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The Oregon League of Conservation Voters (OLCV) is the political voice of Oregon's environmental community. OLCV is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that -- along with its sister organizations the OLCV Education Fund and the OLCV PAC-- passes laws to protect our natural legacy, elects pro-environment candidates, and holds our elected officials accountable. OLCV is committed to creating a culture of justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in our organization and outward.

Oregon League of Conservation Voters Job Announcement: Coalition Director 

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our staff as our Coalition Director! The Coalition Director serves as OLCV’s in-house lobbyist, coordinates the activities of the Oregon Conservation Network (OCN), a coalition of nearly 40 environmental non-profits, represents OLCV membership and participation in additional formal and informal coalitions, and helps manage select campaign programs to help pro-environment candidates win elections. This is not an entry-level position.

We are looking to hire: an enthusiastic person with a strong commitment to the environment, OLCV’s mission, a desire to change the world through the political process, as well as racial, social, and environmental justice. You’ll be a team player, a quick learner, and a hard worker with strong organizing and interpersonal skills.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Lobbying on behalf of OLCV, OCN’s coordinated agenda, and other partners
• Coordinating the activities of OCN, including organizing and leading meetings
• Executing campaign plans and coordinating with candidate campaigns and groups during elections
• Share in OLCV’s commitment to working on equity and justice
• Building relationships with legislators, key political figures, and OLCV allies and partners

Some other qualities and skills we appreciate:

• Knowledge of politics, policies, and the political landscape, or experience on a campaign, or a public
education campaign
• Understanding of the legislative process, or experience as an advocate, lobbyist, or in government affairs
• A demonstrated interest in environmental issues
• Excellent analytical skills and the ability to react quickly and calmly in emotionally-charged situations
• Superior organizational skills and experience working with diverse coalitions
• Good listening and communication skills, including writing ability

Location:

Flexible, with frequent, regular travel required throughout Oregon, particularly to Salem and Portland. Potential candidates must have transportation and ability to travel. This is a full-time position and will require some evenings and weekends.

Compensation:

The salary range for this position starts at $56,000-$60,000 per year along with holiday, PTO, sabbatical, retirement, health/dental/vision benefits, and access to training resources.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples via email to jobs@olcv.org with Coalition Director in the subject line. Application processing will begin immediately, with interviews beginning no later than 5/22. No phone calls please.

OLCV is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women, LGBTQ individuals, and people of color are encouraged.