Sierra Club

Employees of the Sierra Club live our motto of exploring, enjoying, and protecting the planet. The work is meaningful and the people are great. Whether you work in our San Francisco headquarters office or are based in one of our nationwide Field, Chapter or legislative offices, your contributions will help us to achieve our mission.

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Sierra Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.

Sierra Club San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 08, 2018
Internship- Paid
Location:  San Diego, Boston or Remote Reports To:  Sierra Club Director of Clean Transportation for All campaign Duration:  15 - 25 hours / week for 9-14 weeks beginning August and ideally through mid-October Context:  This  paid  internship supports the Director and national Campaign Representative in outreaching to members and supporters engaged in clean transportation advocacy.  Helps track electric vehicle sales and media coverage. Updates our online EV Guide, conducts research for blog posts, reports, and fundraising opportunities. Works with campaign staff and coalition partners in the planning, organizing, and marketing of National Drive Electric Week, which is September 8-16, 2018. Scope:  This position will provide insight into model policies that advance clean transportation at the state and local level; present opportunities to collaborate creatively and successfully with diverse stakeholders, including public officials, transit agencies and the public. Skills in strategic outreach and communications will be strengthened, as well as ability to research, track data, and coordinate both grassroots and high-level events.   Job Activities: Works with the campaign Director and Representative to conduct research, educate the public and mobilize supporters to advance zero emission transportation policy. Tracks data and reports results. Provides research and drafts for blog articles, social media, and LTEs. Communicates with staff, members, and volunteers by writing and editing content, responding to members, forwarding inquiries to other staff or volunteers, and providing a high level of professional engagement. Helps with National Drive Electric Week through outreach, volunteer engagement, event organizer tools, etc. Helps evaluate and organize our electric vehicle driver/shopper stories for promotion. Performs miscellaneous duties as directed. Knowledge & Skills: Familiarity in advocacy, public policy or political campaign organizing. Proficient computer skills and prior experience or aptitude with internet applications including email, Google Docs, social networking systems and web applications. Excellent research, writing, and editing skills. Demonstrated skills in writing and data management skills. Good verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively in an action-oriented office. Ability to work independently, cooperatively and effectively with public, staff and volunteers.   Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) organization. Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas. The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.   Women and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.
Sierra Club Denver, CO, USA
Aug 08, 2018
Temporary
Context:    Works with regional staff and chapter/ group volunteers to organize support for grassroots political program campaign. Works with appropriate volunteers to recruit activists, organizes outreach events, skills training and GOTV. Mobilizes all Sierra Club members in (the assigned region) to vote, and educates the environmental community on local and regional conservation issue. Scope:    The Political Organizer plans, organizes and implements the Chapter’s coordinated campaign. Conducts mass mailings, voter registration, phone banking, and activist recruitment among Sierra Club members. Works with staff in editing, writing, researching, and coordinating functions. Job Activities: Identifies, recruits, and organizes Sierra Club volunteers to mobilize members to vote. Works with others to devise strategy and recommends plan to reach out to Sierra Club members with conservation message around issues. Compiles an up-to-date and accurate voter registration information for Sierra Club members in (the assigned region). Creates a database of information on Sierra Club members, leads phone banking drives and conducts mass mailings. Travels to organize grassroots events and to meet with targeted media, allies, or elected officials. Holds meetings among Sierra Club members in strategic communities to recruit and train for EMV and GOTV campaign. Motivates members to become activists in Sierra Club Groups by advancing our environmental policy agenda among Sierra Club members. Serves as a liaison between the Chapter Political Committee, Chapter director, national political volunteers and staff. Cultivates a legacy of environmental activism in (the assigned region) after the 2004 elections. Performs miscellaneous duties as directed. Knowledge and Skills:                         Knowledgeable with environmental issues in (the assigned region). Organizing experience. Excellent writing and editing skills. Demonstrated skills in writing and production of newsletters. Good verbal communication skills.  Ability to work independently, cooperatively and effectively with public, staff and volunteers.  Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. Sierra Club employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.  Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas. The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. Explore, enjoy and protect the planet. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com