Job Announcement: Sierra Watch Field Director position open

Nevada City, CA —

Sierra Watch seeks a proven conservation advocate to provide campaign leadership, personal commitment, and strategic skills to our work protecting the irreplaceable resources of the Sierra Nevada from irresponsible development.

Sierra Watch
Founded in 2000, Sierra Watch is building a remarkable record of measurable success in conservation advocacy. Our initial focus has been on the Tahoe-Truckee Region; now we are expanding our scope to the entire Sierra range.

This is an opportunity to play a leadership role in a focused, effective, results-driven organization. Our headquarters are in Nevada City, California – an historic mountain town with a unique quality of life, a thriving local community, and great access to the Sierra outdoors.

Position Description
Responsibilities include:

  • creating and managing strategic campaign plans;
  • recruiting grassroots and coalition support;
  • generating strategic media and external communications materials;
  • coordinating strategy with legal and planning experts;
  • representing Sierra Watch in public events; and
  • supporting fundraising efforts.

The Sierra Watch Field Director will be an experienced advocate who understands how grassroots, communications, and legal strategies fit into the context of a conservation campaign. A passion for the Sierra Nevada is a must; a sense of humor is encouraged.

DOE with health benefits. Location is Nevada City, California.

To Apply
Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to:

Field Director Search
Sierra Watch
408 Broad Street #12
Nevada City, CA 95959

Deadline is March 23, 2007. Please, no drop-ins.