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E-M:/ Job Posting: Clean Energy Coordinator

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are seeking an experienced grassroots advocate with an interest or background in global warming policy to play a lead role as our Clean Energy Coordinator in the fight against seven new proposed dirty coal plants in the state.  On behalf of the organization’s more than 200,000 Michigan members, the Clean Energy Coordinator will mobilize volunteers and activists as part of a new Clean Energy Now coalition campaign.

Clean Energy Coordinator Responsibilities

·        Work with local groups, organizational partners, volunteer leaders, citizen advocates and Clean Water Action staff and members to develop and implement winning campaign strategies in support of renewable energy, energy efficiency and in opposition to polluting coal plants that contribute to global warming and climate change. 

·        Strengthen Clean Water Action’s activist base through citizen advocacy programs

·        Develop and implement a robust online advocacy program in support of Clean Water Action’s policy goals

·        Be the organization’s lead Michigan energy policy advocate and key link to state and regional clean energy policy forums and coalitions

·        Assist with efforts to publicize key issues in the media

·        Other tasks as assigned


·        Strong teamwork and ability to work with diverse people and community groups

·        Well-organized and self-motivated with the ability to work independently

·        Sound judgment and good habits of consulting with supervisor and others

·        Successful professional or volunteer campaign experience

·        Professional work experience or equivalent academic qualifications in the area of energy policy

·        Strong oral/written communication and interpersonal skills, including experience in preparing and delivering public presentations

·        Proficiency with database programs and technologies

·        Familiarity or willingness to undertaken cutting edge internet advocacy

·        Ability to successfully network with individuals and organizations

·        Flexibility to adjust to project needs and to work weekday evenings and weekends as needed


·        Salary commensurate with experience

·        Attractive benefits package available

 Location: This position will be based in one of Clean Water Action’s offices in Ann Arbor, East Lansing, or Bay City-Saginaw.

 To Apply:  E-mail your resume to David Holtz at dholtz@cleanwater.org. 

Clean Water Action is a national citizens’ organization working for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation of environmentally- safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups, coalitions and campaigns to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. We have more than 200,000 members in Michigan with offices in East Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Royal Oak, and Clinton Township,.   www.cleanwateraction.org