Sierra Watch Field Organizer
Sierra Watch seeks a passionate conservation advocate to recruit and mobilize grassroots involvement as Field Organizer for our campaign to Keep Squaw True.
Founded in 2001, Sierra Watch has built a remarkable record of measurable success in Sierra conservation.
We spearheaded the long-term effort to protect Tahoe’s Martis Valley, played the lead role in turning back irresponsible development on Donner Summit, and now we’re building our leadership team to protect iconic Squaw Valley.
This is a dream-job opportunity to play a determining role in what is shaping up to be big the biggest conservation issue in the Sierra Nevada.
The Field Organizer will staff our Squaw Valley Field Office as part of a focused, effective, results-driven organization with a staff of four and headquarters in Nevada City, California.
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Sierra Watch seeks an effective advocate to lead the grassroots component of our concerted Keep Squaw True campaign. Responsibilities will include: recruiting and mobilizing volunteers;generating constituent letters and citizen input to decision makers; organizing outreach events and community forums; expanding social media reach;turning out people to key public hearings and community events; and coordinating involvement in broader Tahoe volunteer opportunities.
The ideal candidate has one-two years professional organizing or equivalent leadership experience and has demonstrated entrepreneurial leadership in setting priorities and following through.
The position demands excellent communications skills. A passion for the Sierra Nevada is a must; a sense of humor is encouraged.
Salary DOE with health benefits − and a season pass to Squaw Valley. Location is North Lake Tahoe, California.
Send a cover letter, resume, writing/media sample, and references to:
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Position is open until filled. Please, no drop-ins.