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Campaign Coordinator, Pacific Wolf Coalition – Northern California, Oregon, or Washington

Organization: Pacific Wolf Coalition

Position Title: Campaign Coordinator, Pacific Wolf Coalition

Location:  Northern California, Oregon, or Washington. Working out of a home office will be given consideration.

Hours & Compensation: Part-time.

Position Dates: Anticipated to begin in spring 2013 and is funded through the end of 2013. Depending on funding, the position may be extened beyond 2013 and/or increased to full-time.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Posted On: April 8, 2013.

Organization Overview:

The Pacific Wolf Coalition (PWC) is an alliance of organizations and individuals working towards a common vision where wolves once again play a positive, meaningful, and sustainable role on the landscape and in our culture. Members of the Pacific Wolf Coalition seek to efficiently and effectively achieve that shared vision while honoring our unique values, strengths, and goals.

Description:

The Pacific Wolf Coalition Campaign Coordinator will work closely with a coalition of conservation organizations and other conservation partners throughout the Pacific West on a collaborative campaign to sustain wolf recovery in this region. This half-time position requires a working knowledge of grassroots campaigns, wildlife conservation issues and policy, and experience working in a coalition management capacity. In addition, the Campaign Coordinator must have outstanding communication and organizational skills and the ability to work well with diverse interests in a coalition setting. The ideal candidate has significant experience in public outreach and media campaigns.

Working closely with the Pacific Wolf Coalition steering committee, the Campaign Coordinator will focus on conserving wolves in the region via a shared strategy to ensure state management of wolves is informed by science and guided by conservation values, address immediate threats to wolves, conduct targeted outreach and mobilization, and inform and implement an effective communications plan. The Campaign Coordinator will work closely with and help coordinate the efforts of conservation partners and citizen advocates, particularly local, regional, and national organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate a large and diverse coalition of environmental organizations involved in wolf conservation to maximize effectiveness.
  • Develop strong working relationships with organizations and staff involved in the campaign.
  • Facilitate effective communication and information exchange among campaign partners, including national and regional working groups, via conference calls, listservs, and in-person meetings.
  • Coordinate and integrate the campaign’s outreach and policy-related activities with an emerging communications and media strategy.
  • In conjunction with the PWC steering committee, develop and maintain website and social networks.
  • Track action items and organizational commitments, assist and support campaign partners in delivering on these in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a timeline of key policy-related dates, comment deadlines, and associated responses needed by the campaign and ensure that appropriate and timely action is taken as needed.
  • Assist with any efforts undertaken by the campaign to raise additional funds to implement strategy and communications plans.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, biology, wildlife management, environmental science, public policy, or related field.
  • Experience: 3-5 years of experience working in campaigns and coalition management or public relations or press.

Other:

  • Strong facilitation, project management and diplomacy skills to work effectively in a coalition setting with diverse and varied interests and personalities.
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and editing as well as verbal communications.
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, follow-through and evaluation of progress; ability to work under pressure and under deadline.
  • Strong sense of initiative and the ability to work creatively and independently with limited supervision but with input from a variety of sources.
  • Demonstrated commitment to conservation advocacy, environmental protection and natural resources conservation.
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental policies and processes that apply to wildlife management preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

How to Apply: 

Please reference PWC Campaign Coordinator and send resume, cover letter, and references in a single pdf document to pacificwolfcoalition@gmail.com.

Contact Information: 

Pacific Wolf Coalition, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pacific-Wolves/206684266132106

Job URL: http://www.conservationjobboard.com/Job/22663689/Campaign-Coordinator,-Pacific-Wolf-Coalition

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