New Mexico Organizer

The New Mexico Factory Farm Organizer will report to the Factory Farm Organizing Manager and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research staff to support FWW’s work fighting factory farms and oil and gas drilling in New Mexico. The Organizer will have four main responsibilities: Build support for action to address the negative impacts of factory farms on our climate, air and water, and communities; build opposition to the false climate solution of biogas and support for sound climate policy; engage in coalition work to stop oil and gas drilling in New Mexico including drilling in Chaco Canyon; and increase support for key federal legislation that would overhaul our food system to be more just, sustainable, and climate friendly.

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. This is a Union bargaining unit position. The annualized salary is $42,900 – $54,500 dependent on location and experience.

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work anywhere in the state of New Mexico.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on a factory farm ban and oil and gas drilling.
  • Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Work closely with team and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  • Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  • Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Watch/Action to the public and the media.
  • Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  • 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.
  • Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on campaign issues.
  • Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  • Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch/Action.
  • 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.
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
  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or combination of relevant education and experience. One year of full-time organizing 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 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 (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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.08.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Senior Attorney II

Food & Water Watch is a leading national public interest organization that runs dynamic, cutting edge organizing campaigns to protect our essential resources—food, water and climate. Our mission is to stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment. In 2011, Food & Water Watch was the first national organization to call for a ban on fracking. We have won significant victories in the courts and in communities, including advancing the law around FERC’s review of fossil fuel projects’ indirect climate impacts, requiring EPA to include pollution monitoring in Clean Water Act permits for factory farms, banning fracking in states and communities across the country, and fighting water privatization in dozens of communities. Our legal work is focused on climate and energy issues, factory farming, and water privatization, all in pursuit of our organizational theory of change. Our work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun and numerous other major media outlets.

We are seeking a Senior Staff Attorney to focus on legal advocacy related to climate and energy issues. The Senior Staff Attorney will be responsible for:

  1. Developing and implementing litigation strategies to reduce fossil fuel use and pollution, strengthen regulation, and promote a rapid and just transition to renewable energy.
  2. Engaging in federal and state regulatory proceedings related to climate and energy issues.
  3. Reviewing and drafting federal and state energy policies; and
  4. Working closely with other FWW staff, including on our organizing, communications, and development teams, to promote and implement our climate and energy priorities. 
  5. Manage FWW’s climate and energy Staff Attorney and climate and energy docket.

Office Location: Washington, DC preferred; will consider remote candidates.

Compensation: Competitive salary, depending upon experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Research, develop, and implement various legal strategies, including a combination of leading and supporting all stages and aspects of litigation, to reduce fossil fuel use and pollution, strengthen federal and state oversight of relevant industries, oppose false climate solutions like carbon capture and sequestration, and delay and stop new fossil fuel infrastructure across the country.
  • Effectively coordinate with co-counsel and outside counsel and act as FWW plaintiff contact in coalition litigation.
  • Engage in both state and federal regulatory proceedings, including rulemaking, through drafting legal comments to pressure decision makers, strategically build administrative records, and preserve arguments for litigation.
  • Provide guidance and support for FWW’s climate and energy Staff Attorney.
  • Provide legal support for our in-house organizing staff advancing climate and energy campaigns across the country, as well as our key partners on climate and energy issues, by engaging in campaign strategy meetings, providing targeted legal research and analysis, and advancing specific legal tactics. 
  • Work in coalition with a wide range of partner organizations on climate and energy litigation, legal comments, and policy advocacy, and represent FWW in relevant coalition spaces.
  • Support FWW’s policy advocacy, including by analyzing and drafting local, state, and federal legislation and participating in meetings with policymakers, to deter fossil fuel reliance and promote a rapid and just transition to 100 percent renewable energy.
  • Act as a public spokesperson for FWW’s climate and energy work, including in media and at public forums, seminars and public hearings.
  • Help develop and review educational and development materials such as factsheets, action alerts, website content, newsletter articles, and grant proposals and reports related to our climate and energy work.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Education: JD from an accredited law school with bar admission in good standing.
  • Experience: At least seven years of relevant litigation experience, ideally related to climate and energy work. Relevant management experience.
  • Knowledge: Legal advocacy, case development, and litigation; strong understanding of environmental issues and relevant environmental law, particularly around climate and energy; working with the media.
  • Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills, including legal writing and oral advocacy; strong interpersonal and planning; excellent organizational and docket management skills.
  • Capabilities: Ability to work independently and in teams to develop and implement a wide range of creative legal strategies; ability to think creatively and quickly to respond to rapidly changing events and circumstances; ability to work well with a wide variety of people and to coordinate diverse tasks; comfortable presenting aggressive viewpoints to a mix of audiences; ability to present technical concepts to a mass audience; can-do attitude and commitment to public interest work; work well under pressure, handle multiple tasks at once; high level of independent judgment.             
  • Conditions: Strong interest in and commitment to advancing Food & Water Watch’s mission and campaigns.     
  • Applicant 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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 07.19.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Washington DC

Department: Legal

Oregon Factory Farm Organizer

The Oregon Organizer will report to the Factory Farm Organizing Manager and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research staff to support FWW’s work to win a mega-dairy moratorium in Oregon. The Organizer will have three main responsibilities: 1) implement Stand Up to Factory Farms (SUFF) coalition campaign work on factory farming issues to build widespread support for and advance meaningful reforms in state law and regulatory oversight of the factory farm industry; 2) help the organizing effort to stop the negative impacts of factory farming on the environment, family farms, and communities; and 3) build family farmer, local government, individual and other support across the state for action.

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. This is a Union bargaining unit position. The annualized salary is $40,000-$50,000 dependent on location and experience.

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work in Oregon.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on winning a moratorium on mega-dairies in Oregon.
  • Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Work closely with FWW staff and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  • Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  • Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serve as a representative of the Stand Up to Factory Farms coalition to the public and the media.
  • Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  • 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.
  • Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on campaign issues.
  • Maintain activist database and email lists to effectively communicate to members and supporters.
  • Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).
  • Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  • Support Our Culture of Philanthropy: Demonstrate an understanding of the essential role of our members and supporters, and consistently serve as an ambassador for the Stand Up to Factory Farms coalition 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.
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 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.   

Essential Qualifications
  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or combination of relevant education and experience. One year of full-time organizing 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.

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 07.18.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Allegheny County Canvass Director

Food & Water Action is a leading national organization that mobilizes regular people to build political power to move bold and uncompromised solutions to the most pressing food, water, and climate problems of our time. We work to protect people’s health, communities, and democracy from the growing destructive power of the most powerful economic interests.

Food & Water Action has been working to build political power in southwest Pennsylvania for almost ten years. With the 2022 midterm elections, this November we’re looking to use the power we’ve built in the region to mobilize voters and to grow that power for future victories in the region. The Allegheny County Canvass Director will recruit and manage a team of ten canvassers who will hit our goals to win major victories in 2022 and beyond. This position will start as soon as possible, running through November 1, 2022, with the strong possibility that the position will be extended through November 15, 2022. 

Office Location: The person in this position will work remotely, but needs to based in Allegheny County. We do not have a physical office space and are not planning to rent office space for this campaign. Instead, we plan on running the canvass remotely, with regular meetups in the field for canvassers to get training and materials. 

Compensation starts at $55,000 annualized. Applicants with one election cycle experience directing a canvass could be offered $60,000 annualized; applicants with two cycles of experience directing a canvass could be offered $65,000 annualized. In each of these scenarios, we offer competitive benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recruit and hire canvassers
  • Training canvassers to effectively conduct voter persuasion, voter mobilization, and volunteer recruitment
  • Cutting and assigning turf
  • Analyzing canvasser performance, including running VAN reports, tracking petitions and pledge cards collected
  • Scheduling and tracking hours, and working with the Finance team to ensure canvassers are paid in a timely fashion
  • Completing at least one canvass shift themselves each week
  • Ensuring a daily transportation plan for canvassers to get to turf and back, including acquiring rental cars when necessary
  • Identify meetup locations for canvass sendoffs
Essential Qualifications
  • At least one election cycle canvassing experience (either electoral or issue organizing works!)
  • Familiarity with VAN or a similar voter database tool 
  • Strong interest in Food & Water Action issues and commitment to social change
  • Strong verbal and written communication and time management skills
  • Desire to develop campaign organizing skills
  • Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States. This position will be based in Pittsburgh.
  • 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.
Preferred Qualifications         
  • One election cycle canvass directing or one year organizing on an issue advocacy campaign
  • Experience training others 
  • Knowledge of Allegheny County and/or southwest Pennsylvania
  • Relationships with organizers and potential canvassers in this area

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 07.14.22

Job Type: Temporary

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Volunteer Network Coordinator

The Volunteer Network Coordinator will report to the Southern Region Deputy Director and will work with other national organizing staff and regional field staff to support FWW’s work to build the Food & Water Volunteer Network. The Volunteer Network Coordinator will have three main responsibilities: Working directly with existing volunteers; recruiting and onboarding new volunteers; and helping to develop, training and resources for our Volunteer Network. 

This is an 8-month, part-time position (20-hrs/week). The rate is $16.10/hour.

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work directly with our incredible team of volunteers on our Central Volunteer (calling and texting) team, our Climate Liaison team of grassroots lobbyists, and other volunteers and volunteer leaders across the Food & Water Volunteer Network.
  • Participate in planning and executing public-facing volunteer events, including regular volunteer orientations, phone/text banks, monthly team meetings, and trainings as needed.
  • Conduct one-on-one outreach to recruit and engage prospective volunteers in our work.
  • Help develop guides and resources for volunteers and for Food & Water Watch staff in supporting volunteers.
  • 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 volunteers.
  • Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  • 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 Watch/Action.
  • 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.
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position is expected to be willing to develop an understanding of FWW’s Strategic Organizing model. The Volunteer Network Coordinator will be expected to work closely with organizing staff and volunteers to assist in moving campaigns forward. 

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.

Essential Qualifications
  • Education/Experience: Ability to understand effective organizing strategies. Previous volunteer experience, preferably with some background engaging on environmental issues. Experience supporting volunteers is 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 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 (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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 07.08.22

Job Type: Part Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Oregon Organizer

The Oregon Factory Farm Organizer will report to the Factory Farm Organizing Manager and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research staff to support FWW’s work fighting mega-dairies in Oregon.

The Organizer will have four main responsibilities: Organize support for a moratorium on mega-dairies; build opposition to false climate solutions including factory farm gas and build support for sound climate policy; engage volunteers and supporters through Food & Water Team Oregon, our volunteer program; and increase support for key federal legislation that would overhaul our food system to be more just, sustainable, and climate friendly.

This is a Union bargaining unit position. The annualized salary is $40,000 – $50,000 dependent on location and experience.

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work in Oregon.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on a mega-dairy moratorium in Oregon.
  • Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Work closely with team and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  • Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  • Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Watch/Action to the public and the media.
  • Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  • 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.
  • Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on campaign issues.
  • Maintain activist database and email lists to effectively communicate to members and supporters.
  • Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  • Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch/Action.
  • 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.
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 a 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.

Essential Qualifications
  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or combination of relevant education and experience. One year of full-time organizing 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 adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 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.

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 06.21.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Annual Giving Associate

To protect our food, water, and climate, Food & Water Watch organizes people around the country to build political power. We mobilize at the local, state, and federal levels to win the fights others are afraid to even take on. From banning fracking, to shutting down factory farms, to making sure communities across the country have access to clean water, we’ve fought against greedy corporations and reckless government agencies, and we’ve won time after time. We fight — and win — in the courts, in the halls of Congress, and on the ground in every state. Corporations may have the money, but we believe people have the power to make real change. 
 

Food & Water Watch is seeking an experienced and highly organized annual giving professional to join our philanthropy team. You lead a range of stewardship and operations functions aimed at ensuring the continued success across our Annual Giving fundraising and donor engagement efforts. This position is a vital part of the five-person Annual Giving team, which raises over $1.5 million annually, and the candidate must be willing and able to work collaboratively to achieve this ambitious goal.

To match the rapidly growing threats to our food, water, and climate, Food & Water Watch (FWW) has an aggressive 5-year strategic plan to increase revenue to support our grassroots organizing, legal, communications, digital, and research teams. The Annual Giving Associate contributes by overseeing data integrity and stewardship, coordinating stakeholders involved with copy-editing collateral, and evaluating our data to provide the best insight for direct response strategy. A qualified candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for storytelling using persuasive messages to engage individual donors. They must also possess an interest in data analysis and an ability to independently identify areas for improvement. The associate will also play a key role in ensuring the continued growth and health of direct response efforts, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to deliver creative and exciting materials for donors and other supporters. Additionally, the candidate will be a strong writer, detail-oriented, and highly organized. Through this work, the associate will also play a key role in FWW’s day to day fundraising operations. The ideal candidate will also be well versed in grassroots organizing theory of change and comfortable conveying complex political campaign messages to a variety of giving levels. 

Office Location: While FWW has physical offices in Washington D.C., New York, NY, New Brunswick, NJ, Los Angeles, CA, and Ventura, CA, this position is approved for remote work if desired. Other team members live in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Michigan, and New York and all staff are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide and distribute regular measuring, reporting and analysis on progress of fundraising goals, including fundraising reports and dashboards. Utilizing judgment, the associate must produce reports in a way that can be easily understood by a variety of audiences including colleagues, board members, funders, etc. coordinating with other team members as needed.
  • Oversee Annual Giving data stewardship, integrity, and appends such as NCOA and PCOA updates to ensure the accuracy of information captured and used, along with seamless output of data, coordinating with other team members as needed.
  • Conduct wealth screening searches, appends, scoring, and other data forward tasks while taking initiative to reform or improve related processes.
  • Lead annual program audits to ensure internal and external compliance with all relevant standards and procedures with support and guidance from the Senior Manager of Annual Giving.
  • Work collaboratively with Annual Giving team to develop and prepare written materials necessary to the overall performance of annual giving level donors, including correspondence, solicitation materials, stewardship materials, and other collateral of significance as needed.  
  • Directly respond to donor correspondence and queries across a range of media including phone and email.
  • Evaluate and analyze comprehensive annual giving fundraising results designed to improve annual giving strategy.
  • Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on campaign issues.
  • Plan, develop, and conduct surveys or other data improvement, exercising independent judgment, to enable prospect identification crucial to the success of the Annual Giving team, as well as measuring the impact of programs, outcomes, and events.
  • Coordinate participation in workplace giving programs and other entities as appropriate.
  • Provide backup assistance to Philanthropy Coordinator, including member services, gift processing and other administrative support.
  • Coordinate with entire Philanthropy team to support mailings that advance their goals, setting timelines and deadlines to drive progress.
  • Keep abreast of trends and other data tools to enhance our ability to utilize data effectively.
  • Other duties 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.
Qualifications

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

Essential Qualifications

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and 2 – 4 years of fundraising experience in a relevant field or program. We are seeking an individual who has:

  • 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.
  • Experience with wealth screening software or services, such as Donorsearch, is a plus.
  • Strong interest in and commitment to promoting the goals of Food & Water Watch.                                              

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.

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 06.07.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Development

California Director

Food & Water Watch is looking for a bold leader, a team player, and passionate advocate who will work with us to build Food & Water Watch and spearhead our work in the California so we can effectively take on the most challenging issues of our time. For almost two decades, Food & Water Watch has been on the leading edge of campaigns across the state for clean water, safe food, and a livable climate. We have worked to ban fracking in communities across the state and supported front line efforts to ban neighborhood drilling and halt fossil fuel infrastructure. We have taken on water privatizers and bottling companies and won, highlighted impacts of factory farms, and exposed corporate abuse of our state’s water. As we face the climate crisis and historic drought, we are looking for a strategic leader who can elevate our campaigns, build the organization, and strengthen our coalition engagement. 

The California Director will work to build the organization’s reputation and membership base, as well as overseeing the organizing campaigns in California and managing a broad range of responsibilities, requiring an equally wide range of skills. Among the tasks to be performed are: (1) building Food & Water Watch’s advocacy efforts to support federal action on climate change, protecting our water resources, and banning factory farms; (2) overseeing strategic direction of many of Food & Water Watch’s local and state  campaigns in California; (3) managing the  California organizers; (4) working in close collaboration with the philanthropy team to identify and cultivate major donors and foundation support in the state; (5) working closely with our legislative, research, communications, outreach and field staff to build the organization and further our campaign goals; (6) working with organizers to build out the Food & Water Volunteer Network in the state.

Office Location: While FWW has physical offices in Washington D.C., New York, NY, New Brunswick, NJ, Los Angeles, CA, and Ventura, CA, this position is approved for remote work within California. All staff are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Salary competitive and dependent on experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the California organizers.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of strategic organizing campaign plans for the state including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics that elevate our issues and grow  the organization in the state.
  • Work closely with the philanthropy team to build the membership base and to identify and cultivate major donors and foundation contacts in California.
  • Maintain familiarity with a diverse set of issues and research products, and respond to information requests from activists, coalition members, and media. Work with the Food & Water Watch research team to develop pieces related to the key campaigns in the state.
  • Develop and implement key pieces of legislative, field organizing, online, and media strategies in support of this campaign, as well as educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, website content and newsletter articles on the issue.
  • Present Food & Water Watch views on climate, food and water issues to local, state, and federal elected officials in the region.
  • Travel to target areas to support local and state organizations and individuals through public speaking, media appearances, strategic planning and training, and meetings with state and local governments.
  • 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.
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with our coalition partners and donors; a moderate degree of contact with elected officials; and a low degree of contact with vendors.

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.   

Essential Qualifications

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS, etc.); at least 10 years experience in strategic campaign planning that includes managing organizers;  advocacy and legislative strategy development; familiarity with federal and state legislatures; consumer and environmental issues; organization building  and development experience; working with the media;. Knowledge of climate, water or food issues 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 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.

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 04.26.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Northern California Senior Organizer

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 Northern California Senior Organizer will report to the California Director 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. This position will focus on developing and implementing two main campaigns:

  1. Within our statewide coalition called Last Chance Alliance, we work to move Gov. Newsom to stop new fossil fuel drilling and projects, drop existing fossil fuel production in California and to roll out a 3,200ft health and safety buffer between drilling and sensitive sites.
     
  2. We are developing a statewide campaign on the drought and water issues in California. We are working to end the expansion of water intensive crops like almonds, alfalfa and pistachios and stop the expansion of factory farms that abuse California’s limited water resources. Additionally, we are working to protect groundwater resources in California.

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 Union bargaining unit position.

Compensation: $60,000 – $70,000 annually dependent upon experience and location.

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work, for candidates based in Northern California.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • Lead fundraising efforts pertaining to the Northern California program including building and maintaining relationships with foundations and major donors.
  • Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long and short term goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Work closely with team and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  • Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  • Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Action/Watch to the public and the media.
  • Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  • 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.
  • Develop educational materials such as factsheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on campaign issues.
  • Maintain activist database and email lists to effectively communicate to members and supporters.
  • Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  • Maintain accurate records in our database of supporter activities, volunteers, allies, and coalitions.
  • [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).
  • Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch/Action.
  • 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.
  • 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 volunteers and allied organizations to ensure campaigns are moving forward to achieve FWW’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.

Essential Qualifications
  • 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.         

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 04.07.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Eastern Pennsylvania Organizer

The Eastern Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania. This is a Union bargaining unit position. 

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work, with a preference for Eastern Pennsylvania-based candidates.

Compensation: $40,000 annual salary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Advance Outreach Strategy:
    • Help development campaign strategy for developing a statewide coalition to defeat fossil fuel expansion and infrastructure projects in Pennsylvania
    • Develop and carry out tactics that will move forward this strategy, and bottomline the rollout of these tactics
  • Build Grassroots Volunteer Infrastructure:
    • Recruit and support volunteers in effective actions
    • Maintain campaign data
    • Develop volunteer roles that will advance our campaign strategy, and build volunteers’ investment in our campaign by plugging them into these roles
  • Represent Food & Water Watch:
    • Represent Food & Water Watch at public events and with local media
    • Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Watch
  • Build Coalition:
    • Maintain close relationships with and engage coalition allies
  • Other duties as required
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has a high degree of contact with volunteers and allied organizations; and a moderate degree of 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.   

Essential Qualifications
  • 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.
    • An understanding of, and commitment to, climate and environmental justice.
  • 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.

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 02.11.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Salesforce Business Analyst

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

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 08.06.21

Job Type: Full-Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Tools & Data

Southern California Organizing Manager

The Southern California Organizing Manager will report to the California Director and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research staff to support FWW’s work to get the City of Los Angeles to a fair and just transition to 100% renewables by 2030, shut down dangerous fossil fuel infrastructure like Aliso Canyon and Playa del Rey gas storage facilities, end neighborhood drilling and stop fossil fuel production and infrastructure. The Organizer Manager will have several main responsibilities: managing Los Angeles organizers, including full-time, part-time and intern organizers; fundraising responsibilities including writing grants and reports, cultivating major donors, and ensuring the organizing team meets fundraising goals.

This position will also support California and National campaigns to move off fossil fuels, ban factory farms and support the WATER ACT.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage organizers in the Los Angeles office including full-time, part-time and intern organizers.
  • Lead fundraising efforts pertaining to the Los Angeles program including building and maintaining relationships with foundations and major donors.
  • Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns.
  • Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Work closely with team and partner organizations to develop and implement joint strategies.
  • Participate in coalitions on campaign issues and implement grassroots organizing and public education campaigns.
  • Speak at public events, forums, and other venues, and serves as a representative of Food & Water Action/Watch to the public and the media.
  • Assist in building the capacity and leadership of volunteers and allied grassroots organizations by offering training and organizing support.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  • [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).
  • Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Action/Watch.
  • 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.
  • 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, an ability to develop campaign strategy and ability to manage organizers. At least 3 years of management experience is required. The 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. 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:  $68,500.00 – $85,000.00 Salary/year

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.

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 06.09.21

Job Type: Full-Time

Office Location: Los Angeles

Department: Organizing

Network Developer – Belgium

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. 

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 03.22.21

Job Type: Internship

Office Location: Europe

Department: International