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18 Oct 2017

Full-Time Be an Impact Organizer

Work for Progress – Posted by workforprogress Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

An organizer is someone you need when simply standing up for what’s right isn’t enough to make a difference.
Imagine you want to change something, but you’re faced with resistance. The only way you can win is to get lots of people to join together to take the right action at the right time. That’s what an organizer does. And with Impact, that’s what you’ll do for our environment, our democracy, and our future.

Impact is a team of organizers, working on behalf of groups like PIRG and Environment America.
Our partner groups have researchers, policy analysts and lobbyists who work together for that better future. But, as you can imagine, research and lobbying are not always enough to get things done in American politics. It often takes organizers. And when it’s crunch time on a high-priority campaign, that’s when the Impact team moves in.

With Impact, you’ll go to the places that can decide whether we win or lose a campaign. And by engaging the media, building new coalitions, and activating civic leaders or student activists, you’ll set the stage for winning the next campaign. One district, one state at a time, Impact aims to move the dial in American politics in a positive direction.
During the summer, you’ll direct a campaign office, building the organization by canvassing and training others to canvass. And you’ll recruit the next wave of Impact organizers and interns so we can continue to work on more campaigns.
Impact organizers currently work in 25 states. We’re working with national campaigns to get our country to 100 percent renewable energy, ban the use of bee-killing pesticides, and end the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.
With Impact, you make a difference now; the work you do builds the power we need to win more victories; and you gain the experience that PIRG, Environment America and other groups look for when hiring new advocates and campaign directors.
If you can see yourself next year organizing to make a difference for our health and environment, apply to join the Impact team.

Immediate openings in Columnbus, OH and Denver, CO

The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000. Impact offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

How to Apply

THINGS TO KNOW WHEN YOU APPLY Impact is part of The Public Interest Network — a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to making positive change. Click here for things you should know about our network when you apply. TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY: Impact is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. For Los Angeles-based positions: Impact will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Job Categories: Administrative. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: advocacy, Advocate, non-profit, and organizer. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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