Position Description: ELI seeks a Manager of Educational Programs to deliver high-quality educational programming that serves the interests and needs of ELI’s membership. Under the direction of the Vice President of Development and Membership, and the Director of the Associates Program, and in coordination with the Vice President for Programs and Publication, the Manager of Educational Programs will develop and deliver programs for members, conducting speaker outreach and facilitating the administrative and logistical aspects of the events. This position involves outstanding organizational skills and the ability to conduct detailed planning in such a manner as to continually have programs lined up in advance. Programs include: two Boot Camps per year, one in Washington, DC and one on the West Coast, ELI’s Summer School series, independent ELI seminars, co-sponsored seminars, the Corporate and Keare Forums associated with the annual ELI Award dinner, and networking events. The Manager will work to maintain and expand ELI membership, helping to solicit law firms, corporations, non-governmental organizations, and individuals, including young professionals, to join ELI's Professional, Corporate, and Public Interest Programs. In coordination with the Director of Communications and Publications, the Manager will work to promote ELI programs among environmental professionals through various media, and will generally serve as an ambassador for the Institute.
The Manager will work in ELI’s Washington, DC office. Some business travel may be required.
Qualifications: 1) Bachelor’s degree required; those holding master’s degrees or J.D.s are encouraged to apply. 2) Exceptional organizational skills. Please highlight any event planning experience. 3) Superb communication and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to confidently interact with experts in the field.
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