Job Posting: Public Lands Coordinator
Reports to: Program Director
West Virginia Rivers Coalition is seeking a Public Lands Campaign Coordinator for the West Virginians for Public Lands Campaign. The Coordinator will be responsible for overall execution and coordination of campaign goals and activities. More information about be campaign can be found here.
Work will involve hours outside of a conventional 9-5 schedule. Must be available for regular travel, including regular evening meetings, weekend events, and overnight travel.
This is a remote working position, with West Virginia residency required.
Interest and ability to learn about policies and legislation impacting public lands. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; working understanding of, or ability to learn, cloud-based applications like Google Groups, Google Docs, Office 365, and WordPress. Excellent written and oral communications and meeting facilitation skills. Previous coalition building, community organizing, or campaign management experience highly desired.
Campaign Coordination – 30%
Weekly campaign workgroup call. Convene, facilitate and document campaign workgroup calls and campaign ad hoc committees.
Work plans. Maintain regular communication with campaign partners to assure campaign work plan is progressing efficiently and effectively.
Public education materials. Coordinate development and distribution of campaign-related materials like postcards, brochures, and educational materials. Assist in maintaining appropriate web resources to support the campaign.
Outreach – 50%
Public education and outreach. Respond to requests for information and pursue opportunities for public presentations/events that lend to generating public engagement.
Identify and cultivate partners. Cultivate existing relationships with project partners. Identify additional partners that have an interest in using WV public lands (sportsmen groups, backcountry groups, climbing groups, etc.). Follow up with partners and potential partners as needed.
Coordinate action. As the need arises, mobilize organizational actions related to campaign policy priorities (meetings, phone calls, emails, sign-on letters, etc.)
Volunteer recruitment. Identify and support volunteer leaders.
Media coordination. Identify and support voices for media pieces. Reinforce campaign activities and outreach through social media channels. Provide content for the monthly e-news.
Policy updates.Develop content for monthly policy updates.
Project Tracking and Reporting – 20%
General project management. Manage work plans and reporting on tasks. Work with Program Director on preparing campaign budgets and monitoring project expenses.
Administrative tasks. Maintain timesheets, submit required documentation for out-of-pocket reimbursements, maintain all work products on cloud-based shared drive, other duties as assigned.
To apply: email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is open until filled. Review of applicants will begin February, 2020.
WV Rivers aspires to be an inclusive multicultural organization that celebrates the rich dimensions of diversity such as race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious and political beliefs. Diversity at WV Rivers translates into understanding and valuing all perspectives in order to fully accomplish our mission and vision for clean water for all. Candidates must share a commitment to fostering values of diversity, inclusion, equity in justice in all aspects of our programming and advocacy.