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CVSC is building a grassroots conservation movement all across South Carolina to hold our leaders accountable, fight for clean energy, and protect our air, land, and water. It’s a big job, and we need passionate, smart, strategic, driven people to help us get it done.

Coalitions Manager

Scope of Position: CVSC seeks a highly motivated person with experience in coalition building to join the CVSC Strategic Partnerships Team. The position will provide ongoing support to the South Carolina Conservation Coalition – a 40+ organization coalition administered by CVSC. The position will also grow and support additional coalition efforts focusing on clean and equitable transportation, energy justice, land protection, water quality and quantity, and more in coordination with CVSC Project Managers. The ideal candidate is an experienced and effective partnership builder who has worked with a wide range of individuals and interests – ultimately working with these partners to advance policy goals. The position will report to the Strategic Partnerships Director and work closely with CVSC’s Project Managers and Government Relations team to engage coalition partners in both shaping and implementing policy campaigns.

Location: Based in Columbia, South Carolina, with option for remote working. CVSC has a physical office in Columbia, SC. Occasional day and overnight travel will be required.

Terms of employment: The position is full-time, contingent on continued funding (grants and individual donations). This includes a 40-hour workweek with the need for flexible scheduling, depending on the nature of an issue or timeframe. Occasional out of town travel will be required. CVSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace.

Salary/Benefits: CVSC offers a competitive non-profit sector salary for this position in the $45,000 – $50,000 range, depending on qualifications. CVSC also offers a robust benefits package that includes full health, vision, dental, and short-term disability insurance, retirement contributions, and generous personal time off and state holiday schedules.

Application Instructions: Please submit your resume and a cover letter that addresses how your expertise matches the job description and why you want to work to protect the air, land, and water of South Carolina to with Coalitions Manager in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled.

Read the full position description here.

Spring ’22 Internships

Scope of Position: C CVSC is seeking interns for Spring ‘22. In these positions interns will gain first-hand experience with the legislative process, environmental communications, issue based advocacy, and the nonprofit operations. These mostly remote internships are a great opportunity for those with an interest in political science, communications or environmental policy. While the duration of the internships are based on the academic semester, it is not limited to college students. You can find the position descriptions here.

Schedule & Compensation: 10 hours a week; $15 hour.

Application Instructions: Please complete the CVSC Internship Application to be considered. Applications will be accepted until COB Dec 8, 2021.


CVSC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.