General position overview: The Center for Biological Diversity seeks an experienced campaigner for its oceans program. The aim of the position is to campaign for the protection of marine wildlife and ecosystems from threats including offshore drilling, plastic pollution, climate change, and destructive fisheries.
The campaigner will use their skills to plan and execute strategic campaigns that promote ocean conservation. The campaigner will implement bold initiatives and creative tactics to mobilize support for our campaigns. An integral part of the position will be to build power with allies and the public to influence decision-makers on critical issues
Priority campaigns this year include: (1) opposing Trump’s expansion of offshore drilling; (2) fighting the massive plastic industry boom; and (3) halting a major new oil pipeline that threatens the California coast. The position is based in Oakland, and other offices or remote locations are considered.
The Center offers a very generous benefits package which includes:
Application Process: Please apply via our website at https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/about/jobs/ by submitting a cover letter, resume, references and a writing sample by April 19, 2019. No telephone calls, please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Center for Biological Diversity deeply values, and is committed to sustaining and promoting, both biological and cultural diversity. We welcome, embrace and respect diversity of people, identities and cultures. We are committed to fostering an organizational culture of diversity and inclusion. The Center believes staff and board diversity is critical to saving life on Earth.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Essential qualities, qualifications and skills:
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