SIERRA CLUB JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Field Manager - Sierra Club Organizing Department - Minneapolis or
Midwest location TBD
The Sierra Club, the nation's oldest, largest and most
grassroots environmental organization, is seeking a dynamic, dedicated,
individual for the position of Senior Field Manager based in
other Upper Midwest location. Responsibilities include
and managing our organizing campaigns in Upper Midwest
states including the
National Coal Campaign, Environmental Justice Program,
and the Blue Green Alliance
(a collaboration with labor). The Senior Field
Manager provides experienced
leadership and strategic planning, works in
close cooperation with volunteer
leaders; manages organizing staff and
provides guidance for activist training,
grassroots public education,
legislative action and electoral campaign activity,
and represents Sierra
Club to the public.
The successful candidate will
have at least 3-5 years' experience in
development of strategies and programs.
Experience should include planning
and managing campaigns and staff -- including
coalition building and media relations -- in the environmental
political campaigns or similar organizations. Strong demonstrated
skills, knowledge of environmental issues, demonstrated
ability to work effectively
with volunteers and to mobilize community
activism. Proficient computer skills.
apply, submit cover letter and resume to Midwest staff director at
Application deadline is November 21, 2008.
Competitive salary and benefits.
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Sierra Club is an equal
opportunity employer committed to a diverse