Temporary Campaign Organizer, Georgia Chapter

City: Decatur
State: GA
Job Code: 319-17CHP
# of Openings: 1

Description

Knowledge & Skills: Job Title:  Temporary Campaign Organizer
Chapter: Georgia
Reports To: Chapter Director

Context: The Organizer works within the campaign of a Sierra Club-endorsed candidate to identify and persuade voters to vote for the candidate, to recruit volunteers for the campaign, and to raise turnout among pro-environment voters.

Job Activities:

  1. Acts as lead Sierra Club person on the campaign of one or more endorsed candidates for Georgia General Assembly.
  2. Recruits, and coordinates Sierra Club members and other pro-environment voters to volunteer on the candidate’s campaign.
  3. Educate the public about the candidate’s record and positions on environmental issues through media coverage.
  4. Produce and process mail pieces to targeted voters on behalf of candidate.
  5. Coordinate with and assist local Sierra Club Group(s) with their campaign efforts.   Strengthen local Group capacity by attracting new volunteers.   
  6. At the conclusion of the campaign, finish the project by compiling and delivering lists and other work products to Chapter leaders.
  7. Supports fundraising activities for the Sierra Club Political Committee, Georgia Chapter, as needed.
  8. Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • A four year degree or a graduate degree in Environmental Science, Political Science or a related field within the last 12 months.
  • Must be willing to knock on doors and make phone calls every workday.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with diverse group, staff, volunteers and the public.
  • Research and analytical skills.
  • Proficient computer skills: word processing, spreadsheet, Internet.
     

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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