Environment Ohio seeks an experienced organization-builder to coordinate
advocacy, field organizing, and media communications for our group.
Environment Ohio is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy
organization. We stand up to polluting industries, fight for a green
future, and do what it takes to win. We believe there’s something special
about Ohio — something worth protecting and preserving for future
generations. Whether it’s the majestic waterfalls at Hocking Hills State
Park, the beauty of the sand dunes along Lake Erie, or our countless parks
and forests, Ohio’s natural wonders enrich our lives in countless ways.
The Director would be driving campaigns to bring clean energy to Ohio, to
fight global warming pollution, protect Ohio’s beautiful state parks, and
save Ohio’s waterways.
Environment Ohio is part of a national federation of environmental groups
with offices in 29 states and Washington, D.C.
Campaign Coordination: Develop and execute plans to win on our
environmental campaigns. Assess opportunities for building political
support for our agenda through coalition-building, grassroots organizing
and media outreach.
Advocacy: Bring problems and solutions to the attention of decision-makers:
state legislators, the Governor’s staff, state regulators, local officials
and federal representatives. Build relationships with key players in Ohio
and in the region.
Coalition Building: Cultivate relationships with diverse and powerful
allies and expand the constituencies supporting our efforts. This will
include building a coalition of key allies and getting them actively
involved in our campaigns including attending events and participating in
Media Outreach: Serve as a public spokesperson through media events, press
releases, op-eds and other visibility tactics with a goal of building name
recognition for the organization, educating the public about our issues and
demonstrating support for our positions.
Fundraising: Write grant proposals, build relationships with foundation
staff and meet with large donors, all to bring more resources to campaigns
we’re running to protect our environment. Work with our citizen outreach
staff to build and develop our membership base.
Recruitment: Recruit new staff, interns and volunteers to increase our
impact and build our power.
Minimum five years of professional experience in grassroots organizing,
organization building, and/or campaign politics. Related advanced degrees,
such as a J.D. or master’s degree, may count towards experience. Qualified
candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to environmental issues and
to citizen-based social change, experience in state-level political
advocacy and organizing, a proven ability to recruit, train and develop
staff, the ability to raise money, and demonstrated success in building
relationships with the full spectrum of environmental and political
Pay & Benefits
Target annual compensation for this position is commensurate with the
relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate
has. Environment Ohio offers a competitive benefits package.
Please apply online at: http://jobs.
Direct your application to Kyle Larson, Hiring Director for The Public
Environment Ohio 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.