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National USGBC Community Campaign Director

Washington DC

USGBC seeks a National Campaign Director to join its dynamic, fast-paced, community advancement team. The Director works to ensure a vision of building green building leaders, building markets and measuring mission impact.

The Director will ensure the continued strategic growth and development of the USGBC community in emerging markets specifically low & moderate income communities. The Director will ensure cross-pollination of best-in-class market engagement strategies, education and partnerships.

This position will work closely with the Senior Vice President, Community Advancement, Conference & Events, the Director of Global Community Development and select members of the community advancement team to develop and implement strategic framework for engaging and activating a national grass-tops and grassroots network of sustainability activists.


Specific responsibilities include

Develop specific messaging and communications resources for organizing and mobilizing campaigns for targeted sectors that support USGBC’s goal to increase engagement within underserved and low-status communities by at least 20 percent in five years.

Collaborate with regional directors and local partners to design and develop an action agenda that advances policies for increasing healthy, vibrant and equitable communities for underserved and moderate/low-income populations.

Train staff and volunteers to communicate and engage in culturally sensitive, inclusive and diplomatic ways that create trust among external coalition partners and communities.

Working closely with USGBC’s communication team, craft op-eds, and other public facing collateral aimed at influencing public support for green building and equitable development.

Seek out and create annual roadmap for USGBC’s executive leadership to productively engage with local leaders in underserved communities across the country in support of 5 year, 20 percent growth in impact strategy.

Support and evolve USGBC’s ADVANCE campaign toolkits to train local volunteers to become effective advocates for environmental justice and green building in their communities.

Cultivate action-oriented partnerships with faith-based, affordable housing, veteran affairs, social service, cultural and community development organizations networks across the country.


To apply: Please email jobs@usgbc.org or fax your resume and a letter of interest

Note the title of the position you are applying for and your salary requirements.

Submit files as PDFs or Word documents.

Fax: 202-315-3949.

No phone calls, please.



7-10 years of relevant volunteer/community organizing experience.

Exceptional writing and communication skills.

A strong knowledge of the local policymaking process, including experience running successful public advocacy campaigns.

Extensive experience working in the field of environmental and social justice

Comfortability developing relationships with volunteers from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Experience training long-term volunteer leaders in local communities.

Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, public policy, justice studies or sociology required.

Commitment to USGBC mission.

Posted January 10, 2018

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