Deadline for submission: Monday October 9th, 2017
Work Schedule: Full-time
Conservation Colorado is seeking a Deputy Director based in Denver who will bring vision, smarts, energy, and passion to their work. This position is responsible for providing effective and inspiring leadership inside and outside of Conservation Colorado while managing the day to day goals of the organization. This position will lead development and implementation of organizational and issue campaign strategy and manage the organization’s coordinated campaign work to elect pro-conservation candidates. In addition, this position is responsible for leading a team of high-level senior staff at Conservation Colorado and developing a culture of equity, inclusion, support, high-standards and accountability.
About Conservation Colorado
Conservation Colorado works to protect Colorado’s environment and quality of life by mobilizing people and electing conservation‐minded policy makers. We work closely with policy leaders, citizen activists, businesses and other conservation/progressive nonprofits, and have built a reputation as one of the leading conservation advocacy organizations in the state. This coming year we will be engaging in critical work to elect pro-conservation candidates, educate the public and advocate for the protection of Colorado’s rivers, maintain and enhance the protection of our public lands, and increase support for more renewable energy development across the state.
Our work to protect and advocate for the environment reflects the organization’s commitment to racial, social and environmental justice. Engaging communities of color among other key constituencies for the environment is an organizational priority. Within the organization, we aim to create a workplace culture and policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion.