Clean Water for All is a broad coalition of working to elevate the importance of clean water for everyone through strategic national and regional campaigns that engage people, build our collective political power, and influence decision-makers to create equitable policies. Our Coalition has a long-term vision of seeing every community with access to safe and affordable clean water that supports healthy communities, healthy ecosystems, cultural resources, and wildlife. The National Wildlife Federation is the current fiscal sponsor of the Clean Water for All Coalition.
Clean Water for All has the following federal policy priorities, which are voted on by our members and therefore can change from year to year. Our current federal policy priorities include:
We are seeking a full-time Director, Clean Water for All, to join the Coalition, which is currently housed at the National Wildlife Federation. Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 53 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, etc. The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world.
As the Director of the Coalition you will be responsible for directing the Coalition’s fundraising efforts, strategy, and outreach with the funding community; developing and implementing strategy for the Coalition; leading diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts; and supervising the Coalition central staff, which currently includes the Director of Operations. You will have two supervisors – the Co-Chair of the Coalition representing the Fiscal Sponsor organization which houses the Coalition will appoint a supervisor from the fiscal sponsor organization and another Co-Chair from a non-fiscal sponsor organization will be the second supervisor/mentor. You will be supported by Coalition staff (including Director of Operations and part-time Field Manager) and NWF philanthropy and operations staff, as well as the Coalition’s Co-Chairs, Work Group Leads, and Steering Committee. You will also report to and manage the agenda and schedule for the Coalition’s Steering Committee, which is the voting body of the Coalition responsible for approving budget, strategy, and work plan of the Coalition.
You will lead the Clean Water for All Coalition by:
Your actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the Clean Water for All Coalition and the National Wildlife Federation. The Clean Water for All’s principles include: Work in collaboration, solidarity and reciprocity; break down systems of oppression; lift up community-informed priorities; and remain open to self-transformation.
NWF’s values include: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus. Your core competencies should include:
Experience and Competencies:
This position is open to remote work in one of the states where NWF already has an office and/or working out of NWF’s National Advocacy Center in Washington, DC.
Expected Salary Range:
$105,000 - $115,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
The National Wildlife Federation values work-life balance and a family-friendly atmosphere. Our paid time-off includes 3 weeks of vacation leave, open wellbeing leave, 10 paid holidays, 3 floating holidays, a week-long winter break, and additional leave options, per year. In addition, our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, AD&D, short and long-term disability, 16 weeks of paid FMLA leave, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and annual contribution, adoption benefits, and flexible work options including telecommuting, non-traditional work hours, and compressed work weeks. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s benefits package at https://www.nwf.org/About-Us/Careers.
We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at nwf.org/equity.
If you have a disability and require an accommodation or assistance with our online application process, please tell us how we can help by calling us at 703-438-6244.
The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules, and if you have 75% of the qualifications listed we encourage you to apply. Your experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work, which helps build the competencies, knowledge, and skills that translates directly to our openings. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered.
Candidates must submit a cover letter and resume.
If selected for this position, a background check will be conducted.
Clean Water for All is a broad coalition of working to elevate the importance of clean water for everyone through strategic national and regional campaigns that engage people, build our collective political power, and influence…