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Energy Campaign Outreach Coordinator

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Colorado - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name Wilderness Society
Contact Name HR
Website Further Details / Applications
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The Energy Campaign Outreach Coordinator will serve in a highly collaborative role working with the Energy Campaign leadership team. The primary responsibilities will be collaborating with regional, communications and government relations staff as well as partner organizations to organize grassroots support for land protection and improving energy policies. This is an important position that will help cultivate broad and diverse political support in communities for leveraging strong land conservation when energy development occurs. The coordinator will be responsible for identifying and planning events, fly-ins and media outreach. The coordinator will work with TWS staff and our partner organizations across the West to identify people engaged place-based campaigns and helping these local leaders speak about the need for national policy change in addition to protecting local places. In addition, the Outreach Coordinator will help develop an informal network of activists in the West to work on both renewable and fossil fuel energy issues. The coordinator will also help organize resources to fill capacity needs activists have to be more effective, such as media or lobby training. These efforts will help support national energy policy efforts, but also help elevate place-based conservation campaigns.

The Outreach Coordinator will contribute to and reinforce a positive organizational culture that is grounded in trust, accountability to shared goals and outcome, and which is campaign oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, adaptive and transparent.


  • Develop a good working relationship with TWS regional field people and partner organizations to identify and cultivate local leaders.
  • Help local activists develop skills around organizing, media training and lobbying.
  • Work with local activists to develop an informal network that allows for mutual support, learning lessons and sharing successes.
  • Provide leadership to the Energy Campaign by developing ideas and proposals for innovative activities, including opportunities for local activists to deliver land conservation messages to opinion leaders and media.
  • Collaborate with communications staff to help identify and deliver strong local voices in the media.
  • Provide outreach support to national “On Equal Ground” campaign and with other national efforts.
  • Some travel will be required. Working hours must be flexible enough to adapt to congressional and other schedules.
  • Organizes events such as fly-ins to Washington, D.C., or in regional locations to build support for land conservation in the face of energy development


  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, environmental or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience related to field organizing, advocacy campaigns or related work. Direct experience with grassroots groups a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience as a highly functioning team member.
  • General knowledge of the key federal land management agencies and policies as well as Congress’ legislative process.
  • Demonstrated ability to function at a high level under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver under deadline pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Common sense mandatory, good humor desirable.


  • Motivated, self-starter with the ability to take initiative, develop ideas and see them through implementation.
  • Passion for The Wilderness Society’s mission and a commitment to a broad conservation agenda.
  • Campaign oriented, nimble, innovative, adaptive and transparent. 

The Wilderness Society offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; sick and vacation leave; and a pension plan. TWS is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

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