Northeast Campaign Coordinator, Offshore Wind Energy
Boston, MA ; Fort Plain, NY ; Clifton, NJ ; Remote
Type of Job
$50,000 - $55,000
Apr 6, 2023
About the job
Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 52 state and territorial affiliates and more than seven million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and stripes. The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world. We advance this mission through programming focused on conserving wildlife, restoring habitats and waterways, expanding outdoor opportunities, connecting children with nature, advancing environmental justice, and addressing the causes and consequences of climate change.
Our Climate and Energy team advances domestic policies at the federal, state, and regional levels that curb greenhouse gas emissions, speed an equitable transition to clean energy and industry, and expand natural and technological carbon removal. Central to this, NWF works to advance the responsible development of offshore wind energy and transmission as an important climate solution. The Offshore Wind Energy Program seeks to hire a Northeast Campaign Coordinator to support significant portions of state and regional offshore wind campaigns across New England, New York, and New Jersey. The person who fills this role will assist in campaign planning, collaborate with and support the offshore wind team in implementation of priority campaign activities, cultivate new and existing partnerships, and represent NWF’s offshore wind team in work with partner organizations and at public events.
Location is flexible, with preference for residence in a Northeast state. The position will be entirely remote, with frequent opportunities to meet with colleagues, and will report to the Senior Campaign Manager, Offshore Wind Energy.
Major areas of responsibility:
Support planning and implementing state and regional Offshore Wind Energy campaigns:
- Support the development of select state and regional campaign plans across New England, New York, and New Jersey
- Help to execute campaign activities (communications, digital, and field organizing) individually and with partner organizations, including planning organizing meetings and events, building and distributing advocacy toolkits, and supporting partner and activist engagement
- Represent NWF in coalition settings, and support Program Director in facilitating Massachusetts coalition
- Represent NWF at public meetings and events
- Facilitate internal and external education and information sharing on offshore wind transmission policy objectives
Offshore Wind Energy Program support:
- Help update and maintain NWF’s Offshore Wind Energy website, including creating content and facilitating guest content from partners
- Support the production of program resources, such as fact sheets and slide decks
- Fulfill limited administrative tasks as needed, including scheduling, note-taking, and maintaining and organizing digital records
- Passion for addressing climate change in creative and pragmatic ways that allow wildlife and people of all backgrounds to survive and thrive
- Campaign and/or organizing experience, either in a professional or volunteer setting
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
- Self-starter able to work effectively in both a team-based and independent environment
- Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
- Ability to manage competing priorities
- A demonstrated and documented interest and experience in climate or clean energy policy and/or advocacy. This can include a BA/BS in a related field, or at least 1-2 years of relevant professional or volunteer experience.
Your actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus. Your competencies should include:
- Being motivated by values of equity and responsibility to those most marginalized;
- Consistently bringing a high level of empathy and social skills to work and interpersonal interactions;
- Being committed to deepening an environmental justice approach in policy priorities, program development and partner engagement;
- Actively seeks feedback, direction, and guidance from all team members and keeps staff informed of decisions that impact them;
- Being dedicated to advancing NWF’s internal equity transformation and compelling partners and allies to incorporate equity into their work; and
- Passion for and commitment to NWF's mission
There will be frequent regional travel (1-3 occasions per month) and occasional travel outside of the region (2-3 trips per year), in accordance with COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Compensation and Benefits:
The salary range for this position is $50,000-$55,000, commensurate with experience.
We are proud of our designation by Mogul as a Top 100 Workplace with the Best Benefits! We value work-life balance and a family-friendly atmosphere with flexible scheduling. We want you to be able to integrate work and personal life with attention to your self-care, so that your work schedule is not depleting. We offer benefits so you feel restored and fueled through the day and week.
We offer these supports to help manage your mental, emotional, and physical health:
- Paid time off: Vacation that starts off at three weeks accrual, unlimited wellbeing (this time can be used for physical, spiritual, emotional, cultural, religious or financial wellbeing for yourself, a partner, or family member – including pets), and 10 holidays.
- We close down for a paid winter break between December 25 to January 1 to recognize end of-year stress, and time for reflection, rejuvenation, and spending time with family.
- Up to 16 weeks of fully paid Family and Medical Leave
- Low-cost health, dental, and vision insurance options – all outpatient mental health is covered at in-network rates
- Therapist available at no cost
- Pet insurance and discount perk program
- Annual wellbeing allowance
In addition to your salary, we offer the following supports to your personal finances:
- Retirement plan with immediate match and vesting
- Annual year end retirement contribution
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Adoption and Surrogacy assistance
- Pet adoption stipend
- Student Loan management
Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s benefits package at https://www.nwf.org/About-Us/Careers.
The National Wildlife Federation closely follows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease and has implemented processes that promote the safety of our employees, candidates, and communities. Proof of vaccination will be required for employment at the National Wildlife Federation.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at nwf.org/equity.
We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job, therefore our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. Your experience, which may include paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work, helps build the competencies and knowledge that translates to our openings. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
Please let us know if you require accommodations during the application or interview process by reaching us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-438-6244.
If selected for this position, a background check will be conducted.