Accepting applications on a rolling basis

Location: California

Compensation: $58,000 - $67,000. Salary is commensurate with experience. This position is full-time with benefits including healthcare and generous time off package.

Preferred Start Date: Applications are reviewed as they come in, but the position is open until we find the perfect fit for our team.

Let’s Green CA! is part of The Romero Institute, a Santa Cruz-based nonprofit law and policy center with a 50-year legacy of winning justice for the people. Founders Danny Sheehan and Sara Nelson began their work together in the late 1970s, when Sheehan prosecuted the case effectively ending construction of new nuclear power plants in the United States (Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee).The Romero Institute also houses the Lakota People’s Law Project.

Let’s Green CA! Is looking for an Online Climate Campaigns Organizer to help us accelerate our critical Electrify CA! campaign to end the use of toxic fossil fuels in Californians’ homes and cars by 2030, and win justice for the communities on the front lines of the climate crisis.

In collaboration with leaders like Dolores Huerta and the Dolores Huerta Foundation, we are building grassroots support for an equitable clean energy transition that puts frontline communities first. We aim to implement change from the ground up to create a healthy, sustainable, carbon-free California.

This position will also provide communications and social media support for Let’s Green CA!’s affiliated regional campaigns, in particular the San Luis Obispo (SLO) Climate Coalition.

Position Summary:

The Online Climate Campaigns Organizer will work with the Let's Green CA! team to help plan, strategize and implement digital organizing strategies that empower our grassroots community, increase awareness of our efforts, and build support for the Electrify CA! policy framework. This position will be responsible for building and managing data files for targeted mobilization efforts. The Online Climate Campaigns Organizer will also work with our Communications Director and SLO Climate Coalition Chair to research, draft, edit and deploy digital content for our website and social media profiles.

Major Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Let’s Green CA! team to develop a digital organizing strategy to build public and netroots support for Electrify CA!;
  • In collaboration with our Communications Director and SLO Climate Coalition team, draft and coordinate written and graphic content creation and distribution amongst team members and allied organizations;
  • Utilize digital organizing tools to coordinate action alerts to empower our grassroots community to voice their support for a Green California towards targeted decision makers;
  • Coordinate digital organizing efforts such as online petition gathering and creating social media pressure toward targeted decision makers;
  • Use integrated constituent relationship management systems to develop segmented lists, track and report results, create targeted emails and calling lists and links to appropriate pages;
  • Coordinate technical logistics for digital events such as online webinars, events and presentation.

Qualifications:

  • Track record of planning and implementing digital organizing campaigns, strategic initiatives, political campaigns, or similar efforts with clearly defined goals and objectives;
  • Experience in growing and tracking social media audiences and managing social media profiles;
  • A passion for empowering communities towards clean energy and phasing out the use of harmful fossil fuels;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated work products such as blog posts, articles, and social media posts;
  • Ability to work in collaboration with team members and also work independently and manage multiple priorities, stakeholders and workflows;
  • Two to four years of relevant experience;
  • (Preferred) Demonstrated success engaging and working with multiple and diverse groups of people in varying race, gender and income;
  • (Preferred) Successful track record of community outreach towards traditionally underrepresented communities and maintaining positive relationships with community organizations, leaders, members, elected officials and business leaders;
  • (Preferred) Multilingual or bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or other spoken language in California.

How to apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter and a work sample demonstrating strong writing skills and critical thinking from your previous work and three references (please include a direct supervisor from your present or previous roles)

*Please Note: Only Candidates being considered will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We strongly encourage applicants from all walks of life and are dedicated to equity and embracing diversity. We’re committed to building a team that is reflective of California’s diverse population.