Hampton Roads Organizer
Start Date: Immediate upon hire
Reports to: Deputy Director
Positions reporting to this Position: None
The Virginia League of Conservation Voters (Virginia LCV) works to turn conservation and environmental values into state and local priorities. Virginia LCV advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and strives to elect a majority of state legislators who will champion our priority issues.
Virginia LCV’s work to protect and advocate for conservation and the environment reflects the organization’s commitment to racial, social and environmental justice. We aim to create a workplace culture and policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion.
The Hampton Roads Organizer will play a key role in our mission to protect Virginia’s environment, address the climate crisis, and advance environmental justice in the commonwealth, while ensuring elected officials at the state and federal level recognize the value of protecting clean air, clean water, and open space for all Virginians.
This position will be responsible for cultivating relationships with new grasstops advocates and strengthening our existing inroads with community and business leaders, local elected officials and impacted community members. This position will also be responsible for engaging Virginia LCV’s existing member base by connecting them with decision-makers, through both remote and in-person means.
Strategic event planning and execution is a key responsibility of this position, to include rallies, press conferences, town hall-style meetings and roundtables, and community engagement events.
The Hampton Roads Organizer plays a key role in building and maintaining our relationships within the environmental coalition, ensuring our efforts align with coalition strategy, and are well coordinated and complimentary to those of our partners.
This position works closely with and reports to the Deputy Director.
Virginia LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Workplace
Virginia LCV is always looking for motivated interns interested in conservation work in our beautiful state. Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest in conservation.