National Wilderness Coalition Coordinator

National Wilderness Coalition

Remote, Remote

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $75/hour; 10-15 hours per week average. Flexible work hours.
Deadline Jun 28, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

The National Wilderness Coalition seeks a contract-based Coalition Coordinator to help develop and carry out the Coalition’s vision of reinvigorating the wilderness movement by building a more diverse, inclusive, and powerful base of support and, in doing so, prioritize wilderness conservation as a critical tool for addressing the ongoing degradation of wildlands, climate change, biodiversity loss, and the lack of access to nature. This is an 18-month remote, independent contractor position, with the opportunity to extend into a long-term role based on performance and fundraising. The Coalition Coordinator will be funded through multiple Coalition member organizations, but will report directly to the executive committee.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to nwc-hiring@googlegroups.com. Deadline for applications is June 28, 2024.


  • Oversee and manage the Coalition, including developing strategic approaches to advance Coalition goals and priorities.
  • Coordinate monthly Coalition meetings.
  • Work with the executive committee to develop and implement fundraising strategies to support Coalition efforts.
  • Work with Coalition committees to develop campaign plans to advance goals, utilizing the Coalition’s organizing, communications and policy expertise.
  • Manage the Coalition’s public-facing communications tools, including web and social media sites.
  • Work with the communications committee to ensure that the Coalition develops necessary messaging, branding, media and communications support. Develop fact sheets, videos, and other story-telling pieces as needed.
  • Maintain regular communication with the executive committee and Coalition members on specific action items and progress on Coalition goals.
  • Work with the D.C. committee to execute congressional strategies, which may include developing lobbying materials, lobbying trainings, brown-bag luncheons, and a national wilderness fly-in/lobbying week.
  • Contribute energetically and thoughtfully to the Coalition in a collaborative, inclusive, professional, inspired, empathetic, hardworking and fun manner.


  • Work with D.C. committee and event planner to execute a successful D.C. fly-in and Wilderness Act 60th anniversary celebration in September 2024.
  • Work with the organizing committee to develop and implement a plan to grow the Coalition, with a specific focus on education, outreach and diversity.
  • Build and manage the Coalition website and social media presence (in coordination with the communications committee).
  • Develop outreach materials regarding wilderness preservation, with a specific focus on addressing common critiques of designated wilderness (in coordination with the communications and D.C. committees).
  • Develop and begin implementing a lobbying strategy focused on building congressional wilderness champions (in coordination with the D.C. committee).
  • Develop and execute one brown-bag educational luncheon for congressional staffers (in coordination with the D.C. committee).

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with public lands law or policy, with a focus on wilderness-related issues preferred.
  • Experience with planning and executing legislative, policy, or media campaigns.
  • Experience with fundraising.
  • Proven leadership abilities and experience working with diverse coalitions.

Compensation, Location and Start Date

  • $75/hour; 10-15 hours per week average. Flexible work hours.
  • Nationwide- this is a remote work position
  • Flexible start date; ideally August 1, 2024 or earlier.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to nwc-hiring@googlegroups.com.  Deadline for applications is June 28, 2024. 

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Category Admin & Leadership, General / Stewardship
Tags Cultural Resources, Climate Change