Job Posting: LCEA Campaign Organizer

Local Clean Energy Alliance (LCEA) seeks a motivated, creative, skilled and experienced Campaign Organizer, who is passionate about economic, climate and environmental justice to engage grassroots organizations in advancing the movement to democratize energy.

The position is 40 hours per week at $35/hour and includes health, dental and other benefits. The Campaign Organizer will work in close collaboration with other members of the team and is based in Alameda County or San Joaquin County (City of Stockton or City of Tracy). A 40 hour week schedule is $72,800 annually including benefits. Willing to negotiate if the applicant prefers to work less than 40 hours per week. Positions with at least 30 hours a week are considered full-time and include health, dental and other benefits.

Organizing responsibilities include:

● Lead and participate in coalitions and alliances to advocate for policies and practices that democratize energy and bring equity to low-income communities; communities of color and other diverse stakeholders.

● Help strategize our advocacy for energy democracy with our local Community Choice energy public non-profit agency, Ava Community Energy (formerly East Bay Community Energy).

● Mobilize allies to attend and make comments at government agency public hearings such as Ava Community Energy, CPUC or other regional and state agencies (virtual and in-person).

● Grow the awareness of energy democracy through community outreach and recruit new organizations to sign-on to LCEA’s position documents and letters and mobilize organizations for key agency meetings and/or other campaign related activities.

● Participate in meetings, such as : LCEA Staff meetings, meetings with allied organizations, public agency staff, elected officials and/or other decision makers.

● Assist in research and development of written documents, webinars, press releases, and other collateral.

● Lead community outreach, conduct workshops and organize events.

● Work with the collective LCEA team, paid and volunteer staff, and also volunteers and supporters (hybrid work environment - regular virtual meetings and some in-person).


● A passion for environmental justice and equity in clean energy solutions to address both local pollution & global climate change.

● Experience in organizing local, regional and/or state-wide grassroots advocacy campaigns and mobilizations.

● Experience working with low-income communities; communities of color and other diverse stakeholders.

● Experience with public speaking, media communications and popular education.

● Excellent campaign strategizing, planning and organizing.

● Responsible, organized, detail-oriented, energetic, and creative.

● Experience with regular use of Zoom, Google Drive/Docs, Action Network and Canva.

● Good written, verbal communications and people skills, in-person, virtual and on the phone.

● Ability to self-start projects, respond rapidly to emerging issues, manage multiple projects simultaneously, work independently and collaboratively with LCEA team and allies.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

● Experience in a collective work environment.

● Knowledge of the energy system, equitable clean energy and community choice energy.

● Bilingual in English and Spanish (or other common community language).

● Experience in social media communications.

How to Apply:      
Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your availability, along with a resume to as soon as possible, with the email subject line “Applying for LCEA Campaign Organizer.” We will accept applications until the position is filled.
Women, LGBTQI, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Thanks for your interest!
Only candidates selected to the first round will be contacted.