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SIERRA CLUB JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Senior Field Manager - Sierra Club Organizing Department - Minneapolis or
other Upper Midwest location TBD

The Sierra Club, the nation's oldest, largest and most influential
grassroots environmental organization, is seeking a dynamic, dedicated,
skilled individual for the position of Senior Field Manager based in
Minneapolis or other Upper Midwest location. Responsibilities include
directing, planning 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 grassroots organizing,
coalition building and media relations -- in the environmental movement,
political campaigns or similar organizations. Strong demonstrated
communications skills, knowledge of environmental issues, demonstrated
ability to work effectively with volunteers and to mobilize community
activism. Proficient computer skills.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Midwest staff director at
alison.horton@sierraclub.org. Application deadline is November 21, 2008.
Competitive salary and benefits. For more information go to
www.sierraclub.org .

Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse
workforce.

 


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