Rss http://greenjobsready.com/jobs test description en-us Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:17:19 GMT Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:17:19 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Arctic Mobilization Specialist]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128863/Arctic_Mobilization_Specialist.html

JOB SCOPE AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

 

This results-oriented position reports directly to a Senior Online Strategist and works to develop and implement effective and winning online-to-offline strategies for Greenpeace’s groundbreaking Arctic campaign. You will work across departments and international borders to find and then implement the best ways to engage, empower and mobilize masses of people to take action to protect the Arctic.  

 

More specifically, you will:

  • Work with the Senior Online strategists and other departmental stakeholders to develop a comprehensive and powerful online-to-offline mobilization strategy.

  • Collaborate with the Grassroots Department to plan and implement large-scale engagement projects like a distributed week of action.

  • Work closely with other teams and departments (communications, development, the actions unit) to ensure that mobilization and engagement are fully integrated into campaign work.

  • Master knowledge of Greenpeace’s Arctic campaign.

  • Participate in and lead cross-departmental and international project teams.

  • Support the development of Greenpeace’s supporter engagement pathways.

  • Work with the online team and Arctic campaign to develop, craft, and promote online materials (emails, SMS campaigns, social media plans/materials) for use by Greenpeace USA and other Greenpeace offices around the world.

  • Other responsibilities as needed.

 

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
          

  • 3-5 years experience with online and/or offline supporter engagement; ideally a combination of both.

  • Proven experience in directing a project from conception to completion

  • Proven ability to work both independently and in close coordination with a team

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Comfort with and enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced campaigning environment, including juggling multiple priorities.

  • Ease in working with a people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

  • Expertise in online platforms and tools such as Convio, Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter, Google Analytics, etc. Experience designing materials for social media, preferably using tools like Photoshop.

  • Time-management and organizational skills, including experience with project administration

  • Commitment to people-centered campaigning/organizing, and to non-violent direct action as means of affecting change

 

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 Mobilization Specialist - YOUR NAME. Applications will be accepted until April 3, 2015. No phone calls please.

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<![CDATA[Grassroots Assistant]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128862/Grassroots_Assistant.html

 

Grassroots Assistant

Washington, DC

 
The Greenpeace Grassroots Team provides grassroots capacity to win campaigns; increases Greenpeace’s national profile with community presence across the country; identifies, activates, and trains a diverse constituency for Greenpeace in the US; and helps build a diverse next generation of leaders and activists in the environmental movement.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Grassroots Department Assistant provides support to the various Grassroots Department teams as well as other organizational departments (as needed).  This position provides administrative support to the grassroots department in all aspects of operations and team management. Further, the Grassroots Department Assistant provides executive assistance to the Grassroots Director. The Grassroots Department Assistant will be expected to support several Grassroots teams and campaigns as needed.  This position requires someone who takes initiative, can multi-task, work independently as well as uses own discretion and independent judgment in decision making.

The best candidate for this position is someone who has a passion for organizing systems, keeping things running behind the scenes, supporting staff and working in a fast-paced environment.

This position will have access to a large amount of highly confidential information and needs to ensure its confidentiality at all times.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide support to the Grassroots Department in the following areas:

Admin:

 Support the Grassroots Department by fulfilling administrative needs as necessary.

  • Coordinate with the Finance, Development, Communications, Information Technology, Facilities and other departments as needed to fulfill duties and support the team
  • Project manage cross departmental projects/ processes
  • Manage Intern to the Grassroots Department
  • Design and propose new project management and administrative processes to better support ground level organizing
  • Draft correspondence as requested, including responding to requests from the public, supporters, and other organizations
  • Provide short-term organizing and training support for Field and NAN projects
  • Assist in recruitment of Grassroots staff and manage logistics and scheduling for interviews.
  • Provide support to one or more field offices as needed.
  • Lead in  opening of new field offices, including working with the facilities and legal department on state registration, alarms and other protocols
  • Provide research support to the teams
  • Coordinate with Greenpeace facilities department to ensure leases are current and office equipment is functional
  • Enforce Driver Policy, performing driver eligibility checks; ensure only approved staff drivefor work purposes
  • Screen calls, open mail, fulfill all information requests, and maintain email lists
  • Manage internal mailing lists for the team
  • Personally do or manage interns to:

-Ensure offices have proper inventories and ship supplies to all offices

-Manage travel, food, schedule, and other logistics for trainings, retreats, or other trainings as assigned by manager

-Assemble binders and manuals for activists and staff as needed

Finance and Budget:

Lead finance and budget coordination and implementation for the Grassroots Department.

  • Track Grassroots core and other cost center budgets in which the Director signs off on
  • Work closely with the Finance team to track Department Cost Centers and ensure accuracy for budget tracking
  • Ensure all department cost centers are tracked effectively; bottom-line budget management of the Grassroots core budget; provide quarterly budget reports to director on all
  • Review and meet monthly with Grassroots Program Leaders to check budget accuracy for all Campaigns budgets
  • Pay necessary invoices on time
  • Provide support to the Grassroots Department with Expense Watch and other reimbursement or Finance needs
  • Provide support to the Grassroots Department with planning and purchasing travel
  • Provide support to the Grassroots Department on staying up to date using the latest Organizational practices for example: Orbitz, Expense Watch, IT changes

 

Events and Meetings:

Provide support to the Grassroots Department by working with the Grassroots Director to manage agendas, notes and follow up for an assortment of meetings.

  • Organize and plan retreats as necessary for the department or team.
  • Lead and coordinate all-day or multi-day long meetings by  managing note taking, ordering breakfast and lunch and providing snacks. As well as any other materials needed.
  • Assisting with national and international video conferencing.
  • Facilitate and coordinate facilitation of Grassroots Department meetings including sending out necessary information beforehand and taking notes and keeping an organized system for retention of notes from each of the meetings.
  • Representing the Grassroots Department at internal and external meetings or events.
  • Book GP apartments or hotels for visiting staff or colleagues

 

Internal Communications:

Support internal communications from the Grassroots Department to the Organization as well as with other NROs.

  • Work with Frontline Campaigns that relate to Grassroots and/ or Campaign initiatives for fundraising and/or petition support
  • Update the Wiki with accurate Grassroots information
  • Act as the communication liaison between the Grassroots Department and otherdepartments
  • Provide up to date weekly Grassroots Department updates  for the Witness
  • Provide Director and PMT with monthly Grassroots Department  report
  • Keep yearly Grassroots  calendar up to date
  • Organize and prepare for organizational tours for schools and other outside groups
  • Provide Orientation support on behalf of the Campaigns Department for all incoming staff
  • Plan and facilitate brown bags for the Grassroots Department
  • Assist with creating Grassroots material and presentations

 

Other:

Act as team liaison or project lead to support organizational needs as required by the Grassroots Director.

  • Plan and organize activities hosted by Grassroots Department.
  • Represent team on committees such as Holiday Party planning, Retreat organizing,  Going Away parties, Victory parties
  • Facilitate meetings for the organization as necessary with guest speakers or for brown bags
  • Provide support to visiting colleagues or staff internally or externally
  • Provide support to the Program Directors or Grassroots Director with outside requests as they come.
  • Lead or participate on project teams related to a range of operational and programmatic matters.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

SKILLS:

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point / general computer literacy
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate the completion of large administrative projects in a timely manner, including meeting strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to draft correspondences and other communications quickly with minimum direction
  • Experience facilitating meetings
  • Experience training volunteers and staff
  • Keen attention to detail with ability to track and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Familiarity working with organizational budgets
  • Ability to act efficiently on last minute projects
  • Ease in getting along with team members at all levels
  • Consistency and a high degree of quality in work
  • Excellent judgment and discretion and diplomacy
  • A high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Commitment to environmental issues and principles of non-violence central to Greenpeace’s mission

EXPERIENCE/ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 1-2 years experience related to grassroots organizing and/or political campaigning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to work with a variety of people in diverse settings
  • Commitment to non-violent direct-action as a means of affecting change.
  • Understanding of environmental issues or willingness to learn issues related to the position.

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: GRASSROOTS ASSISTANT - YOUR NAME. Applications will be accepted until March 5, 2015. No phone calls please.

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:50:53 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128862/Grassroots_Assistant.html
<![CDATA[Associate Account Manager (Energy Efficiency)]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128861/Associate_Account_Manager_(Energy_Efficiency).html

 CLEAResult is seeking a self-motivated field staff employee to provide account management in both the retail and residential existing homes industry in central Wyoming. The employee will perform pre and post inspections for quality assurance support and be the face of the program representing the utility(s) we represent throughout Central Wyoming. The Associate Account Manager will work from a home office and coordinate with a team in Portland, OR. Extensive travel throughout southern Wyoming and some evening and weekend work is required. Mileage will be reimbursed at a set rate per mile and a per diem if overnight travel is required. This position is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team and deliver immediate value to a leading and growing company in the energy efficiency field.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Promote program image and messaging to partners (retailers and contractors)
  • Establish and build relationships in local market; recruit and expand partner base
  • Work with local partners to increase market adoption of incentivized qualified products
  • Conduct regular retail store visits to conduct product inventory
  • Record customer and partner interactions in accordance with corporation's procedures
  • Provide timely and insightful input back to program
  • First level for customer, contractor, and retail support with issues or problems
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to learn new tools and techniques

 Other

  • Extensive travel including stakeholder meetings and promotional events
  • Responsible for special projects as assigned
  • Work schedule includes some evenings and weekends
  • May conduct inspections on energy efficiency upgrades, depending on experience
 
Qualifications:
  • Account management, sales and/or HVAC/retail experience required
  • Strong attention to detail
    • 2-4 Years with BA /BS; 0-2 Years with MA/MS
    • Relevant industry certifications could replace work experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially with remote team members
  • Strong professional presence and polish
  • Ability to  identify, analyze and resolve customer issues effectively
  • Able to work independently and remotely yet remain in sync with cross-functional teams and management
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Intermediate PC skills required
  • Experience with CRM systems (Sales Force) preferred

 

Physical Requirements

  • Clean driving record required
  • Willingness to travel extensively throughout a defined territory
  • Able to drive/sit in car for up to 8 hours per day
  • Lift, move, and otherwise maneuver physical objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Do all of the above while always using safe working practices 
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:47:19 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128861/Associate_Account_Manager_(Energy_Efficiency).html
<![CDATA[Media Officer]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128860/Media_Officer.html

 

Media Officer

Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA

 
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 searching for an experienced media officer. Greenpeace is an international environmental organization that uses a proactive and creative approach to external communications and media relations.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Overview:

To develop, coordinate and implement external communications to get Greenpeace's campaign messages and overall mission to key targeted audiences.

Responsibilities:

♦ Build overarching, integrated strategic communications plans for campaigns, identifying 
key audiences and how to best reach them. Develop regional, national and international 
communication and media strategies, including the development of key messages for Greenpeace campaign projects. 
♦ Contribute to action development, development of online assets and campaign strategy.
♦ Design creative communications tactics to meet strategic needs
♦ Develop and maintain relationships with reporters, television producers and other news 
decision-makers in the United States.
♦ Coordinate and communicate media strategies with Greenpeace International, contributing to international strategy when possible. Produce written materials including press releases, press advisories, op-eds, letter to the editors, fact sheets, etc. 
♦ Identify, brief and train Greenpeace employees to act as spokespeople. Participate in the 
planning meetings of Greenpeace project teams and provide ongoing advice about media 
aspects of the campaign. 
♦ Facilitate the needs of media requests including background materials, appropriate 
spokespeople, etc. 
♦ Oversee the monitoring and analysis of media coverage relevant to Greenpeace's campaigns and overall mission. 
♦ Write quickly, succinctly, and respond efficiently to breaking news. 
♦ Coordinate media events such as press conferences. Perform other duties as assigned by the Media Director. 

Qualifications:

Experience/Education:

♦ Spanish language skills are strongly preferred
♦ University degree or comparable communications experience
♦ At least 4-5 years experience working in a media outlet, PR firm, or working in the media 
department of an NGO. 
♦ Sound news judgement and solid U.S. contacts in both news and feature media. 
♦ Broadcast experience a must. 
♦ Experience pitching reporters, editors and producers on a variety of types of stories

Skills:

♦ Fluency in written and spoken English, and another language desirable (especially Spanish). 
♦ Ability to handle numerous tasks at one time and to work in stressful situations 
♦ Ability to work .effectively within a team of strong-willed and independent thinkers. 
♦ Ability to travel nationally and internationally with little notice.

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: Media Officer - YOUR NAME. Applications will be accepted until February 18th, 2015. No phone calls please

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