State Director – Colorado
Position Title: State Director
Hours & Compensation: full-time.
Application Deadline: 02/21/2014
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are seeking a full-time State
Director to oversee our programs in Colorado. Clean Water Action (CWA)
is a national citizens organization working for clean, safe,
affordable water, prevention of health threatening pollution,
creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment
of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action has over one
million members in 18 states and the District of Columbia, and over
75,000 members in Colorado. Clean Water Fund (CWF) is a national
research and education organization which promotes the public
interest on issues relating to water, waste and toxics.
Overall responsibility for leading and developing Clean Waters work
in Colorado, including the following specific responsibilities:
Develop and oversee programs and campaigns, including legislative and
electoral campaigns, community and coalition organizing, policy
development, research and public education programs. Provide
direction to local and state campaigns. Work with national staff to
implement local and state elements of national campaigns.
Lead planning and implementation of strategies to build Clean Water
Action in Colorado.
Hire, train, supervise and develop program staff.
Develop and implement fundraising plans in coordination with national
staff, raising funds from foundations, individual donors and other
Provide program direction and support for field and phone canvass
programs. Work in partnership with canvass leadership to build strong
Oversee administrative and financial management systems and
strategies, including budgets and other financial management tools.
Represent Clean Water in work with other organizations, public
officials, funders and the media.
Ability to provide strategic leadership to build and direct the
organization and its programs.
Extensive experience as a manager or organizer with an environmental
or other non-profit organization.
Proven ability to supervise, support and develop staff and
volunteers, including people located in different cities.
Experience developing and working with leadership bodies such as
boards of directors, campaign or coalition steering committees.
Experience with issues, campaigns, and organizing. Environmental
experience is preferred though not required. Experience with
grassroots and coalition organizing and campaigns is highly
desirable, as is experience with electoral campaigns.
Successful fundraising experience with foundations, major donors, and
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and
Proven strategic planning and operational management skills,
including the ability to manage diverse projects and personnel,
budgets and multiple priorities.
Experience with professional canvass programs is highly desirable.
Regular travel throughout Colorado, and to occasional national
Salary: Compensation depending on qualifications. Attractive benefits
How to Apply:
To apply please send letter of interest, salary range requirements,
and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: 02/21/2014
Equal Opportunity Employer: Clean Water welcomes diversity in the