Senior Campaign Representative, Electric Sector - My Generation Campaign
Oakland or Los Angeles, CA Preferred
Deputy Regional Campaign Director
Plans, convenes, coordinates, and implements the strategies and activities of the My Generation campaign's efforts to decarbonize the electric sector and transition California utilities from gas to clean energy as part of a just and equitable transition towards a broader decarbonized economy. Responsible for overall electric sector strategy in California. Coordinates with relevant campaign staff and other stakeholders in California.The My Generation campaign is focused on equitably moving California to 100% clean energy and electrifying the economy.
The Senior Campaign Representative has program responsibility for the planning, coordination and implementation of the My Generation campaign electric sector strategies and activities with particular attention to gas plant retirements, community choice energy, and public power agencies. In consultation with volunteers, partners, and staff, the Senior Campaign Representative coordinates and guides the team of staff and volunteers, ensuring successful implementation of campaign goals, and robust collaboration across teams, campaigns, and Chapters with vested interest in decarbonizing the electric sector. Produces educational materials and reports, does research, testifies, lobbies and serves as a technical resource. Manages day-to-day operational aspects of Campaign. Represents the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. to government officials, the media and other organizations. Represents the Campaign in negotiations and settlements in the assigned area. Supports fundraising efforts when appropriate. Takes appropriate action to ensure that program goals and objectives are met.
In consultation with key stakeholders, leads and facilitates the development of a strategic campaign plan, goals and objectives, for the My Generation campaign's efforts to decarbonize the electric sector. Develops and implements strategic campaign in collaboration with **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s Environmental Law Program, Chapter, Communications Department, Organizing and On-line Organizing capacities, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s programs, and volunteer leadership to ensure the execution of a campaign to bring about an orderly transition off of gas plants and equitably scale clean energy solutions.
Engages with key strategic partners in frontline communities and within labor impacted by regional gas power generation and committed to the transition to clean energy, elected and appointed decision makers, and executives in the clean energy industry to advance **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s priorities.
In collaboration with the team and external partners, develops campaign policy positions and advocates before local, regional, and state decision-makers. Cultivates productive relationships with key policy-makers and their staff.
Supports and provides senior level professional expertise to staff and volunteers. Provides electric sector training and motivation to staff and volunteers. Works to develop and ensure that volunteers assume meaningful roles in the program/campaign.
Supports media outreach activities related to the campaign/program. Serves as **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. spokesperson to media outlets and promotes volunteer and partner organization media exposure.
Implements **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. best practices regarding the Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing, justice, equity, and inclusion. Works to ensure that volunteers assume meaningful roles in the program/campaign.
Writes, edits, and reviews educational and advocacy materials.
Provides analysis and support for campaign budget and quarterly forecasts.
In cooperation with Advancement, participates in donor and foundation solicitation and cultivation, including meeting with funders and preparation of funder presentation, proposals, and reports.
Represents the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. to the general public and to strategic allies.
Introduces creative ideas and new approaches for team consideration.
Handles miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned.
Heavier seasonal workloads may occur as a result of project deadlines and during peak activity periods. Frequent weekend and/or evening work may be required.
Knowledge & Skills:
3-5 years experience as a campaigner in issue advocacy as a senior representative, or in a comparable position in another organization which includes substantial experience planning and managing a state or regional level legislative campaign, including developing strategy, organizing, lobbying, media relations, fundraising, program/employee management, budget planning and management, and working with senior level political and business leaders.
Expert knowledge of California energy policy and regulatory landscape. Knowledge of clean energy industry and technology a plus.
Excellent demonstrated written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability in public speaking and media presentation.
Substantial experience and demonstrated ability and effectiveness working with volunteers.
Demonstrated commitment to incorporating principles of justice, equity and inclusion into campaign process and outcomes.
Valid driver's license, satisfactory driving record, and proof of auto insurance required.
This position is represented by a collective bargaining unit and is subject to the terms and conditions of the contract between **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. and Progressive Workers Union or Sierra Employee Alliance, depending on location.
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.
This is a category 3 exempt position.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. does not sponsor H1B visas.
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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