350.org is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries.

The number 350 means climate safety: we must reduce the CO2 in the atmosphere from >400 parts per million to below 350.
350.org Oakland, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
California, with a preference for working from our Oakland office We’re Looking for a temporary Field Organizer based in California! 350.org is working with partners to mobilize people across the globe as part of Rise for Climate Action - where tens of thousands of people around the world we mobilize in their communities around the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) this September. This position is focused on the anchor mobilization in San Francisco Sept 8, 2018 (the Summit itself is Sept 12-14) - helping ensure a large-scale mobilizations with tens of thousands of people come together to ensure our movement’s demands of real climate leadership are clear. The Field Organizer will work with 350.org staff, our local group affiliates across California, partner organizations, the Peoples’ Climate Movement, and volunteers to successfully mobilize and grow our base. The field organizer will also help 350 local affiliated groups - at various stages of growth and sophistication - to build their skills, leadership and profile through training, troubleshooting and coaching. Responsibilities Provide regular communications to 350’s base and local affiliated groups via email and phone. Help local group leaders and organizers to develop goals and a strategic plan for the GCAS and to achieve diverse measurable targets such as maximizing turnout, coalition building, justice and equity, media and communications, fundraising, and promotion. Help organizers to troubleshoot problems, and resolve conflicts via phone calls and emails Develop and deliver trainings and frequent calls for action hosts Coordinate with 350 staff and partner organization staff around actions, communications, digital, and logistics. Coordinate and support follow-up plans Draft and send emails to event hosts via Action Network Track events, reconcile duplicate, coordinate between hosts to combine actions that are in the same city, maintain event report etc. Desired skills and experiences: Event/project management, including experience recruiting for and organizing large mobilizations; ability to provide support on goal setting, coalition building, outreach, promotion, logistics - including digital, comms, fundraising, arts, follow up, and more Team building, coaching, facilitation, training and volunteer coordination Understanding and passion for movement building and climate and social justice Working in networks of local groups to develop organizational leadership, structure, capacity, strategy and resources Ability to work with people of diverse ages and cross-culturally Ability to adapt quickly to new digital tools and systems Excellent written and verbal communications Experience with CRMs and digital advocacy tools including Action Network preferred Strong writing skills with experience writing email blasts, host toolkits, etc. Position Type: Full-time,   commencing as soon as possible, ending on September 30th 2018. (possibility of extension to-be-determined).  Will report to Director of Special Projects Application Deadline:  Although we hope to begin interviews  as soon as possible, this job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. Start Date:  Immediate. Location:  California, with a preference for working from our Oakland office. If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at   jobs@350.org   with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com