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E-M:/ Clean Water Action Job Posting: Macomb Co. Community Organizer

Enviro-Mich message from Cyndi Roper <croper@cleanwater.org>

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund Job Announcement

Macomb County Community Organizer

*Posting date: *February 28, 2008**

*Application Deadline:* March 12, 2008 or until position is filled.

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are looking for a true progressive leader and self-directed individual to mobilize citizens to take action on behalf of environmental protection. Working from our Clinton Township office, the community organizer will engage citizens throughout Macomb County to mobilize residents in support of priority environmental and environmental health policies. The organizer will also educate voters on lawmaker voting records and work to hold elected officials accountable.

*Organizer Responsibilities:*

   * Coordinate multiple public education and political campaigns
   * Recruit, sustain and manage volunteers and interns —with a focus
     primarily on field work and non-partisan voter engagement and
   * Develop relationships with community leaders and key funders
   * Plan and implement winning grassroots strategies
   * Build and strengthen progressive networks and coalitions
   * Effectively initiate earned media, internet and other communications
   * Coordinate with other Clean Water Action staff and organizations
   * Provide program leadership for local canvass staff


   * Successful professional or volunteer experience organizing on
     progressive issues
   * Strong oral/written communication skills and experience working
     with computers and doing online communications
   * Commitment to working with diverse people
   * Commitment to non-partisan field work
   * Ability to successfully network with individuals and organizations
   * Well-organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently on
     multiple projects
   * Ability to develop and implement earned media strategies
   * Willingness to travel within Michigan
   * Willingness to work weekday evenings and weekends as needed


Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package included.

*To Apply:* Contact Christy McGillivray at 586.783.8900 or e-mail your resume to cmcgillivray@cleanwater.org. Internal candidates please apply through your supervisor.

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