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Campaign Manager, Stanford Searsville Dam Project- CA

Organization: Our Children’s Earth Foundation

Position Title: Campaign Manager, Stanford Searsville Dam Project

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Hours and Compensation: not given

Application Deadline: November 13, 2013

 

Description

Campaign Manager will work Stanford students, alumni and Palo Alto community members to raise awareness about how the poor conditions of the Stanford Searsville Dam are causing harm to endangered species, including Central Coast Steelhead Trout. Tasks will include supporting student advocacy efforts, continuing to grow an active alumni group and helping coordinate Palo Alto community and government involvement. Experience with strategic communications, media interviews and print ad buying is a plus.

The ideal candidate will either be a Stanford alum or have strong ties to the Stanford University community as well as have a background in environmental issues and organizing. The Campaign Manager must be based in the San Francisco Bay Area and be able to frequently visit the Stanford campus and surrounding community.

Qualifications

• Work experience with newspapers, other print, broadcast or news media outlets, or with communications firms

• Proven track record of meeting deadlines

• Proficiency and eloquence in both verbal and written communication

• Schedule flexibility, willingness to put in extra hours when necessary

• Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail

• Ability to work both independently and cooperatively as part of a team

• Familiarity with environmental issues and campus sustainability is preferable.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and brief cover letter (1 page max) to ocefoundation@gmail.com.  Please outline your relevant environmental organizing experience either as a student, volunteer, or professional organizer. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Our Children’s Earth Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. Individuals from diverse backgrounds and Stanford University alumni are highly encouraged to apply.

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