Roundup of Recent Green Job Postings

The special blog post contains a roundup of more than 25 recent job postings:

Canada – Calgary 
Marketing Director, ECO Canada

Ethiopia – Zefine
Education Program Specialist, Nuru

Germany – Frankfurt 
Finance & Operations Director, Yunus Social Business 

Austin, DC, Raleigh, NYC or San Francisco
Senior Director – Idea Bank, EDF  

NYC or San Francisco
Producer Communications & Community Lead, Good Eggs

CA – Cupertino
Supplier Responsibility Labor & Human Rights Program Analyst, Apple 

CA – Emeryville 
Office Assistant & Web Editor, Rock the Bike 

CA – Los Angeles
Program Specialist – Social Responsibility & Accountability, UL  

CA – Oakland
Project Manager – Technical Services, Build It Green  

CA – San Rafael
Engineering Technician I, Marin County  

CA – San Francisco
Communications Assistant, Sierra Club
Multiple jobs @ Tipping Point 

DC – Washington 
* Eastern Region Director, American Wind Energy Association 
* Office Coordinator, Oceana 

GA – Atlanta
Vendor Manager – Waste Solutions, Ecova 

MT – Havre
Organic Farming Apprenticeship, Vilicus Farms

NY – NYC 
* Associate Director of Communications, Slow Food USA 
* Program Director, HBK Incubates 

OR – Portland 
* Program Officer, Lemelson Foundation
* Legal Database Projects Lead, Ecova  

PA – Pittsburgh
Part-Time Field Sales Agent, Green Mountain Energy

TX – Dallas
Enterprise Data Architect, Ecova  

VA – Arlington
Sr. Representative – Government Relations, The Conservation Fund 

WA – Spokane 
Multiple jobs @ Ecova: 
* Sr. Software Engineer
* Supervisor, U-EDM Operations
* Sr. Test Automation Engineer
* IT Technical Support   

WV – Huntington
Program Director, Refresh Appalachia 

Green Job of the Day: Jobs at Healthy Harlem/Harlem Children’s Zone (New York, NY)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility. For today, we’re highlighting jobs at the Healthy Harlem program of the Harlem Children’s Zone. Click on the job titles for the complete announcement:

Organization: Harlem Children’s Zone
Location: New York, NY 

Green Job of the Day: Director of Logistics, Farmigo (Brooklyn, NY)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Director of Logistics
Organization: Farmigo
Location: Brooklyn, NY

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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As a key member of Farmigos management team, the Director of Logistics will be responsible for the foundation and implementation of Farmigos sourcing, packaging, and delivery strategy in each of its operational regions. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Logistics will be a driving force behind solidifying the most crucial components of Farmigos operational capacity. The successful candidate will be tasked with the continuous expansion and maintenance of Farmigos relationships both farmers as well as with wholesalers and consumers, driving results that are guided by pinpoint metrics, and creating a unified logistics platform that the entire organization will lean on.

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Green Job of the Day: Online Communications Coordinator, Echoing Green (New York, NY)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Online Communications Coordinator
Organization: Echoing Green
Location: New York, NY   

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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Founded in 1987 by global growth equity firm, General Atlantic, Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world's biggest problems. To date, Echoing Green has invested over $31 million in seed funding in more than 500 social entrepreneurs (Echoing Green Fellows) and their innovative organizations across the globe. Recognized Echoing Green Fellows include the founders of Teach For America, City Year, College Summit, One Acre Fund, and SKS Microfinance. Further, Echoing Green provides content, tools and access to networks for young people to build meaningful, impact-driven careers. Additional information can be found by visiting www.echoinggreen.org.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced professional to play a vital role in advancing Echoing Green’s organizational brand, promoting our thought leadership and the work of our Fellows, and guiding young people in their journey towards developing an impact-driven career. The Online Communications Coordinator reports to the Director of Online Communications and will work closely with members of the Communications, Work on Purpose, Operations, and Fellowship and Alumni teams.

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SolarCity Job Fair on May 24 in Westchester, NY (Apply in Advance)

SolarCity

On May 24, SolarCity will be holding a free job fair in Westchester, NY.  The company has openings in the following areas:

  • Licensed and Field Electricians
  • Solar PV Installers
  • PV Site Auditors
  • Energy Efficiency Site Auditors

Job seekers need to submit a resume in advance to be considered for participation in this event.  Complete application instructions and additional information about this event are available here.

Green Job of the Day: Senior Director of Marketing, The Nature Conservancy (New York, NY)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Senior Director of Marketing
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Location: New York, NY

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement by going here, selecting Advanced Search, and searching for job ID # 12984

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The Senior Director of Marketing in New York will be expected to:

– Create a strategic, comprehensive marketing and communications plan to maximize opportunities to advance the Conservancy’s mission within New York.
– Identify, pursue and develop new strategic partnership opportunities with media, corporations, affinity groups, etc. that expand capacity and exposure for the Conservancy.
– Cultivate and foster professional relationships with local, national and international media and integrate and leverage the full range of traditional and new media in promotion efforts.
– Coach and secure venues for leadership as experts and spokespeople; Serve as spokesperson, as appropriate.
– Develop key messages for the program and oversee content across all communications, including press releases, web site, social media and other collateral.
– Anticipate, advise on, and help respond to crisis management situations.
– Work with the Worldwide Office marketing division—media, membership, brand marketing—on organization-wide marketing initiatives executed in New York City.
– Conduct presentation and media training for State Director and other senior staff, as needed.
– Lead and manage the New York marketing and communications team, assess and cultivate strengths and deploy them, as appropriate.
– Oversee and administer departmental budget

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Green Jobs Network Participates in “Get the Green Job You Want Now” in New York City

Green Jobs Network (publishers of this blog) participated in the Get the Green Job You Want Now event on Monday, October 25 that was organized by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York.  This event featured the following panel of executives who shared their experiences of successfully transitioning into green jobs:

  • Jacquie Ottman, consultant and author, The New Rules of Green Marketing (moderator)
  • Scott Fuller, SVP Business Development, Terracycle. Fomerly VP Marketing, Cablevision, and VP Brand Management, The Disney Company
  • CJ Kettler, Founder, Ben Franklin's Wheels electric bike company. Formerly Founder and CEO, LIme Media, and President, Sales & Marketing, Oxygen Media
  • David Wigder, CBS 99, VP Business Development, RecycleBank. Formerly SVP, Digitas

The program also included networking opportunities with representatives from organizations in the green jobs sector.  Video from this event will be posted on Green Collar Blog once it becomes available.

“Get the Green Job You Want Now” to Take Place on October 25 in New York City

Get the Green Job You Want Now is a program by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York that will take place on October 25 in New York City.  This event will feature a panel of executives who will share their experiences of successfully transitioning into green jobs and include opportunities to meet with green recruiters before and after the panel.

The panel will include:

  • Jacquie Ottman, consultant and author, The New Rules of Green Marketing (moderator)
  • Scott Fuller, SVP Business Development, Terracycle. Fomerly VP Marketing, Cablevision, and VP Brand Management, The Disney Company
  • CJ Kettler, Founder, Ben Franklin's Wheels electric bike company. Formerly Founder and CEO, LIme Media, and President, Sales & Marketing, Oxygen Media
  • David Wigder, CBS 99, VP Business Development, RecycleBank. Formerly SVP, Digitas

The program agenda will be:
5:30 PM Registration and networking
6:30 PM Program Begins
8:00 PM Audience Q&A
8:30 PM Reception (with light appetizers)

This event will take place at Citi, ICG Conference Center, 388 Greenwich St. (1 Train to Franklin,  2 or 3 to Chambers,  A, C, or E to Canal).  This event is open to the public — registration is $25 for CBSAC/NY members and $35 for non-members.  Onliine registration is available here.

Green Job of the Day: Business Manager – Land, Water, and Wildlife Program, Environmental Defense Fund (New York, NY)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Business Manager – Land, Water & Wildlife Program
Organization: Environmental Defense Fund
Location: New York, NY

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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Overall Function:

The Business Manager is responsible for systematically managing the business aspects of the Land, Water and Wildlife ("LWW") Program at Environmental Defense Fund. The LWW program is one of seven main business/ program units at EDF. The Business Manger reports to the Vice President, Land, Water and Wildlife.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the operational and fiscal activities of the LWW Program to include: staffing levels, budgets, and financial management. In particular develop the annual budget, reforecast expenses on a monthly basis, monitor program revenue and expenditures, and develop reports as needed.
  • Identify problems related to expenses and revenues and ensure that they are resolved with the appropriate managers.
  • Plan and implement systems and procedures to improve the operations of the LWW program. In particular, develop approaches that ensure that regional and team managers provide accurate and timely financial information and are aware of the status of finances, grants and contracts.
  • Analyze processes and data and provide regional and team managers feedback on their financial performance.
  • Manage the preparation of written and financial materials for periodic reviews of the program by the EDF executive team, funders and Board of Directors. Ensure that the materials are accurate, timely, and appropriately identify challenges and opportunities in the implementation of the LWW Program’s work.
  • Through work with the LWW Program staff and managers, ensure that government and foundation grants and contracts are developed and managed efficiently, effectively and in accordance with Environmental Defense Fund expectations and in adherence with the conditions of the grants or contracts. Play a key role in reporting on government grants in conjunction with EDF staff members in development and finance.
  • Through work with the LWW Program staff and managers, ensure that hiring processes are managed efficiently and in accordance with EDF expectations.
  • Work directly with LWW operational staff to ensure their work is appropriately coordinated across LWW teams.
  • Act as a liaison with finance, development and human resources staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Green Job of the Day: Deputy Director, Earth Day New York (New York, NY)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Deputy Director
Organization: Earth Day New York
Location: New York, NY

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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Small organization celebrating its 20th anniversary, seeks talented organizer/fundraiser for demanding but rewarding position, located in midtown Manhattan penthouse with great views. Duties include sponsorship solicitation, program management, events coordination and more.

Deputy Director works closely with the Executive Director to raise money, organize Earth Day events and activities in April and manage programs year round. Position requires detail orientation and good people skills. Must be able to think creatively, problem-solve, take responsibility and work well in high-pressure situations.

Duties include:
1. Organizing annual Earth Day activities with a small team including volunteers
a. Soliciting sponsorship and managing sponsor deliverables
b. Recruiting exhibitors for participation in Earth Day events
c. Logistics including events, forms, maps, permits, rentals (tables, tents, etc), volunteers, etc.

2. Management and further development of Earth Day programs including Count Down Your Carbon, Nurturing Nature and the Earth Day Education Program.

3. Extensive phone work �selling� sponsorships, exhibit space, advertising in annual publications on Green Buildings, etc.

4. Management of databases and responsibility for writing letters and other documents

5. General office work and back-up for the Executive Director.

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