Rss http://greenjobsready.com/jobs test description en-us Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:07:36 GMT Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:07:36 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Managing Editor]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128842/Managing_Editor.html

 

Greenpeace is the leading independent environmental organization that utilizes bold action, cutting-edge research and creative communications to protect the Earth. We expose global environmental problems and promote the solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. We investigate, document and expose environmental destruction in a peaceful manner and promote open, informed debate about society's environmental choices. To ensure our independence we do not accept donations from corporations or governments.

The Managing Editor supervises staff in the US communications hub and enhances the public profile of Greenpeace and its campaigns in cooperation with National Regional Offices and global campaign projects.

By working closely with the Communications Hub Coordinator and an international network of communications hubs, the Editor helps maintain a 24/7 news desk to respond to inquiries and distribute content across all of Greenpeace International’s channels.

The Editor amplifies the reach and impact of Greenpeace content by selectively distributing national stories to international audiences, responding to breaking news of regional significance, actively monitoring and engaging traditional and social media, and managing a global news calendar. The role also supports ship visits, internal communications and large-scale rapid response in the region.

The Managing Editor is uniquely positioned to offer leadership in connecting the Greenpeace communications community, identifying cutting-edge trends in public engagement, as well as internal capacity building, induction and skill training. Working with the Hub Coordinator the Managing Editor supports the continued development of policies and positions set in the Global Communications Principles document.

Main responsibilities

1.   Strategic editorial review

Provide editorial decisions that leverage a mix of traditional and social media platforms to distribute relevant content globally and regionally, both proactive and reactive. Suggest content, provide insight on which story angles will be most effective for the region and advise campaign projects on forthcoming opportunities. Aggregate content and commission translations where appropriate.

2.   Knowledge of media and technology

Stay abreast of new and developing communication technologies in order to ensure that Greenpeace is poised to capitalize on new platforms as they emerge. Maintain a strong understanding and up-to-date knowledge of the media landscape in the region.

3.   Relationship building and networking

Uphold relationships with key media influencers, including news media and bloggers, as well as internal stakeholders in National Regional Offices and Greenpeace International. Attend meetings and conferences where networking opportunities exist and maximize these for the benefit of the organization.

4.   Community leadership and internal communications

Share learnings, identify capacity building needs, opportunities for innovation and collaboration, and maintain a global news calendar to identify communications opportunities/issues for campaign and engagement efforts. Participate in regular calls with communications leadership. Provide input to the updating of Greenpeace’s global protocols for high quality communications output.

5.   Staff management and budget monitoring

Set up, manage and evaluate a multidisciplinary communications team in compliance with national law and regulations and in line with HR guidelines. Monitor communications hub budget on an ongoing basis under the oversight of the [NRO] [Title].

6.   Responsive communication and rapid response

In conjunction with the Greenpeace International Communications Hub Coordinator and [NRO] [Title], coordinate regional communications response to external events or incidents that offer opportunities for the organisation and/or reputational threats to the organization. Provide assistance to National Regional Offices with ship visits as requested.

 7.   Monitoring and tracking

Set up real-time monitoring across relevant communications streams (traditional and social media) in the region to identify opportunities for reactive media relations and campaigning, as well as Greenpeace’s impact on relevant public conversations.

 8.   Writing and editing

Prepare and/or edit blogs and press materials, including press releases, Q&As, backgrounders and features, where necessary.

Skills and qualifications

  • Significant (7 years+) professional experience in PR, a press office, agency or other media-driven environment
  • A track record of achieving success in traditional and social media-driven campaigns or initiatives
  • In-depth knowledge of international news media operations and distribution
  • Deep familiarity with Internet culture along with active participation in at least three different social media platforms
  • Demonstrated skills in generating online sign-ups and digital marketing
  • Understanding of media monitoring and social media analytics tools and monitoring platforms
  • Understanding of the different cultures, languages and customs of people in the region
  • Strong management skills – the ability to build, lead & manage a great team
  • Experience in implementing and bringing about significant positive changes in work culture, practices and performance
  • Research training in either a professional or academic context
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex subjects for teaching, training or documentation purposes
  • Experience in working across borders with multi-cultural teams
  • Strong influencing skills – the ability to lead diverse teams to achieve agreed goals and to drive change without direct authority
  • Strong analytical skills and a good understanding of organizational development and business planning
  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in working effectively to tight deadlines with multiple projects
  • Exceptional written and spoken English, with a second language preferred
  • Willingness to travel frequently
  • Flexibility around working hours

Competencies

  • ACHIEVEMENT: A high level of personal ambition and a drive to deliver agreed goals. --­ Sets goals for self and others, takes sustained action in the face of obstacles. Proactively seeks out relevant tasks when the current task is completed.
  •  EMPOWERING & INSPIRING OTHERS:  An understanding of how to inspire action in others. -­‐ Empowers people and strives to bring out the best in them. Enables employees to translate vision into action  and  creates an environment  in  which  people  feel  valued,  motivated  and  challenged.
  • COLLABORATIVE APPROACH: Helps others to achieve their best and contributes to joint objectives. Develops cooperation and teamwork while participating in a group of people, working toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties
  • IDENTIFICATION WITH GREENPEACE GOALS AND SUPPORTIVE OF GREENPEACE VALUES: Deep understanding of and commitment to Greenpeace’s Core values, and a passion for delivering Greenpeace’s mission
  • INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIP: Ability to build and maintain strong interpersonal relationships -­‐ develops and maintains effective relationships with others in order to encourage and support effective communication and teamwork. Builds and maintains ongoing, collaborative, working relationships to achieve organisational goals.
  • ABILITY TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT RISK TAKING: Appreciation of risk-­taking in the context of an action-­oriented organization.
  • APPRECIATION OF THE IMPACT & IMPORTANCE OF PEOPLE POWERED CAMPAIGNING
  • BEING A ROLE MODEL FOR ACCOUNTABILITY AND STRAIGHTFORWARDNESS: High sense of personal accountability and the ability to hold others accountable
  • COMMITMENT TO LEARNING: Gaining insight into one’s own strength and weakness, initiates actions to increase or improve one’s knowledge, skills and competencies to work more effective.

Benefits:
Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff are eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan.

Commitment to Diversity: Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice. Our mission is to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that is a reflection of the global campaigns and missions that we champion.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@wdc.greenpeace.org. Please include the following in your cover letter: a specific explanation of your interest in the available position and how you found out about this career opportunity. Please use the email subject line: MANAGING EDITOR - YOUR NAME. Applications will be accepted until December 22, 2014. No phone calls please.

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<![CDATA[Create Environmental Impact with the DO School Packaging Challenge (1 WEEK LEFT!)]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128841/Create_Environmental_Impact_with_the_DO_School_Packaging_Challenge_(1_WEEK_LEFT!).html

*DEADLINE NOV 27th 2014!*

Want to create environmental impact?

Have your own ideas you wish to develop?

Want to work with a multi-national retail company and set up your own social venture?

Our One-year Start-Up Training at The DO School Hamburg is perfect for you!

-------------------------THE PROGRAM------------------------

The One-Year Program empowers talented young adults from around the world to learn by doing and start their own venture.

THE ONE-YEAR PROGRAM:

The program takes place in two phases: the Incubation Phase and the Implementation Phase.

THE INCUBATION PHASE

(10 weeks on campus)

Fellows plan their individual social venture and complete a hands-on group task – the Challenge. By the end of the ten weeks, Fellows have created a concrete service, product or campaign as solution to the Challenge, learning how to turn an idea into action. In addition, they have turned their venture idea into a viable business plan that is ready for implementation.

THE IMPLEMENTATION PHASE

(10 months in the Fellows' home countries)

Each Fellow works on starting up their venture, supported by the DO School online course. This is when Fellows start to create real impact in their communities.

------------------------THE CHALLENGE-----------------------

The DO School Hamburg presents to you the latest program: The PACKAGING CHALLENGE.

We challenge you to create an innovative packaging system for one of H&M Germany's product lines. The goal is to minimize waste and energy, optimize the handling process and create maximum recycling and upcycling opportunities along the way. The solution should aim to be globally scalable and economically viable. By taking a complete look at the supply chain, from shipping, to warehouse storage, to reaching the consumer market, this Challenge is an opportunity to develop a more efficient and environmentally friendly process that can be scaled for significant environmental impact.

------------------------APPLICANT PROFILE--------------------

We seek highly motivated and talented social entrepreneurs between the ages of 21-31.

We are interested in the idea that the applicant applies with and support applicants regardless of their educational/social/economic background.

We are looking for outstanding young people who are looking for tools, skills and mentoring to kick-start their start-up social enterprises!

We seek applicants with good working knowledge of the English language.

----------------------MORE INFORMATION--------------------

For more information please see the following links;

Eligibility: http://thedoschool.org/admissions/eligibility/

Application Process:http://thedoschool.org/admissions/application-process/

Costs: http://thedoschool.org/admissions/costs/

Financial Aid: http://thedoschool.org/admissions/financial-aid/

--------------------------APPLY NOW--------------------------

To apply for the DO School Program please visit:

http://thedoschool.org/challenges/packaging-challenge/

DEADLINE NOVEMBER 27th!

This really is a unique opportunity to CREATE CHANGE in the retail industry and to KICK-START YOUR VENTURE!

We look forward to receiving your application.

Best wishes,

The DO School Team

 

 

 

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<![CDATA[Online Content Producer]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128839/Online_Content_Producer.html

Greenpeace is the leading independent environmental organization that utilizes bold action, cutting-edge research and creative communications to protect the Earth. We expose global environmental problems and promote the solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. We investigate, document and expose environmental destruction in a peaceful manner and promote open, informed debate about society's environmental choices. To ensure our independence we do not accept donations from corporations or governments. To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.greenpeace.org
 

Greenpeace USA is hiring its next Online Content Producer to join our fast-paced, innovative, and dynamic Online Strategy team. Do you have experience writing content for websites and blogs? With using search engine optimization and Google Analytics to craft language and later evaluate its effectiveness? And do you love the idea of using your skills working with a collaborative, creative team to fight climate change and win victories for oceans and forests?

 

Greenpeace takes on some of the world's biggest corporations to stand up for a green future. And we win: Business Insider recently called our style of market-based campaigning "devastatingly effective." As the Online Content Producer, you would be on the frontlines of this strategy, using our websites to reach, educate and mobilize our supporters to take action.

 

We're looking for people with a feel for translating our campaigns into engaging readable content, who can think on their feet, track conversations to react and seize opportunities, and bring a passion for innovation and social change. If you think that's you, read on and apply.

 

This is a results-oriented position reporting to the Digital Platforms Manager. The Online Content Producer will be responsible for writing content for our website and blogs and procuring and editing content from other staff.

 

The position requires an intimate understanding of writing online content. It’s a great opportunity to work with an amazing team of professionals and implement the content strategy of one of the largest and most effective environmental organizations in the world.

 

The Online Content Producer’s duties and responsibilities will include the following elements:

 

- Create, develop and manage content for Greenpeace’s web sites, including our blog, writing new content and editing posts from other writers.

- Develop content strategy, identifying key audiences and SEO strategies.

- Work with our Social Media Manager on content promotion.

- Train Greenpeace staff on how to post content and online writing best practices.

- Gather and analyze website analytics data and tailor strategy and tactics based on this analysis.

- Respond to blog comments.

- Work across departments and with other international Greenpeace offices on major projects.

- Work cooperatively with a highly skilled and passionate team.

 

Requirements:

 

Successful applicants must possess these qualifications:

- 2-3 years writing content for, ideally but not necessarily, an advocacy organization

- Knowledge of Wordpress blogging platform and other content management systems

- Understanding of writing for search engine optimization

- Knowledge of Google Analytics

- Basic understanding of HTML

- Ability to work well in a collaborative, geographically distributed team

- Experience planning, managing and executing online content strategies

- Ability to write impactful and engaging campaign messaging that resonates with our membership

- Experience with graphic design and familiarity with programs such as: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.

- Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

- Ability to track and analyze online data across email, web and social media platforms.

 

Location:

The position will be based either in either Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA.

 

BENEFITS:

Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff are eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan.

Commitment to Diversity: Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice. Our mission is to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that is a reflection of the global campaigns and missions that we champion.

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@wdc.greenpeace.org. Please include the following in your cover letter: a specific explanation of your interest in Greenpeace’s mission and the available position and how you found out about this career opportunity. Please use the email subject line: Online Content Producer Position – YOUR NAME. Application deadline is November 14, 2014. No phone calls please.

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<![CDATA[Finance Internship 2015]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128838/Finance_Internship_2015.html

Intern with GREENPEACE USA

 

The Greenpeace Finance team is looking for an enthusiastic, responsible, detail-oriented intern to assist in the central role that the team plays in the organization. Being part of the Finance team means that we have the unique opportunity to be involved with all parts of the organization, be it Campaigns, Actions or Research, which can provide a useful overall insight into the inner workings of Greenpeace.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with vendors to ensure the completeness of W9 records.

  • Assisting with monthly reporting of CO2 usage.

  • Assisting with ongoing allocation of credit card expenses.

  • Assisting with Accounts Payable as required.

 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to work in Excel

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

  • Ability to work well independently

  • Strong online research skills

  • Commitment to non-violence as a means of affecting change and enthusiasm for protecting the environment.

 

Program Details:

Our spring internships start February 2nd and end May 8th. Interns are hired on a rolling basis but since certain positions are filled quickly, we encourage applicants to apply early. Part time and full time positions available. We are flexible with your schedule and can help you receive class credit. All internships are unpaid. Unfortunately Greenpeace cannot provide travel or housing.

 

Greenpeace strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, LGBTQ folks, people with disabilities, and members of other marginalized communities.

 

Apply now for a Greenpeace internship!  Go to: http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/about/jobs/internship/

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