Job Code: 269-17CHP
Context: The Conservation Program Coordinator organizes and implements a major conservation initiative on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and closing dirty coal plants.
Scope: Under direction of the Chapter Director, implements the Chapter’s approved conservation programmatic objectives.
Develops and implements campaign strategies for conservation programs and projects in accordance with the chapter policy and with the Club’s coordinated Beyond Coal Campaign state plan.
Recruits, coordinates and facilitates grassroots involvement in conservation programs, working with Sierra Club members across Missouri.
Works with staff volunteer leaders and other interest groups to identify, recruit and organize volunteers for conservation campaigns.
Plans, develops and implements campaign strategies for conservation program, including fundraising.
Monitors, analyzes, and evaluates laws, initiatives and new developments affecting energy efficiency programs at the community and state levels.
Makes presentations to community, political, and governmental bodies regarding chapter conservation efforts. Writes press releases newsletters, flyers, e-alerts, etc. to keep the Club membership and the general public informed.
Advocates the Sierra Club position on proposed legislation involving conservation programs; informs and communicates with elected officials, business leaders, governmental agencies, and other non‑profit organizations. Helps coordinate Club work in the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City.
Conducts surveys, investigations, and research needed to achieve objectives of conservation program.
Works on task forces, committees, etc. representing the Club's objective or mission.
Works closely with media representatives to insure that the message of the Club is accurately represented by the media.
Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned, including supporting chapter fundraising.
Knowledge & Skills:
BA/BS degree in Environmental Studies, Political Science or a closely related field.
1-2 years experience in the environmental field that includes research and organizing campaigns, press relations and public speaking.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proficient computer skills.
Demonstrated ability and effectiveness working with volunteers.
Ability to travel, especially within Missouri.
The Sierra Club offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan. This is a category 6 non- exempt position.
Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) organization. Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas.
The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.
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