Join Our Team!- Greenlight Program Manager
The Greenlight Award engages local high school students in climate action and inspires the community to get involved. Students develop ideas to advocate or innovate for change and Bedford 2030 grants funding to feasible projects and supports teams to carry them out. In April, teams exhibit completed projects and the top teams compete for cash prizes and the Greenlight Award.
Role: The Greenlight Award Program Manager will plan and execute the second half of this year’s contest. This is a part-time position, January – May 2022 that requires an average of 10+/- hours per week, with possibility for a contract extension to manage the 2022/2023 competition.
Principal Responsibilities: Working closely with Executive and Program Directors, the Greenlight Award Program Manager will:
Execute Round-Two of the 2021/2022 Competition (January – May 2022):
- Plan and execute events including: 4 student workshops and final competition
- Support student and school participation via outreach, meetings, or calls
- Manage and execute internal/external program communications
- Manage program expenses within identified budget
- Produce report of contest outcomes, feedback, and suggestions for improvement
Engage students, schools and community:
- Foster partnerships and relationships
- Highlight program via PR, media outreach, social media, and schools
- Involve volunteers in advising, supporting and mentoring
- Follow up with stakeholders for feedback and to secure continued engagement
Support Plans for Year 8 and Program Expansion/Replication:
- Keep organized detailed records of contacts, communications, photos, videos, media clippings, and contest materials
- Work with Executive and Program Directors to propose strategy for contest toolkit or expansion
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years relevant experience in community campaigns, project and/or event planning, and/or communication/marketing.
Demonstrated Ability to:
- Propose, plan, and carry out challenging projects and events with little direct support
- Design outreach materials and update existing materials both digitally and in print
- Write clear and compelling emails, blog posts, press releases
- Maintain relationships with stakeholders, including high school students
- Meet goals on a tight schedule
- Communicate environmental problems and solutions
- Highly organized and efficient
- Self-starter with a high energy level and proven ability to multitask
- Excellent communicator, both orally and in writing
- Team player and collaborator who works comfortably with variety of people
- Proficiency in web-based communication platforms (e.g. Google forms; Google mail-merge; WordPress; social media; Zoom) and technical ability/confidence
- Standard management and data management skills
- Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus
- Passionate about protecting the environment
Location: Bedford 2030 office is located in St. Luke’s Parish house in Katonah, in the Town of Bedford, NY. Occasional in person office hours are required; work-from-home will be encouraged.
Compensation: for this part time position will be commensurate with the skill set of the candidate.
To apply: Please submit a resume and a statement of interest by email attachment (with your name in the document title) to email@example.com no later than January 14, 2022. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.