Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
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Deadline to Apply:
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 11:45pm
We are seeking an energetic and detail-oriented program coordinator with experience planning community events and collaborating with stakeholders, knowledge of best practices in digital communication, and an eye for design. The ideal candidate will also have a background in environmental studies and/or sustainable landscaping and at least two years of work experience in education, communications and/or event planning related to environmental, conservation, or resource education and outreach.
The successful candidate will possess an engaging communication style and creative and collaborative spirit that empowers individuals to make a water saving lifestyle the new norm for Southern California. A strong work ethic and proactive approach to achieving CBWCD's goals and mission is a must.
It is desired that candidates have a Bachelor's degree with major course work in areas of communications, environmental science/studies, ecology, resource management, hydrology, horticulture, education, or directly related fields. Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
Highlighted Job Duties:
Under the administrative direction of the Community Programs Manager, the Program Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating community events and leading the District's public communications related to water conservation and sustainable landscaping both at the Water Conservation Campus and at sites across the region. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Planning and coordinating a spring Earth Day Festival and fall Landscape & Water Conservation Festival;
- Creating engaging and timely content for monthly newsletters, social media channels, press releases, presentations, and print media;
- Maintaining and updating the District's website, lobby content, contact database, audio/visuals, and collateral materials;
- Planning and coordinating community events, symposiums, and professional training workshops;
- Conducting engaging lessons and presentations to audiences of all ages at schools and partner organizations related to water conservation and sustainable landscaping.
Related responsibilities include promoting landscaping best practices, conducting public outreach and education activities, supporting homeowner and professional landscaping classes, and general administrative tasks as needed.
Check out our attached Program Coordinator Flyer for more info.