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WildEarth Guardians has the following job openings:
Carnivore Campaign Lead
Location: Denver (preferred), Missoula (possible)
Start date: ASAP, no later than Feb. 1, 2015
Friday Dec. 5
WildEarth Guardians is a conservation organization working to protect and restore the wildlife, wild places, wild rivers and health of the American West. Guardians seeks a full time Carnivore Campaign Lead to work in our Wildlife Program. The Campaign Lead will advocate for the conservation and long-term sustainability and resiliency of native carnivore populations in the American West, with a focus along the Spine of the Continent in Montana, Colorado and New Mexico . The position will include working on issues impacting bears, bobcats, cougars, coyotes, foxes, lynx, Mexican wolves, and wolverines, among others. The Campaign Lead will expand existing and develop new campaigns, strategies and tactics to end trapping on public lands; challenge contest hunting; curtail the federal Wildlife Services program’s indiscriminate poisoning, trapping, and aerial gunning practices; and support Guardians’ advocacy for gray and Mexican wolf preservation and restoration. The Campaign Lead will also develop cases and assist in litigation, primarily under the Endangered Species Act, Freedom of Information Act, and National Environmental Policy Act. The Campaign Lead will be the primary contact for the media on most carnivore issues, will draft online content, and will engage in social media campaigns. The position reports directly to the Wildlife Program Director and may directly manage an organizer and an intern and/or fellow.
Essential qualifications include:
Additional desirable qualifications include:
Special Job Requirements:
Willingness to travel semi-regularly around the western United States, as well as occasional travel to Washington D.C. is required. Willingness to work flexible work hours, including some weekend and evening hours is also necessary.
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary is DOE. Additional benefits include generous vacation, sick leave, health and dental insurance, retirement and exceptional work environment.
Send inquiries and applications for the Carnivore Campaign Lead addressed to Bethany Cotton at email@example.com. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, three references, and a writing sample (ten pages or fewer) and must be received by COB Friday December 5, 2014. Please do not send your cover letter in the body of an email; PDF documents are preferred. No phone calls please. Due to the volume of applicants and other workload, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. WildEarth Guardians is an equal opportunity employer. Download this job description in pdf.
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Start date: ASAP
Application deadline: Until Filed
WildEarth Guardians is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about our mission to be our Administrative/Bookkeeping Assistant. This position will assist with a wide variety of financial and administrative operations. WildEarth Guardians is committed to employee development and is a rapidly growing organization with significant opportunity for the right candidate.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:
Email applications only. Interested candidates should forward a Cover Letter, Resume and (2) Letters of Reference to Jodie Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org. Job will remain open until filled. Download the job description in pdf.
At WildEarth Guardians, you have the opportunity to gain important skills in conservation work. Since conservation advocacy involves working in the scientific, legal, and policy arenas, interning with WildEarth Guardians will give you an excellent opportunity to explore these fields and professions. In addition, you’ll participate in our nationally recognized innovative conservation strategies that seek to mobilize citizens and decision makers to better protect our environment.
"Interns at Guardians get valuable experience while working on current environmental issues. The satisfaction that comes from watching your work contribute to forward-thinking solutions vaults the internship ahead of any academic experience- hands down." - Jesse Tremaine, Legal Intern Summer 2010