Responsibilities, Skill Sets, & Requirements

Application Closes: August 11th, 2019, 11:59 pm PST (Deadline Extended)  

General Responsibilities

Please review the Felipe Floresca Fellowship- Program DescriptionFellows, working with their ECC team,  are responsible for advancing ECC’s high road mission, vision and initiatives including a range of responsibilities that include:

Network Development.

  • Work with stakeholders around policy and project implementation needs/challenges;

  • Help support communications and relationships between key partners and coalitions;

  • Develop/manage effective communication tools (website, newsletters) for projects/initiatives.

Program Administration/Management.

  • Data collection

  • Program reports

  • Work plan implementation and monitoring

Strategic Planning and Program Development.

  • Assess and refine existing programs;

  • Develop new initiatives/programs/products and services that can be implemented;

  • Identify market opportunities for developing and implementing high road initiatives;

  • Identify and establish local partnerships;

  • Assist with local and national fund development.

Project Development.

  • Design and implement clean energy projects, including energy audits, packaging incentive programs, oversee project implementation;

  • Develop and manage small business training and technical assistance programs for contractors and urban farmers including recruitment, facilitating training and coaching programs;

  • Support material development for presentations to large groups of diverse stakeholders.

  • Report to the ECC Executive Director and their ECC Site Director.

Knowledge Building.

  • Monthly workshops

  • Mentorship Program

  • Peer learning

  • Team project planning


     

Skills Sets and Requirements

The ideal candidate has experience or some exposure to environmental/climate justice and economic inclusion strategies, including the following qualifications:  

  • Committed to advancing equity and inclusion in America.

  • Experience working alongside low-income communities and/or communities of color.

  • Strong writing, verbal communication, and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work as a self-starter.  

  • Ability to engage a variety of stakeholders in an effective manner.

  • Ability to travel.

  • Interest in economic development activities (finance, strategy development, partnership development).

  • Strong technical tools (program management, Microsoft office, etc).

  • Bachelor's Degree is required.


     

One Pagers for specified ECC Site

The work varies between ECC Sites and requires a unique set of skill sets and interests. It’s encouraged that applicants review the skill sets and program initiatives of each ECC Site at the links below.

ECC Oakland, California

ECC San Francisco, California

ECC Seattle, Washington

ECC Washington D.C.

If you have any questions please email info.hq@emeraldcities.org or call (202) 449-9781. 

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