The West Virginia Environmental Council (WVEC) is hiring its 2024 lobby team to provide contracted services between January 10, 2024 – March 9, 2024.
All positions are temporary; however, any position could transition into a year-round, part-time role for the right candidate.
Preference would be for candidates who can attend 2023 legislative interim meetings in December 2023.
The WV Environmental Council (WVEC) is recruiting lobby team members to perform in-person legislative lobbying full-time during the 2024 regular Legislative Session, which runs from January 10, 2024, through March 9, 2024. Compensation is based on experience, starting at $800/week.
In addition to daily lobbying activities and bill tracking, lobbyists are required to write articles for the weekly newsletter and provide updates to WVEC members. They are also expected to meet as requested with the WVEC Legislative Oversight Committee, including participation in a post-session assessment of the lobby team’s performance.
Lobbyists are expected to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment and communicate regularly with member groups regarding how activists from the member groups can be involved in lobbying efforts. They are also required to participate in and assist with the Environmental Day (E-Day) lobby day on February 13, 2024, at the Capitol and be available for the duration of the 2024 legislative session. Ideal candidates have knowledge of legislative processes and experience in lobbying, public policy and/or political work. Lobbyists are expected to have a daily presence at the State Capitol during the Regular Session.
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