Organizer, Powder River Basin Resource Council

Sheridan, Wyoming

Organization: Powder River Basin Resource Council

Contact: Marc Sanson


  • Develop and implement organizing and grassroots campaign plans for various Resource Council issue-based campaigns focused on addressing the impacts of energy development in Wyoming
  • Recruit new members and engage in organizational outreach activities
  • Provide direction and support to members who are addressing issues of concern to the organization
  • Collaborate with members on research, campaigns, and communications
  • Represent Powder River to external public and private entities, including government departments, the state legislature, the media,, and regulated businesses
  • Coach members to develop leadership, public presentation, and organizational skills
  • Participate in organizational fundraising, communications, and event responsibilities as assigned
  • Perform other activities as required or assigned

Desired qualifications:

  • Commitment to Powder River’s issues and values
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and viewpoints
  • Strong speaking and writing skills
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, including some evening and weekend hours, and to travel
  • College degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • Strong background in natural resource management, clean energy, agriculture and/or Wyoming issues preferred
  • Experience in issue-based campaign work, communications and/or fundraising also a plus

Salary/pay: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience

Link to more information: Position Announcement: Organizer and Complete Job Description

How to apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and two brief writing samples to (include Organizer Position Application in the subject field) or mail to:

Marc Sanson, Executive Director
Powder River Basin Resource Council
934 North Main St
Sheridan, WY 82801

Application deadline: Open until filled