As a Canvass Director or Assistant Canvass Director for the Fund, you run a campaign office in one of dozens of cities throughout the country. The staff you supervise educate citizens about the issues and get them involved in campaigns to win progressive change. They do this by canvassing; they go out into communities to talk to as many people as possible and get them involved. In essence, your job is to build a team of committed activists who mobilize hundreds, even thousands of citizens to take action. You give leading groups the people power they need to win.
Application deadline: March 1, 2014
Climate Summer is a leadership development program for young adults who join with communities across New England to participate in both building the fossil fuel resistance and supporting the development of the solutions we need to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We know that now is the time to act, and each summer, we share basic organizing skills with dozens of young people and then send them out on the road in small teams to live and work together, to learn from local partners, and to bring energy and a movement-building perspective into communities across the region.
This position leads the development and implementation of the organizational communications strategy, with the goal of cultivating
and expanding EcoLogic’s base of support. Under the framework of this strategy and in collaboration with the Director of Development and Communications, responsibilities include: develop and implement annual communications plans and budgets; ensure consistent and appropriate use of EcoLogic’s communications, messaging and brand; conceptualize, write, and produce electronic and print publications including the annual report, the bi-annual newsletter, the monthly eNewsletter, and the blog; create, manage and update EcoLogic website content and search engine optimization; cooperate with and support development staff on communications for fundraising; cooperate with and support program and evaluation staff on communications for the dissemination of learning and thought leadership; raise and manage EcoLogic’s profile through advertising, outreach, and media coverage; manage EcoLogic’s image repository; collaborate with the Regional Office on Spanish-language communications; and facilitate internal communications and reporting between staff in the US and staff, partners, and community resource users in thefield, and with the Board of Directors, including coordinating the preparation of periodic updates to the Board.
Reporting to the Director, Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC), the Educational Consultant (EC) functions as a discipline-
specific specialist in a collaborative leadership role with faculty designates in one or two Faculties and independently as a designer, co-designer, or project manager on institutional level projects and teaching and education development initiatives for curriculum, program, course, and non-traditional learning activities.