Engagement Manager, North Star Chapter

City: Minneapolis
State: MN
Job Code: 317-17CHP
# of Openings: 1


Title: North Star Chapter Engagement Manager

Chapter: North Star Chapter

Reports to: Chapter Director

Context:  The Engagement Manager facilitates effective volunteer and donor involvement to strengthen the North Star Chapter’s environmental issue campaigns and programs, by:  overseeing key member and donor communications; orienting new volunteers and facilitating their engagement in ongoing work ; and managing strategies and systems for increased donor engagement.

Scope: Works closely with the Chapter Director, other staff and volunteer leaders to strengthen chapter and expand its base of members, volunteers and donors.

Job activities:

  1. Communications
    • Planning, writing and setup of key digital communications, including e-newsletters and action alerts
    • Support for print communications including development of donor updates, strategic coordination of social media and organizing volunteers to contribute or initiate communications projects
    • Provide communications support for clean energy campaigns in communities of focus
  2. Volunteer Engagement
    • Promote volunteer opportunities, respond to new inquiries and host orientation sessions
    • Support organizing staff to plan and deliver regular training opportunities throughout the year, and recruit volunteer leaders to participate
  3. Develop / manage strategies for increasing donor engagement, including:
    • Large donor data management and cultivation strategies
    • Direct mail program
    • Special events
  4. Miscellaneous activities as assigned

Knowledge and skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong project management skills, with experience taking projects from start to finish.
  • Experience in digital communications/social media, including graphic design and advertising.
  • Demonstrated ability and effectiveness working with volunteers.
  • Comfort and facility with databases and data management.
  • Experience working on grassroots issue campaigns.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in communications, volunteer relations, etc.
  • B.A. / B.S. Degree or equivalent related work experience.


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 5 exempt position.

Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) organization. Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas.

The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

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