The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Job Opportunity: Campaign Organizer at Impact

Organization Name: Impact

Position Type: Full-time job

Location: Any of 25 different cities across the country

Sector: Nonprofit

Start Date: August 2017

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

Time Commitment: Although there is no typical day or week, you should expect to work 60 or more hours a week. In addition, organizers generally spend a couple of weekends each month participating in trainings, regional meetings, conferences, or campaign events. When push comes to shove, we do whatever it takes to win, and during those times, we work closer to 80 hours a week.

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years, including recent graduates

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Organization website: http://weareimpact.org/index.html

Brief Description of the organization:

Impact is a nonprofit that runs field campaigns to influence our elected officials and major corporations. We’re hiring people to work in 25 states to protect our environment, defend our democracy and advocate for the public interest. 

 

Brief Description of the employee’s role or key qualifications

No single day with Impact looks quite like another. Campaign tactics like running a petition drive or persuading a local group to work with you will keep you on your feet and on the go, but you’ll also need to leverage your work online. You may find yourself recruiting new community groups to join a clean water coalition, organizing a news event on 100 percent renewable energy, meeting with an editorial board about the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, or building an online following for a campaign to stop factory farms from polluting our water.

How to apply:
Please visit http://weareimpact.org/apply.html to apply.

 

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