Details: Bonus available based upon office performance
Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For over fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and nuclear disaster. Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities.
Greenpeace USA’s Frontline team is the public face of Greenpeace. The Frontline program’s objective is to increase the financial strength and political clout of Greenpeace by recruiting dues paying members and mobilizing them to support Greenpeace, while providing hard hitting grassroots results across the country for priority Greenpeace campaigns.
The Street City Coordinator is an exempt, full time, benefits eligible position based in the Greenpeace New York City office and will report directly to the Senior City Coordinator. The annual salary is $50,440.00 plus benefits and monthly bonus.
Performance: Ensure that new member and financial goals are achieved by meeting the following objectives:
- Personal Fundraising – expectation is to be canvassing a minimum of 3 shifts per week
- Staff Fundraising – Manage the Coordinator team’s personal fundraising performance
- Ensure that all team members have adequate support, training and resources to achieve the team goal
- Credit for a sign up will not be given to staff who recruit friends or family to count toward quotas or bonus
- Complete and submit weekly reports on office performance
- Ensure “thank you” post-cards are sent to new members each night by Frontliners
- Ensure that new members are invited to volunteer events
- Train staff to efficiently and securely use technology which contains member contact and payment information
Turf Management: Ensure that the office meets performance objectives and that Greenpeace learns from your experience by:
- Creating long-term, monthly, weekly and daily site schedules and staffing plan (rosters)
- Coordinate and communicate meet-up locations, times, and transportation with the team, keeping travel time to and from site as minimal as possible
- Strategically assign street sites to maximize success
- Attending meetings with other canvassing groups to negotiate who will use what street sites
- Keeping records on how each site has performed over time and maps of sites in the city
- Complete data entry in the results document every night
- Postering and flyering. Working with staff to ensure that enough posters and flyers are placed legally around your city to generate job phone calls
- Perform phone interviews to challenge and recruit good candidates and filter out weak candidates
- Perform group presentations and one-on-one interviews to select quality staff
- Meet objectives for success rates for each step of the recruitment process
- Track places to poster and flyer on a map to be sent in to your supervisor quarterly
- Make weekly plan for staff and office
- Monitor and control materials to ensure full supply
- Collate and submit timesheet and salary data for all staff every Tuesday
- Oversee spending and stay within budget for office supplies, transportation to sites, recruitment, and other budgeted items. Written approval from supervisor must be obtained before overspending budget.
- Send human resource and tax documents daily
- Observe questions that can be legally asked in interviews
- Collect all turf maps from the team on daily basis
- Complete the Results Report daily
Staff Development: Provide staff with the skills and motivation to work well by:
- Hiring suitable staff (ensuring all new hires possess required qualifications and skills)
- Establishing and maintaining team discipline and performance levels standards. Address all related issues in a timely and fair manner, including the termination of staff when necessary.
- Relay campaign information, and other details to team members to utilize in the field.
- Hold people accountable to Greenpeace standards and job expectations.
- Reinforcing standards and expectations regularly and setting objectives for performance with each staff person and giving feedback on performance
- Providing Day One training for staff and ensure that team leaders provide trainings in approaching, handling objections, and the basics of presentations throughout the first and second week
- Providing regular and ongoing training sessions with team members
- Meet one-on-one with team members regularly and as necessary to ensure they are feeling comfortable and supported in their respective roles
- Reviewing staff performance on a daily and weekly basis and work with Senior City Coordinator to make a plan to help key staff for the upcoming week each week
- Holding team meetings each week to provide campaign updates, highlight the performance of the best staff, set an urgent tone, and build morale
- Meet with team leaders once per week to discuss staff management and standards, and to train team leaders in motivation and coaching
- Train and evaluate trainers
- Set daily objectives for each staff person on team
Office and National Leadership
- Advance train staff to assist other team members
- Lend support to other teams Nationally, which may include travel to other cities
- Create leadership development plans to interested and qualified staff who wish to advance their career within Greenpeace
Other: Other assignments provided by manager
Excellent interpersonal skills; excellent verbal communication skills; ability to manage and motivate a large team of staff; ability to identify, recruit, train and retain staff; short-term and long-term strategic planning skills; and proficiency in Excel, Word, e-mail and database programs.
Experience: A minimum of 6 months of staff management experience, 6 months to 1 year of experience in face-to-face fundraising or direct marketing, and a strong interest in environmental and social justice issues.
Only applicants eligible to work and live in the United States without any legal restrictions need apply for this opportunity.
Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff is eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan
Commitment to Diversity:
Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice. Our mission is to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that is a reflection of the global campaigns and missions that we champion.
Greenpeace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from marginalized communities.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please submit an application online or email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com no later than 11:59pm (PST) on Tuesday, July 24th. Please also include reference that you are applying for our New York opening via Idealist!
We appreciate your interest in working with Greenpeace!