Job openings at CLCV

The California League of Conservation Voters and the CLCV Education Fund are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.


Executive Director

The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (CLCV ED Fund) seeks a bold, high-energy, forward-thinking Executive Director for these nonprofit organizations headquartered in Oakland, CA and Los Angeles, CA. CLCV is the largest state league of environmental voters and is the watchdog organization, holding California legislators and officials accountable, for ensuring environmental causes and conservation are at the top of the state’s agenda.

The next Executive Director of these 501 (c) 4 and associated 501 (c) 3 organizations will have experience as a CEO/ED or senior executive having worked in a similar size organization or will have experience managing similar teams or projects in the for profit or nonprofit sectors.  With an executive presence, this executive will have the ability to develop relationships with politicians, legislators and conservation constituencies. The Executive Director will have a passion for environmental and conservation values and a vision for Green California. With expertise in fundraising, this executive will have the ability to achieve annual revenue goals. Possessing the values of inclusion and with a focus on diversity, the Executive Director will implement and advance programs and strategies that reflect the communities served by CLCV and align with the organizational values of diversity and inclusion. Balancing the external and internal priorities, the Executive Director will possess strong internal management and staff development skills as well. 

CLCV’s mission is to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable.  The associated CLCV ED Fund protects California’s natural resources and improves the health of our communities.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors through the Board Chairs and ensures achievement of the CLCV strategic plan. CLCV has a budget of $2.7 million and a staff of 12 and has a rich history of environmental leadership in California. The successful candidate will preserve what is best about the association, implementing strategies to ensure good partnerships and accountability. The Executive Director will be goal oriented, demonstrating both independence and a passionate, competitive drive toward environmental justice.

Click here to view the full position profile: CLCV Position Profile

To submit a resume and cover letter, or to find further details regarding specific requirements and desired attributes important for this position, contact Vetted Solutions at +1 310-407-5322.


Digital Campaigner

The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, is the political arm of California’s environmental community. Our mission is to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable to their constituents. In support of our mission we support environmental candidates for state public office, track legislative activity and work across communities to include and amplify the voices of all Californians on behalf of their community and environment. For more information please visit www.ecovote.org.

CLCV Education Fund (CLCVEF), CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural resources and improves the health of our communities. In support of our mission, we work will allies and stakeholders to educate decision makers, support and amplify and diversify community participation on behalf of environmental and public health priorities, and increase public participation in civic activities. For more information please visit www.clcvedfund.org

Title:  Digital Campaigner
Reports to: Communications Director
Employment Type: Full time/Non-exempt
Position Location: Oakland, CA

DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Campaigner has experience in online advocacy and fundraising, email outreach, online-to-offline mobilization strategies, social media, and innovating campaigns to grow CLCV’s online community, presence, and fundraising capacity.

The Digital Campaigner serves in a key communications capacity as the primary organizer of CLCV’s online activists. The campaigner is skilled at creating compelling email messages and fundraising appeals. The campaigner identifies and engages the most active supporters, maximizing opportunities for individuals to move up a “chain of engagement” with CLCV, and testing what works. Experience producing compelling content for blogs, digital publications, and social media, and engaging supports across multiple digital channels is key. The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently, with an eye for detail, and with a positive attitude in a fast-paced political environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Collaborate across CLCV’s departments to implement and enhance CLCV’s online communications program, including online advocacy campaigns, grassroots mobilization, online/offline strategies, fundraising, and membership development

• Produce written content and graphics for the CLCV website, emails, social media, and other online forums

• Help manage CLCV’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter

• Assist in identifying opportunities for engagement and managing the email calendar

• Manage, build, and target email lists

• Gather and analyze metrics and implement best practices to maximize the effectiveness of online organizing and communication efforts

• Assist in managing and developing new and existing relationships with partner organizations, news organizations, bloggers, and others

• Work with other staff to encourage shared content creation responsibility across departments

• Research, develop, execute, and analyze results of targeted advertising on social media and other sites

•  Other responsibilities as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS:

• 3-4 years online organizing experience with an electoral campaign, advocacy organization, or non-profit

• Excellent writing and editing skills with an eye for detail

• Ability to manage multiple deadline-driven projects and competing priorities

• Experience in crafting and executing online advocacy and fundraising campaigns

• Ability to develop and analyze email and online metrics based on benchmarks and best practices for non-profits

• Experience with Action Kit or other online CRM systems

•             Experience using Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Wordpress, Drupal, etc.

• Skilled in using social media and innovative digital storytelling tools

• Experience in engaging and building communities on social networks (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

• Comfort with HTML / CSS and the constraints of various email programs

• Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or other image editing software

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

• Has experience with list growth and digital advertisements

• Has experience with constituent database management

• Is comfortable producing videos for Facebook and social media channels

• Has experience with text messaging lists and engagement

• Is passionate about protecting California’s environment

• Has a basic understanding of California politics

• Is committed to engaging Californians in campaigns to elect and hold accountable environmental champions

• Is willing and able to work in a fast-paced work environment

• Exercises sound independent judgment and decision making

• Thrives on change, innovation, and teamwork

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

CLCV offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and disability coverage; a 401(k) retirement program with employer match; discounted pre-tax Commuter Checks for public transit; flexible spending account (FSA) for health care expenses; paid vacation, personal time, and floating holidays; optional life insurance; and employee assistance and travel assistance programs.

Salary Range is $50,000 - $65,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter and resume to CLCVjobs@ecovote.org, with the subject line “Digital Campaigner.” No phone calls, please.

The California League of Conservation Voters and CLCV Education Fund are committed to equity, inclusion, and environmental justice. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we seek to create and sustain a team that reflects the diversity of the state we serve. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds, especially those with experience working with communities most impacted by California’s environmental challenges.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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