Moms Clean Air Force
Moms Clean Air Force (Moms) is a community of over 1.5 million moms—and dads—working together to combat air pollution, including the urgent crisis of our changing climate. We arm members with reliable information and solutions through online resources, articles, action tools, and on-the-ground organizing.
About the position:
Moms Clean Air Force is seeking a highly motivated individual in West Virginia who is dedicated to building a program across the state to engage moms and families on issues of clean air and climate change.
This part-time contract position will be dedicated to executing an issue-based campaign to:
Develop strong coalition of partners and supermoms to support and grow Moms Clean Air Force’s mission in West Virginia.
- Cultivate a diverse group of activists and stakeholders in West Virginia to build public and political support for regional solutions on air pollution including emission improvements from fossil fuel operations.
- Work together with coalition of partner organizations to engage and collaborate on policy priorities and objectives.
- Engage and represent Moms Clean Air Force within campaign and coalition groups to support regional air quality, climate action and other policy goals.
- Advances Moms Clean Air Force’s goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion, meaning that people from all backgrounds are empowered to address environmental and organizational challenges.
Lead visits with federal elected leaders and their staff and advocate on policy priorities.
- Mobilize supermoms and other members to communicate and engage with elected officials and other decision makers on clean air and climate change.
- Organize individual advocacy meetings and events to bring visibility to policy priorities at the local, state and federal level.
- Organize supporters to attend and testify at hearings and workshops related to West Virginia’s air quality and climate issues.
Plan and execute meetings and grassroots events to educate, build relationships and create visibility of Moms Clean Air Force in West Virginia.
- Engage Moms Clean Air Force membership through online platforms including action alerts, emails, and social media.
- Cultivate and educate volunteers throughout West Virginia to build diverse constituencies of support for policy priorities.
- Educate and present at public meetings, events, town halls, schools and parenting events.
Increase the visibility of Moms Clean Air Force on climate change and air quality issues through media.
- Coordinate with communications staff to place opinion pieces and letters to the editor in local papers.
- Identify local parent voices to amplify clean air and climate messages in media.
- Identify earned media opportunities in family-centric print, TV, radio, and online platforms.
- Organize press events in rapid response to key policy issues.
- Build relationship with local media and provide quotes and speaking opportunities to media.
- Maintain a West Virginia-specific webpage that highlights relevant issues and highlights work in the field
Provide periodic reports through weekly conference calls, monthly and quarterly written reports and other communications as needed.
- Strong commitment to clean air and climate change solutions
- General understanding of West Virginia’s environmental issues and politics
- Demonstrates self-awareness, cultural competency, inclusivity, and ability to work with others across diverse cultures and backgrounds
- Self-motivated, innovative, with the ability to work independently
- Ability to work well under pressure with both grassroots and grass-tops volunteers and staff
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with constituents, elected officials and allies
- Familiarity working with online advocacy tools, website, and social media
- Minimum 2 years of political and field experience preferred
- Well organized, detail oriented, goal driven and able to prioritize and manage multiple assignments in a positive, timely manner in a fast-paced environment
- Some nights and weekends required
- Must have access to a vehicle
How to apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Elizabeth Brandt, Regional Field Manager, Moms Clean Air Force