Experienced
3-5 years

Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center, a statewide non-partisan environmental advocacy organization, as part of a coalition seeking to advance a clean, healthy, and fair energy agenda, seeks a Clean Energy Organizer to help diversify and strengthen our coalition and help build a broader clean energy movement. He or she would be responsible for cultivating relationships with local groups and leaders, building a strong, educated, and committed base of citizen activists, and coordinating events for visibility, focusing on Prince George’s County.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Recruit local leaders and groups to expand and diversify coalition members.
  • Identify, recruit, and manage volunteers to assist with the clean energy campaigns.
  • Coordinate and manage all aspects of volunteer activities such as: phone banks, door to door canvassing, generating calls and letters to elected officials, on-line advocacy and “new media” outreach, generating letters to the editor, meetings with elected officials, and other community gatherings.
  • Attend local events in the Prince George’s County region for volunteer recruitment and visibility, such as tabling at farmers markets, neighborhood festivals, and issues forums.
  • Plan and coordinate events such as town hall meetings, trainings, press events, and meetings with legislators.
  • Develop clear short-term and long-term workplans and track progress toward accomplishment of goals.

The following skills are required for the successful applicant:

  • Strong outreach and public speaking skills.
  • Strong time management skills and close attention to detail.
  • 3-5 years experience (either paid or volunteer) working on issue or candidate campaigns.
  • Ability to work independently.

The following skills and experience are preferred for the successful applicant:

  • Experience with new media outreach.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Experience with advocacy and environmental issues including energy issues.
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Google Docs and database programs.

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits based on experience and leadership ability.

Position Requirements: This is a full time position based in Baltimore that will require some travel within the state. Evening and weekend hours are required to be successful. 

Availability: We seek to have the successful candidate start by February 3, 2014.

To Apply: Electronic resume and cover letters preferred. Please submit resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Joanna Diamond at joanna@environmentmaryland.org.

Application Deadline is Friday, January 10, 2014. This position is funded until August 31, 2014. The position may or may not be extended based on available funding.  

 

Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Baltimore, MD