CLF Ventures (CLFV) seeks a highly motivated and experienced environmental professional to fill a project management position on our staff. This is a part-time (0.5 FTE), exempt position. The candidate must have excellent organizational, management and communication skills and will be expected to work both independently and as part of a group. The position is based in Boston.
The Project Manager will be expected to coordinate project teams, including subcontractors, and be able to manage and to perform a variety of activities, including the following:
Working with federal and state agencies to implement a pilot insurance program;
Understanding and coordinating complex technical and behavioral research and multipletasks on environmental, transportation, and energy-related topics from a business client perspective;
Analyzing, summarizing and presenting data for internal and external use;
Implementation support for project siting, renewable energy and stakeholder management projects;
Project, Staff and Client Management;
Conducting research to assist in marketing plans for green products.
The candidate should possess demonstrated experience in managing complex projects with many moving parts, the ability to shift focus quickly, and operate with limited supervision while providing support for multiple projects. An ideal candidate will be comfortable coordinating the development of new entrepreneurial projects and be conversant in a wide variety of technical areas associated with market-based environmental activities, such as behavioral economics, innovative technologies, alternative and renewable energy siting/technology, brownfields/smart growth/transit-oriented development issues; and program design/consumer incentivizing. Practical experience in business planning and in developing projects in New England is desirable.
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as an understanding of the legal, environmental, political, economic, and social aspects of the work are necessary. The candidate must be able to work proficiently in both technical and policy arenas to assist our clients. The candidate must be willing to spend occasional weekends and nights at public meetings or hearings. Travel, sometimes overnight, within New England may be required.
Candidate Education and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in engineering/environmental science/studies/resource management with related work in land-use planning, public policy, and/or business management;
Graduate education preferred, especially in risk analysis, transportation, renewable energy, energy efficiency, business, environmental policy, urban planning, or communications;
Strong project management skills;
Excellent people skills, including negotiation and problem solving;
6-10 years experience in a consulting practice or similar environment;
Familiarity with, and an appreciation of, the operation and culture of a non-profit organization;
Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Power Point, and Excel. Experience with data management and any of the following is also desirable: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Access, HTML, and/or Adobe Creative Suite/Dreamweaver;
Business development (including proposal development or grant writing) and strategic marketing and communication skills;
Valid driver’s license;
Media relations experience, including writing press releases and pitches, managing press inquiries and conducting outreach to media;
Knowledge of social media marketing using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team with a wide variety of individuals.
TO APPLY Interested candidates are required to send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: 62 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. Application materials must be received no later than August 10, 2012. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.