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Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:  Environmental Health Campaign Coordinator
LOCATION:   Ann Arbor or East Lansing, MI
POSTING DATE:  December 26, 2008

CLOSING DATE: January 9, 2009 or until filled
            

Clean Water Fund and Clean Water Action in Michigan will be hiring an environmental health campaign coordinator to help develop and implement the organization’s environmental health initiatives. We seek an energetic and experienced organizer who will work within a leadership team to spearhead our environmental health campaigns.  Clean Water Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization providing research, education, organizing, and technical assistance to strengthen grassroots environmental efforts. Clean Water Fund’s work complements that of Clean Water Action, a 501(c)(4) national organization with more than 235,000 Michigan members.

The Environmental Health Campaign Coordinator will:

·        Play a lead role in designing environmental health campaigns in Michigan

·        Coordinate campaign implementation including building and supporting coalition activities as well as outreach to and mobilization of Clean Water Action members

·        Implement in-district citizen lobby efforts

·        Make public presentations and present testimony

·        Prepare materials and trainings to support community groups in key areas

·        Build and sustain diverse campaign coalitions

·        Fundraise

Qualifications:

·        A minimum of three years of successful professional organizing experience

·        A minimum of one year experience leading an environmental, social justice or election campaign

·        Demonstrated commitment to environmental health and/or children's health initiatives

·        Strong oral and written communication skills; experience preparing and delivering public presentations

·        Ability to articulate campaign messages to the media

·        Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with diverse groups

·        Ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve in fast paced, dynamic work environment

·        Research and strong critical thinking skills; computer skills

·        Well-organized and self-motivated

·        Must be willing to travel to within Michigan

·        Availability for evenings and weekends

Compensation:

·        Salary commensurate with experience

·        Attractive benefits package available

To Apply:

Email a letter of interest and a resume to Cyndi Roper at croper@cleanwater.org.