Ohio Environmental Council, September 24, 2021
ACE educates, inspires and supports young people to lead the fight for their future. They ensure they have everything they need to understand the science and advocate for solutions to the climate emergency.
They envision a world in which a global movement, rich in youth leadership, has turned the tide on climate change. They believe an equitable, biodiverse, carbon-neutral future is still within reach if we, the people, compel our leaders to act. Learn more about ACE by visiting their website.
The Civic Engagement Manager will work to advance the programmatic and strategic growth of ACE through implementing ACE’s 501(c)(3) nonpartisan civic engagement program in key priority areas across the state. The scope of responsibilities will include, but is not limited to: direct voter contact, cutting and managing turf, managing data and digital tools, relational organizing, partnership and coalition management, voter registration activities, year-round civic engagement with young people, in-state communications (e.g. text, email, and other modes), and managing three or more state-based youth cohorts doing civic engagement work.
In this position, the Civic Engagement Manager will work to strengthen ACE’s role and impact in advocating for an end to the era of fossil fuels, a swift and equitable transition to renewable energy, and an increase in diverse youth participation in our democracy, by supporting young people to take action for climate justice and raise their voices to protect voting rights and civic participation.
This is a full time position based locally in Cleveland, Ohio. The Civic Engagement Manager will work from home, meet regularly by video chat with ACE team members, partners and youth, and conduct the majority of activities both online and safely in-person. The Civic Engagement Manager must be available for regular travel within the state, and potentially nationally, to participate in field work, conferences, actions, organizing, events, and to attend staff retreats.
This description reflects ACE’s assignment of essential functions, it does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. ACE retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position at any time.
• Demonstrated competence in supervising a team and managing projects
• Ability to train and coach youth
• Experience in designing and implementing campaigns
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.
Please apply by emailing your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Civic Engagement Manager, Ohio” in the subject line. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEOC guidelines.
ACE is an equal opportunity employer that highly values diversity, equity and inclusion and views the climate crisis as a social justice crisis. People who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), people who experience gender oppression, people with disabilities, and people who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community are particularly encouraged to apply.
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