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Organizer-Road to Paris, The Climate Reality Project – Washington, DC

Organization: The Climate Reality Project

Position Title: Organizer-Road to Paris

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: April 30, 2015

Description: The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time position for an Organizer for the Road to Paris campaign. This position will play an integral role in a fast-paced organization that combines strategic campaigns and cutting-edge communications to win concrete victories on the path to solving the climate crisis.

The Road to Paris Organizer is responsible for the development and implementation of local, national and international campaigns aimed at harnessing the grassroots, partner, VIP and communications power of The Climate Reality Project and translating that power into measurable impacts on climate change policy domestically and abroad, with a focus on the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Climate Reality has offices in Washington, D.C. and Boulder, Colorado. The location of this position is in the DC office. This position is specific to the Road to Paris campaign and will end following the close out of the work for COP 21.

Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Developing campaign plans to include:

  • Identify long-term campaign goals that drive towards the organization’s mission
  • Research issues and policy solutions
  • Power-map campaign targets
  • Develop comprehensive campaign strategy
  • Integrate classic and innovative tactics
  • Create timeline for implementation of tactics

Developing campaign materials to include:

  • Manage process of creating campaign branding
  • Craft campaign story
  • Draft petitions, coalition letters, and other written materials

Implementing campaign plans to include:

  • Train and motivate staff and volunteers through individual and multi-person trainings in person and over the phone
  • Ensure message discipline across personnel, physical materials, and online content
  • Build systems for tracking campaign metrics
  • Report campaign results

Ensuring synergy between Climate Reality campaigns and all other program areas.

Developing and managing relationships with members, partner groups, VIPs, government officials, donors, and members of the media

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in organizing and advocacy
  • Bachelor’s degree required/advanced degrees welcome
  • Organizing experience preferred
  • Experience developing campaign plans
  • Experience managing campaign staff
  • Experience training staff or volunteers in skills of grassroots organizing
  • Understanding of international environmental policy
  • Ability to track and analyze metrics and data
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, particularly advocacy writing and listening
  • Excellent planning and self-management systems
  • Ability to manage deadlines and multi-task
  • A dedication to solving the climate crisis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Mac preferred

How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to campaignjobs@climatereality.com

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