Nonprofit

National Wilderness Coalition Coordinator

Remote
Work must be performed anywhere in United States
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Published 15 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Contract / Freelance
Start Date
August 1, 2024
Application Deadline
June 28, 2024
Compensation
USD $75 / hour
$75/hour; 10-15 hours per week average. Flexible work hours.

Description

The National Wilderness Coalition seeks a contract-based Coalition Coordinator to help develop

and carry out the Coalition’s vision of reinvigorating the wilderness movement by building a

more diverse, inclusive, and powerful base of support and, in doing so, prioritize wilderness

conservation as a critical tool for addressing the ongoing degradation of wildlands, climate

change, biodiversity loss, and the lack of access to nature. This is an 18-month remote,

independent contractor position, with the opportunity to extend into a long-term role based on

performance and fundraising. The Coalition Coordinator will be funded through multiple

Coalition member organizations, but will report directly to the executive committee.


Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to nwc-hiring@googlegroups.com.

Deadline for applications is June 28, 2024.


Responsibilities

● Oversee and manage the Coalition, including developing strategic approaches to

advance Coalition goals and priorities.

● Coordinate monthly Coalition meetings.

● Work with the executive committee to develop and implement fundraising strategies to

support Coalition efforts.

● Work with Coalition committees to develop campaign plans to advance goals, utilizing

the Coalition’s organizing, communications and policy expertise.

● Manage the Coalition’s public-facing communications tools, including web and social

media sites.

● Work with the communications committee to ensure that the Coalition develops

necessary messaging, branding, media and communications support. Develop fact

sheets, videos, and other story-telling pieces as needed.

● Maintain regular communication with the executive committee and Coalition members on

specific action items and progress on Coalition goals.

● Work with the D.C. committee to execute congressional strategies, which may include

developing lobbying materials, lobbying trainings, brown-bag luncheons, and a national

wilderness fly-in/lobbying week.

● Contribute energetically and thoughtfully to the Coalition in a collaborative, inclusive,

professional, inspired, empathetic, hardworking and fun manner.

Deliverables

● Work with D.C. committee and event planner to execute a successful D.C. fly-in and

Wilderness Act 60

th anniversary celebration in September 2024.

● Work with the organizing committee to develop and implement a plan to grow the

Coalition, with a specific focus on education, outreach and diversity.

● Build and manage the Coalition website and social media presence (in coordination with

the communications committee).

● Develop outreach materials regarding wilderness preservation, with a specific focus on

addressing common critiques of designated wilderness (in coordination with the

communications and D.C. committees).

● Develop and begin implementing a lobbying strategy focused on building congressional

wilderness champions (in coordination with the D.C. committee).

● Develop and execute one brown-bag educational luncheon for congressional staffers (in

coordination with the D.C. committee).


Preferred Experience

● Experience with public lands law or policy, with a focus on wilderness-related issues

preferred.

● Experience with planning and executing legislative, policy, or media campaigns.

● Experience with fundraising.

● Proven leadership abilities and experience working with diverse coalitions.


Compensation, Location and Start Date

● $75/hour; 10-15 hours per week average. Flexible work hours.

● Nationwide- this is a remote work position

● Flexible start date; ideally August 1, 2024 or earlier.

The National Wilderness Coalition seeks a contract-based Coalition Coordinator to help develop

and carry out the Coalition’s vision of reinvigorating the wilderness movement by building a

more diverse, inclusive, and powerful base of…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
122 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States
Suite 240

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to nwc-hiring@googlegroups.com.

Deadline for applications is June 28, 2024.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to nwc-hiring@googlegroups.com.

Deadline for applications is June 28, 2024.

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