Alaska’s world-class ecosystems and incredible natural resources sustain our families, communities, and cultures. By building and empowering an engaged conservation constituency, Alaska Center for the Environment (ACE) seeks to conserve the resources that support our unique quality of life for current and future generations. To accomplish this ACE cultivates future environmental leaders; educates Alaskans about key environmental issues; and mobilizes partners and supporters to advocate for sensible conservation and policies. A separate but affiliated organization, Alaska Conservation Voters (ACV) works to protect our environment and communities for current and future generations, by cultivating environmental leaders, advocating for sound environmental laws and policies, electing pro-environmental candidates, and holding decision makers accountable for their votes and actions. This position would be shared between Alaska Center for the Environment and Alaska Conservation Voters, with the hired employee tracking hours spent on each organization’s mission.
Field Director Overview:
ACE and ACV seek to hire a Field Director to manage grassroots organizing and voter mobilization efforts. The Field Director will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s grassroots engagement program including supervising organizing staff, providing strategic direction for phone and door canvassing programs, running voter identification, registration and Get Out the Vote campaigns, managing the campaign databases and running accountability campaigns. This position will work closely with ACV’s lobbyist and other advocacy staff to ensure the field campaigns align with the organization’s broader objectives.
Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Campaign Leadership & Direction:
Voter Engagement and Outreach Coordination
The ideal candidate will poses most of the following skills and experiences:
The ideal candidate would have many of the following qualifications:
To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a cover letter, resume and references with the subject line "Field Director".
ACE is an at-will employer. Employment is a voluntary and is subject to termination by the employee or ACE at will, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. The job description of position title outlines duties at the time of hire, but ACE reserves the right to change these duties as necessary. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Please apply by January 31, 2014