Gas Campaigner — Belgium

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 05.14.21

Job Type: Full-time Employee

Office Location: Europe

Department: International

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 gas campaigner at the European office works to stop new gas infrastructure in Europe with a specific focus on methane emissions and EU policies around methane.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and develop coalitions around gas and methane and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns targeting European institutions.
  • Liaise and maintain contacts with grassroots movements across Europe campaigning against fracking, natural gas, gas infrastructure and fossil-gas based hydrogen.
  • In coordination with the rest of the team, build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns against fossil fuels. 
  • Work with the rest of the team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Maintain familiarity with a diverse set of issues and research products, and respond to information requests from activists, coalition members, policy makers and media.
  • Collect, analyze, edit and produce reports.
  • Develop education materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on various campaign issues.
  • Provide research on policy and advocacy issues as required.
  • Attend and speak at meetings and public events, as relevant.
  • Organize jointly with other NGOs public events or conferences.
  • Reports to EU Affairs Director.
  • Carry out other projects, as assigned. 
  • 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/FWAE 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/FWAE.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with colleagues at FWAE and the climate team at FWW, allied Brussels-based NGOs and grassroots groups around Europe; a moderate degree of contact with other staff, journalists and other activists groups around Europe; and a low degree of contact with other international NGOs, members of the European Parliament and officials at the European Commission, industry lobbyists and politicians at national and regional level. 

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.); 3-5 years of related 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 Power Point and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Annualized Salary:  35000 EUR

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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Northern California Senior Organizer

The Northern California Senior Organizer will report to the Central Coast Organizing Manager and will work with other state and national organizing staff and policy, research, online and communications staff to support FWW’s work to build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on banning fracking and dangerous drilling and advocating for food and water justice in California and nationally.  

The Northern California Senior Organizer will have several main responsibilities: fundraising including writing grants and reports, cultivating major donors, and ensuring the organizing team meet fundraising goals.  This is a Bargaining Unit/Union Position.                                      

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Lead fundraising efforts pertaining to the Northern California program including building and maintaining relationships with foundations and major donors.
  2. Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on banning fracking and dangerous drilling and advocating for food and water justice in California and nationally.
  3. Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  4. Work closely with team and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  5. Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  6. Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Action/Watch to the public and the media.
  7. Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  8. 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.
  9. Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, website content and newsletter articles on various campaign issues. Maintain activist database and email lists to effectively communicate to members and supporters.
  10. Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  11. [If applicable] Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).
  12. Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Action/Watch.
  13. Support 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.
  14. Carry out other projects as assigned.

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 Senior Organizer will be expected to work closely with organizing staff, 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. Three years of full-time experience organizing. Clear demonstration of ability to develop effective organizing strategies. Familiarity with California politics and northern California communities. Familiarity and experience working on elections strategies a plus. Development experience and experience working with donors a plus.

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 salary of $$55,000.00 – $62,000.00 (based on labor market, education and experience).

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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Director of Individual Philanthropy

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 03.31.21

Job Type: Employee

Office Location: 

  • Works remotely

Department: Development

Job Description: 

Under direction of the Managing Director of Philanthropy, the Director of Individual Philanthropy will plan, implement, and coordinate a national major gifts program incorporating the efforts of the Major Gift Officers and field organizing staff. One of the main goals of this position is to increase Food & Water Watch’s support base at the $2,500 level and above, solidifying the organization’s funding structure and expanding its capacity. The Director of Individual Philanthropy also oversees several related programs, and will plan, implement, and coordinate the mid-level gifts and planned giving programs, as well as donor moves management and prospect research.

The Director of Individual Philanthropy reports to the Managing Director of Philanthropy. The position also works closely with a variety of FWW staff, including the Executive Director, program directors, and organizing staff across the country.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1) Work closely with the Managing Director of Philanthropy to help ensure full integration and coordination of development activities with other FWW programs and related outreach efforts.

2) Lead strategy for major gifts program overall, directing staff on all aspects of the program and its deliverables.

3) Oversee prospect review, research, and moves management processes to ensure appropriate and timely placement of donors on portfolios.                      

4) Supervise and mentor Major Gift Officers as required and ensure that individual performance goals are met.                                  

5) Oversee strategy for Planned Giving program and support Planned Giving Manager to ensure program goals are met.

6) Oversee strategy for mid-level giving program, supervising annual gifts of between $500 and $2,499 in coordination with mid-level team members.

7) Manage a portfolio of 60 to 85 major giving prospects with annual gifts of $2,500 and above. Provide consistent cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship through personal visits, telephone calls, written proposals and other communications.

8) Collaborate and work with Special Events Manager on the coordination of major gifts cultivation and stewardship events.

9) Work directly with the Managing Director of Philanthropy in setting and achieving annual goals for all team members.

10) Work closely with all departments in FWW, especially Communications, to execute cross-channel fundraising campaigns.

11) Serve as part of Senior Management team and attend regular meetings.

12) Manage budgets and performs other administrative duties as necessary.

13) Oversee national electoral fundraising plan including for Food & Water Action and any FWA PAC.

14) Work with Managing Director of Philanthropy to create and oversee Food & Water Watch Advisory Council and develop Food & Water Watch board member pipeline.

15) Carry out other projects, as assigned.

16) 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 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 a minimum ten years major gifts and mid-level fundraising experience, preferably within a political or advocacy environment. At least five years of direct management experience. Demonstrated success personally soliciting gifts at the five-figure level and above. A track record of portfolio management meeting yearly solicitation goals. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with FWW leadership and staff, prospects and donors. Excellent organizational skills and successful experience managing events and other complex activities in support of development initiatives. Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to make effective presentations to small and large groups. Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects and others. Ability to conduct research and assemble data, analyze information, and prepare effective, accurate and timely reports and other documents to support development activities.

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 adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products; have adequate knowledge of working with CRM, in particular proficiency with Salesforce.

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

Compensation:  Annualized at $109,600.00 – $138,100.00 (may vary based on labor market) and based upon education and experience.

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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Eastern Pennsylvania Organizer

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 03.31.21

Job Type: Employee

Office Location: 

  • Work remotely

Department: Organizing

Job Description: 

The Eastern PA Organizer will report to the Pennsylvania State Director and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research staff to support FWW’s work targeting fossil fuel infrastructure and fracking projects in Eastern Pennsylvania. This is a Bargaining Unit/Union Position.  The Organizer will have 5 main responsibilities:

  1. Advance Outreach strategy
    1. Help development campaign strategy for communities impacted by fossil fuel infrastructure projects
    2. Develop and carry out tactics that will move forward this strategy, and bottomline the rollout of these tactics
  2. Build grassroots volunteer infrastructure
    1. Recruit and support volunteers in effective actions
    2. Maintain campaign data
    3. Develop volunteer roles that will advance our campaign strategy, and build volunteers’ investment in our campaign by plugging them into these roles
  3. Represent Food & Water Watch
    1. Represent Food & Water Watch at public events and with local media
    2. Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch
  4. Build coalition: Maintain close relationships with and engage local coalition allies
  5. Other duties as required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1) Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns.

2) Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.

3) Work closely with team and partner organization 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 Action/Watch 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) Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.

8) Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on various campaign issues. Maintain an activist database and email lists to effectively communicate to members and supporters.

9) Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.

10) Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).

11) Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Action/Watch.

12) Carry out other projects as assigned.

13) 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.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position is expected to have a complete understanding of Food & Water Watch Strategic Organizing model and an ability to develop campaign strategy. This position has a high degree of contact with volunteers and allied organizations; and a moderate degree of contact with other staff and elected officials.

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.); One year of full-time experience organizing or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Clear demonstration of ability 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.

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

Compensation:  Annualized at $40,000 – $51,600 (may vary based on labor market) and based upon education and experience.

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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Network Developer – Belgium

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 03.8.21

Job Type: Employee

Office Location: 

  • Europe

Department: International

Job Description: 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise and maintain contacts with grassroots movements across Europe campaigning against fracking, natural gas, gas infrastructure and fossil-gas based hydrogen.
  • In coordination with the rest of the team, build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns against fossil fuels. 
  • Facilitate and coordinate coalitions and networks with grassroots movements and NGOs across Europe.
  • Work with the rest of the team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Maintain familiarity with a diverse set of issues and research products, and respond to information requests from activists, coalition members, policy makers and media.
  • Collect, analyze, edit and produce reports.
  • Develop education materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on various campaign issues.
  • Provide research on policy and advocacy issues as required.
  • Attend and speak at meetings and public events, as relevant.
  • Organize jointly with other NGOs public events or conferences
  • Reports to EU Affairs Director.
  •  Carry out other projects, as assigned. 

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.

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with colleagues at FWAE and the climate team at FWW, allied Brussels-based NGOs and grassroots groups around Europe; a moderate degree of contact with other staff, members of the European Parliament and officials at the European Commission, industry lobbyist, journalists and other activists groups around Europe; and a low degree of contact with other international NGOs and activists groups, and politicians at national and regional level.

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.); 3-5 years of related 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 Power Point and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office products.

Compensation:  Annualized at 35.000 euros

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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Allegheny County Organizer

Food & Water Action 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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.7.20

Job Type: Employee

Office Location: Work Remotely

Department: Organizing

Job Description: 

The Allegheny County Organizer will report to the Pennsylvania Organizing Manager and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research staff to support FWW’s work with community members and local elected officials in municipalities in Allegheny County to pass and enforce oil and gas zoning ordinances that will protect these communities from fracking. Specific projects will include organizing actions, tracking data, community outreach, building relationships, and volunteer leadership development. NOTE:  Southwestern PA residency is required.  The Organizer will have 5 main responsibilities: 

  1. Advance Municipal Outreach Project strategy
    1. Help development campaign strategy for these communities
    2. Develop and carry out tactics that will move forward this strategy, and bottomline the rollout of these tactics
  2. Build grassroots volunteer infrastructure
    1. Recruit and support volunteers in effective actions
    2. Maintain campaign data
    3. Develop volunteer roles that will advance our campaign strategy, and build volunteers’ investment in our campaign by plugging them into these roles
  3. Represent Food & Water Watch
    1. Represent Food & Water Watch at public events and with local media
    2. Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch
  4. Build coalition: Maintain close relationships with and engage local coalition allies
  5. Other duties as required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.         Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on the Municipal Ordinance Project and fracking.

2.         Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.

3.         Work closely with team and partner organization 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 Action/Watch 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 various campaign issues. Maintain activist database and email lists to effectively communicate to members and supporters. 

9.         Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.

10.       Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).

11.       Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Action/Watch.

12.       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.

13.       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 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 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 year of full-time experience organizing. Clear demonstration of ability 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 – $46,200, 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. 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.