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E-M:/ Job Posting: Michigan LCV Education Fund Program Coordinator

Enviro-Mich message from lisa wozniak <lisa@michiganlcv.org>


 August 2007

 Job Posting: Program Coordinator
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a talented and
self-motivated Program Manager to assist with their key capacity building,
voter identification and education campaigns.  This is a full-time position
beginning in September 2007 and extending through August 2008 (and, perhaps,
Organizational Background:
Michigan League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is a dynamic non-profit,
independent political organization working with its members and the state¹s
conservation and environmental community to make environmental protection a
top priority with elected officials and the voting public. Michigan LCV
helps elect candidates to public office who stand up for conservation
principles, and holds elected officials accountable for their actions.
The affiliated Michigan LCV Education Fund shares staff and office space
with Michigan LCV, and is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, non-partisan organization
that builds the political muscle of the conservation community through
technical support, training and coalition building.  Michigan LCV Education
Fund also supports programs to increase voting and citizen participation in
Michigan¹s democratic process. Michigan League of Conservation Voter¹s
office is in Ann Arbor, Michigan.   The Program Manager will be responsible
for work primarily related to the Michigan LCV Education Fund.  The position
is responsible to and supervised by the Executive Director.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters Program Manager will implement,
in tandem with the Executive Director and Campaigns Manager, all of the
organization¹s 501(c)(3) programs in key areas of the state, notably the
List Enhancement Project, our email action alert system, our brand new
micro-targeting project, and related voter education and get-out-the-vote
Specific responsibilities include:
§      Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with allied
organizations and established collaboratives throughout the state;

§      Coordination with allied organizations in key areas in order to
ensure strategic outreach, especially in relation to voter education and

§      Management and implementation of Michigan LCV/Michigan LCV Education
Fund communication with members and supporters in key areas of the state.
The Program Manager is also responsible for performing the administrative
tasks necessary to accomplish his or her job, including but is not limited
·      Filling out bi-monthly time sheets and other office paperwork, as
·      Participating in and assisting with trainings for staff, member
leaders, and other members for their leadership development;
·      Attending staff, Board and annual meetings, and other meetings and
events as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications:

The Program Manager must have:

§      Commitment to the vision and mission of Michigan LCV/Michigan LCV
Education Fund;

§      Ability to manage own time and shift readily between various

§      Strong computer skills, including deep understanding of various
database programs;

§      Ability to work long hours when required and travel to different
parts of state as needed;

§      Possess exceptional communications, interpersonal, organizational,
and verbal/written skills;

§      Experience working on electoral and/or environmental issue campaigns;

§      Familiarity with Michigan¹s political landscape and conservation
issues is a plus.
Salary is commensurate with relevant professional experience.
To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, three references, and two current
writing samples by email to info@michiganlcv.org
<mailto:info@michiganlcv.org> .  If necessary, you may fax these documents
to (734) 222-9651, or send via US Mail to Michigan League of Conservation
Voters, 213 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI  48104. For more information,
please call (734) 222-9650.
Application Deadline:
Please apply before August 20, 2007. Applications received prior to August
20 will be given priority, but we will continue to receive applications
until the position is filled.
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is an equal opportunity employer.
























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