Open Position

Regional Field Director

Washington State climate initiative campaign to expand clean energy, clean our air, and put a fee on corporate pollution seeks a Regional Field Director.

Clean Air, Clean Energy Washington

Clean Air, Clean Energy is a broad coalition of organizations, unions, businesses, tribal nations, and funders committed building Washington’s economy, improving the health of our residents and leading the fight against climate change. Members include Community to Community, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 21, Washington Conservation Voters, The Nature Conservancy, Washington Federation of State Employees, One America, Climate Solutions, The Tulalip Tribes, American Federation of Teachers Washington, Puget Sound Sage, Got Green and many more.

The coalition is the primary entity sponsoring Initiative 1631 – a ballot measure investing hundreds of millions of dollars into cleaning our air, tackling climate change, and holding corporate polluters accountable with a fee on their climate pollution.

Responsibilities

The regional field director will be responsible for leading a team of organizers who in turn will mobilize hundreds of volunteers in voter contact activities. This position will involve campaign hours with frequent evenings and weekends. Responsibilities include:

  • Train and manage a team of three to five organizers working to develop volunteer leaders responsible for running regular voter contact  canvasses and phonebanks
  • Drive volunteer recruitment through regular organizer phonebanks, peer to peer texting software, and events
  • Lead daily huddles and weekly team meetings with organizers to drive priorities and reach goals
  • Manage relationships with local and statewide partner organizations
  • Gain extensive familiarity with and train staff on campaign tools like VAN, VoterCircle, Relay and autodialer software
  • Ensure organizers are tracking and reporting their data daily
  • Work with field director and team of Regional Field Directors to develop and implement new strategies and tactics
  • Implement other tactics as directed by campaign leadership

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience managing staff in a campaign environment
  • At least two cycles of experience working on an electoral or advocacy campaign
  • Familiarity with Voter Activation Network (VAN)
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-past campaign environment
  • Strong passion for climate justice, equity and environmental issues and comprehensive understanding of the interrelated issues of racial and environmental justice

This position is flexible to be based in Seattle, Whatcom, Spokane, East King County or Tacoma, with extensive travel throughout Washington State.

Application Guidelines

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume, a cover letter outlining relevant experience and qualifications, and three references. Email application to ahmed@yeson1631.org no later than July 9th.  Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.

Salary is $3,750 – $4,500 a month depending on experience. Benefits include healthcare, phone reimbursement, mileage reimbursement, Orca Card, paid holidays and paid sick and safe time.

Clean Air, Clean Energy Washington is an equal opportunity organization. We are committed to hiring and advancing personnel with an explicit regard to advance women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and other people from traditionally underrepresented communities.

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