Elected Officials to Protect America seeks a talented nonprofit professional who is skilled in program management, policymaker organizing, and grant writing and is excited to fundraise and organize hundreds of state and local elected officials across the U.S. on the climate emergency, environmental justice, and land and water protection.
If you are an excellent writer and communicator, diligent and proactive project manager, talented at enrolling people to support a mission, and available on a temporary basis from Winter to Fall 2022, this might be the perfect job for you.
Elected Officials to Protect America is committed to centering, connecting, and supporting the leadership of public servants who represent frontline and historically marginalized communities. Indigenous people, people of color, women and LGBTQ+ people, and people from immigrant and working-class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
ABOUT ELECTED OFFICIALS TO PROTECT AMERICA
Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA) is a network of current and former elected officials who care deeply about protecting our planet and people. EOPA is committed to solving the climate crisis, ensuring environmental justice, and protecting our lands and waters. We educate through value-based storytelling, training lawmakers, and connecting elected officials to inspire strong environmental leadership.
While no candidate will bring all of the following skills, experiences, and characteristics, ideal candidates will bring most:
Talented and skilled in project management, developing and following standard processes, and achieving results
Proactive and effective communicator talented at inspiring people to support a mission
Desirable qualifications, but not required:
ABOUT THE ROLE
The mission of the Program Coordinator is to support the successful execution of EOPA’s national and state programs and fundraising.
Strategic outcomes of the role are successful execution of EOPA’s state and national climate emergency, land and water protection, and environmental justice programs; hundreds of state and local elected officials take part in our regional, state, and national programs; members of the fundraising team including the President, Executive Director, and finance committee are supported for success in development and fundraising endeavors; and information technology systems to support these functions are implemented and managed.
Specific accountabilities and outcomes of the role:
National and State Programs
Operations and Communications
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online here: https://forms.gle/tjpmWTxFW33AsLqg6
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In your cover letter, tell us what’s motivating you to apply, and what talents, skills, and expertise you have that will be most important in this role.
Our hiring process is thorough. In addition to a screening interview and competency interview, we will conduct a chronological career history interview in which we ask about your entire career and professional development. Finalists are asked to arrange reference calls with some of your former managers, supervisors, and others.