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Job Announcement: California Pesticide Regulatory Reform Coalition Coordinator

Open February 3, 2022 until filled.

Summary

The California pesticide regulatory reform coalition seeks a Coalition Coordinator to build up, broaden and organize the coalition. The coalition is currently comprised of two dozen California organizations working on reform of California’s pesticide regulatory system. This is a part-time hourly position, which may be a contractor or an employee of Californians for Pesticide Reform and their fiscal sponsor Pesticide Action Network. The position may be based anywhere in the US with a strong preference for California. Compensation will be negotiated dependent on experience. The coordinator will report to a committee of 2-3 coalition members.

Scope of Work

  • Building up, broadening, and organizing the coalition
    • Coordinate, facilitate, and lead meetings with agendas, steering smaller subcommittees
    • Keep engaged communication across the coalition, and pursue further engagement with inactive groups
    • Maintain and draft meeting notes and next action items for the coalition
  • Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) intel gathering
  • Collaborate with the coalition on advocacy strategy for upcoming informational legislative hearings 
  • Work across stakeholder groups (administration, departments, legislature, community based orgs, environmental groups)
  • Deliver (or coordinate with a report writer) a final report to identify issues within the Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Identify issues with the function and structure of DPR

Qualifications

  • Required:
    • Experience organizing advocacy campaigns and/or multi-stakeholder coalitions
    • Ability to create agendas, effectively facilitate group meetings and maintain consistent internal and external communications
    • Persistence, follow through and organization
    • Strong communicator and ability to synthesize dense information into a readily accessible format
  • Desired:
    • State policy experience
    • Knowledge of Department of Pesticide Regulation, CalEPA, and/or California regulatory systems generally
    • Availability to continue after 6 months for 1-2 years if needed

Terms

  • State date: as soon as possible
  • Initial contract term: 6 months
  • 12-20 hours a week on average
  • Salary dependent on experience

To Apply

Please email a resume, example report(s), and cover letter about your relevant experience and interest in this position to pests@pesticidereform.org. Please include “Coalition Coordinator Position” in the subject line.

 

 

 

 

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