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|Job Title:||Challenge Big Tobacco Organizer|
|Organization:||Corporate Accountability International|
|Description:||For 35 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like Nestle, 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 in food and agriculture, water and 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, while Public Water Works! galvanizes support for public water systems. Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related disease and helps build a more sustainable food system. Our campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco protects the first-ever corporate accountability treaty from tobacco industry interference.
The Challenge Big Tobacco Organizer is responsible for implementing campaign strategies and tactics in the U.S. and internationally to advance and implement the global tobacco treaty. The Challenge Big Tobacco Organizer maintains communication with individuals and allied organizations; recruits campaign leadership and builds new alliances; organizes actions and events; and serves as a campaign spokesperson, while working in an enthusiastic and driven office atmosphere.
-Recruit and mobilize a global network of corporate campaign organizations to advance the global tobacco treaty and to stop tobacco industry interference in public health policy.
-Help build, develop and maintain Corporate Accountability International?s national and international base.
-Coordinate international and national campaign actions and events.
-Generate media coverage for the campaign, specifically through the cultivation of key reporters.
-Foster relations with allied organizations and individuals, and develop activist leadership in key countries.
-Support the development of materials to advance campaign strategies and tactics.
-Support the monitoring and analysis of the tobacco industry?s activities.
-Serve as a campaign spokesperson.
-Participate in outreach to recruit new staff and interns.
-Maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date files, records, and systems.
-Participate in organization-wide planning, fundraising and campaign activities.
-Demonstrated commitment to social justice and progressive social change.
-At least 1 year as a full-time organizer with a social change organization.
-Demonstrated ability to manage organizing programs and budgets, develop and implement plans.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Experience with grassroots fundraising.
-Proven ability to work well with a diverse group of people.
-Enthusiasm for national and international travel.
-Familiarity with international institutions a plus.
-Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred, though not required.
Accountability: The Challenge Big Tobacco Organizer is accountable to the Challenge Big Tobacco Campaign Director.
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits package, including health, dental, FSA, 401 (k) and ongoing training and growth opportunities.
Location: Campaign Headquarters, Boston.
To Apply: Email letter of interest, resume, and three to five references to Sarah Bennett at email@example.com. Please note where you heard about the position.
Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization.
People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.