Climate Campaigner/Campaign Manager, Clean Ports (PE)

Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and move away from fossil fuels toward a green economy. Learn more at 

Pacific Environment is campaigning to end fossil fuel use, including to get ships off fossil fuels. Our strategies include creating strong regulatory frameworks to achieve zero-emission shipping on a timeline commensurate with the climate emergency, pressuring corporate customers to demand zero-emission ships, and influencing ports on the Pacific West Coast and beyond to end fossil fuel build out and ready themselves for zero-emission shipping instead. 


The Climate Campaigner/Campaign Manager for Clean Ports will help Pacific Environment move ports to 100% zero-emission shipping. They will develop and lead strategies focusing on the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, and the San Pedro Port Complex, while also leading the work of other campaigners working in other regions. The Campaigner/Campaign Manager will lead, plan and execute grassroots and advocacy campaigns to effect changes at local and state levels. They will build and cultivate relationships with community partners, labor partners, environmental justice partners, industry stakeholders and more to ensure a broad base of support for campaign goals. 

The ideal candidate has a record of accomplishment of successful grassroots organizing and local, state, and/or multi-state campaigning, especially on environmental, infrastructure, and/or transportation issues.  


The salary range for this position is $64,000-$77,000, which is carefully considered to account for equity. The employee will enjoy a flexible working environment with a dedicated, diverse group of colleagues.


Click here for more information. To apply, send cover letter, resume, three references and an answer to the question below by email to [email protected] with “Climate Campaigner/Campaign Manager, Clean Ports” in the subject line. QUESTION: In 250 words, explain the tactics you believe will be most effective in moving ports to 100% zero-emission shipping.  

Applications encouraged by July 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled, and we encourage even late applications. 

Pacific Environment is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and believe that creating teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is key to the change we seek. We encourage people from communities harmed by environmental degradation and from backgrounds underrepresented in the environmental movement to apply. 


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