Rss http://greenjobsready.com/jobs test description en-us Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:20:32 GMT Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:20:32 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Palm Oil Campaigner]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128859/Palm_Oil_Campaigner.html

 

Palm Oil Campaigner

San Francisco or Washington DC

 
Greenpeace USA is seeking a skilled, creative and passionate Palm Oil Campaigner to join our forest team. The Palm Oil Campaigner will focus on palm oil as a driver of deforestation in Southeast Asia with an emphasis on Indonesia. Building from the success of recent Greenpeace campaigns, the campaigner will work closely with international Greenpeace colleagues to design and implement initiatives to change the policies and behavior of some of the largest players in the palm oil industry. This will include producers and traders of palm oil, large corporate buyers of palm oil and palm oil derivatives, and governments. The campaigner will travel internationally at times and employ a broad suite of tactics to accomplish strategic objectives. This is a contract position

Position Overview:

Greenpeace USA is seeking a skilled, creative and passionate palm oil campaign to join our forest team.  The palm oil campaigner will focus on palm oil as a driver of deforestation in Southeast Asia with an emphasis on Indonesia.  Building from the success of recent Greenpeace campaigns, the campaigner will work closely with international Greenpeace colleagues to design and implement initiatives to change the policies and behavior of some of the largest players in the palm oil industry.  This will include producers and traders of palm oil, large corporate buyers of palm oil and palm oil derivatives, and governments.  The campaigner will travel internationally at times and employ a broad suite of tactics to accomplish strategic objectives.  This position is dependent upon program results and funding.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate efforts to design and implement corporate campaigns to reform the practices of the palm oil industry
  • Manage the Greenpeace USA palm oil work within the framework of the larger international strategies to achieve zero deforestation
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including NGO coalition partners
  • Engage and negotiate with corporations
  • Research corporations, industry trends and key supply chains
  • Work with Greenpeace forest team on cross-cutting campaign strategies and planning
  • Serve as a media spokesperson
  • Contribute to building and maintaining a strong, diverse and inclusive campaign team

Qualifications:

  • Academic degree in a relevant field
  • At least 5 years experience with corporate or environmental campaigning (or equivalent with advanced education)
  • Track record of successfully designing and implementing campaign strategies
  • Strong organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Excellent ability to work collaboratively with collaborative teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience in cross-cultural settings
  • Passionate about forest protection and reforming global agribusiness
  • Excellent spoken and written English; other languages, Bahasa in particular a plus
  • Competency with contemporary computer software
  • Commitment to non-violence as a means of affecting change and supportive of non-partisan approaches to advocacy

Duration:

This is a two year contract.

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: Palm Oil Campaigner- YOUR NAME. Applications will be accepted until February 6th. No phone calls please.

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<![CDATA[Facilities Assistant]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128858/Facilities_Assistant.html

 

Facilities Assistant

Washington, DC

 
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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Office Appearance and Functionality:

  • Maintain a clean and productive office environment
  • Keep storage area neat with an up to date inventory
  • Regular walk through and pickup of common areas including the three kitchens
  • Respond to staff facilities requests in a prompt and pleasant manner
  • Perform basic maintenance needs
  • Assist in facility maintenance including escorting vendors working in the building
  • Assist Facilities Director with internal office moves

Meeting Preparation:

  • Prepare meeting rooms for all staff-requested meetings, including equipment, food and beverage service
  • Break down meeting rooms following all meetings

New Employee duties:

  • Set up work areas for new employees
  • Assign phone extension and reset voice mail
  • Train new staff on organizational facilities policies including security procedures, phone and voice mail system, and all other office equipment
  • Document and maintain phone extension locations

Mail Room:

  •  Responsible for the daily posting of all outgoing mail, including management of the weekly international and domestic inter-office packages
  •  Distribute all incoming mail, packages and large shipping deliveries daily
  •  Work with other departments to prepare, produce and send large mailing and copying projects

Office Supplies and Equipment:

  • Place service calls on copiers and other office equipment
  • Order and track usage of office supplies
  • Keep all printers and copiers supplied with paper
  • Compile monthly printer logs
  • Must be able to lift 40 lb 

 Other:

  • Book reservations of the organization’s DC apartment for out of town staff
  • Respond to Facilities support  ticket requests from staff
  • Maintain the Facilities team’s Google docs
  • Maintain documentation and filing system for the facilities department
  • Assist with Facilities’ spreadsheets tracking phone and facilities costs by department
  • Prepare invoices for Facilities Director’s approval
  •  Other duties as assigned by the Facilities Director 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Solid communication skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and individually
  • Good self-starter
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and time
  • A sense of humor
  • Commitment to the mission of Greenpeace
  • Customer service oriented

EXPERIENCE/ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Experience in a mailroom or administrative assistant position
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks

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: FACILITIES ASSISTANT - YOUR NAME. Applications will be accepted until February 8th. No phone calls please.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:38:48 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128858/Facilities_Assistant.html
<![CDATA[Multimedia Editor]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128857/Multimedia_Editor.html

Purpose of the job

The Multimedia Editor enhances the public profile of Greenpeace and its campaigns in cooperation with National Regional Offices and global campaign projects in the US region.

As a core function of operating a 24/7 news desk to amplify the reach and impact of Greenpeace’s content, the Editor selectively distributes multimedia across international channels, actively monitors and engages traditional and social media, responds to external inquiries, commissions translations for visuals, and maintains a global news calendar and database of external suppliers.

By providing strategic and technical expertise, the position also facilitates internal communication on the continued development and implementation of best practice standards for multimedia production and distribution as set in the Global Communications Principles document.

On occasion, the role may also support photo and video production for ship visits and large-scale rapid response in the region.

Main responsibilities

 1. News coordination and strategic input

Work closely with Managing Editor, National Regional Offices and global campaign projects on a daily basis to leverage a mix of traditional and social media platforms to distribute relevant content 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. Curate and aggregate content and commission translations where appropriate.

 2. Commissioning

Commission translation of audio-visual assets for distribution in other language markets; exercise editorial judgment. Exceptionally when requested by Managing Editor, oversee commission, editorial and archival of multimedia productions within budget, consistent with Greenpeace’s brand guidelines and respecting of international copyright laws.

 3. Licensing and copyright management

Evaluate requests for multimedia, negotiate rates and licensing agreements as appropriate; provide invoicing and payment information in conjunction with Library services.

4. Relationship building and networking.

Uphold relationships with key media influencers, including photo editors and broadcast producers, 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.

 5. 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.

 6. Responsive communication and rapid response

Respond to external events or incidents that offer opportunities for the organisation and/or reputational threats to the organization, as directed by the Managing Editor. Provide assistance to National Regional Offices with ship visits and Global Days of Action as requested.

 7. Production capacity

When in-house expertise is required, plan, shoot, caption, edit and distribute news photo and video for traditional and social media, ensuring the availability of high quality images to a wide range of Greenpeace International communications channels.

 8. Knowledge of production and technology

Keep abreast of developments in video and photo production particularly in regard to cameras, editing software, transmission technologies and emerging social media platforms in order to maintain Greenpeace’ cutting-edge reputation.

 9. Protocols and standards

Contributes to the development of policies and positions that support high quality communications output as set in the Global Communications Principles document; facilitate work groups and convene project teams as needed for NRO input in the region.

10. Visual writing and editing

Prepare and/or edit captions, slide shows, macros and other visual content for distribution across Greenpeace International channels.

Skills and qualifications

  • Significant (5 years+) professional experience in a newsroom environment with responsibility in photo and/or video journalism
  • 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
  • An understanding of the different cultures, languages and customs of people in the region
  • Ability to multitask and engage online communities across multiple networks at the same time
  • Sound technical and productions skills including camera operation, non-linear editing and script-writing
  • Understanding of photo and video archiving systems, including cataloging and key wording
  • Knowledge of copyright and licensing
  • Experience summarizing quantitative and/or qualitative data in narrative form (data visualizing experience a plus)
  • 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. Applications will be accepted until February 12, 2015. Please use the email subject line: MULTIMEDIA EDITOR - YOUR NAME. No phone calls please.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:53:17 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128857/Multimedia_Editor.html
<![CDATA[Content Editor]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128856/Content_Editor.html

Purpose of the job

The Content Editor enhances the public profile of Greenpeace and its campaigns in cooperation with National Regional Offices and global campaign projects in the US region.

By working closely with 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 with the Managing Editor.

The role also supports ship visits, internal communications and large-scale rapid response in the region.

Main responsibilities

 1.  News coordination and strategic input

Work closely with Managing Editor, National Regional Offices and global campaign projects on a daily basis to leverage a mix of traditional and social media platforms to distribute relevant content 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. Curate and 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.  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.

5.  Responsive communication and rapid response

Respond to external events or incidents that offer opportunities for the organization and/or reputational threats to the organization, as directed by the Managing Editor. Provide assistance to National Regional Offices with ship visits as requested.

6.  Protocols and standards

Contributes to the development of policies and positions that support high quality communications output as set in the Global Communications Principles document; facilitate work groups and convene project teams as needed for NRO input in the region.

7.  Writing and editing

Prepare and/or edit features, blogs, press materials, and social media content.

Skills and qualifications

  • Significant (5 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
  • An understanding of the different cultures, languages and customs of people in the region
  • Ability to multitask and engage online communities across multiple networks at the same time
  • Experience summarizing data in narrative form (data visualizing experience a plus)
  • 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

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. Applications will be accepted until February 12, 2015. Please use the email subject line: CONTENT EDITOR - YOUR NAME. No phone calls please.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:50:52 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128856/Content_Editor.html