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Utah Conservative Climate Field Organizer

Citizens' Climate Education Utahn, UT

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Conservative Climate Field Organizer is responsible for onboarding and organizing new conservative advocates recruited in the state of Utah (aiming for 30-50 new contacts per week via digital ads). Specifically the Field Organizer will be responsible for:

  • Recruiting and onboarding conservative climate advocates. Get them engaged in calling/writing congress, amplifying social media, making selfie videos about their support for climate action, recruiting other volunteers, participating in local and virtual events, etc.

  • Working with volunteers to build support from local elected officials (mayors, state legislators, etc.) including sign-on letters, op-eds, etc.

  • Working with our Business Relations team, recruiting business and industry voices for sign-on letters to elected officials.

  • Cultivating and deploying conservative/industry voices at community events and in earned media opportunities (in coordination with our communications staff).

  • Working with our Business Relations team, help explore opportunities to work with technology companies and other local business leaders to gain their vocal support for climate action. 

  • Organizing virtual/in-person town halls with local community leaders.

  • Collaborating with local coalition partners

  • In coordination with existing CCL volunteers, meeting with local elected officials and Utah’s congressional delegation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 1-2 years of experience organizing volunteers.

  • Passion for solving climate change.

  • Experience working with conservative volunteers and local leaders.

  • Campaign experience is a plus. 

  • Ability to train, motivate, coordinate, and support volunteers in their work.

  • Comfort reaching out to strangers via email and phone.

  • Solid skills with collaboration tools such as google drive/sheets/docs, zoom, email, etc.

  • Organized and detail oriented.

  • Familiarity and comfort with Utah and it’s local politics and culture.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

  • Access to a computer with camera, phone and reliable internet required.   

  • Ability to travel within the state of Utah.  

COMPENSATION: $3000/mo. for 30 hours/week plus $175/mo stipend for travel. Duration of the contract is 6 months.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Drew Eyerly, Conservative Outreach Director

TO APPLY: Send resumes to resumes@citizensclimatelobby.org with Utah Conservative Field Organizer in the subject line.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled 

Company Description
Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL)/Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE) is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization focused on state and national policies to address climate change. CCE works to build nationwide support for a revenue neutral carbon dividend approach to address climate change and coordinates with a 501(c)(4) sister organization, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), when volunteers engage in advocacy for specific legislation. CCL/CCE staff train and support volunteers to build relationships with elected officials, publish media about climate solutions, educate their communities about climate change, and build political will for national climate legislation. CCL/CCE prides itself on its unique approach to build upon shared values rather than partisan divides. CCL/CCE creates a dynamic and diverse work environment that supports the growth and development of our staff. For more information about Citizens' Climate, visit our website at www.citizensclimatelobby.org.
CCL/CCE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.
In order to further our efforts to create an inclusive and fair workplace, we uphold the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities.

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL)/Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE) is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization focused on state and national policies to address climate change. CCE works to build nationwide support for a revenue neutral carbon dividend approach to address climate change and coordinates with a 501(c)(4) sister organization, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), when volunteers engage in advocacy for specific legislation. CCL/CCE staff train and support volunteers to build relationships with elected officials, publish media about climate solutions, educate their communities about climate change, and build political will for national climate legislation. CCL/CCE prides itself on its unique approach to build upon shared values rather than partisan divides. CCL/CCE creates a dynamic and diverse work environment that supports the growth and development of our staff. For more information about Citizens' Climate, visit our website at www.citizensclimatelobby.org. CCL/CCE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. In order to further our efforts to create an inclusive and fair workplace, we uphold the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities.

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