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Environment Maryland Zero Waste Campaign Associate

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Environment Maryland Campaign Associate

Environment Maryland is seeking a campaign associate to help coordinate campaigns to reduce plastic waste and pollution.

Every day people are throwing away tons of single-use cups, containers, packaging, and other plastic “stuff.” Nothing we use for a few minutes should be allowed to pollute our oceans and rivers and threaten wildlife for centuries. That’s why Environment Maryland is calling on state leaders to take action to reduce single use plastics and shift towards more producer responsibility.

We are seeking a Campaign Associate who will spearhead this campaign and work with our experienced team of advocates, researchers, and digital and communications experts.

Entry-level candidates are encouraged to apply; we provide training on advocacy and organizing skills, as well as oversight and on-the-ground training by an experienced advocate. Ideal candidates will have leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, an eagerness to learn, and be ready for a challenge. We value organizing experience, including building campus or community groups.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build powerful coalitions: Reach out to like-minded organizations and affected constituency groups to demonstrate support for our campaign goals. 
  • Earn traditional media and social media attention: Organize news conferences and write opinion pieces. Build a following on Facebook and Twitter for your campaign.
  • Lobby elected officials: Coordinate strategy with champions in Congress. Make a convincing case to legislators who are undecided on a particular vote. When a critical vote is happening on your campaign, work to demonstrate the support you’ve been building on the ground to help line up the votes needed to win. 
  • Research and write reports: Catalogue and analyze data relevant to the issue and our policy proposals to help influence public debate and earn media attention for our cause.
  • Identify and cultivate donors: Reach out to foundations and major donors and ask them to fund your campaign.
  • Run a grassroots campaign office each summer: Run a campaign office for the summer to raise money to support our campaigns, build our organization and membership, and help build critical and timely grassroots support to win key campaigns while honing your organizing and management skills.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

The target annual compensation for this position is $28,000-$30,000 in the first year. Environment Maryland offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

TO APPLY

Fill out our online application: https://jobs.environmentamerica.org/apply_368.html 

LOCATION

Baltimore, MD

We’re also hiring Campaign Associates to work on other campaigns in locations across the country. We accept applications on a rolling basis. For the foreseeable future, all of our staff are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re looking to fill this position as soon as possible, but it will be open until August 2021. 

THINGS TO KNOW WHEN YOU APPLY

Environment Maryland is part of The Public Interest Network, which operates and supports organizations committed to a shared vision of a better world and a strategic approach to social change.

Visit https://jobs.environmentamerica.org/core-values.html for things you should know about our network when you apply.

Environment Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

Environment Maryland Campaign Associate

Environment Maryland is seeking a campaign associate to help coordinate campaigns to reduce plastic waste and pollution.

Every day people are throwing away tons of single-use cups, containers…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 24, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 17, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$28,000 - $30,000

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Baltimore, MD
Associated Location
Baltimore, MD, USA

How to Apply

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