External Affairs Outreach Coordinator– The Nature Conservancy

The External Affairs Coordinator provides research and policy analysis in support of The Nature Conservancy’s policy priorities and tracks policies and decisions that directly affect conservation goals. The Coordinator builds and facilitates internal networks, public networks, coordinating meetings, agendas, and presentations. They assist in influencing the outcome of policy initiatives in Southern California. They develop strategic partnerships with relevant agencies, conservation organizations, and industry to advance the organization’s conservation agenda.  

RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE

  • Ensures program compliance with internal policies and external requirements.
  • Works within scope of program’s strategic goals.
  • Provides research and policy analysis in support of legislative, corporate, public finance, , community, and/or policy priorities.
  • Provides assistance with preparation of program materials including presentations, memos, and other communications.
  • Provides assistance with social media and public outreach to influence public policy outcomes in Southern California..
  • Schedules outreach meetings with relevant agencies, conservation organizations, community groups, coalitions, and/or industry.
  • Work independently, working with supervisor as needed.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Experience researching information from divergent sources and compiling it into a cohesive reporting structure.
  • Experience with legislative, planning, policy or corporate initiatives at two or more of the following levels:  international, country, sub-national, or local.
  • Experience presenting to and communicating with government or corporate staff and/or program leadership.
  • Experience working with partners/government agencies and the corporate sector.
  • Strong writing skills to communicate effectively with internal and external audiences.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Experience coordinating complex projects in a decentralized organization, working across teams, operating units and functions to achieve optimal results.  
  • Experience building networks or organizational capacity, facilitating informational sessions, increasing internal knowledge and capacity, and identifying key stakeholders.  
  • Experience with social media platforms and public outreach.
  • Self-starting, independent worker who can thrive in a decentralized organization with minimal oversight.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to position number 49063, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately here. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 3rd 2020.

Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

Nature For All Coalition Coordinator

Background:

Nature for All (N4A) is hiring a Coordinator to help centralize and coordinate the work of two coalitions, Nature for All and OurWaterLA. 

Essential Duties:

This is a full-time position with Nature for All, an organization dedicated to: 1) protecting the mountains and rivers in our area and natural resources such as water, creating more natural spaces such as parks and bike paths; 2) connecting people and public lands through more trails and recreational opportunities and 3) developing community leaders through education and training. The Coalition Coordinator will be responsible for the effective and efficient functioning of the organization’s outreach, organizing, communication and policy efforts for Nature for All and OurWaterLA.

Qualified candidates should have experience and interest in project management, Local Advocacy, Education and Environmental Policy Development and related Organizational Support. Specific duties for the position include: 

  • Schedule meetings including logistics, coordinate and prepare agenda and meeting materials;
  • Work with Coalition members, staff and stakeholders to achieve program deliverables;
  • Assist Program Management staff with assessments of performance measures;
  • Supervise and manage coalition social media platforms and develop content as necessary; 
  • Maintaining internal communications, including listservs, Google site, and create and maintain a database to track all organizing goals, metrics, and progress towards our outcomes;
  • Assure proper data collection and adherence to program guidelines for evaluation and auditing;
  • Manage internal project reporting, tasks and agendas;
  • Coordinate and track timely external grant and program reports;
  • Document project results and provide information and results for reporting, news articles, website and other program development;
  • Assist management in the development and implementation of policy initiatives and strategic planning;
  • Design program marketing and build community and stakeholder partnerships to increase coalition awareness, promote stormwater capture education, and link services to target audiences, providers and stakeholders;
  • Work with accounting to track internal expenses, process payments,payroll and additional fiscal operational matters .
  • Assist in modification or creation of new program materials where applicable;
  • Other duties as assigned related to organizational mission and programs. 

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in public health, environmental science, public policy, communications or relevant field and:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in program implementation;
  • Strong project management, communication, interpersonal, and team leadership skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills;
  • A self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, prioritizes tasks, and follow projects to completion on schedule;
  • Strategic planning and program design/development experience;
  • Desire to work in a team environment;
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a collaborative spirit;
  • Professional, positive, work ethic. 

Estimated Annual Salary: $46,760

Benefits: Full-time employees are eligible for a benefits package, including medical, vision and dental.  

How to Apply: 

Send a cover letter and resume by 5pm on October 16, 2020 via email to: belinda@lanatureforall.org


The PLACE Program (Policies for Livable, Active Communities and Environments)

The PLACE Program (Policies for Livable, Active Communities and Environments) at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has two immediate openings to support development of Community Pedestrian Plans in unincorporated East Los Angeles, East Rancho Dominguez, Florence-Firestone, and Willowbrook/West Rancho Dominguez-Victoria.

They are looking for an experienced planner/project manager who knows active transportation planning with diverse communities and CEQA/the plan adoption process.

They also looking for an Outreach Manager with project/program management skills, knowledge of active transportation, and experience working with or for community-based organizations. Outreach activities will likely be virtual depending on conditions, and all outreach will be done in accordance with public health guidance, requirements, and best practices.

Fluency in Spanish for either role is a big plus. If you’re from or familiar with any of the project communities, even better!


Water Equity Program Assistant— Los Angeles, CA

TreePeople is an environmental nonprofit that has played, and will continue to play, a leading role in mobilizing Angelenos, private businesses and government agencies to work together to create resilient urban communities capable of withstanding the mounting challenges of climate change. 

TreePeople is currently seeking a highly motivated Water Equity Program Assistant to support the WaterTalks program, a county-wide community engagement program focused on water issues. 

James Irvine Foundation- Program Officer

POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Officer (“PO”) role requires a professional with strong analytical abilities, a high degree of initiative, and collaborative skills. Reporting to an Initiative Director, the PO will work in partnership with the Foundation’s program staff and other staff on a set of initiatives to advance Irvine’s vision of a California where all low-income workers have the power to advance economically. The ideal candidate has experience in project execution and grantmaking; and strong interpersonal, writing, and communication skills.

Program Officers work on one or more grantmaking initiative teams, which may be led by an Initiative Director or another senior staff member. Program Officers have an Advisor, who provides professional development coaching and performance assessments. More info on job description and qualification here.

Application Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2020