Defending our Environment Director

  • Environment America
  • Washington, D.C., USA
  • Feb 11, 2018
Full time Administrator/Executive Advocacy and Policy Business Development Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Protection Management

Job Description


The Defending our Environment Director will lead a campaign to block all significant environmental rollbacks by building broad opposition from the public, key constituencies and members of Congress. The program director will:

• Watchdog the Congress and the White House to identify new rollbacks

• Meet with decision-makers

• Reach out to the national and local media

• Write multi-year and annual strategic plans

• Fundraise through grants and large donors

• Hire and develop staff and future leadership


The ideal candidate for Defending our Environment Director will be:

• An experienced communicator with excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

• Creative, effective at solving complex problems, and a strategic thinker.

• A good people-person/listener with a track record of successful access-building.

• Well-organized and able to track multiple legislative and administrative threats.

• 5 years of experience in advocacy, grassroots organizing, coalition-building and/or campaign politics.

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Job Level



Nonprofit- NGO


Commensurate with professional experience and/or advanced degrees. Competitive benefits package.

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