Job Openings at CLCV

We’re looking for passionate, creative individuals to 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.

The California League of Conservation Voters and the CLCV Education Fund are hiring for the following positions: * Major Gifts Officer * Accountant and HR Manager

Major Gifts Officer

Reports to: Director of Philanthropy
Employment Type: Full-time (40 Hours) Exempt
Position Location: Oakland/Bay Area

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, 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 — learn more at www.ecovote.org, and follow and like us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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:

CLCV and CLCVEF are searching for an experienced, collaborative, and strategic Major Gifts Officer to be part of an engaged, performance-driven, and enthusiastic team. Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the position of Major Gifts Officer is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors and prospects to make gifts at a four- to six-figure level. This role is responsible for cold calling to secure meetings, representing the organization, developing individual cultivation and solicitation strategies, and working with volunteers to achieve the organization’s budgetary minimums and stretch goals. Prospects may come from individual, organizational, corporate or small, private foundations. Our fundraising efforts encompass 501(c)(4), 501(c)(3), federal and state PAC activities.

California leads the world as the largest economy to innovate, invest in, and regulate environmental progress – it is not an overstatement that we bear the brunt of the responsibility to protect the future. This is a remarkable opportunity for the right individual who is a roll-up your sleeves development professional wishing to build something new and leave a lasting legacy. At CLCV, you will have the opportunity to serve a compelling mission as you contribute to the organization’s long-term vision.

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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 commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY:

CLCV/CLCVEF has retained the services of ThinkingAhead Executive Search. Please send your resume and expression of interest Chris Spagnola, Partner, at [email protected]. and Jessica Martinez, Senior Recruiter, at [email protected].

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.

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

Accountant and HR Manager

Reports to: Finance and HR Director
Employment Type: Full-time (40 Hours) Exempt
Position Location: Oakland

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, 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 — learn more at www.ecovote.org, and follow and like us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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 Accountant & HR Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping activities through the oversight of/with the assistance of, the organizations’ contract accountants, and for all HR operations, for CLCV- a 501 (c) 4 political advocacy organization and CLCV Education Fund- a 501 (c) 3 educational nonprofit organization. The accounting and booking keeping activities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cash management, federal and state Political Action Committee (PAC) accounting/reporting (in coordination with organization’s PAC consulting firm), and other general accounting duties. .

The Accounting & HR Manager contributes to the management of CLCV’s accounting policies and procedures, helps to ensure financial accuracy in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and adherence to tax regulations, manages the annual financial audit and supports the organizations’ CPA firm in the preparation of the tax returns. This position will also be responsible for all Human Resources functions, including preparation of job descriptions, screening candidates, onboarding, orientation, administration of benefits, and related compliance activities and reporting.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

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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