Chapter Field Director, North Carolina Chapter
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Title: Chapter Field Director, North Carolina Chapter
Reports to: State Director
Supervises: Chapter Organizers
Context: Has primary responsibility to design, build and manage a Chapter organizing program. The Field Director will develop and implement a plan to build a grassroots organizing program in North Carolina. This individual will plan and manage all NC Chapter staff organizing work in support of Chapter conservation and organizational goals. The Field Director will establish organizing objectives; coach and develop organizers to build effective volunteer leadership and strong community allies, and be part of a team charged with winning conservation campaign victories.
Scope: The Field Director will assess Chapter organizing staffing needs and make recommendations to State Director. As the program develops, the Field Director will be responsible for setting and achieving all organizing objectives and for the effectiveness of the Chapter’s organizing activities. The Field Director will ensure that programmatic commitments and objectives are met, and also that financial, operational and legal compliance standards are met. In addition, the Field Director will have his or her own portfolio of organizing work, proportionate to other responsibilities.
Knowledge and Skills:
-- 3 years experience leading community organizing campaigns, plus relevant BA/BS degree or commensurate education and experience.
-- Prior experience and/or demonstrated ability in developing, training and coaching employees.
-- Working knowledge of budget management, restricted and grant funding.
-- In depth knowledge of the craft of grassroots organizing and the political system.
-- Demonstrated effectiveness in using the media; excellent oral, written and social media communication skills.
-- Prior experience in the development of grant proposals and individual donor relationships.
-- Extensive travel required. Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of auto insurance required.
The Sierra Club offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan. This is a category 4 exempt position.
Sierra Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
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