Conservation Colorado seeks a Protégete Program Director based in Denver who will bring vision, smarts, energy, and passion to their work. The Protégete Program Director will lead the Protégete team and build high-level, transformational relationships with funders, coalition partners, elected officials, and other grasstops to ensure that Conservation Colorado’s work lifts up the voices of the Latino community throughout the state and ensure that we are organizing effectively within these communities.
The Protégete program is a vital & growing part of Conservation Colorado. This senior-level position is critical in setting the vision for not only the Protégete program, but for continuing the organization’s evolution around environmental justice. This position will be primarily responsible for setting the long-term vision for the program; setting the standards & tone for the team; identifying the ways that organizing can intersect with our policy work; and developing relationships with leaders in our community to inform and advance our organizational goals. The primary areas of responsibility are:
Campaign Strategy and Management
Grasstops Relationship Development
Team Management and Leadership
To be successful in this job, you will demonstrate the strategic thinking and problem-solving ability it takes to work well with our team. Fundamentally, you should be results-focused and a highly driven individual who understands how organizing and transformational relationships can build our power to win on our issues. More specifically, you will have or be most or all of the following:
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation depends on experience and is highly competitive. We provide high-quality, zero-deductible health insurance and a strong benefits package that includes a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with match, at least 28 days of paid time off in your first year, parental leave, and a sabbatical program.
We are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive organization and conservation movement to fully represent and engage all Coloradans and to build as powerful a movement as we can. Recruiting staff that better reflects Colorado is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, race, ethnicity, geographies, political affiliation, and all other identities represented in Colorado or protected by law.
If this job truly speaks to you, please fill out this short questionnaire first and then send a cover letter that explains why and a resume by November 12 to Patrick Massaro, Organizing & Political Director, via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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