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NCAP is hiring a Campaigns Associate

Job announcement pasted below and attached.  Please circulate!Thanks,Shelly

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides

Campaigns Associate Job Announcement

The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP) seeks a motivated individual with organizing experience to be our new campaigns associate.  This full-time position will provide leadership in planning campaigns around our programs, development of outreach tools and engaging the public in our work.  The position will focus on public outreach, coordinating development of website, publications and outreach materials, managing campaign activities for the organization, increasing the involvement of members and partners in our work and monitoring progress toward benchmarks.  Responsibilities shall include: 

·      Schedule and participate in presentations and outreach events for our campaigns and projects and to bring in new supporters;

·      Write and send regular (at least monthly) email communications to our supporters and members;

·      Respond to inquiries from the websites and email;

·      Keep our social networks up-to-date and engaging, such as Facebook and blogs;

·      Coordinate development of outreach tools and resources including slideshows, reports, fact sheets and other media;

·      Oversee and maintain the www.pesticide.org and www.sustainableparks.ning.com websites with current and up-to-date information and news;

·      Represent the organization to the media, legislators, government agencies and others when necessary;

·      Engage and coordinate the network of supporters and partners including members, foundations, project partners, parks maintenance networks and school groundskeepers;

·      Write grant proposals for program work and manage budgets associated with grants.

·      Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and current media outlets and facilitate other staff to develop strong relationships as well.  

Applicants should be self-starters with a Bachelors degree and should demonstrate a strong ability to manage and work with people, strong writing skills, good organizational and time management abilities, attention to detail and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with grassroots organizing, program planning and management is required. Campaign experience in the nonprofit environmental field, especially experience with pesticides, is preferred. Skills with Adobe In Design, Illustrator, Plone, Vertical Response, Facebook, Google Documents and Salesforce or similar database system recommended. The applicant should work well with a team and must have a strong commitment to advancing the mission of NCAP.


The salary range is $34,000 to $38,000 depending on experience.  The position will include health and dental benefits, paid holidays, vacation, a retirement plan, and other benefits.  The will be based in our Eugene office. 

NCAP is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization based in Eugene, Oregon with staff also in Boise, Idaho.  We serve a five-state area including, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, northern California and western Montana.  Our mission is to protect the health of people and the environment by advancing alternatives to pesticides.  For more information visit our website at www.pesticide.org.    

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, 3 references and a recent writing sample to NCAP. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on June 29 and can be submitted via regular mail or emailed to [email protected]. Our mailing address is PO Box 1393, Eugene, OR, 97440. NCAP is committed to increasing opportunities across race, ethnicity and cultures.

-- Shelly ConnorNorthwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)PO Box 1393; Eugene, OR  97440-1393(541) 344-5044, ext 17www.pesticide.org NCAP's work is supported in large part by dues from our members.  If you are not already a member, please consider joining!  Members receive a monthly e-newsletter with tips on how to maintain a pesticide-free home and garden and action alerts on timely pesticide reform topics. Visit www.pesticide.org to join today!