Please attach a cover letter for full consideration of the temporary opportunity of Temporary to Hire Sustainability, Communications and Outreach Administrator/Intern.

This is a full-time position (30-40 hours per week – Monday – Friday)

Paying approximately $15.00 – 18.00/hr.   This is a long term position – i.e. 4 – 6 months.

Job Summary:

This Temporary Sustainability, Communications and Outreach Administrator will report to the Director of Sustainability, the Sustainability Communications and Outreach temporary is responsible for strategic management and maintenance of online and print communications for Northwestern’s University’s Office of Sustainability (NoS) in addition to supporting Facilities Management (FM). Key responsibilities include the management of the Northwestern Sustainability website, the Facilities Management Website, in addition to supporting written communications and additional online resources related to sustainability and Facilities Management social media accounts (Twitter, Youtube & Facebook) and multimedia (Podcasts, webinars, etc.)

The Sustainability, Communications and Outreach Administrator position will work closely with the Director of Sustainability and contacts within the Facilities Management group to design and implement communications efforts around key university-wide initiatives, programs and reports in order to build awareness of Northwestern’s commitment to sustainability and facilities management and operations. In addition, he/she is responsible for developing the communications tools and resources to support outreach strategies as part of engagement and behavior change campaigns (Eco-Rep, Green Cup, Green Office Initiative) at the University.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in related field: Journalism, media and marketing, PR, or the equivalent in training and experience;

Minimum of 2 – 4 years’ working in a similar environment;

Minimum 2 – 4 years’ experience with Web development and maintaining digital tools and resources including HTML email campaigns and dedicated web pages;

Computer software & hardware knowledge and proficiency is ideal, including: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, web standards including accessibility and usability, content management systems, PHP, SQL, Subversion, FTP Clients, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, some Flash, MS Office;

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, work independently and in collaboration with team members;

Good analytical and technical skills, project and management skills, solid communication skills, creative, innovative thinker, action-oriented, versatile, ability to adapt in dynamic environment, resourceful and honest.

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