer to develop and implement the organization’s campaigns out of our Ann Arbor office. We seek an energetic and experienced organizer who will spearhead our climate justice, clean energy and water campaigns across the state, with particular focus in southeast Michigan. Clean Water Action is a 501(c)(4) national organization with more than 150,000 Michigan members that works for clean, safe, affordable water, prevention of health threatening pollution, creation of environmentally safe jobs and business and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization providing education, organizing and technical assistance to strengthen grassroots environmental efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate implementation of Michigan campaigns and electoral work across the state with a focus in SE Michigan; assist with on-line organizing efforts, building and supporting coalition activities, and conducting outreach and mobilization of Clean Water Action members
  • Organize phonebanks, texting campaigns, activist nights, rallies and earned media events
  • Make public presentations, participate in coalition meetings, meet with elected leaders
  • Recruit, train, and lead a strong volunteer team in Oakland and Washtenaw counties
  • Help fundraise to support campaign activities
  • Provide support to field and phone canvasses, including issue briefings and training materials
Qualifications: 
  • One to three years of successful professional field and on-line/digital organizing experience, preferably in environmental, social justice or electoral campaigns
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; experience preparing and delivering public presentations
  • Cultural competence, commitment to racial justice and equity and experience working with diverse communities and staff
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve in fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Research and strong critical thinking skills; computer skills; well-organized and self-motivated
  • Willing to travel within Michigan; available for some evenings and weekends
  • Knowledge of field and phone canvass programs helpful
  • VAN and other database experience preferred but not required
How to Apply: 

Email a letter of interest and a resume to Mary Brady-Enerson at mhbrady@cleanwater.org

Internal candidates please contact your supervisor.

Salary: 
Commensurate with experience, range of $37,000 to $40,000. Attractive benefits package available
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 8, 2021
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