[COMM-ORG] Jobs: Corporate Accountability International, with salary info

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 From: Corporate Accountability International Recruitment Team
<jobs at stopcorporateabuse.org>


Hi all,

Corporate Accountability International is growing and has several new
openings for experienced organizers, fundraisers and writers to join our
growing team in Boston.

The Advocacy Writer will draft, edit, and proof content for media
outreach, web, email, publications, and other campaign and
organizational communications.

Regional Campaign Organizers will recruit and build local chapters of
the organization made up of and led by members committed to taking on
corporate power.

The Field Program Administrator will oversee the database and provide
support for Regional Campaign Organizers. This is a position for an
organizer who enjoys the management and administrative systems needed to
run campaigns and organizations effectively.

Complete job descriptions are at http://StopCorporateAbuse.org/Jobs

If you are interested in joining the team or have any questions please
get in touch.

Onward,
Briana


Advocacy Writer

Since 1977, Corporate Accountability International has successfully
challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris
to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the
environment and our democracy.
The organization is expanding—and leading campaigns challenging some of
the world’s most powerful industries, including food and agriculture,
water, and Big Tobacco. Think Outside the Bottle exposes the truth
behind bottled water marketing and defends the human right to water in
the face of increasing corporate control. Value [the] Meal challenges
the fast food industry to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related
disease, and our campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco protects the
first-ever corporate accountability treaty from tobacco industry
interference.
The Advocacy Writer is responsible for drafting, editing, and proofing
content for media outreach, web, email, publications, and other campaign
and organizational communications. The Writer will also contribute to
the overall work of the communications unit by participating in direct
media outreach, online organizing, and materials development, while
working in an enterprising and active office atmosphere.
We are looking for candidates with strong organizing and non-profit
communications backgrounds who are interested in professional growth and
opportunities for advancement within the organization.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Draft, edit, design, research and proofread content for a range of
materials, including campaigns, membership outreach, and grant proposal
and reports.
• Maintain systems, coordinate content development, and manage vendor
relationships to ensure publication deadlines are met.
• Assist in and organize staff writing, photo, and design trainings.
• Support a range of communications work, participating regularly in
direct media outreach, online organizing, and/or materials development.
• Participate in campaign activities and fundraising drives such as
shareholders’ meetings, phone banks, and campaign events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated commitment to social justice and progressive social change.
• At least two years experience as a full-time staff person in a
progressive social change organization doing grassroots organizing,
fundraising, and communications.
• Talented and experienced copy writer and editor, with acute attention
to detail.
• Excellent written and verbal skills.
• Experience with design software such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and
Quark.
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines.
• Knowledge of HTML and experience with content management systems (we
use Drupal) and constituent relationship managers (we use
Salsa/Democracy in Action).
• Strong administrative skills and well-organized.

ACCOUNTABILITY: The Advocacy Writer is accountable to the Communications
Director.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits
package.
LOCATION: Campaign Headquarters, Boston.
LEARN MORE: http://www.StopCorporateAbuse.org
TO APPLY: Email letter of interest, résumé, links to writing samples
and/or past publications and three to five references to Sarah Bennett
at jobs at stopcorporateabuse.org.

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer
and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and GLBTQ people
are strongly encouraged to apply.


Regional Campaign Organizer

Since 1977, Corporate Accountability International has successfully
challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris
to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the
environment and our democracy. The organization is expanding—and leading
campaigns challenging some of the world’s most powerful industries,
including food and agriculture, water, and big tobacco. Think Outside
the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water marketing and defends
the human right to water in the face of increasing corporate control.
Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an
epidemic of diet-related disease, and our campaign Challenging Big
Tobacco protects the first-ever corporate accountability treaty from
tobacco industry interference.

Corporate Accountability International is seeking experienced organizers
to build a nationwide network of Action Committees, made up of and led
by members and activists committed to taking on corporate power. Join
our 2 year program to recruit and mobilize the long-term political base
and power needed to wage and win our corporate campaigns. Regional
Campaign Organizers will start with a classroom training at Campaign
Headquarters in Boston, followed by an 8 week field training in the Bay
Area. Regional Campaign Organizers will then receive field assignments
in multiple cities across the country, including Baltimore, Boston,
Chicago, Minneapolis, New Haven, Portland OR, San Francisco, or Seattle.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop and lead regional Think Outside the Bottle campaign activities
to pressure Governors, Mayors, restaurants and schools to curb bottled
water use and invest in badly needed public water systems and
infrastructure.
• Develop and lead regional campaign activities challenging McDonald’s
and other fast food giants to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related
diseases.
• Run signature gathering actions to find potential volunteers.
• Regularly set and hold a high volume of one-on-one meetings to recruit
activists and raise funds.
• Develop leadership and strategic planning skills of Action Committee
leaders to recruit and mobilize activists, wage direct pressure
campaigns, build strong coalitions, and conduct effective media outreach
to expose and challenge corporate abuses.
• Keep accurate and up-to-date files, records, and systems to build
capacity for all our campaigns.
• Participate in organization-wide planning, fundraising and campaign
activities.
• Develop a high skill level in all areas of work listed above.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Passion, commitment and determination to wage and win campaigns to
stop corporate abuse.
• A fearless and resilient spirit to work hard with a team of
experienced and talented staff and activists.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Successful experience as a full-time organizer or advocate in a
progressive social change group.
• Demonstrated ability to build and mobilize a group of people around a
project or campaign.
• Experience in effective grassroots fundraising.
• Enthusiasm for national travel.

ACCOUNTABILITY: The Regional Campaign Organizer is accountable to the
National Field Director.
SALARY RANGE: $27,000 - $31,800, depending on experience, with a
generous benefits package.
LOCATION: Field placements in multiple cities across the U.S. after
initial training. Candidates must be willing to relocate based on
campaign needs.
LEARN MORE: http://www.StopCorporateAbuse.org
TO APPLY: Email letter of interest, résumé, and three to five references
to Randall Smith at jobs at stopcorporateabuse.org.

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer
and an inclusive organization.
People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.


Field Program Administrator

Since 1977, Corporate Accountability International has successfully
challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris
to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the
environment and our democracy. The organization is expanding—and leading
campaigns challenging some of the world’s most powerful industries,
including food and agriculture, water, and Big Tobacco. Think Outside
the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water marketing and defends
the human right to water in the face of increasing corporate control.
Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an
epidemic of diet-related disease, and our campaign to Challenge Big
Tobacco protects the first-ever corporate accountability treaty from
tobacco industry interference.

Corporate Accountability International is hiring a Field Program
Administrator to work closely with the National Organizing Director and
a team of Regional Campaign Organizers to help expand the nationwide
network of members, leaders, and activists taking on corporate power.
Join our talented staff to support building the long-term power base
needed to wage and win our corporate campaigns. The Field Program
Administrator will support program and management functions, develop and
monitor the budget, oversee database and web-based organizing
operations, and provide support for Regional Campaign Organizers working
across the country. This is a position for an organizer who enjoys the
management and administrative systems needed to run campaigns and
organizations effectively.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date files, records, and
systems to facilitate field staff in building local Action Committees –
member-led groups in major cities across the country.
• Support field organizing across the country on the Think Outside the
Bottle and Value [the] Meal campaigns.
• Implement systems to track organizing and fund-raising results.
• Develop and monitor Field Program annual budget in close collaboration
with the National Organizing Director.
• Process incoming donations and requisitions.
• Help develop and administer field staff’s web-based technology,
maintain the membership database and generate lists for organizing outreach.
• Organize members, leaders, and activists in person and on the phone,
assisting with building and supporting Action Committees as needed.
• Provide administrative support, including travel plans, copying and
preparing documents, materials and agendas, conducting various research
projects, and creating PowerPoint presentations.
• Oversee Field Program interns.
• Participate in organization-wide and Field Program planning
• Participate in fundraising, staff recruitment, and other special projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated commitment to progressive social change.
• Efficient and persistent, with experience managing and juggling
diverse projects with minimal supervision.
• A minimum of 1 year experience in campaign organizing and fundraising
in a non-profit setting.
• Ability to be flexible, take an optimistic approach to new challenges,
and have a good sense of humor.
• Strong administrative and writing skills.
• Professionalism to deal with confidential matters.
• Creative and aggressive problem-solver with experience in organizing
others to accomplish projects.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint,
databases and web-based technologies.
• Ability and willingness to travel.

ACCOUNTABILITY: The Field Program Administrator is accountable to the
National Organizing Director.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits
package.
LOCATION: Campaign Headquarters, Boston.
TO APPLY: Email letter of interest, résumé and three to five references
to Sarah Bennett at jobs at stopcorporateabuse.org.

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer
and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and GLBTQ people
are strongly encouraged to apply.



-- 

Briana Greco
Organizer
Corporate Accountability International
(617) 695-2525
http://www.StopCorporateAbuse.org
http://www.Facebook.com/StopCorporateAbuse




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