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Grassroots/Grasstops Organizer Posted Oct 28
UCS - Federal Action Campaign Team , Arizona
 
Do you love science? Can you mobilize people in Arizona to advocate for science-based policies that protect public health, clean air and water, and the climate? The Federal Action Campaign Team at the Union of Concerned Scientists is seeking a committed and experienced part-time consultant to do grassroots and grasstops organizing in Arizona. Work from home and around the state to recruit, train and mobilize a team of activists to defend science, and scientists, from the latest attacks in Congress and the Administration that threaten the well-being of communities and the environment.

Details and scope of work:

Part time (approximately 20 hours/week) paid consultant position reports to UCS staff remotely
Expected duration of consultancy: through September 2020
Recruit and meet with activists, including for trainings, strategy sessions and lobby days
Recruit and meet with influential leaders in the community – well known individuals from businesses, universities, etc. – engaging them in your campaigns
Build civic engagement skills of activists, from advocacy to engaging local media
Mobilize advocates and activists to take action in defense of science-based policies that are under attack in Congress and by the Administration using a variety of effective tactics
Coordinate with local coalition partners
Work from home and travel throughout the state
Qualifications:

At least 3-5 years of experience with grassroots/grasstops organizing
Familiarity with the political process
Strong preference for someone with direct experience engaging in legislative advocacy and issue campaigns in Arizona
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and flexibility to respond to fast-changing campaign needs
Access to a car for travel around the state
Effective communicator, from one- on- one to meeting facilitation
HOW TO APPLY
We’re looking for someone to start as soon as possible, so apply soon! To apply please send a cover letter and resume to tfadeyi@ucsusa.org with the subject line “Arizona Grassroots/Grasstops Organizer.”

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