Job Title: Democracy Campaign Representative
Location: Oakland, CA or Washington, D.C.
Reports To: Director, Democracy Program
IMPORTANT: The screening process for this position will start in August 2020.
Context: Develops and deploys the program’s campaign strategies, in collaboration with Democracy Director, chapters, Sierra Club staff, and external allies in order to create a fair, representative and inclusive democracy. The Democracy Program seeks to create a fair, representative and inclusive democracy where the people have faith in our government. The Sierra Club works to achieve this through a variety of efforts including defending and expanding voting rights, limiting the power of money in politics, and promoting fair redistricting and fair courts.
Scope: Helps drive the development and execution of the Democracy program’s plans, tactics, and grassroots campaign strategies, in coordination with Democracy Program, Organizing, Communications, Federal Policy, and other Sierra Club staff. In coordination with Sierra Club chapters, campaigns, capacities, and committees help craft materials and tools to educate supporters, cultivate volunteer leaders, and invite increased activism. Works with the program’s director to cultivate and maintain strategic partnerships with environmental and other movement groups. Represents the program to other organizations, the public, government officials, and the media.
Knowledge & Skills:
This position is represented by a collective bargaining unit and is subject to the terms and conditions of the contract between Sierra Club and Progressive Workers Union or Sierra Employee Alliance depending on location.
The Sierra Club offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.
This is a category 4 exempt position.
Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. Sierra Club employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.
Sierra Club values the expertise and talents of foreign nationals. Sierra Club sponsors both nonimmigrant and immigrant visas when certain criteria are met, based on immigration laws and organizational needs. Such sponsorship is at the discretion of the Department Head and Sierra Club Human Resources in consultation with the employee’s manager. The Sierra Club cannot guarantee the approval of a visa petition. The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.
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