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Campaign Organizer, Copirg

Company name

US Public Interest Research Group (PIRGs)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 11,2019

Valid Through

Feb 24,2020

Posted on

Jan 03,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Denver, CO, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Campaign Organizer, CoPIRG
The candidate will advocate with legislators and the Governor’s office; meet with state regulators and the Colorado Department of Transportation; plan media events and media outreach; as well as run grassroots organizing, recruitment, fundraising, and coalition-building to push for solutions that protect public health and fight the corrosive influence of big money in our political system. Will primarily focus on these issues: Safer, Cleaner, Better Transportation Options: Our transportation system is designed to move cars not people, which threatens our health, safety and economy. Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms: Medical experts, including from the World Health Organization, are warning that if we don’t stop the overuse of antibiotics, they could stop working — with potentially grave consequences for public health. Exercise independent judgment and discretion to help develop policy solutions and implement a variety of campaign strategies to mobilize the public and influence insiders. Help develop programs and campaigns, including researching the issue, creating viable policy solutions, and proposing the right political strategy and messaging. Represent CoPIRG in legislative meetings and hearings. Build relationships with players in key regulatory agencies, the Governor’s office, the capitol, etc. Develop plans to win our campaigns; assess opportunities for building political support for our agenda through coalition-building, grassroots organizing, media coverage, and message development. Build relationships and mobilize support with key constituencies, from health professionals, business owners, and farmers, to local elected officials and families. Serve as the spokesperson for our campaigns through tactics like media events, press releases and editorial board meetings. Write grant proposals, build relationships with foundation staff, and meet with major donors, all to bring more resources to our campaigns. Recruit new interns and volunteers to increase our impact and build our power. Oversee interns to develop and implement work plans, provide training and leadership development opportunities.
Should have 2+ years of relevant professional experience, including (but not limited to) work in political, policy, legal, journalistic or government settings. Advanced degrees, including a or masters in related fields is count toward a candidate's professional experience.

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Hiring Coordinator
US Public Interest Research Group (PIRGs)
218 D Street SE
Washington, DC 20003-1900

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