Climate Campaign Manager
We’re hiring a Climate Campaign Manager who will develop and deliver strong climate policy at the federal, state, and local levels!
Work schedule: Exempt, Full-time
Deadline for submission: June 25, 2023
Conservation Colorado is seeking a Climate Campaign Manager based in Denver who will be responsible for developing and delivering strong climate policy at the federal, state, and local levels. Candidates with more experience will be considered for a Senior Manager role.
About Conservation Colorado
As the largest statewide environmental organization in Colorado, we work to protect our state’s climate, air, land, water, and communities. For over 50 years, we have played a unique role in Colorado as our work focuses on organizing communities, influencing decision-makers, and electing conservation-minded leaders. That work includes Protégete, which is focused on building Latino leadership and engagement on environmental issues. We believe that achieving racial, social, and environmental justice are critical to our mission and within the organization, we aim to create a workplace culture of policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion. You can learn more about our mission here.
What You’ll Do
As the Climate Campaign Manager, You’ll serve as our organization’s policy expert on climate issues, reporting to the Senior Government Affairs Director. This includes running issue-specific coalitions and tables and owning issue-specific policy campaigns for the organization. This role can evolve over time, but you will have these areas of responsibility:
Win policy campaigns (50%)
Manage coalitions and build relationships (35%)
In addition to the above responsibilities, the Senior Climate Manager would help:
Build capacity and support the Government Affairs team (10%)
In addition to your regular responsibilities, all staff are expected to participate at some level in organizational priorities including helping in certain fundraising efforts, taking part in our election-related activities, and committing to our organizational efforts around equity & inclusivity (5%).
To be successful in this job, you will need to be excited and motivated to dive in on climate policies, environmental issues more broadly, and Colorado politics, as well as have the skills to work collaboratively with partners and our team. Fundamentally, we are seeking an issue campaigner with the skills and experience to deliver significant and equitable climate policy victories to Colorado. More specifically, you will have or be most or all of the following:
Additional Senior Climate Manager Qualifications
This position does not have an undergraduate education requirement. Spanish/English bilingual is a skill we value, but it is not a requirement. This is a full-time job but there can be some flexibility in the exact schedule.
Compensation and Benefits
The salary range for the campaign manager position is $69,000-$80,500 and the range for the Senior Campaign Manager is $77,000-$85,000 based on a wage analysis across the organization and new staff rarely starting at the top of the range.
We provide high-quality, zero-deductible health insurance and a strong benefits package that includes a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with a match, at least 30 days of vacation & holidays as well as 6 physical & mental wellness days in your first year, and parental leave and a sabbatical program. Please note that as a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, Conservation Colorado employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
All Conservation Colorado positions require in person work of some kind & therefore we do require our staff to be vaccinated against COVID. However, when it comes to being in the office or working from home, we have embraced a hybrid work model where we offer people, in consultation with their managers, some flexibility on where they work based on organizational needs, job requirements, and personal preferences. The organization does not have a set policy for the number of days someone must be in the office and the days required for a specific individual or position will vary from person to person based on the needs of the job. Everyone is welcome to work in the office 100% of the time if they prefer or if their home environment is not conducive to working for whatever reason.
We are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive organization and conservation movement to fully represent and engage all Coloradans and to build as powerful a movement as we can. Recruiting staff that better reflects Colorado is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, race, ethnicity, geographies, political affiliation, sexual orientations, gender identities, and all other identities represented in Colorado or protected by law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
If this job truly speaks to you please click here to submit a cover letter and resume and answer a few short questions. If you have a disability and need accommodation or assistance with our online application process, please tell us how we can help by calling us at 303.333.7846.