David Miller, Director of Communications, April 3, 2018
The Ohio Environmental Council Action Fund seeks a temporary Columbus Regional Coordinator. The Coordinator will build power, presence, and relationships on behalf of our organization, and to organize citizens to get involved and make the protection of Ohio’s land, air, and water a political priority. The ideal candidate will be a rising community leader who can serve as the OEC Action Fund ambassador to new networks as well as build long-lasting relationships with our members in the targeted region. This position is an opportunity to become the local resource on politics and the environment and to build strong relationships with elected officials, partner organizations, grasstops leaders, and grassroots advocates.
The Columbus Regional Coordinator reports to the Action Fund Deputy Director and is responsible for the following:
As a member of the Campaigns and Communications Center and the Field Teams, this position helps grow the organization through general public engagement and outreach. The individual is expected to be an executor focused on setting and achieving complex goals across a wide spectrum of campaigns and issues.
The Columbus Regional Coordinator must:
Work independently and part of a team to achieve a broad set of goals related to campaigns, issues, organizational development and growth, and policy solutions within their respective regions. They must be able to communicate effectively both internally and externally through written and oral communications.
Understand and work with the political landscape to build relationships and advance our agenda across a diverse set of individuals and organizations. Report on work and progress to goal on numerous programs.
Adhere to the highest ethical standards. Convey a professional and positive image and attitude regarding the organization and our partners in the advocacy and environmental sector. Demonstrate commitment to continued professional growth and development.
Salary depends on experience and is competitive. Excellent benefits include health, vision, dental, and life insurance, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, generous paid time off, and employer-matched retirement fund.
This is a temporary position with funding through the November 2018 election.
About the OEC Action Fund
The Ohio Environmental Council Action Fund is the state’s most comprehensive, effective and respected environmental advocate for a healthier, more sustainable Ohio. Our experts work daily to restore, protect, and strengthen the quality of life for families and communities — from the air we breathe and the water we drink to the food we eat and natural resources we enjoy. Find out more at www.theOECActionFund.org.
The OECAF is committed to inclusion and diversity. We seek to hire staff that reflects the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
The OECAF prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
How to Apply
Send your cover letter, resume, and references to careers@theOEC.org with “Columbus Regional Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.