Chapter Associate Organizing Representative, Sierra Club Wyoming Chapter

 

Job Title: Chapter Associate Organizing Representative

Organization: Sierra Club Wyoming Chapter

Overview: Builds Chapter and grassroots power by developing and implementing organizing strategies and activities on priority campaigns and programs that will increase volunteer engagement, chapter leadership, and influential voices to achieve conservation priorities. Role may assist with chapter fundraising and legislative activities. 

The Chapter Associate Organizing Representative is responsible for ensuring that the Chapter’s conservation program objectives, as determined by the Wyoming Chapter Board, are implemented. Working closely with chapter volunteer leaders and staff, they help develop and implement program strategies, and assist with legislative, fundraising, and other activities as assigned.

Duties:

  1. Works independently and with chapter staff and volunteers to accomplish assigned work projects. Helps develop organizing, media, and public outreach strategies, and tracks and reports metrics in Sierra Club data management systems.
  2. Maintains and strengthens existing partnerships and develops new partnerships with groups that share common goals and values. Coordinates actions with partner groups.
  3. Actively incorporates the Sierra Club’s inclusion, equity, and justice principles into all chapter activities.
  4. Represents Sierra Club Wyoming Chapter to the public and in the media, and supports volunteer engagement with the media. Helps develop media strategies.
  5. Identifies, recruits, and trains volunteers to become activist leaders.
  6. Develops relationships with influential local people and local, state, and national elected leaders, as appropriate.
  7. Analyzes agency plans and proposals, helps develop Sierra Club positions, and writes Sierra Club comments. Prepares and shares reports, outreach materials, issue alerts, and media materials.
  8. Attends Chapter Board and committee meetings.
  9. Helps implement Chapter fundraising and legislative activities, and performs other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • One year experience in grassroots organizing and coalition building.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience working on Wyoming conservation issues (wildlife, habitat, public lands, land use planning, etc.) will be a plus.
  • Fundraising experience (grants and/or direct donor interactions) will be a plus.
  • Some travel required: mostly in-state, occasionally out-of-state.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work required.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.

Salary/Pay: $50,000 – 53,000 plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.

Application Deadline: January 6 at 5 p.m. MT

How to Apply: Complete the online application and attach a cover letter specific to this position in the attachments section of the application form