Now Hiring Field Managers for Public Health Campaign

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $25,000
Maximum: $350,000
Details: Varies by city. Staff are paid hourly with an average wage of $12-17/hour.

Published

09/11/2018

Start Date

09/11/2018

Address

Chicago
Illinois
United States

Description

FIELD MANAGER WITH THE FUND FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST

The Fund for the Public Interest is seeking hard-working individuals with great communication skills and a passion for social change to fill our Field Manager position.


Apply here: http://fundforthepublicinterest.org/apply-now.html?utm_source=Idealist


The Trump administration and some leaders in Congress are pursuing an agenda that puts our environment and everyday people at risk. The Fund is running campaigns to defend our most important environmental protections and public health. To tackle plastic pollution and ensure that our life-saving antibiotics remain effective, it won't be enough to be right or have a great argument. To get decision makers to do the right thing, you need hundreds, thousands, sometimes millions of people to make their voices heard through petitions, emails, small donations, and meetings.


Change takes people power and the Fund builds that power. For more than 30 years, we’ve helped to win campaigns and build resources for the nation’s top public interest and environmental organizations, including Environment America and U.S. PIRG.


Job Description:

We have campaign staff and Field Manager positions open across the country. In this job you will gain knowledge of pressing issues facing our country, learn how to effectively generate public support to influence decision makers, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process.


Responsibilities:

Build membership and raise money for environmental and social change organizations

Educate and engage citizens on pressing issues

Recruit, train and manage a team of staff

Meet with campaign directors regularly to evaluate progress towards goals and provide input on hiring decisions, plans and priorities


Why Apply?

You should apply if you want to…

Make a real difference on important environmental and social issues

Get experience with grassroots mobilization and fundraising

Gain the skills and connections needed to launch a career in non-profit, political, or grassroots organizing

Build long-lasting relationships with a team of people from all across the country who share your interests and concerns on important issues


Qualifications:

Passion for saving the environment and making social change

Excellent communication skills

Strong work ethic

Previous experience with staff management or leadership may improve candidacy.


Job Type: Full-time


To apply: http://fundforthepublicinterest.org/apply-now.html?utm_source=Idealist

Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package, including healthcare benefits, 401K plan, and paid time off.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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