South Florida Part Time Organizer

The South Florida Part Time Organizer will report to the Southern Region Deputy Director and will work with other organizing, policy, and communications staff to support FWW’s campaigns. The main responsibility of the Part Time Organizer in Florida will be to help stop the worsening impacts of climate change by moving local and federal elected officials to oppose liquified fracked gas (LNG) operations in South Florida. 

The Organizer will help grow FWW’s organizing capacity in the region by building a team of volunteers and allied organizations to help educate community members living near LNG facilities and shipping hubs about the dangers associated with LNG and climate change. 

Compensation: $20/hour for 16 weeks, 29 hours per week

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work, with a preference for Broward or Miami-Dade County based candidates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build a strong base of organizations, community leaders, and individuals in support of stopping LNG operations and addressing climate change.
  • Meet with elected officials and educate them on the climate impacts of exporting natural gas.
  • Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including goals, strategies, and tactics.
  • Coordinating campaign events to engage citizens, garner media attention, and pressure elected officials to act.
  • Represent Food & Water Watch and recruit new activists at events.
  • Assist in media outreach to educate the South Florida community.
  • Produce online materials such as action alerts, newsletters, and activist guides.
  • Recruit for and manage phone banks/canvasses to engage community members.
  • Conduct research on local LNG operations and election officials to move campaigns forward.
  • Maintain strong records of work and assist with database development.
  • Carry out other projects as assigned.
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position is expected to have an understanding of Food & Water Watch’s Strategic Organizing model and an ability to develop and carry out campaign strategy. The Part Time 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.

Essential Qualifications
  • Strong interest in Food & Water Watch priorities and commitment to social change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and time management skills.
  • Desire to develop campaign and grassroots organizing skills.
  • Adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet and spreadsheet software. Experience or knowledge of digital organizing tools is a plus, especially VAN.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.                                                     

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.     

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

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

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

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 01.05.22

Job Type: Part Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Director of Finance

The Director of Finance is responsible for directing the financial and risk management operations of the 501(c3), 501(c4), and PAC. This includes leading all financial planning and analysis including accounting, forecasting, budgeting, and cash flow management. The Director of Finance will also manage all administrative functions of the finance department including payroll, grant/funding reporting, creating organizational and program budgets, and creating and implementing organizations policies and procedures. Nonprofit Finance, as well as progressive supervisory experience, is required.

Office Location: This position is approved for temporary remote work due to COVID-19, but is based out of the main office in Washington, D.C.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the Managing Directors based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with organization’s strategic plan.
  • Engage the Managing Director of Development and other Managing Directors to align financial management with short- and long-term financial planning and projections.
  • Reconcile income from all sources on a monthly basis.
  • Oversee FWW/FWA’s compliance with all rules related to the organizations’ 501(c3)/ 501(c4)/PAC status and reporting obligations.
  • Oversee budgeting, and the implementation of budgets, monitoring progress and operational metrics.
  • Ensure that finance staff maintains financial record systems in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and monitor the use of all funds.
  • Oversee the preparation and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics for funders.
  • Direct annual audit and 990 processes, serving as the principal liaison to the external auditor.
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial statements for review, (including explanations for variance analysis) and prepares cash flow analysis.
  • Work in collaboration with HR to ensure proper accounting of benefits and staff allocations.
  • Review all formal finance-related procedures, processes, and administration; recommend improvements, and manage the systems in place.
  • Manage banking relationships.
  • Responsible for the appropriate and timely implementation of all regulatory procedures impacting the organization’s financial reporting.
  • Present financial reports to executives, board members, and other stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Develop and manage staff in finance department.
  • Engage other members of the organization to facilitate cross-department collaboration that ensures that all financial solutions positively support FWW/FWA’s evolving strategy, operational delivery, and data collection needs.
  • 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 high degree of contact with staff; a moderate degree of contact with other vendors and a low degree of contact with donors.

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

Essential Qualifications
  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s in finance, accounting, or comparable experience is required; management experience is preferred. Master of Business Administration or a Master’s in Finance is a plus; 8 or more years of senior financial leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Candidates with experience in 501(c3) and 501(c4) organizations will be considered first.
  • 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 Office Suite and Excel and familiarity with software like Salesforce and QuickBooks.              

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

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

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

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

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

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 01.05.22

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Washington DC

Department: Finance

Manager of Political Giving

Reporting to the Director of Individual Philanthropy, the Manager of Political Giving will be a key member of Food & Water Watch’s (FWW) and Food & Water Action’s (FWA) Philanthropy team. This role will primarily focus on raising leadership and major gifts from individual donors in support of FWA and FWA’s aligned political action committee (PAC), while also providing input on digital and direct mail fundraising efforts. As the 2022 cycle progresses, this role’s expectations and goals have the capacity and likelihood to change depending on the organization’s political fundraising needs. The salary range for this position is $65,000 to $80,000.

This is a temporary position ending November 30, 2022.

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Cultivate and solicit major gifts ranging from $1,000 – $250,000 in support of FWA and FWA PAC.
  • Develop strategies and tactics for upgrading current FWA donors and members.
  • Work with Individual Philanthropy team to develop materials, strategies, and tactics to discuss FWA/FWA PAC fundraising opportunities with donors in portfolio.
  • Analyze political giving and other relevant information of FWW/FWA membership.
  • Develop strategies for reaching new audiences that would support FWA/FWA PAC.
  • Assist Special Events Manager in planning and executing online or in-person events related to FWA/FWA PAC.
  • Work with digital team to create fundraising emails and digital ads for FWA/FWA PAC.
  • Work with finance team and general counsel to ensure compliance with federal election laws.
  • Work with finance and political teams to ensure they have necessary data to provide quarterly FEC reports.
  • Liaison with the Leadership Team to develop fundraising strategies and plans for significant organizational decisions and programs (this work will regularly pertain to sensitive and confidential organizational issues related to program strategy, staffing, budgeting, fundraising, donor communication, and organizational/leadership strategies). Provide confidential advice and guidance to the Executive Director, Managing Directors and Leadership Team related to political strategy.
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
Qualifications

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

Essential Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience in political fundraising
  • 3+ years experience in direct gift solicitation, with a track record of securing $5,000+ gifts
  • When travel is safe, the ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Experience with Salesforce or comparable CRM software
  • General knowledge of federal election laws
  • Strong research skills                    
  • Strong skills with Google Apps including Docs, Sheets, and Drive    

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: 12.15.21

Job Type: Temporary

Office Location: Remote

Department: Development

Senior Researcher

The Senior Researcher conducts analysis and develops written materials that support Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Action’s (FWW/FWA) fast-paced organizing and advocacy campaigns on the most pressing food, water and climate and energy issues we face. These include local, state and federal campaigns to fight corporate consolidation of our food and water systems, ban factory farms, reject water privatization, ban fracking, and transition to 100 percent renewable energy.

The Senior Researcher will report directly to the Research Director and work closely with the Research Team to produce compelling research and advocacy materials that bolster, move and win campaigns. This is a Bargaining Unit / Union Position. The salary range for this position is $51,000 to $70,000.

Office Location: This position is approved for remote work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • In coordination with the Research Director, and other teams as warranted, develop thoroughly researched and persuasively written education materials such as reports, factsheets, web content, articles, talking points and other materials to advance our core campaigns.
  • Exercise independent judgment in executing assigned research projects, including identifying most appropriate sources and methodology to achieve organization’s research goals.
  • Respond to information requests from colleagues, activists, coalition members, media and others.
  • Monitor and maintain knowledge and circulate media coverage, academic literature and other publications over the diverse set of issues, research products, and current events related to our campaigns.
  • Maintain accurate records to support citation and quality standards for work product, and assist in fact-checking peers’ work.
  • Assist in developing public testimony, regulatory submissions, professional presentations and other materials, as requested.
  • Direct the work of interns, as needed.
  • Effectively manage own projects and, as needed, others’ projects.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as necessary and assigned.
Qualifications

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

Essential Qualifications
  • Experience: At least five years of experience researching and writing at a public interest organization or similar institution. Experience collecting and analyzing data and accessing public databases in order to produce written materials.
  • Education: College degree or equivalent experience required. Advanced degrees are a plus. 
  • Knowledge: Familiarity with the legislative and regulatory process. Extensive knowledge of online, media, library, corporate, economic, government, NGO, industry and academic research resources. Excellent written and oral communication and computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. GIS proficiency is a plus.
  • Issue areas: Demonstrated proficiency in at least one issue relating to FWW/FWA’s signature campaigns: fracking, renewable energy, false energy solutions (carbon pricing / carbon offsets), water privatization, corporate consolidation, organic regenerative agriculture and factory farms.
  • Capabilities: The ideal candidate will also have a research, journalism or advocacy writing background that can be used to quickly and thoroughly carry out primary and secondary research, in order to extract relevant information and then write about it persuasively and effectively. The candidate must also work well under pressure, handle multiple tasks at once and adapt to changing situations regularly.                                

Click here to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter, two writing samples (one under 1,000 words and another no longer than 5,000 words) and three professional/academic 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: 12.09.21

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Research

Southern California Organizer

The Southern California Organizer 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 transition the City of Los Angeles to a fair and just transition 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 will have several main responsibilities: managing coalition and ally relationships, supporting development and success of the Los Angeles volunteer program, and supporting campaign development, strategy and tactics.

This position will also support California and National campaigns to move off fossil fuels, ban factory farms and support the WATER ACT. The salary range for this position is $40,000 to $50,000. This is a bargaining unit position. 

Office Location: This position is approved for temporary remote work due to COVID-19, but is based out of the office in Los Angeles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on a just transition off fossil fuels in Los Angeles.
  • 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 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.
  • [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).
  • Regularly report on work to supervisors and donors.
  • 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, an ability to develop campaign strategy and ability to manage organizers. At least 2 years of successful advocacy or grassroots organizing experience. 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.     

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.
  • 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: 12.09.21

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Los Angeles

Department: Organizing

Human Resources Director

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

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

This position has Supervisory duties and will supervise one HR Generalist. The supervisory responsibilities include the following:

  1. Responsibility for work done by the person/people you supervise.
  2. Responsibility for developing work plans for person/people you supervise and to use independent judgement in making sure those plans conform with the overall strategy of our campaigns.
  3. Responsibility for doing reviews of people you supervise and have the power to initiate and provide input into disciplinary action including termination.
  4. Responsibility for initiating and providing input into hiring processes for open positions you supervise.
  5. Responsibility to upper management to ensure that your direct reports are fulfilling their job duties.

Office Location: This position is approved for temporary remote work due to COVID-19, but is based out of the main office in Washington, D.C.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervises all HR activities, communications, reports, requests, and documents created and received by the team.
  • Handles labor relations and human resource inquiries related to policies, procedures, and bargaining agreements.
  • Support, guide, train supervisors to help maintain effective working relationships with BU members.
  • Assists with preparation of documents and records required for contract negotiations, meetings, and negotiations with employee and labor organizations.
  • Collects information and data to assess cost and policy implications of negotiations and disputes. This may include management and union proposals, pay scales and wages, benefits, working conditions, and other mitigating circumstances.
  • Serves as the initial contact and liaison for intake and assessment of employee complaints.
  • Conducts initial interviews and gathers information for employee relations matters such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other concerns; informs appropriate staff when additional investigation is required.
  • Strategically develops a workforce plan that promotes a mission-driven culture of diversity, equity, inclusion.
  • Leads training and develops knowledge capacity of staff on fair employment practices and DEI.
  • Leads development of key metrics to track progress of HR initiatives and DEI strategies.
  • Ensures pay bands across the organization are up-to-date and equitable.
  • Interfaces between staff and health insurance broker to assist staff in resolving questions.
  • Manages employee onboarding and offboarding.
  • Responsible for record keeping related to hiring, termination, leave, transfer, and promotion particularly as related to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and diversity initiatives.
  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Creates recruitment plans, interview schedules and evaluation standards in accordance with HR methodologies and labor laws.
  • Research compensation standards set by industry and governing bodies to create salary structures and administer employee benefits.
  • Maintains knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations related to EEO, collective bargaining, unions, labor relations, and human resources.
  • Prepares plans, policies, documents, and reports including EEO-1, organizational charts, labor agreements, and employee handbooks.
  • Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • SUPPORTING OUR CULTURE OF PHILANTHROPY: All staff must assist in fundraising and development for the organization. All staff must demonstrate an understanding that our members and supporters make our work (and our salaries) possible and should provide the highest level of customer and member services to people outside the organization. While your job position does not require you to raise any particular amount, you are expected to always be an “ambassador” for FWW/FWA and our work. All staff are expected to help with and participate/attend events and other activities as appropriate that are organized for our supporters and donors. All staff are expected to be cognizant of fundraising opportunities and to share contacts and information that will help build and sustain FWW/FWA.
Qualifications

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

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

Essential Qualifications
  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business, or related field required. A minimum of five years progressively responsible, professional experience in collective bargaining and labor relations activities, including two years supervisory experience.
  • Computer Skills: An individual should be able to work in a computerized environment and have adequate knowledge of word processing, email, internet, and spreadsheet software.

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: 12.09.21

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Washington DC

Department: Human Resources

Factory Farm Organizing Manager

The Factory Farm Organizing Manager will report to the Factory Farm Organizing Director and will work with other national organizing staff, regional field staff, and policy/research/legal staff to support FWW’s work on state factory farm organizing campaigns.

The Factory Farm Organizing Manager will have four main responsibilities: (1) manage Food & Water Watch’s involvement in factory farm organizing campaigns in Oregon and other western states as needed including building relationships with key national, state and local partners in support of robust organizing and legislative efforts; (2) build Food & Water Watch’s organizing efforts in support of our national campaign to ban factory farms (3) respond to factory farm-related state legislation and regulatory efforts, including writing email alerts to our membership and coordinating with allies, (4) assist in coordinating our factory farm core team including collaboration with policy, research, legal, communications, outreach and field staff to further our campaign goals.

Office Location:

This position is approved for remote work, with a preference for candidates based in either Mountain or Pacific time zones.

This position will supervise full-time organizers in specific locations primarily located in the western U.S.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build a strong base of organizations and individuals in support of our campaigns, with a particular emphasis on factory farm moratorium campaigns in Oregon and other western states as needed.
  • Work with a team to develop strategic campaign plans including long- and short-term goals, strategies, and tactics.
  • Work closely with team and partner organization 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.
  • Build 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, including the database.
  • Respond to information and support requests from activists, coalition members, and media.
  • Participate and/or develop non-partisan electoral strategies and tactics for either/both Food and Water Watch (c3) and Food and Water Action (c4).
  • Participate in membership recruitment and fundraising for Food & Water Action/Watch.
  • Support Our Culture of Philanthropy: Demonstrate an understanding of the essential role of our members and supporters, and consistently serve as an ambassador for FWW/FWA and our work. Participate in or attend events and other activities as appropriate that are organized for our supporters and donors. Be cognizant of fundraising opportunities and share contacts and information that will help build and sustain FWW/FWA.
  • Carry out other projects as assigned.
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 balance multiple strategic campaigns and targets simultaneously. The Factory Farm Organizing Manager 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. Three or more years of full-time experience organizing at FWW or elsewhere. May manage multiple temporary staff or interns. Experience leading multiple successful organizing campaigns. Clear demonstration of ability to develop effective organizing strategies and guiding others to develop effective organizing strategies.

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

Compensation: $50,000.00 – $65,000.00 salary/year 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. 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: 11.09.21

Job Type: Full Time

Office Location: Remote

Department: Organizing

Legal Intern — Summer 2022

We are currently seeking summer law clerks for the Food & Water Justice program, the legal arm of Food & Water Watch, for our Washington, D.C. office or potentially working remotely. The law clerks will participate in all aspects of Food & Water Justice’s work,
including legal and policy research, writing, and litigation.

Responsibilities will include both legal- and policy-oriented work on issues including factory farming, food safety, climate change, fracking, water privatization, pollution trading, and open government. Applicants should be self-motivated, detail-oriented law students who are committed to the social and environmental justice mission of the organization and who are considering a nonprofit career after graduation. Coursework or clinical experience with administrative, environmental, energy, and/or food law is preferred, but not required.

Office Location: This position is located in Washington, DC. Potential for remote work will be considered.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, three references, and a short (3-5 pages) writing sample to Adam Carlesco, via email to [email protected].

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: 11.09.21

Job Type: Internship

Office Location: Washington DC

Department: Legal

Human Resources Generalist

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with, and supports, the Human Resources Director and the Chief of Staff.

The HR Generalist also supports the overall mission of Food & Water Watch, while maximizing employee potential by fostering a positive work environment. The HR Generalist should have the ability to field questions and resolve some issues when the Director is unavailable. This position will report directly to the Human Resources Director. The annualized compensation is $50,500.

Office Location: This position is Washington, DC based and approved for temporary remote work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Troubleshooting of all Paycom related issues.
  • Provide program oversight, technical advice and guidance to colleagues regarding   processes and procedures within Paycom.
  • Coordinate and conduct Paycom trainings for new hires as needed.
  • Reconcile health insurance invoices for both accounts ensuring premiums reflect current monthly activity.
  • Manage the biweekly 403b and HSA reconciliation and troubleshoot issues that arise.
  • Manage the quarterly HSA reconciliation and troubleshoot issues that arise.
  • Maintain records and employee personnel-related data (payroll, personal information, leaves, turnover rates etc.) in both paper and the database and ensure all employment requirements are met.
  • Manage the entire Recruitment Process including scheduling interviews if Hiring Managers are not scheduling the interviews; and participate in interviews upon request by the Hiring Manager or if the HR Director is not available to participate in the interview.
  • Manage the entire Onboarding Process.     
  • Manage the entire Offboarding Process.
  • Manage Open Enrollment for staff with the support of the HR Director.
  • Assist with the FMLA approval process.
  • Process I-9s for new hires.    
  • Process employment verifications.    
  • Update Labor Law posters in each office and ensure company complies with any employment laws and regulations.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the person in this position has proven previous experience with 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.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or SHRM-CP is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant and current Human Resources experience with Bachelor’s degree or 8 + years of relevant experience can replace education requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of multi-state employment laws, including EEO and ACA.
  • This is a unionized organization. Experience working with unions is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with payroll is a plus.                                     
  • Strong understanding of I-9 compliance and on boarding.
  • Able to review, source and find applicable candidates for open positions.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with HRIS systems is needed. Paycom experience is required.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and the ability to work well within teams across the organization.
  • Commitment to outstanding customer service, both internal and external.
  • Experience resolving issues and escalating internally when appropriate.
  • Fast learner and able to absorb directions clearly and accurately.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Confidentiality is a MUST.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently.

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.

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

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use their hands. 
  • Some local, regional and national travel will be required, pending public health restrictions.
  • The work environment is typical of an office setting. 
  • Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.   

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

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

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

Contact Email: [email protected]

Post Date: 11.08.21

Job Type: Full-Time

Office Location: Washington DC

Department: Human Resources

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

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
  • Lead fundraising efforts pertaining to the Northern California program including building and maintaining relationships with foundations and major donors.
  • 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.
  • 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, website 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 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. 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: 04.19.21

Job Type: Internship

Office Location: Remote

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: Full-Time

Office Location: Europe

Department: International