Regional Organizer

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.09.21

Job Type: Full-time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Job Description: 

Food & Water Watch is hiring a Regional Organizer to move forward our national climate campaigns, along with other campaign priorities.

The Organizer will report to the National Organizing Manager and will work collaboratively with other organizing staff, communications, research, and policy staff to support FWW’s campaigns. The Organizer will also work closely with allied organizations and volunteers in target Congressional districts. This position will require flexibility and adaptability as campaign and political circumstances shift. A successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and have demonstrated experience building trust and accountability across differences. This is a bargaining unit position. 

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work, with a preference for Illinois or Michigan-based candidates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on pressuring Members of Congress to oppose fossil fuels and support bold climate solutions.
  2. Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  3. Work closely with FWW staff and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  4. Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  5. Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Watch/Action to the public and the media.
  6. Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  7. Maintain familiarity with a diverse set of issues, research products, and FWW’s suite of digital organizing tools, and respond to information and support requests from activists, coalition members, and the media.
  8. Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on campaign issues.
  9. Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).
  10. Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  11. Maintain accurate records in our database of supporter activities, volunteers, allies, and coalitions.
  12. Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch/Action.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position is expected to have a complete understanding of FWW’s Strategic Organizing model and an ability to develop campaign strategy. The Organizer will be expected to work closely with volunteers and allied organizations to ensure campaigns are moving forward to achieve FWW’s programmatic goals.    

Essential Qualifications:

  • At least one (1) year of full-time experience organizing, and a clear demonstration of ability to develop effective organizing strategies.
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, climate and environmental justice.
  • Experience working effectively with colleagues, volunteers, and organizational allies with a wide range of goals, perspectives, and backgrounds.
  • Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully, and to identify and navigate challenges in a timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills, and an ability to balance short-term priorities with long-term goals and strategies.                                                  

Preferred Qualifications:         

  • Experience organizing in-district to influence specific Members of Congress.
  • Experience using digital organizing and outreach tools, including but not limited to ThruText, Hubdialer, Action Network, or Mobilize.  
  • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers remotely.
  • Experience drafting press materials, talking to reporters, and giving interviews.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                                                                    

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use their hands. 
  • Some local, regional and national travel will be required, pending public health restrictions.
  • An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software.
  • The work environment is typical of an office setting. 
  • Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.   

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch (FWW) strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Food & Water Watch (FWW) is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

This is a grant-funded position. As such, the position is contingent upon continued funding from the grantor for the term of employment. Should the grantor fail to fund this position or rescind its sponsorship during the term of employment, Food & Water Watch may eliminate the position.

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Food Policy Analyst

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.27.21

Job Type: Full-time

Office Location: Washington, DC

Department: Policy

Job Description: 

The Food Policy Analyst works in Food & Water Watch’s organizing and advocacy campaigns around food and sustainable agriculture. The position tracks federal and state policy and lobbies in support of our strategic food campaigns, including those that seek to stop false solutions like factory farm gas and carbon markets, fight corporate control of the food system, promote food safety, and assist farmers in transitioning to organic and regenerative farming systems.

The ideal candidate is hard-working, creative, and driven by a passion for creating socially just and regenerative food systems that benefit all farmers, food chain workers and eaters. This is a Bargaining Unit/Union Position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Cultivate strong and enduring relationships with Capitol Hill offices and relevant agency officials, lobbying them in support of legislative and regulatory priorities.

2) Track federal and state policy relating to our food campaign work, and keep the Policy Team staff informed. May also lend support as needed to policy needs for our water, climate and energy campaigns.

3)  Assist in the development of organizational responses or positions relative to existing or proposed policies.

4) Produce letters, emails, op-eds, briefs, web content and other campaign materials to educate allies, opinion leaders, policymakers, the press and the public about the impact of policies on our organizational programs and interests.

5) Work closely with the organizing team in support of our factory farm campaign.

6) Develop events and meetings such as petition deliveries, webinars, briefings, lobby days, etc.

7) Collaborate with coalitions and partner organizations to advance campaign priorities.

8) Work with our communications department to advance campaign objectives via traditional and social media, including press monitoring and drafting press releases and social media content.

9) Carry out other projects, as assigned.

10) SUPPORTING OUR CULTURE OF PHILANTHROPY: All staff must assist in fundraising and development for the organization. All staff must demonstrate an understanding that our members and supporters make our work (and our salaries) possible and should provide the highest level of customer and member services to people outside the organization. While your job position does not require you to raise any particular amount, you are expected to always be an “ambassador” for FWW/FWA and our work. All staff are expected to help with and participate/attend events and other activities as appropriate that are organized for our supporters and donors. All staff are expected to be cognizant of fundraising opportunities and to share contacts and information that will help build and sustain FWW/FWA.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with Policy Team and Congressional Staff; a moderate degree of contact with other staff; and a low degree of contact with members and supporters.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.           

Education: Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, political science, or related field. Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees in other fields are welcome to apply if they demonstrate relevant experience in food and/or environmental policy, such as through internships and job experiences, major research projects, etc.

Experience: 3 to 6 years of relevant experience in food and/or environmental policy advocacy.

Communications Skills: Outstanding writing skills, with the ability to write clearly and concisely for diverse audiences and translate technical materials into everyday language. Ability to speak with media and make public presentations. 

Computer Skills: An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software, and proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Coursework or certification in Microsoft Office products is a plus.

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch (FWW) strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Food & Water Watch is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

Help us fix broken systems, protect our resources, and stand up against corporate control. Submit your résumé today!

National Climate Organizer

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.20.21

Job Type: Full-time

Office Location: Washington, DC (with remote work primary for the near-term)

Department: Organizing

Job Description: 

Food & Water Watch is hiring a National Climate Organizer to support our campaigns to oppose fossil fuel projects and other dirty energy policies. The Organizer will report to the National Organizing Manager and will work collaboratively with other organizing staff, communications, research, and policy staff to support FWW’s campaigns. The Organizer will also work closely with allied organizations and volunteers across the country. This position will require flexibility and adaptability as campaign and political circumstances shift. A successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, and have demonstrated experience building trust and accountability across differences. This is a bargaining unit position. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on pressuring President Biden to stop fossil fuel projects.
  2. Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  3. Work closely with FWW staff and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  4. Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  5. Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Watch/Action to the public and the media.
  6. Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  7. Maintain familiarity with a diverse set of issues, research products, and FWW’s suite of digital organizing tools, and respond to information and support requests from activists, coalition members, and the media.
  8. Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on campaign issues.
  9. Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).
  10. Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  11. Maintain accurate records in our database of supporter activities, volunteers, allies, and coalitions.
  12. Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch/Action.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the person in this position is expected to have a complete understanding of Food & Water Watch’s Strategic Organizing model and an ability to develop campaign strategy. The Organizer will be expected to work closely with volunteers and allied organizations to ensure campaigns are moving forward to achieve Food & Water Watch’s programmatic goals.    

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                  

Education/Experience:

We are seeking an individual who has:

  • At least one (1) year of full-time experience organizing, and a clear demonstration of ability to develop effective organizing strategies.
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, climate and environmental justice.
  • Experience working effectively with colleagues, volunteers, and organizational allies with a wide range of goals, perspectives, and backgrounds.
  • Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully, and to identify and navigate challenges in a timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills, and an ability to balance short-term priorities with long-term goals and strategies.  

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience using digital organizing and outreach tools, including but not limited to ThruText, Hubdialer, Action Network, or Mobilize. 
  • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers remotely.
  • Experience organizing successful non-violent direct actions or other advocacy events, especially in a role with multiple responsibilities, including recruitment, logistics, volunteer management, and communications.
  • Experience drafting press materials, talking to reporters, and giving interviews.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.        

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use their hands. 
  • Some local, regional and national travel will be required, pending public health restrictions.
  • An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software.
  • The work environment is typical of an office setting. 
  • Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.   

Computer Skills: An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software; in particular have coursework or certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Food & Water Watch (FWW) is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

This is a grant-funded position. As such, the position is contingent upon continued funding from the grantor for the term of employment. Should the grantor fail to fund this position or rescind its sponsorship during the term of employment, Food & Water Watch may eliminate the position.

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Help us fix the broken systems that threaten natural resources and stand up against corporate control.

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Salesforce System Administrator

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.06.21

Job Type: Full-time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Tools & Data

Job Description: 

The Salesforce System Administrator administers and maintains the Salesforce Platform, Marketing Cloud, Springboard, and other Salesforce integrated applications for Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Action. The Salesforce System Administrator analyzes, installs, and when necessary, designs and develops unique, internal customer-based solutions/applications to extend the value of the Salesforce platform for FWW/FWA.

The Salesforce System Administrator also supports and maintains Salesforce platform-specific applications as well as integrations with third-party applications/systems. This position provides technical development and support to the Salesforce.com environment ensuring it aligns with and meets FWW/FWA’s business requirements as well as IT standards and best practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serve as primary System Administrator for the Salesforce platform and environment with 100+ users.
  2. Supervise and manage staff charged with managing, integrating and optimizing FWW/FWA data by overseeing all work and content produced by the team.
  3. Responsible for maintaining the functional areas of data management, accounts, contacts, leads, campaigns, donations, dashboards and reports etc. for the Salesforce. platform.
  4. Responsible for monitoring and assist in maintaining licenses for the Salesforce Platform, Marketing Cloud, Springboard, and other integrated third-party applications.
  5. Manage or monitor ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) data management processes moving data to and from internal and external sources.
  6. Implement new enhancements including creation of custom objects, workflows, email alerts and templates, etc.
  7. Perform development, testing, implementation, documentation and updating as it relates to the Salesforce platform software and system administration.
  8. Maintain and implement all back-up processes of Salesforce Platform data.
  9. Develop, deploy, and maintain custom and third-party applications within the Force.com platform and AppExchange.
  10. Main liaison with Salesforce and associated third party vendors and consultants (Jackson River, Kell Partners, TMC, etc.) and associated third party application vendors (TaskRay, ELTON, Apsona, FormAssembly, etc.).
  11. Gather and document business and technical requirements.
  12. Maintain and develop current and new documentation according to system setups, business policies, processes, and procedures.
  13. Write technical approach and design documentation.
  14. Work closely with internal departments and external business partners to maintain and enhance the Salesforce platform’s capabilities.
  15. Participate in project management of maintenance and development projects.
  16. Participate in cross-functional teams that address strategic organizational issues involving Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP) and integrated applications.
  17. Train staff and colleagues in above listed responsibility areas to build capacity across the organization, e.g., one-on-one coaching, written, recorded and live trainings.
  18. Maintain and expand expertise in the Marketing Cloud, Springboard, Salesforce apps, and other related toolsets.
  19. Monitor new features and recommend ways to take full advantage of the system
  20. Implement user experiences that surface data to users in the most efficient and effective manner.
  21. Maintain and govern users, profiles, permissions, and security.
  22. Understand the data needs of different teams within the organization and interpret those needs into data management practices
  23. Create and share supporter queries and reports for online and offline communication purposes in conjunction with the teams that use our systems.
  24. Create business rules and workflows for regular organizational database processes related to advocacy and fundraising efforts and optimize current systems then to work with relevant staff to test and implement.
  25. Create new protocols, workflows, and adoption training for staff to use Salesforce, Marketing Cloud, Springboard, and other related tools that integrate with Salesforce for their daily work.
  26. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal skills are required
  • Passion for the mechanics of fundraising and building a culture of philanthropy
  • Approach interactions with donors and supporters with a customer-service mindset
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of people, under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with close attention to detail
  • Good computer skills are required, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar database, or a demonstrated capacity to learn new technology quickly and effectively
  • Strong interest in and commitment to promoting the goals of Food & Water Watch

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with Salesforce, Marketing Cloud, and Related Application Users; a moderate degree of contact with other staff; and a low degree of contact with Non-Salesforce Users.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                  

Education/Experience:

  • Experience with Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP) and Nonprofit processes required.
  • Minimum three years of experience as a Salesforce Administrator preferred.
  • Salesforce Admin (ADX201 and ADX211) certified preferred.
  • A documented history of successful project completion.
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and articulate complex processes.
  • Strong Salesforce interest and ability to quickly master new technology.
  • Strong understanding of the Salesforce platform, with the ability to build custom apps and objects, formula fields, processes, custom views, and other content of intermediate complexity preferred.
  • Strong understanding of Salesforce best practices and functionality preferred.

Compensation is dependent upon experience and based on labor market.

Computer Skills: The incumbent must work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet, and spreadsheet software; have coursework or certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch (FWW) strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Food & Water Watch is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

Help us fix the broken systems that threaten natural resources and stand up against corporate control.

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Salesforce Business Analyst

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.06.21

Job Type: Full-time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Tools & Data

Job Description: 

The Salesforce Business Analyst participates in all phases of our Salesforce processes including requirement documentation, user stories, solution design, unit testing, and project management. The solutions provided can vary from creating/updating approval processes, workflows, validation rules, managing third-party AppExchange products, fields and page layout, and various other Salesforce configurations. They have an advanced understanding of the Salesforce capabilities to ensure the best solution is provided to the stakeholders.

This role requires organization, initiative, creativity, and the ability to act as a solution consultant for internal stakeholders leveraging our Salesforce technology and digital solutions. This person is responsible for working with users from all programs/departments internally at all levels within Food & Water Watch. They are able to speak about and present both strategic and tactical items; they liaison with programs/stakeholders to help translate their requirements into technical solutions. They collaborate with developers to test and verify that solutions meet the business requirements and participate in key meetings with stakeholders including requirement sessions, system demos, user acceptance testing, and end-user training.

The ideal candidate has prior experience in the Salesforce ecosystem, Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP), Nonprofit processes, and has a desire to learn about our Salesforce ecosystem and internal processes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supervise and manage staff charged with designing and developing business intelligence and reporting solutions for complex analysis.
  2. Gather, understand, and define program business requirements, business processes as well as documenting the programs objectives, use cases/stories, business requirements, and system specifications.
  3. Develop/enhance user stories and to-be process flows to support the design and development of Salesforce solutions.
  4. Work collaboratively with team members to design a solution that meets a program’s business requirements and fulfill user stories.
  5. Collaborate on the configuration for user stories within Salesforce, AppExchange products, or other cloud-based technologies.
  6. Collaborate with developers to test and verify that solutions meet the program’s business requirements.
  7. Troubleshoot and resolve basic and advanced support issues as needed when an issue is escalated.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal skills are required
  • Passion for the mechanics of fundraising and building a culture of philanthropy
  • Approach interactions with donors and supporters with a customer-service mindset
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of people, under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with close attention to detail
  • Good computer skills are required, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar database, or a demonstrated capacity to learn new technology quickly and effectively
  • Strong interest in and commitment to promoting the goals of Food & Water Watch

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with Salesforce, Marketing Cloud, and Related Application Users; a moderate degree of contact with other staff; and a low degree of contact with Non-Salesforce Users.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                  

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS, etc.) and 4-6 years of fundraising experience in a relevant field or program. We are seeking an individual who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology field preferred.
  • Experience with Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP) and Nonprofit processes preferred.
  • Salesforce Admin (ADX201 and ADX211) certified preferred.
  • Experience with Salesforce technical solutions such as workflow rules, process builder, flow designed, validation rules, custom fields, page layouts, Lightning designer and working with AppExchange products.
  • 2+ years’ Business Analyst experience or focus on project/program management.
  • 2+ years’ experience leveraging and configuring the Salesforce platform to develop a solution.
  • 1+ years’ experience soliciting, gathering, and analyzing user input and requirements.
  • 1+ years’ experience documenting user stories and creating to-be process flow diagrams.

Compensation is dependent upon experience and based on labor market.

Computer Skills: The incumbent must work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet, and spreadsheet software; have coursework or certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch (FWW) strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Food & Water Watch is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

Help us fix the broken systems that threaten natural resources and stand up against corporate control.

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Manager of Monthly Giving

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.06.21

Job Type: Full-time

Office Location: Negotiable (this position is approved for remote work, with a preference for DC-based candidates).

Department: Development

Job Description: 

The Manager of Monthly Giving has responsibility for the monthly giving program at Food & Water Watch including online and offline strategies. The Membership Manager will develop the monthly giving strategy, oversee day-to-day operations of this program, and personally manage a portfolio of high-value monthly donors. This individual will also work with and oversee Food & Water Watch staff to meet their monthly donor fundraising goals. This position reports to the Director of Philanthropic Operations. This position is approved for remote work, with a preference for DC-based candidates. This is a Bargaining Unit/Union Position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Work across departments including with our digital and organizing teams to develop and implement monthly donor recruitment campaigns, define key performance measures and track the tactics and strategy across all channels including: direct mail, email, web, social media, events, and personal relationships.
  2. Develop an annual communications strategy that builds a sense of community, and conveys and shows appreciation for the impact monthly donors have on Food & Water Watch’s mission.
  3. Create and oversee retention and upgrade strategies, including the use of automated messages and personal outreach.
  4. Steward and cultivate high-value monthly-donor members by creating a strategy to engage them through mail, phone, digital, text and personal communications. Maintain a donor portfolio of at least 100 monthly donors.
  5. Manage the monthly donor acknowledgement program using unique and inspiring ways to deepen their commitment. This includes working with Food & Water Watch staff to thank monthly donors and personally making calls to thank monthly donors.
  6. Manage the reporting and tracking of the monthly giving program and meet annual fundraising goals.
  7. Work with the Food & Water Watch digital team to ensure that the online strategies, needs, and activities of the monthly giving program are fully and seamlessly integrated and coordinated with overall digital strategy; this individual liaisons with the digital team on a regular basis.
  8. Manage and work with staff of Food & Water Watch to ensure they are meeting their monthly donor fundraising goals. This includes strategy sessions with the team, creating written materials for their needs and creating processes and systems for tracking progress.
  9. In collaboration with the Food & Water Watch salesforce team, ensure good data hygiene and manage all monthly giving operations including acknowledgments, processing gifts and maintaining data to ensure accuracy. Work with our existing database (Salesforce) and other digital tools to manage the monthly giving program, suggesting new tools or platforms as needed.
  10. Other duties as assigned.
  11. Support Our Culture of Philanthropy: Demonstrate an understanding of the essential role of our members and supporters, and consistently serve as an ambassador for FWW/FWA and our work. Participate in or attend events and other activities as appropriate that are organized for our supporters and donors. Be cognizant of fundraising opportunities and share contacts and information that will help build and sustain FWW/FWA.

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal skills are required
  • Passion for the mechanics of fundraising and building a culture of philanthropy
  • Approach interactions with donors and supporters with a customer-service mindset
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of people, under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with close attention to detail
  • Good computer skills are required, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar database, or a demonstrated capacity to learn new technology quickly and effectively
  • Strong interest in and commitment to promoting the goals of Food & Water Watch

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with donors and prospects; a high degree of contact with Managing Directors and other staff; and a high degree of contact with non-development related activities.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                  

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS, etc.) and 4-6 years of fundraising experience in a relevant field or program. We are seeking an individual who has:

  • A proven track record of managing and growing a monthly-giving program at a nonprofit organization.
  • An appreciation for the unique expectations and needs of monthly donors, informed by the philanthropy best practices and the latest research.
  • Self-sufficiency in building reports and tracking metrics in a database such as Salesforce.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills for donor communications and internal communications.

Computer Skills: An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software; in particular have coursework or certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch (FWW) strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Food & Water Watch is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

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Human Resources Director

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 07.23.21

Job Type: Full-time

Office Location: Washington, DC

Department: Human Resources

Job Description: 

The Human Resources Director will manage the HR processes of Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Action. The Director will manage the HR team and assist with labor relations, gathering, collecting, and maintaining documents and records required for contract and policy development, investigations, and negotiations. The HR Director will ensure that FWW hires and retains the most effective staff to accomplish its mission and is in compliance with labor law in multiple locations. A diverse staff is key to FWW effectiveness.

The HR Director is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation. The HR Director provides strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans to the executive management team.         

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supervises all HR activities, communications, reports, requests and documents created and received by the team.
  2. Handles labor relations and human resource inquiries related to policies, procedures, and bargaining agreements.
  3. Support, guide, train supervisors to help maintain effective working relationships with BU members.
  4. Serves as the initial contact and liaison for intake and assessment of employee complaints.
  5. Conducts initial interviews and gathers information for employee relations matters such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other concerns; informs appropriate staff when additional investigation is required.
  6. Ensure that all personnel files are up-to-date with necessary documents.
  7. Interface between staff and health insurance broker to assist staff in resolving questions.
  8. Ensure pay bands across the organization are up-to-date and equitable.
  9. Work with finance to ensure benefits are accurately charged.
  10. Manage employee onboarding and offboarding.
  11. Responsible for recordkeeping related to hiring, termination, leave, transfer, and promotion particularly as related to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and diversity initiatives.
  12. Collects information and data to assess cost and policy implications of negotiations and disputes. This may include management and union proposals, pay scales and wages, benefits, working conditions, and other mitigating circumstances.
  13. Conducts surveys, interviews, and other research related to human resource policies, compensation, and other labor negotiations; collects information and reports results to Managing Directors.
  14. Maintains knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations related to EEO, collective bargaining, unions, labor relations, and human resources.
  15. Prepares plans, policies, documents, and reports including EEO-1, organizational charts, labor agreements, and employee handbooks.
  16. Assists with preparation of documents and records required for contract negotiations, meetings, and negotiations with employee and labor organizations.
  17. Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  18. Creates recruitment plans, interview schedules and evaluation standards in accordance with HR methodologies and labor laws.
  19. Research compensation standards set by industry and governing bodies in order to create salary structures and administer employee benefits.
  20. Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  21. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  22. SUPPORTING OUR CULTURE OF PHILANTHROPY: All staff must assist in fundraising and development for the organization. All staff must demonstrate an understanding that our members and supporters make our work (and our salaries) possible and should provide the highest level of customer and member services to people outside the organization. While your job position does not require you to raise any particular amount, you are expected to always be an “ambassador” for FWW/FWA and our work. All staff are expected to help with and participate/attend events and other activities as appropriate that are organized for our supporters and donors. All staff are expected to be cognizant of fundraising opportunities and to share contacts and information that will help build and sustain FWW/FWA.

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal skills are required
  • Passion for the mechanics of fundraising and building a culture of philanthropy
  • Approach interactions with donors and supporters with a customer-service mindset
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of people, under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with close attention to detail
  • Good computer skills are required, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar database, or a demonstrated capacity to learn new technology quickly and effectively
  • Strong interest in and commitment to promoting the goals of Food & Water Watch

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with other staff; a moderate degree of contact with vendors and a low degree of contact with volunteers and donors.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                  

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business or related field required. A minimum of five years progressively responsible, professional experience in collective bargaining and labor relations activities, including two years supervisory experience.

Computer Skills: An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software; in particular have coursework or certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch (FWW) strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Food & Water Watch is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

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Los Angeles Organizing Associate

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 06.30.21

Job Type: Seasonal Employee

Office Location: Los Angeles, CA

Department: Organizing

Job Description: 

Food & Water Watch is working to create a healthy future for all people and generations to come — a world where everyone has food they can trust, clean drinking water and a livable climate. Making this happen requires involving people in the pressing issues of our time at the local, state, and federal level, building on one win after another, as we develop a larger movement that has the political power to make our democratic process work.

The Organizing Associate will report to the California Director and will work with other California organizing staff, and policy and communications staff as necessary. The Organizer will support FWW’s campaign to move Los Angeles targets in priority districts on FWW signature campaigns, and support the California Organizing team as necessary. The Organizing Associate will work remotely with volunteers and allied organizations in target districts with the goal of growing FWW’s organizing capacity, building volunteer affinity with FWW, and moving target legislators to support FWW policy goals. The Organizing Associate may also support state and federal campaigns on FWW aligned issues. This position will require flexibility and adaptability as campaign and political circumstances shift.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinating the Los Angeles Volunteer Program.
  • Assisting in building strategic coalitions with labor groups, elected officials, faith-based organizations, citizen activists, businesses and students. 
  • Coordinating campaign events to engage citizens and pressure targets. 
  • Represent Food & Water Watch and recruit new activists at events. 
  • Assisting in media outreach to educate millions of people. 
  • Producing online materials such as action alerts, newsletters and activist guides. 
  • Researching emerging issues to move campaigns forward and power mapping key targets.
  • Maintain strong records of work and assist with database development.
  • Carry out other projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong interest in Food & Water Watch priorities and commitment to social change. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication and time management skills. 
  • Desire to develop campaign and grassroots organizing skills. 
  • Adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software. Experience or knowledge of digital organizing tools is a plus.
  • Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Hourly Rate:  $15.00/hour

Click here to apply.  Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply. 

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Finance Associate

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 06.22.21

Job Type: Part-Time

Office Location: Main Office — Washington, DC

Department: Finance

Job Description: 

The Finance Associate is responsible for the accounting function of the Finance Department, ensuring timely completion in accordance with established deadlines and reporting to accounting leadership. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create Check Requests
  • Print, match and mail checks
  • Review and verify company credit card receipts
  • Process weekly deposits (in-house and bank run)
  • Assist with new vendor vetting procedure and vendor management process
  • Maintain and organize filing systems
  • Assist with annual audit/990 preparation
  • Carry out other projects, as assigned.
  • SUPPORTING OUR CULTURE OF PHILANTHROPY: All staff must assist in fundraising and development for the organization. All staff must demonstrate an understanding that our members and supporters make our work (and our salaries) possible and should provide the highest level of customer and member services to people outside the organization. While your job position does not require you to raise any particular amount, you are expected to always be an “ambassador” for FWW/FWA and our work. All staff are expected to help with and participate/attend events and other activities as appropriate that are organized for our supporters and donors. All staff are expected to be cognizant of fundraising opportunities and to share contacts and information that will help build and sustain FWW/FWA.

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with the Finance Department; a moderate degree of contact with vendors; and a low degreeof contact with other staff.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                                                            

Education/Experience: High School diploma, GED, or equivalent; familiar with basic accounting principles. 1 year of experience of accounting is preferred.

Computer Skills: An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software; in particular have coursework or certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products

Compensation: $20/hourly

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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Stop Fracked Gas Exports Temporary Organizer

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 06.16.21

Job Type: Seasonal

Office Location: Work Remotely

Department: Organizing

Job Description: 

The Stop Fracked Gas Exports Campaign Organizer will report to the NJ State Director and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research staff to support FWW’s campaign to stop a proposed LNG Export terminal on the Delaware River. The person in this role will be expected to engage in some in-person events in Southern New Jersey.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with our NJ organizing team to organize a public education and outreach campaign in the communities near Gibbstown and directly along the most likely LNG transport routes through South Jersey.
  • Organize impacted residents in Gloucester, Camden, Burlington and Mercer Counties to lobby their elected officials, with a goal of passing at least 12 municipal resolutions in opposition to the Gibbstown Logistics Center and LNG transports.
  • Work with our NJ organizing team to earn public statements of opposition to the project from at least five state legislators.
  • Organize directly impacted residents and activists to “bird-dog” the Governor at high profile public campaign events, applying increased pressure and earning media coverage to hold the Governor accountable to stop the project.
  • Work with our NJ organizing team to hold at least one large public education event serving at least 100 directly impacted residents in Gibbstown and along the transport route.
  • Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Action/Watch to the public and the media.
  • Build the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  • Maintain familiarity with this issue, and FWW’s suite of digital organizing tools, including the database.
  • Respond to information and support requests from activists, coalition members, and media.
  • Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).
  • Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Action/Watch.
  • Support Our Culture of Philanthropy: Demonstrate an understanding of the essential role of our members and supporters, and consistently serve as an ambassador for FWW/FWA and our work. Participate in or attend events and other activities as appropriate that are organized for our supporters and donors. Be cognizant of fundraising opportunities and share contacts and information that will help build and sustain FWW/FWA.
  • Carry out other projects as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position is expected to have a complete understanding of FWW’s Strategic Organizing model, FWW’s policy positions and legislative goals, and an ability to balance multiple strategic priorities simultaneously. The Stop Fracked Gas Exports Campaign Organizer will be expected to work closely with volunteers and allied organizations to ensure campaigns are moving forward to achieve programmatic goals.                                                                   

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                                                            

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or combination of relevant education and experience. One or more years of full-time experience organizing at FWW or elsewhere. Experience leading a successful organizing campaign. Clear demonstration of ability to develop effective organizing strategies and guiding others to develop effective organizing strategies.

Computer Skills: An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software; in particular have coursework or certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Compensation: Annualized at $40,000-$42,500, dependent upon experience and based on labor market.

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter and three professional references to be considered.

We will review your application and if we feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities are potentially a good match for our organization, we will be in contact with you. Please include a Cover Letter with your submission. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Food & Water Watch (FWW) strives for a diverse work environment and encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Food & Water Watch is committed to the health and safety of its staff members. Moreover, FWW, as an organization, promotes science-based policy. Science clearly shows that unvaccinated populations drive the spread of the coronavirus and the emergence of new variants, and that unvaccinated people are more likely to contract COVID and experience severe symptoms. Effective immediately, prospective new staff members are required to provide proof of vaccination or request a waiver as a condition of their offer of employment.

Help us fix our broken systems and stand up against corporate control. Submit your résumé today!