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EarthWatch Institute Boston, MA, United States
May 24, 2017
Full time
The Senior Development Manager plays a key role on a small Development team that is tasked with setting and implementing the fundraising strategy and tactical plan for a large global mission. We seek a bold, strategic professional with a proven track record in fundraising. Our ideal candidate seeks a position that is oriented for growth, and has a passion for the environment such that the mission of Earthwatch is innate rather than something that needs to be learned. You want to make a difference in the world, and you’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves to do it. RESPONSIBILITIES : Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Raise US$500,000 from major donors, foundations and corporations, and contribute to an overall fundraising goal of US$4.2 million Manage pipeline of prospects across corporate, foundation, individuals and partnerships – identifying and tracking immediate, short-term, and longer-term priorities and actions Generate new corporate, foundation, and donor prospects  Manage the renewals process for existing grants Produce high-quality written communication for existing and potential supporters of all types, from grant applications to letters and more  Work closely with chief executives to execute strategies for ongoing cultivation of new potential partners and supporters Contribute to, streamline, and help ensure strong stewardship process with all supporters Assist in management of Advisory Board relationships Utilize creative talents and resources to develop and improve existing workflows and protocols Support donor newsletter effort in partnership with Communications team REQUIREMENTS: Commitment to Earthwatch’s mission and values Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in business, fundraising, non-profit management or related fields 5+ years of experience in development, fundraising and/or non-profit program management Experience fundraising for programs that address STEM, environment, sustainability, climate change, and/or corporate social responsibility a plus Successful relationship management   Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to deliver on multiple priorities (both immediate and long-term)  Resilient, with the ability to work to deadlines and maintain high levels of professionalism while managing multiple demands Positive and collaborative attitude Excellent problem-solving skills Tremendous attention to detail  Comfortable tackling problems head-on and adapting to shifting priorities, working individually and within a team, and managing multiple projects simultaneously Ability to work with flexibility, efficiency and diplomacy both individually and as part of a complex team effort Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills; willingness to share working drafts for regular feedback from executive team Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact with diverse internal and external individuals Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and with relational databases Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Denver, City and County of Denver, CO 80204, United States
May 24, 2017
Full time
The Denver Environmental Health Environmental Quality division assures environmental protection by providing assessment, regulatory compliance, technical assistance, environmental education, and stewardship initiatives for both private sector and city operations. Areas include air emissions, solid/hazardous waste management, water quality, site assessment and cleanup, and emergency response.  About Our Job This position is limited with an expected end date one year after the hire date. We anticipate hiring by mid-June of 2017, so the end date would be approximately June 15, 2018. We are confident we will be able to get this position extended. This position is an environmental investigator generalist. It involves responding to complaints, investigating them, and writing and submitting reports on the findings.  Investigate a variety of environmental complaints including, but not limited to, issues with air quality, water quality, solid and hazardous waste, abandoned chemicals etc. Recommend corrective, enforcement or environmental health management action as appropriate Collect field samples, environmental health related data, or information as necessary  Distribute information to the public, affected industries/businesses and other governmental agencies Write, review, and submit required reports and other documentation Update databases and records About You You are experienced with environmental investigations. You remain calm when speaking with stakeholders, some of whom may be upset. You are well-versed in environmental regulations and can apply black and white regulations to a gray world. Our ideal candidate has: A Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, Community Health, or a directly related field At least 2 years of experience conducting environmental health inspections or investigations Excellent verbal and written communication skills The ability to work independently and collaboratively The ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of stakeholders  We recognize everyone's time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have the following required minimum qualifications:  Education requirement: Bachelor's degree Experience requirement: 2 years of experience conducting environmental/public health inspections, investigations or environmental/public health management activities Education/experience equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for one year of the minimum required experience Licensure and/or certification: Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application and as a condition of continued employment About Everything Else Classification Title: The official job classification title for this position is Environmental Public Health Investigator II . Closing 5/25/2017 11:59 PM Mountain.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Denver, City and County of Denver, CO 80204, United States
May 24, 2017
The Environmental Programs Manager position will be housed in The Denver Environmental Health Environmental Quality Division (EQD). The position will administer environmental responsibilities for the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC) and National Western Center Office (NWCO).  EQD's mission is to assure environmental protection by providing assessment, regulatory compliance, technical assistance, environmental education, and stewardship initiatives for both private sector and city operations. Areas include air emissions, solid/hazardous waste management, water quality, site assessment and cleanup, environmental sustainability, and emergency response.  The NDCC was established by Mayor Michael B. Hancock in 2013 to align several major redevelopment and infrastructure projects in Denver's Globeville, Elyria, Swansea, and River North neighborhoods. The NDCC is a coordinated effort among several city departments and community partners to ensure integrated planning and deliberate connections among the converging projects. The six NDCC projects are:   •        National Western Center/National Western Stock Show •        CDOT's reconstruction of Interstate 70 •        Transportation Oriented Development around the 38th and Blake Station •        Brighton Boulevard redevelopment •        River North development •        Development and implementation of Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhood plans  About Our Job This is a Limited position with an expected end date of 12/31/2022.  This position will focus on initiatives and projects which address historical land contamination, improve air and water quality, improve public health, and work towards a more sustainable future in the NDCC neighborhoods.  The short-term goals of this position are to quickly become familiar with the projects underway in the NDCC neighborhoods and to to develop productive relationships with the staff members of NDCC, NWCO, DEH, and neighborhood representatives. The long-term objective of this position is to to improve public health and environment in the NDCC/NWCO neighborhoods, through broadly coordinated efforts and resources, and act as a trustworthy source of information for the NDCC neighborhoods and state and federal regulatory agencies. Lead, facilitate, and strategically plan for initiatives, goals, objectives, and priorities to improve the environment and public health in the NDCC neighborhoods Develop and implement large scale, complex environmental programs in a multi-disciplinary setting Integrate scientific principles with law, business, information technology, and engineering for environmental protection, planning, permitting, compliance, recovery, remediation, reclamation or removal purposes Coordinate, advise, and direct DEH and other resources for NDCC and NWCO to address environmental and public health responsibilities, including:  protecting public health and managing the city's environmental risk and liability during real estate transactions and/or land use changes assessing redevelopment plans for potential environmental issues and providing recommendations assuring that Regulated Building Materials (asbestos, lead based paint, etc.) surveys and investigations are completed to meet acquisition, demolition, and operational needs assuring that on-going operations within lease-back properties are identified and addressed throughout acquisition process coordinating Central 70 environmental/mitigation concerns preparing project schedules, budgets, and cost estimates for sampling and remediation activities reporting to local, state, and federal regulators for required environmental compliance  providing technical assistance to city departments for environmental compliance Develop strategies and work plans for remediation projects (Superfund, RCRA Corrective Action, VCUP, OPS, etc.) through working with DEH and other stakeholders Recommend the city's position on pertinent environmental issues and provide expert testimony on federal, state, and local regulations, lawsuits and settlements Communicate environmental issues and the department's mission and goals with all levels of the public, employees, consultants and developers Act as NWCO/NDCC spokesperson on environmental issues and concerns by building and maintaining relationships with agencies and the community to advise of changes and improve program decisions in controversial areas Prepare presentations and present communications material related to NDCC/NWCO environment and public health related activities during meetings with senior management teams, city staff, the GES community and all other project partners About You Our future colleague is someone who understands complex scientific and environmental topics. You know what a Superfund site is and why it is a Superfund site, but you can also explain it to people who have never even heard the term "Superfund." Our ideal candidate : Has a Bachelor's degree in environmental science, geology, engineering, or other related physical science  Has at least 5 years of experience managing complex environmental issues and regulatory programs Has at least 5 years of experience collaborating with and participating in cross-agency and stakeholder teams Has at least 5 years of experience in initiative development, work planning, budget development, and project management Is bilingual in English and Spanish Demonstrates expertise in complex, public administrative and/or project management in diverse contexts Demonstrates commitment to exceptional work standards, urban problem-solving and thoughtful community-building approaches Has the ability to think creatively and problem solve in sometimes difficult, time constrained situations Is exceptional at writing, editing, and presentations Has experience in the local (Denver and/or Colorado) public process, stakeholder involvement, and community outreach Communicates effectively with community members, agencies, nonprofits and a wide array of stakeholders Is proficient in Microsoft Project and MS Office Suite We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have the following required minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture, architecture, engineering, project management, or a related field 3 years of professional project management experience in the related occupational group including planning, managing, and scheduling projects and preparing and reviewing contract documents Education/experience equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements About Everything Else Classification Title: We call this job an Environmental Programs Manager. The official job classification title is Project Manager II . Application Timeline : Please apply as soon as you are able as this posting can close without notice .  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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