National Public Lands Day Manager (temporary, contract position)

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 5:00pm

Address:

Washington, DC
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

The employee will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders around the following roles and responsibilities:

Program/Event Management

  • Revision of the 2016 NPLD plan and creation of a corresponding action plan
  • Management of the NPLD recruitment and registration process
  • Collaboration with other staff and external partners to promote the integration of environmental education, citizen science, health and wellness, and recreational activities into NPLD events across the country
  • Design and implementation of an NPLD Signature Site event

Relationship Management

  • Management of relationships with representatives from federal, state and local land management agencies. Leverage existing constituencies and develop new allies to engage in NPLD
  • Identification of traditionally underrepresented audiences/communities in environmental education, stewardship, and health promotion activities
  • Collaboration with federal and state staff to secure NPLD proclamations
  • Assistance in securing, coordinating and engaging partners from the private sector in promoting and/or participating in NPLD events

Evaluation/Reporting

  • Coordination and implementation of an evaluation strategy for NPLD in collaboration with staff from the Research and Best Practices unit as well as federal and local partners
  • Preparation of program reports for federal and corporate sponsors/stakeholders

Communications

  • Assistance in informing and implementing a communications strategy for promoting NPLD Collaboration with staff on NPLD web content, promotional information, press releases and related products. Develop briefing materials for the NPLD signature event.
  • Work with technical support staff to identify, communicate, and troubleshoot web-related NPLD problems
  • Respond to program inquiries from internal and external stakeholders

Other event related duties as assigned.
 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in one or more of the following areas: environmental education, corporate social responsibility, marketing, outreach, and/or community relations desired
  • Fluency in Spanish and English desired
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to manage clients from the public and private sectors
  • Strong event management skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience engaging and working with underrepresented communities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Ability to sit in meetings for long periods of time
  • Ability to travel if necessary
  • Ability to work effectively using program management and other tools on a personal computer for long periods of time
  • Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations; and
  • Contribute to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.

 

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and resume to hr@neefusa.org and include NPLD Manager in the subject line. This temporary, contract position is based in Washington, DC.
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Compensation Information:

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with experience. The Foundation offers excellent benefits.