Outreach Associate

Hoosier Environmental Council Published: May 23, 2019
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Job Type
Part-time
Categories
Communications / PR / Outreach / Advocacy /

When you apply for this position, please say you saw this job on Green Dream Jobs!!

Description

~ The Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC) is Indiana’s leading educator and advocate for the environment. ~

HEC works to raise awareness and stimulate discussion about environmental issues in Indiana—and ultimately help change laws, create jobs, protect and improve the environment, and make Indiana a healthier, better place to live and do business.

Position Overview

  • The Outreach Associate would assist the Manager of Outreach in having continually newcontent on our website, facilitating highly professional, up-to-date materials to share atvarious events, maintaining an up-to-date database, and assisting in grassroots organizing.
  • The Outreach Associate would work for HEC for at least six months (with a likely additional6 month extension) and would be paid $15 per hour for ~20 hours per week.
  • We are looking for someone who is curious, warm, respectful, meticulous, veryconscientious of protecting data, and genuinely interested in both the environment andpublic policy.
  • HEC is willing to recruit from a diversity of demographics, including a very mature highschool student, college student, retiree, or stay-at-home parent.

Responsibilities

  • Perform weekly updates to the HEC website (add news articles and events; fix broken links;flag webpages that appear to be out-of-date)
  • Update contact information & lists in our donor database and email marketing program
  • Organize outreach materials (e.g., printing & sorting materials; assembling kits for Staff)
  • Represent HEC at select outreach events
  • Assist with outreach efforts via phone and email (i.e., grassroots organizing)
  • Perform other tasks as agreed to with Manager of Outreach

General Expectations

  • Work relatively independently, w/guidance through scheduled calls and in-person meetings
  • Conduct themselves with the highest standards of professionalism with HEC staff, board,volunteers and audiences that HEC engages with
  • Honor documents that say “Confidential”
  • Understand that any research done with HEC staff would be integrated as HEC material

Professional Development Benefits

  • Have a strong reference for future job opportunities
  • Obtain first-hand understanding of how an environmental law & policy organization works
  • Participate in occasional HEC sponsored events
  • Have access to key networking opportunities and contacts

To Apply

  • Please send an email, with your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to Amanda Shepherd, Manager of Outreach, at ashepherd@hecweb.org.
  • The subject header should say “HEC Outreach Associate”.

When you apply for this position, please say you saw this job on Green Dream Jobs!!

Apply
Drop files here browse files ...

Related Jobs