The Corvallis Environmental Center is hiring an Energize Corvallis Program Coordinator. Energize Corvallis is dedicated to helping Corvallis become one of the most energy efficient communities in the nation. The Program Coordinator will assist in the management of residential energy efficiency and conservation programs including: 1) the Energizers program, 2) outreach for the upcoming Clean Energy Works of Oregon program, 3) a direct install program that will bring CFLs and low-flow aerators to residents, and 4) a summer Communities Take Charge internship program.
Program Coordinator Duties:
- Help inspire residents to reduce energy use in Corvallis
- Coordinate various outreach events and presentations in Corvallis and Benton County
- Recruit volunteers from various demographics and organizations
- Develop, organize, and maintain an online communication strategy for Energize Corvallis
- Develop promotional materials including posters, emails, and flyers
- Collaborate with Energize Corvallis staff to develop and fund new outreach programs
- Collaborate with Energize Corvallis interns on various projects
- Work flexible hours, including some weekends and evenings
- Compile program data for quarterly reports
- Other duties as assigned
- A passion for reducing energy use through community projects
- Ability to think creatively and critically
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to connect with people from various backgrounds and with various interests
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines
- Expertise with InDesign (or a similar design program), Constant Contact, and WordPress is highly preferred but not required
- Ability to make at least a one-year commitment to this part-time position
Compensation: $15 per hour, for an average of 17 hours per week. Assumes three weeks of unpaid vacation per year. Benefits are not provided.
How to apply: Email the following to Carly Lettero (info@EnergizeCorallis.org) by 5:00 p.m. on April 20, 2012 with “Energize Corvallis Program Coordinator Application” in the subject line:
1) Cover letter no longer than one page including: a) why you are interested in energy efficiency and conservation, b) how your previous experiences will help you succeed in this position, and c) the names and contact information of at least three professional references.
3) Writing sample of no more than 250 words. Writing samples do not need to be about energy efficiency, but they should highlight your ability to convey information in a clear, concise, and engaging way.
4) Page layout sample, if applicable. Similarly, it does not need to be about energy efficiency but should show your command of page design programs and understanding of effective visual communication.