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Program Office, New York Community Trust (NY, NY)

The program officer is responsible for the New York City and national environment grants programs and reports directly to the Vice President for Grants. For New York City, the Trust focuses on open space and parks, waterfront and brownfield reclamation, solid waste management, and air pollutants and other environmental toxins. Our national grants program targets climate and energy, environmental health, and habitat protection issues. The program officer will participate in a review of grantmaking strategies for these programs. Learn more. Interested individuals should send, by email or regular mail, a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Joan Reedy, jmr@nyct-cfi.org

Web and Communications Outreach Coordinator – Environmental Grantmakers Association (New York, NY)

The Web and Communications Outreach Coordinator is an online organizer for EGA; streamlining communications across organization, using technology to implement new strategic approaches to engaging EGA membership with the organization’s new website, programs and communications. This Coordinator also provides ample administrative support while organizing the membership virtually and at events.

Duties:
Communications (40 percent)

  • Assist with communications plan creation and implementation
  • Manage EGA website (consistently updating all content, blogging and recruiting guest bloggers, maintaining member database, keeping information fresh and relevant, like member highlights, photos, videos, tweets), working with Knowledge and Program Manager and web designer as needed
  • Keep website up-to-date with event information and resources (planning workbooks, speaker information, agendas, event blogging, recordings)
  • Manage EGA listserve

Member Services: Events and Webinars (30 percent)

  • Assist Member Services Manager with all concurrent session and keynote speaker logistics for events
  • Assist with prospective member outreach and other projects as needed
  • Provide logistical support for all EGA webinars
  • Lead 3 – 4 relevant webinars per year

General and Administrative (30 percent)

  • Provide basic office administrative support (filtering mail, phone calls, responding to member queries, maintaining orderly office space, shipping and mailings as needed, ordering supplies, etc.)
  • Assist bookkeeper and Executive Director with managing organizational expenses
  • Lead on paperless office and implementing Liquid Planner for staff and project management
  • Assist Executive Director with building and uploading board books, record and distribute meeting minutes, and with general scheduling, expense reports, and other administrative tasks
  • Travel and attend networking events as needed

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience in the following areas:

  • grassroots organizing, philanthropy, or program outreach/support;
  • producing high quality and engaging content for online and print materials;
  • environmental communications; experience with managing online advocacy or engagement tools, and data systems;
  • experience and enthusiasm for working with people and committee processes related to event planning and logistics coordination;
  • enjoy engaging with a wide range of people in person at events, as well as focusing on small group work and individual areas of responsibility;
  • creative, self-starting, super organized, highly detail-orientated individual with the ability to find innovative uses of tools and technology to implement effective and efficient engagement strategies;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • basic design and image formatting skills, knowledge of HTML, and best practices for publishing engaging web content.

Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, work well independently and as a team are essential.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Planning and GIS Intern (New York, NY)

New Yorkers for Parks (NY4P) seeks a self-starting graduate student who has strong research and people skills, clear and polished writing ability and excellent computer skills. Learn more and apply.

Citi Sustainability Internship – Citi Bank (New York, NY)

Overview: Will provide programmatic and research support to a three-person team in Citi’s Corporate Sustainability unit, which oversees environmental and human rights issues for Citi. Citi’s Corporate Sustainability program is implemented in partnership with Citi’s three primary units: Institutional Clients Group, Consumer Banking, and Operations & Technology.

This internship will be a full-time position for 10 weeks during June-August, 2013. Information on Citi’s environmental sustainability program is available on our Environment website: http://www.citigroup.com/citi/environment/.

Job Responsibilities:
-Provide strategic and research support for Citi’s employee volunteer Green Team program.
- Support the unit’s strategic planning process through research and development of presentations
- Provide support to develop Citi’s energy efficiency initiative, including helping to identify potential thought leadership opportunities
- Provide programmatic, research and logistical support on other program initiatives and events

Qualifications:
- Current student or recent graduate of an MBA, MPA, or similar program
- Knowledge of environmental issues as they impact business
- Excellent attention to detail, well organized
- Flexible team player
- Ability to adjust deliverables to match evolving corporate priorities
- Strong written and oral communications skills
- Excels in a high performance environment, with quick turn-arounds and changing priorities
For more information and to apply, click here.

Program Associate – Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY)

Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability is seeking a Program Associate to oversee the day-to-day operations of the program. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, the Program Associate’s primary responsibilities will include:

  • Bookkeeping and Accounts Payable
  • Event planning including coordinating space needs and other logistics for classes and events in both Manhattan and on the Bard Campus
  • Student support including managing enrollment, grade submission, and student affairs
  • Liaising with other Departments on the Bard Campus (student accounts, health services, etc.)
  • Training Faculty and students on use of software in the online component of the MBA program
  • Representing the program at external marketing and recruiting events
  • Other administrative duties as needed

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, with two years professional work experience. The position requires excellent communication, organizational, project management skills, and a professional demeanor. Experience with distance education technology is not required.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Project Assistant – SUNY Office of Sustainability (Albany, NY)

The State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration is seeking a half-time Project Assistant to the SUNY Director of Sustainability.  The SUNY Office of Sustainability is responsible for working to reduce the carbon footprint of SUNY through its operations and finding ways to integrate and discover synergies between sustainability research projects across the SUNY campuses.  The Office is acting strategically to implement innovative programs that will reduce energy usage, encourage renewable energy projects, and improve the food infrastructure as it relates to the food consumed on our campuses as well as agriculture in the State of New York.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Coordinate campus initiatives in an effort to meet SUNY’s energy goals.
- Coordinate meetings, speakers and conferences for the SUNY Office of Sustainability.
- Prepare presentations and reports for the SUNY Office of Sustainability.
- Maintain communication between 29 SUNY state-operated campuses on current and planned sustainability practices and initiatives.
- Coordinate and promote collaboration between SUNY student environmental groups.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental studies, engineering, biology, chemistry or physics.  Advanced degree or experience is preferable.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Program Officer – Surdna Foundation (New York, New York)

The Surdna Foundation is expanding its program team. We are seeking three new Program Officers to join the Foundation. The Foundation seeks to foster just and sustainable communities in the United States – communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy and sustainable environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures. Each of Surdna’s grant making programs – Sustainable Environments, Strong Local Economies, and Thriving Cultures – currently seeks to add one new Program Officer. For more information, visit: http://www.gumbspartners.com/currentsearches.php

Senior Program Officer for Operations – Local initatives Support Corporation (New York)

The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a professional to fill the position of Senior Program Officer for Operations. This position reports to the LISC NYC Deputy Director. LISC is a national nonprofit organization, which provides financial and technical assistance to neighborhood-

based nonprofit community development corporations (CDCs) working to improve housing and economic conditions in distressed neighborhoods. Undergraduate degree required; Master’s degree or comparable experience preferred. For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.lisc.org/docs/jobs/2012_nyc_spo.pdf

Director of Policy – Local Initiatives Support Corporation (New York, NY)

The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a senior-level professional to fill the position of Director of Policy. LISC is a national nonprofit organization which provides financial and technical assistance to neighborhood-based nonprofit community development corporations (CDCs) working to improve housing and economic conditions in distressed neighborhoods. Candidates must have experience managing and/or creating projects to strengthen policy activities. The candidate must also have experience in the community development industry. A Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related experience are required; graduate level education is a plus. Competitive salary, excellent benefits. For a full job description and application information visit: http://www.lisc.org/docs/jobs/2012_nyc_policy.pdf

Fellowship Program Manager – Environmental Defense Fund (Boston or New York)

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is seeking a fellowship program manager for the climate corps fellowship program. Location is flexible (Boston or New York preferred). EDF Climate Corps is Environmental Defense Fund’s innovative summer fellowship program that places specially-trained MBA and MPA students in companies, cities and universities to build the business case for energy efficiency. The Fellowship Program Manager oversees all functions related to the fellowship program, managing staff and consultants to deliver results on time and on budget. For more information on the program, visit: http://edfclimatecorps.org/   To apply, click here.

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