Texas Campaign for the Environment

TCE works to hold elected officials accountable to public concern on Texas health, environment, and quality of life. Over the past 22 years, TCE has won campaigns to improve recycling, air quality, water quality, and many other aspects. 

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Texas Campaign for the Environment Dallas, TX, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full time
Texas Campaign for the Environment  is seeking a passionate new voice to develop lobbying strength on environmental issues here in North Texas! This position is based out of our Oak Lawn-area office. We are the largest and most successful environmental nonprofit in Texas, and the only one with a state-wide presence in all 181 legislative districts in Texas. We are seeking a driven activist  to organize local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment, and livelihood of Texas communities. Key Responsibilities: *Further our political organizing and public education efforts through: Neighborhood canvassing Membership recruitment and fundraising Grassroots community outreach and coalition-building Identifying voters and volunteers Planning and participating in demonstrations and political actions Meeting with elected officials and other policymakers Qualifications: High-level relationship building skills with the ability to build consensus, engage a wide range of diverse stakeholders and allies, and navigate complex community and political dynamics. Ability to work independently, problem solve, and manage time and priorities. Good listening, speaking, and writing communication skills. Team-player. Genuine commitment to the environment, progressive politics, and the vision of a just and equitable society. Some related non-profit, political, or volunteer experience is preferred but not required. Bilingual skills a plus. Hours: Monday-Friday, 2-10PM. Compensation: Full time: $450/week +bonuses Benefits include: Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision available for full time employees after 90 days 2 weeks paid vacation per year with holidays and sick days Potential for rapid advancement and management training Opportunities for travel throughout Texas and the U.S., including national and regional conferences Valuable campaign experience from the perspective of an NGO advocate *To apply: Complete our application  http://www.texasenvironment.org/careers We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer! It is the policy of TCE to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, TCE will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. #climatechange #community #organizer #organizing #political #politics #campaign #campaigning #entrylevel #environment #justice #planet #activist #activism