Are you a right and left brain thinker? Fed up with corporate America? Or just someone who takes special delight in speaking truth to power? Do you care about public health, environmental justice, climate change and corporate accountability? Are you sick and tired of the oil and gas industry greenwashing as the climate crisis worsens??
Then this position may be what you’re looking for.
Join Earthworks’ growing team of committed advocates and help facilitate a national and global effort to hold the oil and gas industry publicly accountable for their climate pollution. This job helps shape the national conversation regarding oil and gas methane pollution’s impact on climate change and the risk it poses to decision makers (investors, insurers, and policymakers) who allow these companies to continue operating despite a long history of irresponsibility and deceit. You will work as part of our internal accountability team and coordinate with a multi-group, national campaign calling for more transparency and accountability from the oil and gas industry.
As part of Earthworks’ Corporate Accountability Team the Corporate Accountability Communications Campaigner will:
Build an understanding of industry power dynamics by:
Collaborating with partners who hold relationships with these key players to communicate important narratives.
Identify and insert compelling arguments into the public conversation by
Assist in narrative changing rapid response campaigns by:
When possible, respond to known/expected media coverage of industry conferences or individual company events.
Continuously compare industry words and actions by:
The Corporate Accountability Campaigner will report to the Corporate Accountability Campaign Manager. In coordination with Earthworks Communications Director, Earthworks Policy Director, and key partners and allies, the Corporate Accountability Campaigner will create an annual plan with clearly articulated priorities and success metrics.
This is a full-time temporary position (guaranteed for one year), working remotely, with a salary range of $55,000-63,000 depending on experience. We provide a competitive benefits package, including employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, a focus on work-life balance, and generous holidays and vacation time.
Earthworks is a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, with 40 employees across 15 states. We work to protect communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mining and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions. We support frontline communities, reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions, and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption. We seek to ensure that communities’ voices and concerns are heard in the corridors of power, from the nation’s capital to state houses and legislatures.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Earthworks is committed to challenging and dismantling systemic oppression. Earthworks’ Board and staff understand that promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) both within and beyond Earthworks is critical to carrying out our mission to protect communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of resource extraction. We understand that our commitment to DEI means a dedication to constant learning and improvement.
Earthworks welcomes applications from diverse candidates and is an equal-opportunity employer. Earthworks evaluates employees and applicants for employment on merit, competence, and qualifications and does not tolerate discrimination.
How to apply
Apply online with a cover letter and resume. Feel free to submit any creative writing links such as stories you have placed, blogs, social media handles, or any other online presence that highlights your experience.