The BlueGreen Alliance (BGA) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Colorado State Coordinator. BGA is a national partnership of America’s largest labor unions and most influential environmental organizations working to turn today’s biggest environmental challenges into our biggest economic and job‐creating opportunities. Together with 15 million members and supporters, we are a powerful, unified voice calling for good, family-sustaining jobs, a clean environment, and a thriving and fair American economy.
Job Summary: The BlueGreen Alliance is seeking a full-time Colorado State Coordinator, based in Denver, Colorado. The Coordinator spearheads the program and policy work of the BlueGreen Alliance in Colorado. The Coordinator identifies and works to implement projects around the state that will help build the clean energy economy, reduce emissions, create quality, family-sustaining jobs, and promote shared, sustainable prosperity programs. The Coordinator will also develop programs to educate and mobilize members to action; build long-term alliances to promote smart energy solutions; and work with union, environmental, and community partners to effectively support mutually agreed-upon policies. The Coordinator’s role is to organize, focus, and drive these collective efforts.
The Colorado Coordinator works closely with BGA staff, the Colorado-based BlueGreen Alliance steering committee, and Colorado BGA member organizations to develop and execute initiatives, campaigns and policy/legislative strategy. While principally focused on the state level, the Colorado BGA may also support federal clean energy initiatives. The Coordinator reports to the Colorado-based BGA steering committee and BGA’s West Coast Director.
This is a new grant funded full-time position that we are hoping to build into a permanent position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Colorado Coordinator will help develop and implement the initiatives of the BlueGreen Alliance and the Colorado-based BGA partners to build the clean economy as well as increase collaborative efforts of labor and environmental organizations across a range of issues.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
Skills & Qualifications:
Additional Information: Will consider either consultant contractor or employee. Periodic travel is required.
How to Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to Jennifer Bakkom‐Gatzke (email@example.com). Please write“Colorado State Coordinator” in the subject line. Position open until filled.
Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
BlueGreen Alliance does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual or affectional preference, marital status, gender identity, or veteran status in the administration of employment policies, or in any other programs and activities.
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