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STAND.earth


Forest Campaigner

Bellingham, WA; San Francisco, CA; or Vancouver, BC (Canada)
(will consider outstanding candidates in remote locations)


About Stand.earth
Stand.earth
is an environmental organization working to create a world where respect for people and the environment comes first. Our campaigns challenge destructive corporate and governmental practices and create solutions that support all of us.

Stand.earth recognizes and respects the sovereignty of First Nations and tribes, as well as the rights of indigenous people and frontline communities. These communities are often first and most directly impacted, and they provide critical leadership in developing solutions.

Stand.earth is an equal opportunity employer; we have a strong commitment to equity and inclusion, and value the leadership and skills of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, LGBTQ persons, and people from other historically marginalized backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Location
The preferred location for this position is in one of our hub offices in Bellingham, WA, San Francisco, CA, or Vancouver, BC, but we’ll consider outstanding candidates in remote locations.

The Position
The Forest Campaigner will be responsible for carrying out our forestry campaign which pressures some of North America’s largest brands to change their paper procurement policies and champion forest protection with their suppliers. Our forest campaign also works with stakeholders in Canada to achieve large-scale forest protection agreements. This is a full-time salaried position with excellent benefits - the salary range is $50-60k.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute market-based campaign strategies that support forest protection. Work with senior staff to lead direct communications and negotiations with corporate targets.
  • Conduct, direct or support industry and issue-focused research to be used for crafting campaign strategy.
  • Develop plan to recruit and engage supporters online and offline
  • Coordinate activities with partner organizations and allies
  • Work with the Digital Department to craft compelling external content and publicly communicate the campaign’s positions to the media.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of campaign experience. Direct experience with corporate/markets campaigns strongly preferred.
  • Independent and self-motivated.
  • Demonstrated success managing volunteers, identifying organizational needs, and problem solving.
  • Able to generate and respond to media inquires
  • Highly organized, flexible, creative, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and able to thrive in a fast-paced and ever changing environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal and social media communication skills.
  • Knowledge of forestry issues a plus.

To Apply
Please send a 1-page cover letter and resume, as attachments to forestcampaigner@Stand.earth with your name in the subject line and on each attachment.

In your cover letter, tell us what’s motivating you to apply for this role. Please also make sure to let us know how you heard about this position.

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