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Earth Day Virginia Campaign Manager

Job Description:

Earth Day Network (EDN) is seeking a Campaign Manager for Earth Day Virginia 2020.

Over the next year EDN is seeking to leverage the power of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and drive a sustainability action wave across Virginia. The 50th anniversary of Earth Day promises to be a pivotal moment for the planet with unprecedented interest and attention from all sectors. EDN will channel this energy and enthusiasm to

  • Increase collaboration and communications about policies, projects and events between the larger cities and smaller communities, among different stakeholder groups and between the general public and these organizations;
  • Drive the announcement of new sustainability commitments and actions on the ground and accelerate existing commitments; and
  • Create a model for more inclusive and innovative statewide and other regional Earth Day initiatives

The VA Campaign Manager will report to the National Campaign Director and collaborate with other EDN staff and local stakeholders to develop, coordinate and execute Earth Day Virginia campaigns and outreach efforts for the commemoration of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary in 2020. Central Virginia is the preferred location, but the candidate may reside anywhere in the Commonwealth.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with National Campaign Director, EDN Staff and local stakeholders to design, develop and lead the Earth Day Virginia campaign for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in 2020
  • Identify, manage and coordinate outreach to and grow EDN’s stakeholder network of local non-profit organizations, mayors and other local officials, k-12 schools, universities, local businesses, faith-based organizations, related coalitions and networks, and other key constituencies
  • Develop and coordinate Earth Day Virginia 2020 events, activities, community service, etc.
  • Prepare and maintain campaign timelines and ensure the campaigns are delivered according to agreed-upon timelines and within budget
  • Research and create web content, communications and materials for Earth Day Virginia 2020 events
  • Regularly report on progress of each campaign and ensure that goals and objectives are met in a timely fashion
  • Oversee and/or write blogs, social media posts and reports on programs for media outlets
  • Assist with fundraising efforts for the campaign
  • Manage media monitoring systems and lead analysis and reporting of impact, reach and engagement of campaigns

Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

  • Energetic and well-rounded campaigner or communicator with three to five years of project management and campaign experience
  • Proven track record in developing successful campaigns at scale (political, consumer or public)
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral and experience in cross-cultural communications
  • Experience in new media strategies and ability to implement new media campaigns
  • Strong analytical abilities and experience in media research, monitoring and evaluation required
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Demonstrated leadership, team and innovation skills
  • Background in communications, media, business or politics in an emerging economy is a strong plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with development, social justice and/or environmental issues
  • Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent required
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required, including an excellent ability to coordinate multi-office efforts, and to work in a virtual team; must be patient, tenacious and able to work well under pressure
  • Excellent command of English; additional languages an asset
  • Demonstrated commitment to environmental and social justice and values
  • Ability to create partnerships with a variety of high level and grassroots organizations
  • Ability to travel across Virginia and to Washington DC

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates, please forward a cover letter, including salary requirements, and a resume to: [email protected] with “Earth Day Virginia Campaign Manager – ‘your full name’ ” in the subject line.

About Earth Day Network

Earth Day Network (EDN) is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Our mission is to grow and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable planet. We pursue our mission through education, politics, events, and consumer activism.

EDN reaches over 1 billion people through our partnerships with over 50,000 organizations and hundreds of thousands of teachers/educators and students in 192 countries with our engaging resources, campaigns, and programs year-round.

EDN offers competitive salary compensation with commensurate with experience and a complete benefits package including: paid vacation, sick leave, and retirement benefits.

Earth Day Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Vote Earth Campaign Manager

Job Description

Earth Day Network has established Vote Earth as a global initiative that aims to mobilize millions of people to demonstrate their concern for our planet by rejecting inaction and elevating environment and climate change on the national agenda. EDN is hiring a manager to coordinate communications, education, registration and get out the vote actions across the United States as part of the 2019 and 2020 election cycles. We seek an individual with organizing and campaign experience. This full-time position will be located in the Washington, DC, offices adjacent to Dupont Circle.

EDN is calling on citizens to educate themselves on climate and environment issues, examine the climate and environmental platforms of their candidates and engage candidates on the issue of climate change and environment generally in order to elevate the issues on the national and global agenda. Vote Earth will work to educate citizens everywhere about the importance of electing people who will work to combat environmental problems and restore, conserve and protect our environment. The campaign manager will be responsible for ensuring we reach the maximum number of potential voters.

The job requires significant experience conducting voter outreach campaigns, including registration, education and mobilization. At least 2-3 years’ experience working with diverse communities on environmental issues is preferable. Should have experience working in coalitions and in partnerships at the local, state or federal levels.

We are seeking to hire someone immediately. The Vote Earth initiative will be managed following strict nonpartisan methodology.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates, please forward a cover letter, including salary requirements, and a resume to: [email protected] with “Earth Day – Vote Earth Campaign Manager – ‘your full name’ ” in the subject line.

About Earth Day Network

Earth Day Network (EDN) is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Our mission is to grow and diversify the environmental movement worldwide, and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable planet. We pursue our mission through education, politics, events, and consumer activism.

EDN reaches more than one billion people through our partnerships with 50,000 organizations and hundreds of thousands of teachers/educators and students in 192 countries and by engaging resources, campaigns, and programs year-round.

EDN offers competitive salary compensation with commensurate with experience and a complete benefits package including: paid vacation, sick leave, and retirement benefits.

Earth Day Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Earth Day Network 2019 Autumn Internship

Earth Day Network’s mission is to broaden and diversify the worldwide environmental movement and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy and sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. Earth Day Network (EDN) is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in 196 countries to build environmental democracy. We work through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns to accomplish our goals.

EDN is looking for qualified candidates with a strong interest and knowledge in current environmental issues and to play a vital role in the follow through of Earth Day’s 2019 Protect Our Species Campaign, the planning and implementation of Earth Day 2020 (Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary!!), and all year-round programming. Interns will work closely with EDN’s staff to gain experience by attending meetings, writing blogs, performing research, and assisting in grassroots outreach. EDN’s Internship Program goal is for the intern to have an intense and high-quality learning experience in a nonprofit environment which will increase their knowledge and experience in the environmental field, bolster their professional resume, and benefit from being a dedicated member of the EDN team.

Specific Responsibilities May Include:

  • Supporting Earth Day Network in our efforts to connect our global network of grassroots organizations, local authorities, educators, and youth.
  • Engaging in the day-to-day operations of Earth Day Network, including meetings, correspondence, and events.
  • Monitoring domestic and international environmental efforts.
  • Participating in the planning, execution, and promotion of year-round campaigns.
  • Creating blogs and social media posts to be published on our website and social media accounts.
  • Assisting in the research, evaluation, and outreach to prospective and current partners.
  • Contributing to the coordination, resource development, and planning of events, activities, and programs.

Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of current US and international environmental issues.
  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an undergraduate or master’s degree program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Experience with web and multimedia design and/or development is a plus.
  • Proficiency in a language other than English is strongly preferred.

Desired Professional Qualities:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Respectful, hardworking, results oriented individual
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude that works well in a team but is also motivated, self-sufficient, and can work well independently as needed
  • Experience with web and multimedia design and/or development preferred
  • Prior campaign experience preferred
  • International background or experience, with intermediate to superior-level fluency in French, Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, or Arabic preferred

BENEFITS

This internship is unpaid. College credit can be awarded if your institution supports it.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates must fill out this application and should email a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to our intern coordinator at [email protected]. Please fill in the subject line as: 2019Autumn_Last Name.

Start Date: August 26th    End Date: December 5th

*Please note start and end dates are flexible depending on candidate’s semester schedule

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