State Operations Fellowship for the Climate Action Campaign


Published:

04/25/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The Climate Action Campaign is a highly effective, unbranded coalition of national climate, conservation, and progressive groups, state and local partners, and key allies working to protect clean air and promote action to limit climate change. The Campaign serves as the center of gravity for defense of federal climate policy and the convening point for traditional and non-environmental advocacy groups supporting climate action and clean energy policy at the local, state and federal levels. The Campaign drives activity that creates political space for leaders to take action and holds accountable those who oppose common sense public health and climate change policy.

 

Overview

The Climate Action Campaign Fellowship is an internship program designed to immerse its participants in the environmental advocacy field. Assignments vary and are designed to both support the campaign with its mission to support action on climate change and assist the fellow with his/her professional growth. This position allows interaction with all of the campaign's departments providing a wide breadth of experiences. As an integral part of the team, fellows will experience how public support is generated for action on climate, and how that shapes results on a national level.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume here.

 

Responsibilities

The State Operations Fellow will train predominantly with the State Operations team completing tasks including but not limited to:


·       Learning and becoming familiar with the QuickBase database to do:

o  Data entry

o  Data clean up

o  Uploads

·       Assist in preparing the weekly materials to share with national and state stakeholders

·       Participate in daily communication with partners nationally and in states and report out on those meetings

·       Track partner progress to goals

·       Provide support for priority activities including constituent fly-ins, retreats, hearings

·       Attend community activities including rallies, hearings, visibility moments.

·       Participate in quarterly planning discussions with state partners

·       Support State Operations work with the Digital and Communications Departments


Expectations

·       Experience in issue-organizing, advocacy or electoral campaigns is a plus, particularly within the environmental community

·       Ability to successfully juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced, high-expectation campaign environment.

·       Demonstrated ability to work strategically and as a team player and be able to develop trusting relationships with a variety of key constituencies.

·       Strong desire to learn, grow and improve, and to help others do so.


Reporting

This position reports to National Organizing Director and is part of CAC’s Program Department.


Logistics

The fellowship program lasts for 14-weeks, and fellows participate for 20 hours/week. The Partnership Project requests that you structure your hours to attend departmental meetings. The Partnership Project provides a paid stipend

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to economic and social justice, and do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

https://climate-campaign.quickbase.com/db/bhtewnjrr?a=nwr

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume here.


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