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Education & Engagement Program Manager

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Baltimore Green Space | Baltimore, MD
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Baltimore Green Space


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Published 22 days ago

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019


About BGS

Baltimore Green Space (BGS) is Baltimore’s environmental land trust. We promote vibrant neighborhoods and a healthy environment through land preservation, research, and community advocacy. We fill a unique mission in the city that combines green space preservation and stewardship, environmental research, and advocacy to strengthen the sustainability of Baltimore’s green spaces. 

Job Summary

Reports to and works with the Executive Director to implement all BGS Preservation and Green Space Support Programming. Serves an integral role in supporting our mission by providing technical support, education and outreach to community green space leaders. Provides ongoing support to preserved sites, conducts preservation research, offers technical assistance to unaffiliated sites, helps build forest and garden stewardship networks, and leads occasional service days. Assists in meeting organizational goals to increase preservation applications from communities of color; increase neighborhood participation in community forest activities; and build a network of community-managed open spaces (CMOS).

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all aspects of the preservation process, including education and outreach to sites outside of the BGS network
  • Provide ongoing support to site leaders
  • Track program impact to be used in grant applications and reports
  • Assist with all marketing and communications efforts that publicize current activities including newsletters, flyers for distribution, and website content
  • Collaborate with community stakeholders to coordinate public events
  • Maintain database of all sites and corresponding program data
  • Assist with fundraising efforts including grant writing and reports, and annual solicitation to donors
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum 3 years’ experience in ecology, environmental science, community outreach, and/or community organizing. 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with project management.
  • Thorough understanding gardening, community gardening, and basic forest ecology.
  • Working knowledge of Baltimore City history, particularly within the context of racial inequity and social justice.
  • Experience with print and web communication.
  • Experience with grant writing and reporting.
  • Proficient in MS word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience with MailChimp (or similar), WordPess, Canva, and Flickr
  • Salesforce experience a plus.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking
  • Excellent project management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet short- and long-term deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Excellent judgment, independent decision-making and organizational skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Collaborative problem solving and strong work ethic
  • Ability to make careful decisions that involve others
  • Great interpersonal and negotiation skills

About BGS

Baltimore Green Space (BGS) is Baltimore’s environmental land trust. We promote vibrant neighborhoods and a healthy environment through land preservation, research, and community advocacy. We fill a unique mission in the city that…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits included.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits included.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Katherine@baltimoregreenspace.org.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Katherine@baltimoregreenspace.org.

Location

Baltimore, MD
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