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.
- 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