Overview

Stand.earth is hiring a passionate senior corporate campaign specialist to play a lead role in catalyzing action by the delivery sector to address the massive climate footprint associated with e-commerce. Your work will lead to a transformational shift among some of the world’s biggest brands to move their operations to zero emissions deliveries.  This is a senior strategist role that will work as part of an international team leading the development and implementation of  a global corporate campaign called Charge the Streets as well as advancing our corporate strategy in the US and Canada.

If you love developing creative campaign strategies to reach company decision makers, have a knack for deep corporate research and developing partnerships with allies in supply chain hot spots, this might be the perfect role for you!

You will be joining an international team of strategists, negotiators, campaigners, and activists that achieves outsized results and is bursting with creativity, innovation, and untapped potential.  Stand.earth is committed to engaging in the process of decolonization. We also have long standing commitments to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) that touch all of our programs. The Senior Corporate Campaign Specialist will be expected to understand and embrace these concepts and incorporate them into the design and execution of our overall campaign and organizing work.

We encourage applicants to apply by July 17th, 2022. This position is open until filled.

The Position

This position is responsible for leading the strategic  development and implementation of the Charge the Streets corporate campaign. This position will be a senior member of a broader international team running a global network for clean transportation and deliveries.

The role will require supporting issue research, leading corporate negotiations, communicating through traditional and digital channels with key audiences, coordinating with partners and frontline communities, and helping to design creative high-impact actions. This position will work closely with international partners and be responsible for implementing the work in the US/Canada.

This is a full-time position with an excellent package of employee and health benefits.  Salary is commensurate with experience and adjusted based on location, but will likely be within the range of $75,000-$90,000 USD. The location for this position is for the time being fully remote in the United States, with the option to work out of one of our hub offices. This position will work closely with the development and digital teams, and must have a strong interest and/or commitment to Stand.earth’s values.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Charge the Streets International Team and Working Groups to develop and implement the network’s corporate  strategy to secure commitments from brands in the delivery sector to rapidly transition to zero emission deliveries.
  • Develop and coordinate, with input from partners, the US/Canada corporate campaign plan, driving action from companies with headquarters in North America
  • Build and manage relationships with companies, coalition partners, health professionals, frontline communities, and other industry leaders.
  • Develop and support the execution of online and offline tactics and communication strategies that support and achieve campaign goals and objectives.
  • Design and support industry and  company focused research on the energy transition opportunities in key supply chain countries.
  • Serve as one of Stand.earth’s spokespeople on this campaign and help to develop campaign communications strategies and supporting materials.
  • Coordinate joint activities and actions with partner organizations and allies.
  • Participate in and support fundraising activities to fund this campaign.
  • Supervise and engage contractors in areas of organizing and research as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of working on environmental or social justice campaigns.
  • Experience leading corporate or finance campaigns including direct negotiations with targets.
  • Demonstrated success in developing campaign strategy, identifying effective tactics to achieve campaign goals, and the ability to adjust plans in response to rapidly changing corporate and political landscape.
  • Have a keen eye to power mapping corporate targets and how to move them and an understanding of the role global brands can play to drive a clean energy transition.
  • Experience with developing relationships and trust with frontline communities and partner organizations who work across a diverse range of issues, regions and audiences.
  • Top notch writer, editor and communicator; able to adapt your style to work for a variety of audiences, from corporate negotiations to social media.
  • Digital and media savvy, able to identify rapid response opportunities and propose smart digital and media tactics to advance campaign objectives.

Personal Characteristics

  • Enthusiasm and passion for international campaigning and organizing.
  • Highly organized, flexible, creative, able to manage projects, prioritize multiple tasks, and able to thrive in a fast-paced and ever changing environment.
  • Independent and self-motivated.
  • Passion for working with a dynamic team in a rapid response environment.
  • Self-awareness, confidence and creativity. Sense of humor.
  • Committed to the values of equity, authentic communication and collaboration.

To Apply

Please send a 1-page cover letter and resume to workwithus@stand.earth with your name in the subject line and on each attachment.   In your cover letter, tell us what’s motivating you to apply, what skills or expertise you have that will be most important in this role, and where you might be challenged. Please also make sure to let us know how you heard about this position.  The recruitment and interview process includes a time-bound anonymous task and two rounds of interviews. No phone calls, please. Only those who will be interviewed will be contacted.

Tagged as: environment, non-profit

About Stand.earth

Stand.earth is a nonprofit environmental organization working to create a world where respect for people and the environment comes first. Our campaigns challenge destructive corporate and governmental practices, demand accountability, and create solutions that support all of us — and the environment and climate upon which we depend. Stand’s strategic approach and fierce determination have yielded extraordinary results: Since 2000, we’ve secured the protection of millions of acres of wilderness, shifted billions of dollars of corporate purchasing toward responsible options, and transformed the environmental practices of more than 100 major U.S. corporations. Stand.earth operates in the United States and Canada.

Stand recognizes and respects the sovereignty of First Nations and tribes, as well as the rights of Indigenous Peoples and frontline communities. These communities are often first and most directly impacted by environmental pollution and climate change, and they provide critical leadership in developing solutions.

Stand is an equal opportunity employer; we have a strong commitment to equity and inclusion, and value the leadership and skills of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, LGBTQ+ persons, and people from other historically marginalized backgrounds are encouraged to apply. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact equalopportunity@stand.earth.