Rss http://greenjobsready.com/jobs test description en-us Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:34:37 GMT Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:34:37 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Arctic Campaign Director]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128853/Arctic_Campaign_Director.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.

SUMMARY

 The Arctic Campaign Director is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the GPUS Arctic Campaign, in pursuit of the goals identified in the Greenpeace’s Global Campaign Strategy.  The Arctic Campaign Director directs and manages the US Arctic Campaign team.  This position reports directly to the Campaigns Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In conjunction with the Campaigns Director, develop strategies for ambitious, high impact, well researched, campaigns that lend themselves to our theory of change – campaigns that use the power of people and have the courage to confront politicians and corporations; ensure that campaign strategies support Greenpeace long-term global campaign goals.
  • Working with the Deputy Campaigns Director, oversee the identification and development of projects falling out of the theory of change, including delegation to project leaders, resource allocation to projects and ongoing maintenance of well-functioning programmatic teams.
  • Identify, delegate and task manage project leaders to develop and implement projects falling out of the theory of change and shepherd the project leader through the program management sign off process
  • Ensure the safe and successful delivery of non violent direct action as a campaign tactic.
  • Supervise, train and mentor Campaign Team members; oversee performance management of team members including hiring and firing.
  • Coordinate relationships with and information flow between the Arctic Campaign Team and other relevant Departments including the Research Unit, Communications, Online, Grassroots Actions, Development and Legal Departments.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Greenpeace colleagues around the world, with the purpose of being able to develop and implement projects in collaboration with other Greenpeace offices.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key external stakeholders including reporters, politicians, corporate CEOs, funders and NGO allies; represent Greenpeace in the media and at key external events.  
  • Work with the Development Department to maintain and expand Greenpeace’s relationship with high net worth individuals and Foundation donors.
  • Oversee Arctic campaign expenditures and budget;  ensure all necessary monitoring, evaluation and reporting expectations are met
  • Perform other job-related duties as required and assigned by Campaigns Director and Senior Management

SKILLS

  • Demonstrated environmental science and policy literacy in a relevant field – working knowledge of a range of current environmental issues
  • Demonstrated ability to think both strategically and creatively
  • Strong project leadership and project planning skills to enable the delivery of projects to time, to budget and to deliver clear objectives
  • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a wide range of people both verbally and in writing; public speaking skills; ability to make effective presentations
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective online communication to diverse audiences
  • Ability to represent Greenpeace and our work effectively to media, Greenpeace donors and others as needed
  • Ability to make and maintain strategic relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work with journalists
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to work well with a diverse range of individuals and organizations
  • Organizational skills, including experience in project administration and ability to build and manage teams
  • Experience in non profit financial management
  • Able and willing to travel as needed
  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours
  • Commitment to progressive values and peaceful direct action as a means to affect change
  • Excellent spoken and written English; Fluency in another relevant language desired

EXPERIENCE/ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Masters degree and/or equivalent experience – in a related field including but not limited to Environmental Policy or Science, Environmental Studies, Journalism, Politics, International Relations or Law. 
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in public interest campaigning with environmental organizations preferred
  • Experience at management level in nonprofit organization, working closely with the executive director and management team, many peer managers across departments and supervising staff

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: ARCTIC CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR - YOUR NAME. No phone calls please.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:21:52 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128853/Arctic_Campaign_Director.html
<![CDATA[Recapture Senior Door Coordinator]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128851/Recapture_Senior_Door_Coordinator.html
Some people dream of this – to have groups of people trained across the country ready to take action on the next campaign at any moment. Our Frontline canvass staff play a critical role in winning victories for the planet. In 2010 alone, Frontline staff supported our campaign to convince HSBC to drop its shares in Sinar Mas, the largest producer of palm oil in Indonesia, where tropical rainforests and ultra carbon-rich peatlands are being torn up to provide land for oil palm plantations. In 2010, Frontline also pressured fast food giant Burger King to drop Sinar Mas products from their menu, and convinced Trader Joe’s and Costco to commit to stop selling red-list fish in their stores, among other victories.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Recapture Senior Door Coordinator is a crucial member of the Greenpeace Recapture Frontline Team, who trains & coaches staff on fundraising skills, organizes team logistics, and assists with recruitment and other responsibilities of the leadership team.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Training and Coaching

• Provide first day trainings for Recaptured Frontline staff

• Meet one-on-one with team members regularly and as necessary to ensure they are feeling comfortable and supported in their respective roles

• Engages in regular and ongoing training sessions with team members

• Observe Recapture team members on the doors and provide constructive feedback.

• Set daily objectives for each Recapture staff person on team

• Debrief each Recapture staff person on your team each day, reinforcing good work and addressing areas of concern

• Recruit new staff to the Recapture team

• In the case of the absence of the City Coordinator, fill in to fill other responsibilities as assigned


Office and National Leadership

• Advance train staff to assist other team members

• Lend support to other Recapture teams Nationally, which may include travel to other cities

Recruitment

• Recognize talent on the existing Street Frontline teams to work for Recapture

• Present Recapture opportunities to the Street Frontline team with support from the City Coordinator (e.g. in meetings, one-on-one interactions, etc.)

• Post posters and flyers in the community to recruit new staff to work for the Recapture team

• Perform phone interviews and one on one interviews for door hires

• Run orientation days for new door staff once a week


Performance

• Personal Fundraising – Lead the team by working a minimum of 2 full days on turf.

• Team Fundraising – ensure that your team averages one (1) monthly pledge per day

• The Door Coordinator must ensure that all team members have adequate support, training and resources to achieve the team goal.

• Credit for a sign up will not be given to staff who recruit friends or family to count toward quota or bonus


Bonus

Door Coordinators earn bonus on all members that they sign up

Motivation

• Find creative ways to maintain high level of staff motivation and camaraderie

• Relay campaign information, and other details to team members to utilize at the door

• Hold people accountable to Greenpeace standards and job expectations


Maps and Turf

• Assist in ideas for new Recaptured cities and zip-codes

• Communicate with DC about how many maps your team needs each day, at least a week in advance, and with sufficient time for DC to provide your team with maps

• Print maps and distribute to team on a daily basis

• Coordinate and communicate meet-up locations, times, and transportation with the team, keeping travel time to and from turf to as minimal as possible

• Strategically assign turf to maximize success

• If necessary, ensure turfs are in accordance with permits to maximize the performance of the team

• Complete data entry in the results document every night


Administration and Communication

• Ensure that all sign-up forms are filled in correctly by your team members

• Collect all forms and get them to the office daily to ensure the security of the information entrusted to Greenpeace

• Complete the Door Coordinator Report Sheet, and collect all turf maps from the team on daily basis

• Complete the Results Report daily

• Control of team expenses when in a travel team

• Send human resource and tax documents daily

• Observe questions that can legally be asked in interviews

 Budget:

Oversee spending and stay within budget for office supplies, transportation to sites,

recruitment, and other budgeted items. Written approval from supervisor must be obtained before

overspending budget.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills:

Excellent interpersonal skills; excellent verbal communication skills; ability to manage and motivate a large team of staff; ability to identify, recruit, train and retain staff; short-term and long-term strategic planning skills; and proficiency in Excel, Word, e-mail and database programs.

Experience/Accomplishments:

A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in face-to-face fundraising, direct marketing or customer service and a strong interest in environmental issues.

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: SENIOR DOOR COORDINATOR - YOUR NAME. No phone calls please.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:20:47 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128851/Recapture_Senior_Door_Coordinator.html
<![CDATA[Frontline Canvassing Coordinator]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128850/Frontline_Canvassing_Coordinator.html
Some people dream of this – to have groups of people trained across the country ready to take action on the next campaign at any moment. Our Frontline canvass staff play a critical role in winning victories for the planet. In 2010 alone, Frontline staff supported our campaign to convince HSBC to drop its shares in Sinar Mas, the largest producer of palm oil in Indonesia, where tropical rainforests and ultra carbon-rich peatlands are being torn up to provide land for oil palm plantations. In 2010, Frontline also pressured fast food giant Burger King to drop Sinar Mas products from their menu, and convinced Trader Joe’s and Costco to commit to stop selling red-list fish in their stores, among other victories.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Frontline Canvassing Coordinator is responsible for the management, training, coaching and development of Frontline Canvassers daily for the Frontline program in a particular city and its surrounding areas. The Frontline program’s objective is to increase the financial strength and political clout of Greenpeace by recruiting members to give automatic monthly donations through a credit card or a bank direct debit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management, Training and Coaching

  • Hiring and firing authority over Frontline Representatives in consultation with Senior City Coordinator and Human Resources when necessary
  • Responsible for developing strategic canvassing locations for staff
  • Meet one-on-one with team members regularly and as necessary to ensure they are feeling comfortable and supported in their respective roles
  • Conduct regular and ongoing training sessions with team members
  • Observe and train Frontline Representatives on the street and provide constructive feedback.
  • Set daily objectives for each Frontline staff person on team
  • Debrief each Frontline staff person on your team each day, reinforcing good work and addressing areas of concern
  • In the case of the absence of the Senior City Coordinator, fill in to temporarily provide first day trainings, recruit new staff, and other responsibilities as assigned

Office and National Leadership

  • Advance train canvassers to be able to help train new staff

Recruitment

  • Post posters and flyers in the community to recruit new staff to work for the Frontline office
  • Perform phone interviews and one on one interviews when requested by City Coordinator

 Performance

  • Frontline Canvassing Coordinators Canvass 5 days a week for a minimum of 34 hours on the street
  • Personal Fundraising – Lead the team by raising a minimum of $35.00 in average daily pledges per week with a goal of $37.50
  • Recruit at least 65% of donors who are age 25 or older with a goal of 70%
  • Team Fundraising – ensure that your team averages $32.50 in pledges per day
  • Ensure that your team recruits at least 65% of their donors age 25 or older with a goal of 70%
  • The Frontline Canvassing Coordinator must ensure that all team members have adequate support, training and resources to achieve the team goal.
  • Credit for a sign up will not be given to staff who recruit friends or family to count toward quota or bonus

 Motivation

  • Find creative ways to maintain high level of staff motivation and camaraderie
  • Relay campaign information, and other details to team members
  • Hold people accountable to Greenpeace standards and job expectations

 Site Research, Development and Management

  • Coordinate the research, testing and opening of new Frontline sites
  • Manage sites in accordance with permits to maximize the performance of the team

 Administration and Communication

  • Ensure that all sign-up forms are filled in correctly by your team members
  • Collect all forms and get them to the office daily to ensure the security of the information entrusted to Greenpeace
  • Complete Team Leader Report sheet and site reports daily
  • Control of team expenses when requested to travel

 Advancement

  • Frontline Canvassing Coordinators may be considered for the role of City Coordinator or Senior City Coordinator once the Frontline Canvassing Coordinator has developed other Frontline Representatives to take the Frontline Canvassing Coordinator role and the Frontline Canvassing Coordinator has mastered the essential Frontline Canvassing Coordinator skills and mindset challenges

Budget

  • Oversee spending and stay within budget for office supplies, transportation to sites, recruitment, and other budgeted items. Written approval from Regional Director must be obtained before overspending budget.

Other

  • Other tasks as assigned by your manager

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: FRONTLINE CAVASSING COORDINATOR - YOUR NAME.  No phone calls please.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:19:37 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128850/Frontline_Canvassing_Coordinator.html
<![CDATA[Supporter Care Representative]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128849/Supporter_Care_Representative.html
The Supporter Care Representative fields calls, email, letters, and any other inquiries from donors and the public. The representative is also responsible for serving as a liaison with the campaign, communications, and development department to ensure appropriate messaging, and that quality data is collected and input into the membership database. In addition, the representative will monitor public interest and response to Greenpeace and its campaigns and report back to the wider staff as appropriate.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Respond to donors' correspondence and inquiries regarding their membership, gift activity, status, and concerns:

        a. Use database to research, assess and solve donor problems and concerns.
        b. Update donor records to reflect requested changes.
        c. Solicit further support for the organization (renewals, upgrades, etc.)

2. Respond to questions and concerns regarding  Greenpeace campaign activities and the organization. 

3. Sort, organize and respond appropriately to incoming correspondence (mail & e-mail) for Supporter Care Department.

4. Create and utilize opportunities to recruit new members via phone, e-mail and regular mail.

5. Track inquiries by subject matter, number and frequency. 

6. Ensure quality and accuracy of all data entered in the membership database.

7. Liaise with other departments regarding content of calls and administrative systems as appropriate.

8. Make outbound calls to supporters and donors to provide good stewardship.

9. Perform other job related duties as requested or assigned by the Supporter Care Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills:
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.

• Word processing and database skills necessary

• Proven interpersonal skills

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

EXPERIENCE/ ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Ability to develop written correspondence in response to specific requests as well as to use good judgement in dealing with a wide variety of inquiries.

• Proven ability to recap information on complex issue into a simple format that can be understood by the general public.

• Proven experience in working with/responding to general public in a customer relations setting.

• Understanding of and experience with database systems.

• Knowledge of environmental issues or willingness to learn about issues relevant to the job.

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

•  Salary $34K

•  Health and Dental Insurance

•  Paid Vacation and Sick leave

•  6% 401K Employer match

•  Public Transportation Allowances

•  Discounts with Patagonia, Zip Car, Dell, AT&T, and more

TO APPLY

Please apply  here  https://secureusa.greenpeace.org/survey/start/624/   by December 22nd, 2014

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:19:54 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128849/Supporter_Care_Representative.html