Job Title: Mat-Su Organizer
Reports to: Political and Field Director
Status: Full time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Matanuska Susitna Borough, Alaska
The Alaska Center is seeking an enthusiastic and talented individual to serve as a Mat-Su Organizer. This position will work to build power for salmon conservation in Alaska by educating and engaging thousands of individuals to take action and volunteer on an array of campaigns and issues. This position will also support The Alaska Center’s work to elect decision makers who will stand up for clean air and water, promote solutions to climate change, and support a strong democracy. The ideal candidate should have 2+ years of experience living or working in the Mat-Su.
The Alaska Center envisions a thriving and sustainable Alaska for generations to come. We engage, empower, and elect Alaskans to stand up for clean air and water, healthy communities, and a strong democracy. We believe that when Alaskans are involved in the decisions about the relationship with our resources, we create a more just, equitable and sustainable future. Our issue priorities are protecting salmon habitat, advancing clean energy solutions, and amplifying Alaskan’s voices in the public process. Together with our sister organization, The Alaska Center Education Fund, we achieve our mission through youth education and leadership development, community organizing and mobilizing, and electing leaders who champion our values.
Core Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Community Engagement and Issue Advocacy:
Voter Engagement and Turnout:
Local Issue Engagement:
Skills and Qualifications:
climate solutions and a strong democracy;
and be flexible to adapt to changing circumstances of dynamic organizations;
This is a full-time position that must be based in the Mat-Su. Salary is dependent on experience with a generous and competitive benefits package. All Alaska Center staff have access to professional development opportunities, including training and support. The Alaska Center provides a supportive work environment with excellent benefits and incentives. The Alaska Center is an equal opportunity employer. Employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established under law. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position open until filled. First review of applications will be April 11th.