Public Land Advocate
Type of Job
$55,000 - $70,000
Jul 27, 2022
About the job
The Public Land Advocate (Advocate) will add muscle to GreenLatinos’ commitment to defending nuestra comunidad y tierra pública.
The Public Land Program is guided by a rigorous work plan ranging on topics that span across place, community, culture, time, and species. We work intersectionality to ensure that the liberation of Latinos and Hispanics is aligned with the liberation of our more-than-human kin (water, land, air, wildlife, etc.), as we fight for the liberation of all underserved and minoritized identity groups through our leadership to conserve 30% of U.S. land and water by 2030.
The Advocate must be equipped to work on all aspects of successful public lands campaigns including but not limited to organizing, communications, fundraising, policy, and tracking and reporting results. The Advocate must be a well-organized individual who can work with diverse constituencies across geography, demography, and sector. The Advocate must be able to maintain progress on GreenLatinos’ priorities as you work in coalition with locally and nationally seated partners. Simultaneously, the Advocate must be flexible in the work environment to ensure GreenLatinos members are heard and accelerated in their public land conservation efforts.
Experience in public land conservation advocacy, equitable access to nature advocacy, and/or wildlife defense advocacy and understanding of/ experience with climate justice is essential. The Advocate must have strong writing and speaking skills–Spanish and English fluency is strongly desired. The Advocate will be able to communicate (verbally and in writing) their working needs clearly with their supervisors and colleagues to ensure success. The Advocate understands that it is critical to uphold professional practices as a representative of GreenLatinos and its network during all work-related functions. Travel will be required, though most work will be done at a computer in an online work environment.
The Public Land Program Advocate will directly work with and report to the Public Land Program Director. The ideal candidate is self-driven, a team player, and excited to work on a wide range of Hispanic and Latinx-led public land issues
- Support digital programming including Public Land & Ocean Collective encuentros, policy forums, cultural events, virtual and in-person summits, and regional meet-ups within the Public Land Program.
- Coordinating social media requests, graphics needs, op-eds, funders reports and questions, and email support.
- Meeting and recruiting new Public Land & Ocean Collective members. Co-facilitating quarterly Public Land & Ocean Collective encuentros.
- Support the drafting of communications materials including quarterly newsletters for the Public Land & Ocean Collective and other Public Land Program communications.
- Represent GreenLatinos and advocate for our priorities during coalition meetings.
- Identify actions based on current campaign/coalition activities for GL to take and work to execute including but not limited to sign-on letters, issue briefings, and member education tools.
- Support scheduling, reporting and data entry within the Public Land Program
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience and more than two years campaigning, organizing, or working in the public land advocacy field.
- Comfort and experience analyzing and synthesizing national, state, and local-level policy in the public land advocacy field.
- Experience working effectively with diverse communities and/or experience organizing and mobilizing support for a cause.
- Dedication to equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice in the environmental movement.
- Ability to communicate effectively and concisely via writing and verbally.
- ID sufficient for travel.
- A mobile phone, high-speed internet connection, working computer, and comfortable daily work space.
- Spanish speaking and writing fluency is preferred but not required
- Must maintain reasonable working hours that takes into consideration the various time zones of GreenLatinos staff which includes PT, MT, CT, and ET.
How to Apply
Please email email@example.com with subject title: Public Land Advocate Application with the following documents. If possible, please merge the documents into a single PDF by using this tool and attach the following documents as one file:
- Resume (1 page)
- Writing sample (1-2 pages)
- Cover letter
GreenLatinos is an equal opportunity employer and offers full health, vision and retirement benefits, a home office stipend, as well as a generous vacation policy. The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $70,000 depending on experience.
The application period is open through Wednesday, August 10. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.