Lobby and Outreach Organizer Position
The West Virginia Sierra Club
works to protect the environment in West Virginia. We are seeking an individual
to promote better regulation and/or legislation for shale (Marcellus) gas
drilling in WV. This is a contract job, equivalent to 3/4 time, with salary and
expenses. Duration is July 1 - December 31, 2010.
Represent the Club and the
environment at legislative or agency meetings.
Grassroots outreach to citizens,
communities, and organizations.
prepare fact sheets, presentations to groups, newsletter
articles, web content.
to community groups.
letters, op-eds, radio/TV/newspaper articles and coverage.
experience working independently and as part of a team.
and presentation skills
Concern for WV
environmental issues in general. Knowledge of shale
(Marcellus) gas and water issues is a plus.
Able to travel
Some weekend and
evening work necessary.
Ability to work
with boards, committees, and a wide range of people.
(email, web, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
material - flyers, pamphlets, fact sheets, etc.
activate individuals and groups.
Questions? Contact Karen Grubb
email@example.com), or Jim Kotcon (304.293.8822,
To apply, send a letter of
application outlining your interests and abilities, a resume, and names and
contact info for 3 references to:
All material must be submitted
electronically. References must include email addresses. Application deadline
is June 20, 2010.
Remember: Mother Nature bats last.