The National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. We work throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state, regional, national, and international programs, nature centers, and chapters have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. As a sentinel species, we recognize that the fate of birds is inextricably tied to the fate of us all.
Audubon seeks a motivated, dynamic individual for a State Government Affairs Program Manager for California. They will be responsible for working with the Director of Public Policy to advance Audubon conservation program priorities through advocacy, engagement with state officials and staff, and legislation. They will serve as the primary representative for Audubon with the California Legislature, representing our interests in hearings and meeting with legislators, their staffs, and other government officials. They will also collaborate with Audubon program staff, members, chapter leaders, and external partners. The Government Affairs Program Manager will have the opportunity to work on a wide diversity of issues, including biodiversity conservation, building climate resilience, water management, renewable energy development, and increasing more equitable access to nature and its benefits.
This position is represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA).
The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.
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