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Program & Special Projects Associate (Remote)

Publicado por
As You Sow
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Berkeley, CA
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 19 días

THE ORGANIZATION


MISSION

As You Sow seeks to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies.

VISION

Our vision is a safe, just, and sustainable world in which protecting the environment and human rights is central to corporate decision-making.

OVERVIEW

As You Sow is a Berkeley-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1992 that promotes corporate environmental and social responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. We believe that the path to a safe, just, and sustainable world for all, can be achieved by compelling corporations to take greater responsibility for the impacts of their environmental, social, and governance policies and practices. We achieve this goal through direct engagement, shareholder advocacy, research, publishing scorecards, and other innovative and legal actions

COMMITMENT TO JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversty, Inclusion)

As You Sow actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff in all areas of operations. As You Sow will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation.


THE POSITION

The Programs & Special Project Associate will support and coordinate directly with the President & Chief Counsel to ensure smooth management of the Energy, Environmental Health, Waste, and Toxic Enforcement programs while effectively responding to a consistently evolving range of organizational issues. Integral to As You Sow’s innovative approach to driving responsibility in corporate action, this position assists the President & Chief Counsel in focusing As You Sow’s energy and priorities. Using strong writing skills, systems thinking, and the appreciation of a fast-paced work environment, the ideal candidate’s flexibility, attention to detail, self-motivation, and time management skills will help streamline efforts to plant seeds of change for corporate accountability. This is a full-time exempt remote position whose hours need to skew close to Pacific Time.  

Position Type: 1.0 FTE. Exempt

Start date: Position will be open until filled

Reports to: President and Chief Counsel

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Administrative:

  • Interface daily with President including a morning briefing
  • Work with President in maintaining and prioritizing deadlines
  • Review email and work with President in coordinating responses and managing communications
  • Schedule meetings and appointments; register for events; manage travel itinerary
  • Assist in preparing PowerPoint slide decks or other presentations as necessary
  • Manage President’s social media presence
  • Interface with external and internal parties across a range of relevant issues
  • Run Program meetings; assist in developing materials for staff education; teach lunch and learns
  • Trouble shoot hardware and software issues for President, including interface with technical support staff and research of appropriate software tools as necessary
  • Tracking and billing expenditures


Research, Drafting and Editing:

  • Review and edit reports and resolutions produced by Program staff
  • Research and draft memos and assist in developing reports in relevant program areas, including conducting research on novel issues for President and program staff
  • Work with President in developing and/or editing press releases; research and initiate development of draft blogs and other media
  • Prepare internal and external documents for team members and external partners

 

Project Management:

  • Assist the President in assuring ongoing and effective project management across a range of subjects and issues
  • Assist President in developing and undertaking ongoing staff training programs
  • Run project management software (Wrike) to coordinate ongoing projects, including drafting project management blueprints and forms
  • Salesforce coordination related to companies and programs


QUALIFICATIONS - A successful candidate will be a self-starter, demonstrate initiative, be adept at maintaining critical focus and work quality, and be agile and proactive in juggling multiple projects and activities in a fast-paced environment.


  • Two or more years of work experience in program related fields
  • Experience with professional writing/editing
  • Social media knowledge, experience, and skills
  • Project management experience
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • A love of organization and efficiency
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Strong systems thinking
  • Ability to work independently, but ask questions when needed
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required, with proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Experience with Wrike or similar project management software preferred
  • Passionate personal commitment to progressive social and environmental change
  • Interest in the work of As You Sow
  • Sense of humor appreciated

 

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US

  • Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience.
  • Benefits: Healthcare, dental, vision insurance, Life, LTD, Voluntary Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401K, phone stipend, 18 holidays, 1 volunteer day, and 10 vacation days in first year of employment (15 vacation days each subsequent year).
  • A team with passion and fun
  • A low-ego, high-performance culture and flexible work environment


HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB

Please apply through our job site. Applications will be accepted until a great candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for your interest.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

As You Sow is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization and is an equal opportunity employer. As You Sow makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. As You Sow does not unlawfully discriminate on the of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or identification, or any other basis protected by law. Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information about As You Sow, go to: www.asyousow.org

THE ORGANIZATION


MISSION

As You Sow seeks to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies.

VISION

Our vision is a safe, just, and…

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US

  • Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience.
  • Benefits: Healthcare, dental, vision insurance, Life, LTD, Voluntary Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401K, phone stipend, 18 holidays, 1 volunteer day, and 10 vacation days in first year of employment (15 vacation days each subsequent year).
  • A team with passion and fun
  • A low-ego, high-performance culture and flexible work environment


WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US

  • Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience.
  • Benefits: Healthcare, dental, vision insurance, Life, LTD, Voluntary Life, Employee Assistance Program, 401K…

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2020 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
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