Job Openings at CLCV

We’re looking for passionate, creative individuals who want to be a part of a small, dynamic team that is focused on innovative, sustainable, and equitable solutions to address our climate crisis.

Open Positions:


Senior Campaign Officer

Title: Senior Campaign Officer
Reports to: Philanthropy Director
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: 80K – 95K
Position Location: Flexible (Oakland, Los Angeles)

The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, works to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable. For more information, please visit www.ecovote.org.

CLCV Education Fund, CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural resources and improves the health of our communities. For more information, please visit www.clcvedfund.org.

The work of CLCV and CLCV Ed Fund to protect and advocate for the environment is rooted in our commitment to racial, social, and environmental justice. Engaging communities of color among other key constituencies for the environment is an organizational priority. Within the organization, we aim to create a workplace culture and policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion.

CLCV’s PACs invest in bold, pro-environmental candidates running for statewide and federal offices. We look for diverse candidates who come from communities most impacted by the climate crisis and help them win and we invest resources in defeating candidates that are groomed by the oil industry to push for environmentally harmful policies.

OPPORTUNITY

The ideal candidate is an experienced development professional with experience soliciting major gifts and leading a long-term fundraising campaign.  You love talking to people and are comfortable meeting one-on-one with donors.  You have a passion for communicating to a variety of audiences and excel at making complex legal information accessible and compelling.  You inspire people to give generously.  You have a strong drive to take on new challenges and feel great satisfaction in setting and accomplishing goals.  You can manage multiple short-term and long-term deadlines at once and can lead projects to successful completion.  You have an obsession for organization and follow-through.  You have a reputation for being utterly dependable.  People look to you to accomplish tasks because they know they will get done efficiently and successfully.  You are detail-oriented in managing and analyzing data.  You are filled with ideas and are eager to put them into action.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Performance of duties and tasks uses standard office equipment, including telephone equipment and computers.  Work is performed inside with exposure to heating and air-conditioning.  Occasional driving or other travel may be required.  During the Covid-19 pandemic, all CLCV employees are working from home until further notice.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

CLCV offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and disability coverage; a 401(k) retirement program with employer match; discounted pre-tax Commuter Checks for public transit; flexible spending account (FSA) for health care expenses; paid vacation, personal time, and floating holidays; optional life insurance; and employee assistance and travel assistance programs.

TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No phone calls, please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. PLEASE NOTE: Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Your cover letter should briefly speak to: 1) why you are interested in working at CLCV; 2) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our work and perform the required and any preferred qualifications, and; 3) how your background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our commitment to racial justice and equity inclusion.

The California League of Conservation Voters and CLCV Education Fund are committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

Human Resources Generalist

Title: Human Resources Generalist
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: 50K – 70K, based on region and experience
Position Location: Flexible (Oakland, Los Angeles, Central Valley, Sacramento)

The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, works to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable.

CLCV Education Fund, CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural resources and improves the health of our communities. For more information, please visit www.clcvedfund.org.

The work of CLCV and CLCV Ed Fund to protect and advocate for the environment is rooted in our commitment to racial, social, and environmental justice. Engaging communities of color among other key constituencies for the environment is an organizational priority. Within the organization, we aim to create a workplace culture and policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion.

OPPORTUNITY:

At CLCV, Human Resources (HR) is focused on understanding what people need and knowing how to provide it. This is a role for someone with a lot of initiative-- the organization is going through a lot of growth and has an entrepreneur culture.

We are in search of a qualified and resourceful HR Generalist to support our HR department in ensuring smooth and efficient business operations. The HR Generalist will have both administrative and strategic responsibilities, helping us to plan and administer important functions, such as staffing, training and development, and compensation and benefits. At CLCV, we understand that our business thrives when our personnel thrive, and that starts by hiring the right HR professional.

OBJECTIVES OF THIS ROLE

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QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

CLCV offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and disability coverage; a 401(k) retirement program with employer match; discounted pre-tax Commuter Checks for public transit; flexible spending account (FSA) for health care expenses; paid vacation, personal time, and floating holidays; optional life insurance; and employee assistance and travel assistance programs.

TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No phone calls, please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. PLEASE NOTE: Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

The California League of Conservation Voters and CLCV Education Fund are committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

Communications Director

Title: Communications Director
Reports to: Chief Executive Office
Employment Type: Full-time/Exempt
Salary: 100-130k, commensurate with experience, plus full benefits package
Position Location: Oakland, Los Angeles, Sacramento, or Fresno

The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) works to accelerate climate action by transforming our political system. CLCV believes radical change is necessary to prepare communities for the future, which starts with building democracy, electing environmental champions, and pushing bold policy change. CLCV makes government, policy, and voting accessible through organizing, education, and advocacy. We’re in the business of changing what is possible.

CLCV Education Fund, CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, works through programs focused on voter engagement and mobilization, issue advocacy, legislative accountability, and research and opinion polling to provide the public, policymakers, and environmental advocates with the resources they need to make California’s air, water and natural resources cleaner and greener through the democratic process. For more information, please visit www.clcvedfund.org.

The work of CLCV and CLCV Ed Fund to protect and advocate for the environment is rooted in our commitment to racial, social, and environmental justice. Engaging black, indigenous, and people of color, among other key constituencies for the environment is an organizational priority. Within the organization, we aim to create a workplace culture and policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Communications Director is CLCV and CLCV EF’s chief storyteller and will coordinate our overall communications strategy to raise the profile of CLCV, CLCV EF, and our work and help organize the voice of Californians as a power to protect our environment and our future.

With 12 years left to make meaningful progress on the climate crisis, California has an outsized leadership role to play. CLCV and CLCV EF are focused on building power and creating the policy roadmap to lead this progress. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Communications Director will work collaboratively with senior leaders to develop and implement communication goals and strategies that increase the organization’s thought leadership, shape the public narrative, and broaden the impact of our mission. They will oversee organizational messaging and member engagement, with a particular focus on innovation in online organizing, advocacy, and fundraising. This member of our Senior Leadership Team will be responsible for devising, implementing, and managing internal and external communications that help build and support a geographically and racially representative and inclusive environmental movement. As a seasoned professional, they will serve as a media liaison and on the record spokesperson. The Communications Director will develop strategies to advance organizational objectives and campaigns using and innovating a range of digital and technology strategies including engagement with and growing our existing advocacy lists, earned media (digital, print, radio, TV), advertising, social media, texting, and more. They will ensure that all communications produced by CLCV and CLCV EF are accurate, professional, engaging, and appropriate for specific audiences. The Communications Director must possess excellent written and verbal skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, and a keen sense of California’s political landscape and top-tier environmental and social justice issues.

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COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in this highly respected organization. We are seeking an individual of outstanding quality with a respected track record. CLCV offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and disability coverage; a 401(k) retirement program with employer match; discounted pre-tax Commuter Checks for public transit; flexible spending account (FSA) for health care expenses; and optional life insurance. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and it is from 100-130k, commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements and tell us how you found this posting to [email protected]. Please write “Communications Director” in the subject line. Please include a cover letter. Applications without cover letter will not be considered. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.

The California League of Conservation Voters and CLCV Education Fund are committed to equity, inclusion, and environmental justice. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we seek to create and sustain a team that reflects the diversity of the state we serve. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds, especially those with experience working with communities most impacted by California’s environmental challenges.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Building Democracy. Electing Environmental Champions. Protecting Our Future.

We are California's voice, statewide and nationally, for bold climate action. We elect and cultivate environmental champions, turn election victories into policy wins, hold our lawmakers accountable, and build political power to transform our political system and achieve climate justice.

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