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  • October 03, 2018 12:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Nature Center


    THE OPPORTUNITY:  

    • Are you passionate about experiencing and preserving nature and inspiring conservation throughout the community?
    • Do you enjoy being the face of an organization with community partners, donors, business leaders and volunteers?
    • Can you develop and execute strategy with a talented management team and committed Board of Directors?
    • Are you ready to lead an organization into its next phase of growth and community impact?

    Cincinnati Nature Center is hiring a new Executive Director to report to the Board and lead the organization to fulfill its mission and ensure continued financial health. The Executive Director will lead a senior management team of five Directors and a total staff of 85 (increasing to 120 in the summer), augmented by a 450 strong volunteer workforce.


    ABOUT CINCINNATI NATURE CENTER:

    Cincinnati Nature Center Mission: Inspiring Conservation

    Just minutes away and east from the downtown urban core, Cincinnati Nature Center offers tranquility and solace among 1,800 acres of forests, fields, streams and ponds. With twenty miles of award-winning trails on two picturesque properties, the Nature Center provides spectacular experiences for more than 220,000 visitors each year and over 12,500-member households.

    Cincinnati Nature Center is the largest member-supported nature center in the country. It provides the community with a unique and valuable education resource for innovative, nature-based learning opportunities in a variety of formats. Our trails, school field trips, family and adult seasonal programming, summer camps, off-site travel, teacher retreats, in-school programs and volunteer classes all help connect individuals with nature.

    Visitation and membership at the Nature Center has grown exponentially during the past 8 years, partially due to the opening of the first Nature PlayScape in our region in 2011 and the urgent need to protect our lands.  In 2016, Cincinnati Nature Center responded by opening the Center for Conservation.  The Center is engaged in collaborative, conservation-focused activities that have direct positive impacts on the natural areas and human lives in the Tri-State region.


    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:


    With general direction from the Chair and Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will provide the leadership and the execution of the 2028 Vision.  The ED will inherit a legacy within the community and then elevate the awareness and visibility of Cincinnati Nature Center as a community resource and a top attraction in the region.


    The Executive Director will work in a collaborative manner to provide direction to leadership team: Director of Conservation, Director of Finance, Director of External Relations, Director of Human Resources, and Director of Visitor Experience.  The ED will also manage, direct, and execute all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service, and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission and Core Values. These activities include, but are not limited to: financial leadership, staff leadership and development, fundraising, community engagement with members, donors, partners and other stakeholders, and Board cultivation and development.


    THE KEY REQUIREMENTS:


    • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of Cincinnati Nature Center and a passion for the environment and conservation.
    • Bachelor’s degree is required.  A bachelor’s degree specifically in Biology, Education, Non-profit Management, Environmental Studies, or related field is preferred.  (Master’s degree a plus).
    • Strong business acumen, with overall management and P&L responsibility for a non-profit agency, company, or division of a company.
    • Meaningful fundraising success for a non-profit organization, including individual giving, corporate giving, and work with foundations.
    • Experience and comfortable with being the face of an organization with community partners, donors, and a variety of stakeholders to increase awareness and overall visibility.
    • Proven ability to build, mentor and effectively manage a committed and highly competent senior team.
    • Experience in the fields of environmental education, conservation, biodiversity and related disciplines preferred.
    • Demonstrated success in board recruitment, development and general knowledge of board expectations.
    • Demonstrated success facilitating a robust strategic planning process involving the leadership team and Board.
    • Well organized with strong communication skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver presentations to diverse community groups.


    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

    • A collaborative community-builder
    • Confident, natural leader
    • Visionary with an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Contagious enthusiasm with energy and tenacity to deliver results
    • A sense of humor
    • Driven for performance with a ‘can do’ approach
    • Embraces diversity
    • Exceptional communicator, listener and learner

    THE REWARD:
    • Take the helm of a financially sound organization positioned for expanded community impact.
    • Work with an experienced, passionate leadership team and staff.
    • Collaborate with an engaged and supportive Board.
    • Enjoy coming to work every day in an inspiring setting!


    Please directly apply to:


    Michele Plessinger Barry Elkus

    mplessinger@gilmanpartners.com belkus@gilmanpartners.com


  • September 25, 2018 9:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Freestore Foodbank

    The Freestore Foodbank is currently searching for a Mobile Market Operator at our Mayerson Distribution Center!

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under the supervision of the Mobile Market Manager, the Mobile Market Operator is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Healthy Harvest Mobile Market. The Mobile Market Operator will provide outstanding customer service while maintaining a clean and organized market stocked with high quality, fresh food. This position is also responsible for product ordering and pickups, representing the program and FSFB with local partners, and responding to customer feedback.

    • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Healthy Harvest Mobile Market including the purchasing, acquiring and loading of product, driving and setting up the market, breakdown and unloading, inventory and pricing, transactions, register settlement, cleaning and maintenance of trailer and equipment. Maintain working relationships with community partnerships and foster new relationships with community members.
    • Collaborates with Mobile Market Manager to provide and continuously evaluate the healthy and nutritious products that customers want and need.
    • Welcomes, trains, and directs volunteers to support market operation.
    • Provides nutrition information and connects customers with benefits enrollment services, through collaboration with our community partners and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Healthcare enrollment, and other benefits enrollment staff members.
    • Maintains current knowledge of food safety standards, program reporting needs, and partnership responsibilities.

    • Meets regularly with supervisor to set and maintain goals of the program and staff.

    • Maintains familiarity with other FSFB programs, departments, and staff in order to seek opportunities to collaborate and to connect customers to other services.

    • Conducts surveys and obtains other data and feedback from customers and sites.

    • When possible, participates in fundraising, special events, and other community activities supported by or in support of FSFB.

    AGENCY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must be ServSafe certified or receive certification within three months of the hire date.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and own transportation.
    • Must be willing to drive and staff the Mobile Market on a daily basis.
    • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, if market schedule requires it.
    • Merchandising experience preferred.
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Attention to detail required.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills.
    • Ability to accomplish goals within timeframes and complete reports by appropriate dates.
    • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment.
    • Extensive working experience in the use of technology applications and infrastructure is strongly desired. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
    • Must be willing to work in uncomfortable weather conditions.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/MENTAL PROCESSES:

    Walking, driving, typing, talking, sitting, bending, filing, hearing, writing, analyzing, identifying, analytical reasoning, remembering, understanding, interpreting, and problem solving. Able to physically visit sites that may not be ADA accessible. Ability to work in differing weather conditions.

    Company Information

    Freestore Foodbank is one of Ohio’s largest food banks. We distribute 23 million meals annually through a network of about 350 community partner agencies serving 20 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Our mission is to provide food and services, create stability, and further self-reliance for people in crisis.

    To apply, e-mail your information and salary requirement to apply@freestorefoodbank.org or go to http://freestorefoodbank.org/about/bios/careers and fill out an application online.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • September 25, 2018 4:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Point of contact for customers during both corporate and social events. Greet customers and serves as event coordinator for each event.

    • Assist with day of coordination of weddings and larger events.

    • Responsible for supervising beverage attendants/bartenders during events. Serves as a replacement bartender/host as needed.

    • Responsible for assisting customer with any needs during event, including room sets up and other

    equipment. Sets up and troubleshoot audio-visual equipment. Provides assistance to management staff and customers before, during and after event.

    • Attends business and event expos to promote the assigned facility as a regional conference and event center.

    • Maintain clean and neat general areas of facility during events, including stocking restrooms with appropriate supplies and assisting with any needs of the bartenders of additional supplies.

    • Answer phones and emails in a professional manner and directs calls as necessary. Takes messages and handles routine requests for information as instructed.

    • Close out assigned events as required. Leaving facility in a manner appropriate for a viewing following the end of an event.

    • Tracks sales, uses cash register, issues receipts, makes change and handles cash and credit card payments accurately and, pursuant to established accounting procedures, assists with inventory as assigned.

    • Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles or APVs.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate

    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.

    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members, volunteers and the staff of other agencies.

    • Follows MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable.

    • Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Completed at least two (2) years of college level coursework. Preferable pursuing a degree in hospitality, event coordination, communications or planning or already obtained a degree in one of the above fields. Significant work experience can substitute for the degree.

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a passion of customer service and event coordination.

    • Experience in supervising part-time staff in high intensity situations.

    • Minimum of 21 years of age at the time of employment, competent working knowledge of Ohio statutes relative to the preparation, sale, handling and/or dispensing of alcoholic beverages is required of candidates for and employees in this position.

    • Successful completion of ServSafe Food Handler course within six months of hire date. Competent

    working knowledge of Ohio and local regulations relative to the safe preparation, sale, and handling of food in a retail environment. Previous retail experience is preferred for this position.

    • Knowledge of audio-visual equipment setup including but not limited to: projectors, DVD players, VCRs, notebook computers, microphones, and PowerPoint software is preferred. Ability to operate a cash

    register, to track and accurately handle payments, make change, and process credit card payments is also necessary.

    • Certification in CPR, First Aid and AED from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association within six months of hire date. Once certified, all employees in this position shall remain so certified throughout employment.

    • Exceptional customer service ethic and meets high expectations of quality.

    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the MetroParks’ current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provision at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.

    • Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions) is required of all persons who are candidates for employment or employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    This job performs in a service/operational environment, and includes use of kitchen and custodial equipment.

    This is an intermittent part time hourly position as work will include extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

    For full job description and description and application: please visit our

    website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

  • September 24, 2018 11:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Observatory Center

    The Cincinnati Observatory Center (COC) is hiring a part-time Program Educator to lead space themed programs at off-site locations, like schools and libraries, as well as at the Observatory. The position will work closely with the Education Curriculum Coordinator and report directly to the Outreach Astronomer. The position is 20-25 hours a week.

    The Observatory is a National Historic Landmark whose mission is to excite and instill wonder in program participants of all ages. To meet that mission the Program Educator will share amazing telescope views of the sun, stars and planets (including using our historic telescope -the oldest public telescope in the country) as well as classroom and other tools to inspire program attendees with the wonders of the science of astronomy. A successful candidate for this position will be charismatic, hard-working and a team player.

    Working for the COC means being part of a small, dynamic team that has a big impact serving approximately 30,000 people per year, and is passionate about inspiring a love of astronomy, science and local history in the community.

    Responsibilities:

    • Host field trips at the Observatory for K-7th students
    • Conduct outreach programs for K-7th students
    • Conduct outreach & field trip programs for community & civic groups
    • Assist with special events at the Cincinnati Observatory
    • Work with COC’s education team to ensure quality and innovative programming
    • Other duties as necessary

    Requirements:

    • Experience teaching students from a variety of age groups
    • Flexible schedule as program times vary, including nights and occasional weekends
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • A vehicle and valid driver’s license for travel to outreach programs
    • Background check
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Astronomy, or related science preferred
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

    The position will pay $15/hour. No benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume by October 1 to: 

    Samantha Pepper, Education Curriculum Coordinator
    Cincinnati Observatory Center
    (513) 321-5186
    samantha@cincinnatiobservatory.org

  • September 21, 2018 12:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Indiana Land Protection Alliance

    Indiana Land Protection Alliance Job Description

    Job Title: Executive Director Reports to: President, Board of Directors

    Founded in 2004, the Indiana Land Protection Alliance (ILPA) works to increase the pace and quality of land conservation in Indiana.

    The Executive Director sets overarching strategy for ILPA; advocates effectively and forcefully for its mission with decision makers; oversees educational programming for member organizations and provides executive oversight for all aspects of ILPA’s operations, including finances, funding and fundraising, programming and stewardship.

    Responsibilities of this Job

    I. Organizational Resource Development

    Fundraising The Executive Director is expected to lead the cultivation of relationships with existing and potential donors, and to ensure that these relationships successfully translate into the accomplishment of the organization’s unrestricted and restricted fundraising goals through donations. The Executive Director will develop and manage a portfolio of major donors and is responsible for personally cultivating, soliciting and stewarding these donors. The Executive Director is responsible, in partnership with the Board of Directors, for defining the unrestricted and restricted fundraising and development goals necessary for accomplishing ILPA’s mission and strategic objectives and for successfully realizing those goals.

    Advocacy The Executive Director is responsible for effectively advocating for ILPA’s mission representing members with decision makers, donors, partners, agencies, the media and the broader community. The Executive Director will work cooperatively with The Nature Conservancy’s Government Relations staff and other partners to ensure consistent messaging and to convey shared priorities. The Executive Director must have the skills and experience to communicate effectively and compellingly with these stakeholders, create long-term partnerships, and successfully solicit their assistance in helping ILPA meet its funding and programming goals.

    II. Organizational Leadership

    Strategic and Annual Work Planning The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors to lead strategic planning efforts that provide direction to ensure ILPA accomplishes its growth goals and remains a stable, viable entity that is in a position to carry out its mission. The Executive Director presents to the Board of Directors, for its approval, a program of work for each fiscal year supported by a plan for the financial implementation of proposed programs. The Executive Director oversees the implementation of the program of work and regularly reports to the Board metrics that enable the Board to evaluate the status of operations and programs of work.

    Policy Development The Executive Director is responsible for guiding the Board in policy development to ensure that federal, state, local and other policies, laws, rules and/or regulations are developed or sustained in keeping with the best interest of land conservation in Indiana. This may include serving on committees, commissions, boards and other bodies to ensure that the needs and voices of land conservation are clearly reflected in policy and program development. This also includes serving as the spokesperson for ILPA, its members and Board.

    Building Member Capacity The Executive Director is instrumental to the success of land conservation and preservation throughout Indiana with and through a network of member organizations and related stakeholders. The Executive Director leads capacity building work, coordinating workshops, training days in the field, and one-on-one guidance for ILPA members.

    III. Executive Oversight

    Operations The Executive Director is responsible for providing support to the President of the Board of Directors, and the management of the day-to-day operations of ILPA. These responsibilities include, among others: insurance policies; overseeing and reporting ILPA’s progress toward annual work plan and strategic plan goals; financial oversight and reporting including making deposits and payments; and preparing for and attending Board of Directors, relevant Board Committee, and other meetings related to the key activities of the organization.

    Communications The Executive Director will ensure that external and internal communications needs are effectively and proactively met, including use of ILPA’s website and periodic email blasts, news releases, social and other print/electronic communications that are significant to land conservation in Indiana and/or important to achieving the mission and goals of ILPA.

    Key Partnerships The Executive Director will maintain and develop partnerships and serve as liaison with key constituent groups and organizations in Indiana and nationally, including conservation groups and organizations; local government groups and associations; economic development and tourism groups and associations and others as necessary and appropriate to attain the mission and goals of ILPA.

    _____________________________________________________

    Parameters of the Executive Director Position

    Type: contractual.

    Hours: Minimum of forty hours per week, flexible to accommodate evening meetings and weekends.

    Education requirements: Master’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree with significant experience and proven track record of results in applicable roles.

    Specific knowledge/skills/experience

    • A genuine enthusiasm for conservation and, in particular, the mission, goals and values of ILPA;

    • Advocate for policy and participating in policy development;

    • Successful history of effective partnership cultivation, and fundraising;

    • Strong marketing, public relations, and media communications skills; history of success in creating awareness of and creating advocates for an organizational mission and its programming;

    • Strong organizational skills and managerial experience: ability to manage multiple priorities seamlessly;

    • Five or more years’ experience in a leadership role, preferably in a non-profit environment;

    • Demonstrated proficiency in budgeting and other matters related to the financial management of a complex entity;

    • Exceptional skills in written and oral communications, including public speaking;

    • Experience in land conservation is preferred;

    Working Conditions: Office and outdoors (all seasons).

    Physical Requirements: Ability to walk up to several miles per day over rough terrain in year- round weather conditions.

    Travel: Must possess reliable transportation for visiting member properties throughout Indiana. Occasional travel out of state required.

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Cliff Chapman, Board President 1500 N. Delaware St Indianapolis, IN 46202

    Or email to:

    cchapman@conservingindiana.org

    No phone calls please.



  • September 18, 2018 5:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: OKI

    Job Summary:

    Position requires a significant background in environmental science, and a background and/or interest in planning and GIS. Individual will work on regional planning for water quality issues under the guidance of an OKI Senior Planner.

    Examples of Duties:

     Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts

     Assist with field work

     Assist in writing reports

     Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI committees

     Create and update databases and GIS products for water quality

     Write technical and non-technical reports, summaries and presentations

     Participate in meetings by setting up and tearing down displays and equipment, and by assisting in presentations

     Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Job Qualifications:

     Student in Environmental Science, Urban and Regional Planning, or related degree program

     Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to organize tasks and materials

     Experience with ESRI GIS

     Strong interpersonal skills

     Effective oral and written communication skills

    License, certification or registration:

    Valid drivers license, or ability to obtain one within one month of start of internship. Good driving record.

    If you are interested in this internship, please e-mail your resume to

    Nicole Hartman: nhartman@oki.org by September 28, 2018





  • September 18, 2018 5:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Description: 

    Part-time, Year-round (weekly hours vary). This position qualifies for paid holidays,

    vacation and sick time. Employment in this position is part-time and may require an

    irregular work schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays depending on

    the season of the year or as business conditions warrant. Under the supervision of

    the Environmental Projects Manager performs a variety of Land Stewardship duties

    and manual labor tasks related to the maintenance and improvement of various

    natural resources including land, water, and recreational areas.

    For a complete job description and application please visit our website at

    www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Salary: $13.50 - $16.13 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., October 8, 2018

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this

    date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • September 18, 2018 5:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler county

    Description: 

    Part-time, year-round - This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. An employee in this position may work an irregular part-time schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a seasonal basis. Reports to Park Manager or another assigned staff member. The Park Maintenance Technician performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment.

    For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Salary: $13.50 - $16.13 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., October 8, 2018.

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • September 12, 2018 2:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Download a PDF of the job description

    Green Umbrella seeks a dynamic, connected, detail-oriented person to launch and lead the Cincinnati 2030 District. In this role, you’ll get to bring into being and steward into sustainability a collaborative effort to create a network of healthy, high-performing buildings starting in Cincinnati’s central business district. You’ll recruit property owners to commit to the goals of the District and support them as they implement innovative solutions that will lead to cost savings, healthier buildings and a more livable, desirable city. You will be part of the story that builds Cincinnati’s sustainability brand, which in turn attracts and retains a high caliber workforce, new entrepreneurial talent and strong economic development.

    2030 Districts are a national model for urban sustainability made up of property owners who commit to reducing their buildings’ energy use, water consumption and transportation emissions by the year 2030. Cincinnati’s District will also add a building health component, which will be further defined in the coming year.

    The 2030 District is a new initiative of Green Umbrella with funding secured through June 2020. Part of the Director’s role is to establish ongoing revenue streams that would ensure the long-term viability of the District. This full-time position starts in fall 2018 and reports to Green Umbrella’s Executive Director (ED). The Director will have work space in the Green Umbrella (GU) office in Madisonville and in a shared space downtown, and will frequently attend meetings with high-level business and community partners.

    About Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella envisions our region as one of the nation’s top ten most sustainable metro areas by 2020. We facilitate collaboration among over 200 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions, and governmental entities around environmental sustainability. We utilize the Collective Impact model, which teaches that success requires having a common agenda, using a shared measurement system, supporting mutually-reinforcing activities, and maintaining continuous communication. Green Umbrella is launching the 2030 District to encourage innovative collaboration between business and other sectors, which will decrease the environmental impact of the built environment, a priority of the 2018 Green Cincinnati Plan.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Director of the Cincinnati 2030 District is responsible for managing the Cincinnati 2030 District initiative, including the recruitment of Members and Partners, administration of programs, dissemination of District achievements and long-term financial sustainability of the District. He/she will be supported by the 2030 Advisory Council and Green Umbrella core staff and Board of Directors.

    Engage the District Community

    • Set and achieve annual recruitment goals for Member commitment and participation, starting with 10 Founding Members in 2018 (you’ll be meeting with major decision makers who own large commercial buildings… Cincinnati’s flagship corporations and real estate companies)

    • Develop, cultivate and maintain strong, supportive relationships with District Members which ensures ongoing, active participation

    • Engage Advisory Council Members to match their skills and interests with the needs of the initiative and its Members and Partners

    • Promote, coordinate and develop active and broad participation by other volunteers and partners in rewarding ways which advances the work of the organization and community-wide understanding

    • Maintain an effective relationship with Architecture 2030 (National and District Network), including participating in required and relevant events and meeting reporting requirements

    Track Progress towards Goals

    • Develop and maintain an online dashboard to track district progress in meeting energy, water, health, and transportation targets.

    • Ensure that all building owners are supported in reporting accurate and timely data to ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and other online tools; provide analyzed reports back to district members

    • Develop and implement metrics not yet addressed by Portfolio Manager (transportation, health etc.)

    • Regularly analyze the energy, water, health, and transportation metrics of Members and use these analyses to inform long-range strategy

    • Develop and deliver relevant, quality programs and resources

    • Oversee hiring, supervision and evaluation of interns and contractors to assist with metrics, programs and services

    Find the Resources to Run and Grow the District

    • Find, obtain, cultivate, and sustain funding streams (including sponsors, Professional Partners, grants…) that support the initiative’s annual financial operating requirements and advance financial sustainability for Green Umbrella (with support from ED)

    • Manage commitments and reporting attached to funding

    Get the Word Out

    • Collaborate with GU’s Communications & Membership Coordinator and Director of Public Engagement to lead marketing initiatives and public relations communications in a manner which furthers the cause of the District and raises visibility, credibility and relevance of Green Umbrella across the community

    • Identify and lead governmental and public advocacy opportunities which advance the objectives of the District

    Qualifications

    This is an outstanding opportunity to play a critical role in improving the sustainability of the Greater Cincinnati region. Therefore, first and foremost, the Coordinator must be committed to the mission of Green Umbrella, 2030 Districts and the Collective Impact model. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

    Required of Applicants:

    • Undergraduate degree

    • Minimum five years of business, government and/or nonprofit experience

    • Demonstrated self‐direction and ability to work independently

    • Experience developing collaborative and engaging networks

    • Knowledge in Energy Management, Energy Audit, Energy Star and/or Energy Consulting, Transportation Planning and Healthy Building Design/Practices

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Effective in grant‐writing and fundraising

    • Skilled at making a pitch

    Preferred of Applicants:

    • Graduate degree in a relevant field

    • Lead involvement in launching a start-up

    • Dynamic public speaking presence

    • Proven experience in sales, membership, sponsorship and/or donation solicitation

    • One or more of the following accreditations: LEED GA, LEED AP, CEM (Certified Energy Manager), CEA (Certified Energy Auditor), BEAP (Building Energy Assessment Professional), WELL AP, LFA

    Description of Salary & Benefits

    • Anticipated annual salary of $52,000 to $68,000, commensurate with experience

    • Eleven (11) paid holidays annually

    • Accrual of twelve (12) vacation days in first year of employment (increases with tenure at organization)

    • Accrual of ten (10) sick days annually

    • Flex-time policy for overtime hours

    • Health Insurance: Currently 50% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered by GU (no wait period), spouse/family health insurance is offered, employee pays full cost.

    • Other worksite wellness initiatives as announced

    To Apply

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment by 5:00 PM on Monday, October 1, 2018 to jobs@greenumbrella.org. Address cover letter to Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director. No phone calls please.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.


  • August 29, 2018 11:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Deadline extended to 9/26/18 at 8:00 am.

    Download a PDF of the job description

    Green Umbrella seeks a dynamic, engaging, and detail-oriented person to support its communications and membership outreach. This full-time position starts in October 2018. The Communications and Membership Coordinator works out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood of Cincinnati, and frequently attends meetings as he/she engages potential and current members and shares Green Umbrella’s story with the community. This position reports to the Director of Public Engagement.

    The Communications and Membership Coordinator will work closely with GU Staff and Action Teams to engage the community around the Teams’ and organization’s initiatives. In addition to spreading the word about what Green Umbrella does, this position will be responsible for attracting and retaining members of Green Umbrella as we seek to connect more individuals, organizations, businesses and other entities into making an impact through the region’s sustainability alliance.

    About Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella’s vision is for our region to be one of the nation’s top ten most sustainable metro areas by 2020. We facilitate collaboration among over 200 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions, and governmental entities around environmental sustainability. We utilize the Collective Impact model, which teaches that success requires having a common agenda, using a shared measurement system, supporting mutually-reinforcing activities, and maintaining continuous communication. Green Umbrella is the “backbone organization” that helps all member organizations work better together to promote a more environmentally-sustainable region.


    Primary Responsibilities

    The Communications and Membership Coordinator will work closely with the GU Staff and Action Team chairs to engage the Greater Cincinnati community around the Teams’ and organization’s initiatives. Communications are targeted to both the general public and the GU member network, including prospective members. The Coordinator reports to the Director of Public Engagement but partners with all GU Staff (including the Directors of Tri-State Trails, Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council and the 2030 District) to generate and disseminate content related to their initiatives.

    Communications

    -Implement the Green Umbrella communications calendar across all media platforms, including:
    • Website: Events Calendar, Green Jobs, Green Umbrella in the News, Volunteer Opportunities and other website content
    • Social media channels (currently Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter, including accounts for Tri-State Trails and Meet Me Outdoors)
    • Email: event and membership emails; publish high-quality email newsletters (with content support from Directors), including bi-weekly Green News You Can Use, and monthly Insider (Action Team focus), Tri-State Trails Tribune, GCRFPC newsletter, and 2030 newsletter

        -Use graphic design skills to create banners, visual content for social media, print pieces, event invitations, designed reports, etc.
        -Supervise the Communications Intern, who will support the tasks above
        -Align communications to prioritized Action Team initiatives, key sustainability areas and GU’s 3 initiatives.
        -Track communications metrics
        -Ensure consistent use of Green Umbrella branch
        -Serve as a staff liaison to the Communications Committee
        -Represent Green Umbrella and its initiatives at events
        -Provide training to new staff, interns, and volunteers on Wild Apricot, our website, database and communications platform

        Membership

        -Work with the Membership & Development Committee to develop bold goals for increasing and diversifying membership to more fully represent the 10-county region and its population
        -Develop and implement strategies to increase and sustain GU’s membership
        -Recruit members to join the network through mass and direct communications, including by email, phone, media channels, in-person presentations and meetings
        -Help member organizations find ways to disseminate GU media throughout their organization
        -Assess member benefits and make recommendations for improving incentives and services GU provides
        -Provide membership benefits to current members (including sharing of news, events and job opportunities, redeeming complimentary tickets/gifts)
        -Maintain the member database and generate and analyze reports from it

        Qualifications
        This is an outstanding opportunity to play a critical role in improving the sustainability of the Greater Cincinnati region. Therefore, first and foremost, the Coordinator must be committed to the mission of Green Umbrella and the Collective Impact model.
        Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

        -A minimum of 3 years related work experience, with proven experience in communications and sales/recruitment/membership/donation requests
        -Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public relations (or a related field) or equivalent work
        -Flexibility and the ability to work autonomously, as well as collaborate and take direction as needed
        -Experience managing effective external communications and social media
        -Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
        -Experience copywriting and editing
        -Familiarity with the Cincinnati region
        -Familiarity with sustainability issue areas
        -Ability to plan ahead and complete projects efficiently, as well as work under pressure and meet deadlines
        -Graphic design proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite programs including Illustrator and Photoshop is highly preferred
        -Photo and video editing skills is a plus
        -Experience in web design and content production (we currently use Wild Apricot and Wordpress)
        -Engaging style of public speaking
        -Ability to travel easily within the tri-state region and transport Green Umbrella exhibit materials

        Description of Salary & Benefits

        -Annual salary of $35,000 to $45,000, commensurate with experience
        -Eleven (11) paid holidays annually
        -Accrual of twelve (12) vacation days in first year of employment (increases with tenure at organization)
        -Accrual of ten (10) sick days annually
        -Flex-time policy for overtime hours
        -Health Insurance: 50% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered by GU (no wait period), spouse/family health insurance is offered, employee pays full cost.
        -Other worksite wellness initiatives as announced

        To Apply
        Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment by 8:00 AM on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to jobs@greenumbrella.org. Address cover letter to Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director. No phone calls please.

          GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.

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