Cassie Kelly, Digital Organizer, August 8, 2018
The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a part-time contractor to direct Ohio Clinicians for Climate Action (OCCA) to assemble and activate medical clinicians who are committed to advocating on behalf of their patients for climate action. The contractor will serve as the organization’s liaison between OEC staff and clinician advocates in Ohio. The contractor will build relationships and network within medical professional associations of Ohio to build the membership of the OCCA. This position will work on a daily basis to turn clinicians into skilled public messengers conveying the importance of climate change as a public health issue.
Reporting to the Director of Climate Programs, the contractor will:
Ensure all communications are accurate, compelling, and advance our strategic plan. Effectively develop and work towards multiple aggressive goals. Translate broad goals into achievable steps. Plan and meet deadlines. Demonstrate initiative and work as a team player.Have a flexible and positive attitude. Approach work with the spirit of “’yes,” and adapt quickly to change.
Occasional travel, evening, and weekend work may be required for meetings with partners, donors, reporters/editorial boards, and for conferences.
This position is planned for two years with continuation dependant on funding. Hourly rate depends on experience and is competitive.
About the OEC
The Ohio Environmental Council 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.theOEC.org.
The OEC is committed to inclusion and diversity. We seek to hire staff that reflect the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
The OEC 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, short writing sample, and references to careers@theOEC.org with “ Ohio Clinicians for Climate Action Contractor” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.