Job openings at CLCV

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

Online Communications Manager

Accounting & Human Resources Manager


Online Communications Manager

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: Online Communications Manager

Reports to: Communications Director

Employment Type: Full time/Exempt

Salary: DOE, plus full benefits package

Position Location: Oakland, CA

DESCRIPTION:

The Online Communications Manager 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 Online Communications Manager serves in a key communications capacity as the primary organizer of CLCV’s online activists. The manager is skilled at creating compelling email messages and fundraising appeals. The manager 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:

  • 2-3 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: $55 - $70k/annually

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter and resume, with the subject line “Online Communications Manager.” 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.


Accounting & Human Resources Manager

Title: Accounting & Human Resources Manager
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director
Employment Type: Part-Time (30 Hours)/ or Full-time (40 Hours) Exempt
Position Location: Oakland
 
The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, is the political arm of California’s environmental community. CLCV is distinguished for its political influence: we support environmental candidates for state public office, work to pass strong environmental legislation, and rate the environmental performance of state legislators and the governor in our
annual California Environmental Scorecard. For more information, please visit
www.ecovote.org.
 
CLCV Education Fund, CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural resources and improves the health of our communities. For more information, please visit www.clcvedfund.org.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
 
The Accounting & Human Resources Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting, bookkeeping, and HR operations for CLCV- a 501 (c) 4 political advocacy organization and CLCV Education Fund- a 501 (c) 3 educational nonprofit organization. Primary duties include accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, cash management, general ledger/bookkeeping, Political Action Committee (PAC) accounting/reporting, and other general
accounting duties. The Accounting & HR Manager also assist with the management of CLCV’s accounting policies and procedures, helps to ensure financial accuracy in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and adherence to tax regulations. This position will also be responsible for all Human Resources responsibilities, including onboarding, orientation, and administration of benefits.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivables:
• Process vendor invoices and employee/contractor expense reports and codes
accounting distributions as necessary.
• Checks all items for mathematical accuracy.
• Routes items for approval according to organizational accounting procedures.
• Process approved items for check signing on a weekly basis.
• Facilitate 1099 maintenance.
• Interface with the Membership and Development departments to ensure accurate
processing of donor revenue into QuickBooks.
• Work closely with Office Manager and Development Assistant for processing weekly
bank deposits.
• Maintain and disseminate weekly 6-month cash flow projection report to upper
management.
• PAC accounting/reporting.
• Liaison with external PAC treasurer and attorneys.
 
Payroll:
• Responsible for the preparation and processing of bi-weekly payroll for 10-15
employees.
• Process employee timesheets, reviewing coding and approval.
• Inputs/adjusts hours to Paylocity for payment.
• Responsible for new employee set-up and other salary/level changes in both
Paylocity and other systems.
• Coordinate the set up of employee direct deposits.
• Process manual payroll checks as necessary.
 
General Accounting:
• Performs monthly close of accounting records in cooperation with external
accountant, and supervise monthly bank reconciliation.
• Helps ensure compliance with GAAP, organization policies, and federal/state tax
requirements.
• Assists upper management in the annual budget planning and mid-year forecasting
processes.
• Assists upper management in monthly revenue and expense variance analysis (from
budget and prior year).
• Assists upper management and Education Fund Development staff in providing
allocation of individual grant funds for final grant reports.
• Provides support for and assists upper management in the annual audit process and
preparation of the annual 990 tax return.
• Monitors temporary restricted grant funds and stays in regular communication with
program staff on expenses and releases in a timely fashion.
• Maintains all files for accounts payable, accounts receivables, income, and PAC
deposits & disbursements.
• Maintains the Chart of Accounts.
• Assists in maintaining and updating accounting policies and procedures.
• Maintains strong lines of communication with other departments.
 
Human Resources Administration:
• Coordinate and manage benefits administration, particularly during the Open
Enrollment process.
• Maintain 401k account and submit disbursements within due dates.
• Performs Commuter Checks administration.
• Maintains staff floating holidays spreadsheet.
• Monitors staff paid time off accrual.
• Acts as the liaison with all benefit administrators and vendors.
• Responsible for new employee on boarding and orientation.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience
• 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting
• Knowledge of GAAP
• Knowledge of QuickBooks, Sage, NetSuite, Oracle, or other Accounting
equivalent.
• Experience using Paylocity or an equivalent payroll processing database
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail
• Accurate data entry skills
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Self-starter
• Flexibility and the ability to manage multiple projects
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to follow through on projects
• Thorough understanding of the accounting software and how to run reports and/or
retrieve data
• Must be able to interact effectively with people on all levels of the organization
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
 
DESIRED QUALIFICIATIONS:
 
• Experience with nonprofit accounting (501 (c) 4 and/or 501 (c) 3)
• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database
• Experience with Human Resources administration
• Experience with PAC accounting and reporting
• Commitment to the mission of CLCV and CLCVEF
 
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.
 
TO APPLY:
 
Send cover letter and resume to CLCVjobs@ecovote.org, with the subject header “Accounting & HR Manager” No phone calls, please. For more information about CLCV please visit www.ecovote.org.
California League of Conservation Voters
Job Announcement
Title: Accounting & Human Resources Manager
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director
Employment Type: Part-Time (30 Hours)/ or Full-time (40 Hours) Exempt
Position Location: Oakland
The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, is the political
arm of California’s environmental community. CLCV is distinguished for its political influence: we
support environmental candidates for state public office, work to pass strong environmental
legislation, and rate the environmental performance of state legislators and the governor in our
annual California Environmental Scorecard. For more information, please visit
www.ecovote.org.
CLCV Education Fund, CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural
resources and improves the health of our communities. For more information, please visit
www.clcvedfund.org.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Accounting & Human Resources Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day
accounting, bookkeeping, and HR operations for CLCV- a 501 (c) 4 political advocacy
organization and CLCV Education Fund- a 501 (c) 3 educational nonprofit organization. Primary
duties include accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, cash management, general
ledger/bookkeeping, Political Action Committee (PAC) accounting/reporting, and other general
accounting duties. The Accounting & HR Manager also assist with the management of CLCV’s
accounting policies and procedures, helps to ensure financial accuracy in accordance with
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and adherence to tax regulations. This
position will also be responsible for all Human Resources responsibilities, including onboarding,
orientation, and administration of benefits.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivables:
• Process vendor invoices and employee/contractor expense reports and codes
accounting distributions as necessary.
• Checks all items for mathematical accuracy.
• Routes items for approval according to organizational accounting procedures.
• Process approved items for check signing on a weekly basis.
• Facilitate 1099 maintenance.
• Interface with the Membership and Development departments to ensure accurate
processing of donor revenue into QuickBooks.
• Work closely with Office Manager and Development Assistant for processing weekly
bank deposits.
• Maintain and disseminate weekly 6-month cash flow projection report to upper
management.
• PAC accounting/reporting.
• Liaison with external PAC treasurer and attorneys.
Payroll:
• Responsible for the preparation and processing of bi-weekly payroll for 10-15
employees.
• Process employee timesheets, reviewing coding and approval.
• Inputs/adjusts hours to Paylocity for payment.
• Responsible for new employee set-up and other salary/level changes in both
Paylocity and other systems.
• Coordinate the set up of employee direct deposits.
• Process manual payroll checks as necessary.
General Accounting:
• Performs monthly close of accounting records in cooperation with external
accountant, and supervise monthly bank reconciliation.
• Helps ensure compliance with GAAP, organization policies, and federal/state tax
requirements.
• Assists upper management in the annual budget planning and mid-year forecasting
processes.
• Assists upper management in monthly revenue and expense variance analysis (from
budget and prior year).
• Assists upper management and Education Fund Development staff in providing
allocation of individual grant funds for final grant reports.
• Provides support for and assists upper management in the annual audit process and
preparation of the annual 990 tax return.
• Monitors temporary restricted grant funds and stays in regular communication with
program staff on expenses and releases in a timely fashion.
• Maintains all files for accounts payable, accounts receivables, income, and PAC
deposits & disbursements.
• Maintains the Chart of Accounts.
• Assists in maintaining and updating accounting policies and procedures.
• Maintains strong lines of communication with other departments.
Human Resources Administration:
• Coordinate and manage benefits administration, particularly during the Open
Enrollment process.
• Maintain 401k account and submit disbursements within due dates.
• Performs Commuter Checks administration.
• Maintains staff floating holidays spreadsheet.
• Monitors staff paid time off accrual.
• Acts as the liaison with all benefit administrators and vendors.
• Responsible for new employee on boarding and orientation.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience
• 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting
• Knowledge of GAAP
• Knowledge of QuickBooks, Sage, NetSuite, Oracle, or other Accounting
equivalent.
• Experience using Paylocity or an equivalent payroll processing database
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail
• Accurate data entry skills
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Self-starter
• Flexibility and the ability to manage multiple projects
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to follow through on projects
• Thorough understanding of the accounting software and how to run reports and/or
retrieve data
• Must be able to interact effectively with people on all levels of the organization
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
DESIRED QUALIFICIATIONS:
• Experience with nonprofit accounting (501 (c) 4 and/or 501 (c) 3)
• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database
• Experience with Human Resources administration
• Experience with PAC accounting and reporting
• Commitment to the mission of CLCV and CLCVEF
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.
TO APPLY:
Send cover letter and resume to CLCVjobs@ecovote.org, with the subject header
“Accounting & HR Manager” No phone calls, please. For more information about CLCV
please visit www.ecovote.org.
Title: Accounting & Human Resources Manager
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director
Employment Type: Part-Time (30 Hours)/ or Full-time (40 Hours) Exempt
Position Location: Oakland
The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, is the political
arm of California’s environmental community. CLCV is distinguished for its political influence: we
support environmental candidates for state public office, work to pass strong environmental
legislation, and rate the environmental performance of state legislators and the governor in our
annual California Environmental Scorecard. For more information, please visit
www.ecovote.org.
CLCV Education Fund, CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural
resources and improves the health of our communities. For more information, please visit
www.clcvedfund.org.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Accounting & Human Resources Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day
accounting, bookkeeping, and HR operations for CLCV- a 501 (c) 4 political advocacy
organization and CLCV Education Fund- a 501 (c) 3 educational nonprofit organization. Primary
duties include accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, cash management, general
ledger/bookkeeping, Political Action Committee (PAC) accounting/reporting, and other general
accounting duties. The Accounting & HR Manager also assist with the management of CLCV’s
accounting policies and procedures, helps to ensure financial accuracy in accordance with
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and adherence to tax regulations. This
position will also be responsible for all Human Resources responsibilities, including onboarding,
orientation, and administration of benefits.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivables:
• Process vendor invoices and employee/contractor expense reports and codes
accounting distributions as necessary.
• Checks all items for mathematical accuracy.
• Routes items for approval according to organizational accounting procedures.
• Process approved items for check signing on a weekly basis.
• Facilitate 1099 maintenance.
• Interface with the Membership and Development departments to ensure accurate
processing of donor revenue into QuickBooks.
• Work closely with Office Manager and Development Assistant for processing weekly
bank deposits.
• Maintain and disseminate weekly 6-month cash flow projection report to upper
management.
• PAC accounting/reporting.
• Liaison with external PAC treasurer and attorneys.
Payroll:
• Responsible for the preparation and processing of bi-weekly payroll for 10-15
employees.
• Process employee timesheets, reviewing coding and approval.
• Inputs/adjusts hours to Paylocity for payment.
• Responsible for new employee set-up and other salary/level changes in both
Paylocity and other systems.
• Coordinate the set up of employee direct deposits.
• Process manual payroll checks as necessary.
General Accounting:
• Performs monthly close of accounting records in cooperation with external
accountant, and supervise monthly bank reconciliation.
• Helps ensure compliance with GAAP, organization policies, and federal/state tax
requirements.
• Assists upper management in the annual budget planning and mid-year forecasting
processes.
• Assists upper management in monthly revenue and expense variance analysis (from
budget and prior year).
• Assists upper management and Education Fund Development staff in providing
allocation of individual grant funds for final grant reports.
• Provides support for and assists upper management in the annual audit process and
preparation of the annual 990 tax return.
• Monitors temporary restricted grant funds and stays in regular communication with
program staff on expenses and releases in a timely fashion.
• Maintains all files for accounts payable, accounts receivables, income, and PAC
deposits & disbursements.
• Maintains the Chart of Accounts.
• Assists in maintaining and updating accounting policies and procedures.
• Maintains strong lines of communication with other departments.
Human Resources Administration:
• Coordinate and manage benefits administration, particularly during the Open
Enrollment process.
• Maintain 401k account and submit disbursements within due dates.
• Performs Commuter Checks administration.
• Maintains staff floating holidays spreadsheet.
• Monitors staff paid time off accrual.
• Acts as the liaison with all benefit administrators and vendors.
• Responsible for new employee on boarding and orientation.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience
• 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting
• Knowledge of GAAP
• Knowledge of QuickBooks, Sage, NetSuite, Oracle, or other Accounting
equivalent.
• Experience using Paylocity or an equivalent payroll processing database
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail
• Accurate data entry skills
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Self-starter
• Flexibility and the ability to manage multiple projects
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to follow through on projects
• Thorough understanding of the accounting software and how to run reports and/or
retrieve data
• Must be able to interact effectively with people on all levels of the organization
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
DESIRED QUALIFICIATIONS:
• Experience with nonprofit accounting (501 (c) 4 and/or 501 (c) 3)
• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database
• Experience with Human Resources administration
• Experience with PAC accounting and reporting
• Commitment to the mission of CLCV and CLCVEF
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.
TO APPLY:
Send cover letter and resume to CLCVjobs@ecovote.org, with the subject header
“Accounting & HR Manager” No phone calls, please. For more information about CLCV
please visit www.ecovote.org.

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