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U.S. National Organizer


Nationwide, USA ~ March 08, 2018

350.org is looking for a motivated organizer who is excited about building a movement powered by volunteers that is ready to take on the fossil fuel industry.

About 350.org

350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here.

About the US National Organizer

350.org is looking to hire a U.S. National Organizer who can help us recruit, train and support volunteer leaders all across the country. This person will work on our Fossil Free Resolutions Campaign Team and focus on growing our activist network. This person will recruit for and run large calls for our volunteers, support volunteers directly and help build out a winning organizing plan for this campaign.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of recruiting, organizing, training, and supporting volunteer leaders or working in diverse coalitions, especially in communities of color, low-income communities, and communities impacted by climate change.
  • Experience or familiarity organizing with an orientation to movement building and broader social justice.
  • Campaign strategy, planning, and volunteer management experience.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with people from diverse racial, ethnic, class, age, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds.
  • Ability to adapt to and juggle evolving and competing priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Comfortable working independently as part of a remote team and communicating over phone, Slack, and messaging programs.

Desired (but not required) skills and experiences

  • Experience working on grassroots campaigns to influence decision makers.
  • Experience creating externally facing, written and/or visual content for organizing campaigns
  • Familiarity or excitement to learn digital organizing skills using new strategies and platforms.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills and ability to keep track of multiple projects and relationships.

A typical week in this position could include:

  • Daily interaction with volunteers on the ground, troubleshooting, building relationships and general support
  • Drafting emails to a volunteer base, hosts or leaders for distributed actions
  • Several calls with internal teams on specific projects (e.g. an upcoming action), an internal campaign call, or a check in with your manager
  • Helping develop organizing plans for our network and activists

We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others.

Position Type: Full Time

Application Deadline: Although we hope to begin interviews during the week of March 26, this job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications.

Start Date: Flexible, ideally April 2018

Compensation: $47,500 - $60,000 depending on location and qualifications

Location: This position can be performed from our DC, Brooklyn, or Oakland office, or remotely in the following states: CA, GA, MD, MA, ME, CO, MT, NY, NC, PA, VT, VA, WA, or Washington, DC.


350.org strives to be an inclusive, collaborative, fun and equitable work environment that brings a variety of approaches to addressing the climate crisis. We’re committed to building an organization that is self-reflective, high-impact, innovative and integrates principles of justice and equity into our campaigning and movement-building.  Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out its work and we value new perspectives, creative ideas and different ways of working. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We particularly encourage applicants from communities most impacted by climate change or other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.

If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at jobs@350.org with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.

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