Regional Organizing Manager
Type of Job
Feb 28, 2023
About the job
Who We Are
The Climate Action Campaign (CAC) is a vibrant coalition of a dozen major national environment, environmental justice, and public health groups, working together to drive ambitious, durable federal action based on science, to address the climate crisis. Our goal is to reduce climate pollution and accelerate the transition to clean energy and a sustainable society in ways that support justice, jobs, improved health and quality of life for all. The Campaign serves as an important center of gravity and convening body for dozens of organizations working together to win the passage of ambitious federal and administrative climate action that is centered on investment, standards, jobs, health, and justice. The Regional Organizing Manager is a member of the (new department name) Team. The Climate Action Campaign is based in Washington D.C. Visit us online at: http://www.actonclimate.com/.
Regional Organizing Manager
The Climate Action Campaign is looking for a creative and flexible mid-level organizer (3-5 years of experience) to help manage multiple in-state federal and administrative issue advocacy programs across a number of key states. With guidance from the (new department name) Director, the Regional Organizing Manager will:
- Lead multiple state-based coalitions composed of funded and non-funded partners working to build support for bold federal and administrative climate action in key states through media, grasstop cultivation, meetings with federal lawmakers, and large-scale grassroots activation.
- Manage, coach, and drive on-the-ground funded partners to achieve their goals by facilitating weekly state calls, coaching and supporting partners through strategies and tactics, leading national trainings and briefings, and identifying ways to support and lift up local voices.
- Work closely with CAC leadership to developing state- and target-specific strategies, which includes developing a deep knowledge of targets and districts, drafting plans and concept memos, participating in regular planning calls/meetings, providing guidance to in-state partners, coordinating with the campaigns govt affairs teams and others and tracking policymaker actions.
- Build consensus and maintain a disciplined focus within each state coalition on key strategies and messages. Ensure timely execution of agreed upon tactics. Lead the coalition in debriefing to ensure continual learning.
- As needed plug gaps and help scale our work in each state by conducting direct outreach to allies, grasstops leaders, and grassroots activists.
- Track partner grant deliverables and report on field activities to internal and external national coalition stakeholders. Provide direct feedback to partners and help problem solve with partners who are not meeting their metrics.
- In key moments lead rapid response activities.
- Frequent travel to key states (monthly).
Who You Are
A successful candidate for this position is a mission-driven, hardworking, but fun-loving “people
person” and organizer who:
- Has 3-5 years of relevant experience in either issue advocacy, community organizing, volunteer management, political strategy, or electoral campaigns.
- Has experience managing organizing, advocacy, communications, or political staff.
- Experience working with coalitions preferred.
- Is flexible, adaptable, self-motivated, and can prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.
- Is an excellent communicator and strong writer.
- Has database or CRM experience (e.g. QuickBase, VAN, Salesforce, etc.).
- Thrives in a collaborative team environment – and is above all, a team player – but can also work independently with minimal supervision.
- Proven understanding of goals, strategies and tactics --- how to develop, adjust and implement on all three levels.
- Strong time management and priority-setting skills.
- Familiarity with environmental issues is a plus but not required.
Research has shown that women and members of historically marginalized groups often only apply to jobs when they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications. We are committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and diverse company and we strongly desire applicants with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds: even if you don’t see yourself fully reflected in every qualification listed, we still encourage you to reach out and apply.
The Fine Print
This is a full-time, exempt position based in Washington, D.C. CAC staff work in a hybrid set-up with minimal in-office work (1-2 days a week). COVID vaccinations are required for all onsite work. The salary range for this position is $60,000-$65,000 and is commensurate based on experience.
The Climate Action Campaign is proud to offer the following:
- 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Unlimited paid time off and paid holidays
- 401k plan with employer matching
- Monthly Technology Stipend
- Professional development opportunities