Senior Organizing Representative

Sierra Club

FULL Job Description

Context: Provides primary leadership in developing and implementing campaign that builds grassroots power, by increasing the number of people involved, leaders developed, and engagement of people with influence in developing and implementing organizing campaigns Develops and determines organizing plan strategies and priorities. Plans, directs and manages all organizing aspects (financial, strategic) of assigned campaign or program. Oversees effective implementation and results.

Scope: The Senior Organizing Representative is responsible for recruiting, engaging, and motivating large numbers of new people to take repeated action which will further Sierra Club’s targeted campaign or program goals. Identifies and develops volunteers to take on the role of team leaders and build grassroots power and networks. Identifies and builds alliances with other organizations which can influence decision-makers.

The Senior Organizing Representative has overall program responsibility and provides experienced leadership and strategic planning, for at least one major conservation campaign or program. Manages and monitors expenses, assigns priorities and timetables, plans and develops organizing strategies, and evaluates the success of the campaign or program. Evaluates changing conditions and modifies plans accordingly. Acts as a senior advisor to staff colleagues and volunteers. Develops and supervises grasstop networks and cultivates relationships with public officials. Represents the Sierra Club to government officials, the media and other organizations. Acts as a senior lobbyist with public policy decision makers. Works in close cooperation with national and regional volunteers and staff. Participates in activities and services provided by the regional office.

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