Campus Campaign Organizer, Post Landfill Action Network

Philadelphia, PA or Dover, NH.

Job Title: Campus Campaign Organizer

Organization: Post Landfill Action Network

Type of opportunity: We are seeking an innovative, self-starting individual to facilitate the growth of a new and exciting project! This individual would need the experience and initiative to build and activate a national (and possibly international!) campaign to divest college and university campuses from single-use disposable plastic. The Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) Campus Organizer would be responsible for working with the Post-Landfill Action Network team, to secure commitments to the Break Free From Plastic Campus Pledge

Duties: This position would entail the following

  • Connect and recruit student groups on college campuses using PLAN’s existing network, starting with those who we’ve been in conversation with in regards to plastic-free work already.
  • Build out a campaign strategy that will secure campus commitments to the BFFP Campus Pledge and grow this campaign over time across the country.
  • Serve as liaison between PLAN, Student PIRG and the international BFFP network, and other organizations working to eliminate single-use disposable plastics.
  • Work with campus stakeholders to build out strategies that fulfill their pledge commitment, building stronger campus communities that do not depend on plastic.
  • Attend student group meetings and various in-person events on participating campuses.
  • Coordinate cross-campus connections between student contacts.

Desired qualifications:

  • Passion for social, environmental, and economic justice.
  • Experience in campaign organizing preferably on a college or university campus, in a campaign that involves securing commitments from administration.
  • Quickly form meaningful relationships.
  • Commitment to collective vision and team accountability.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to participating campuses for multiple days at a time.
  • Ability to perform outreach activities and accurately represent PLAN to students.
  • An understanding of one’s identity as it relates to intersectionality and black feminist theory.
  • Experience in strategic planning around campaign development and engagement tactics.
  • An understanding of Zero Waste, specifically in the context of the international movement addressing single use disposable plastics.
  • Ability to see all moving parts of a project and communicate timelines.
  • Adaptable to a flexible schedule and a variety of work environments.
  • An open mind for fresh and changing ideas.

Start and end dates: July 8th (Full-time position)

Salary/pay: Salaried position starting at $30,000/annually. Available benefits include PTO throughout the year, a designated electronics stipend, a monthly health insurance stipend, and annual cell phone plan. While traveling for PLAN-related events, employees will receive per-diem, and housing accommodation, while PLAN will be responsible for transportation-related expenses. For more information see our hiring policy.

How to apply: Apply here.

Application deadline: 5pm EST, April 24th, 2019

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