Environmental Projects Coordinator Jobs at My Gold Pages

On Saturday, September 1st, 2012
An opportunity has arisen for an Environmental Projects Coordinator at an emerging environmental organization. 
 
The Environmental Projects Coordinator will manage and develop corporate partnerships in order to maximize income through charity fundraising, gift in kind, promotional and advertising opportunities whilst ensuring that the objectives of both client and organization are fulfilled.

Alongside assisting to organize other mass participation events, you will manage the organization’s local Marathons. The environment in which the successful Events coordinator will be working is fast paced, team focused and hardworking with an ethos of those who give their all. This is an excellent and exciting role for the right person. You must be willing to learn , be very keen to progress and build a successful career within  the organization.

The Environmental Projects Coordinator will assist in appearance management, public relations, sponsorship development, publicity, as well as charity or event planning for local and national titleholder of a major national pageant. 

 
Specifically, she will work together with the national titleholder as a chaperone and as talent support. She will help her in all activities including red carpet, volunteer community service and corporate appearance opportunities both in Nairobi and nationwide.

Key responsibilities will include:

Event planning, marketing and promotion for celebrations (welcome, farewells send offs and crownings, etc.) environmental days, eco fashion shows, corporate outreach dinners or breakfast and and build high profile
community fundraising activities.

You will act as a marketing support resource in developing and executing strategies to generate awareness, interest and excitement among key stakeholder groups.

Manage and run a number of events and community strategies and campaigns Schedule interviews, handle public relations tasks and help to increase the popularity of the organization.

Use creative and engaging methods of communication including pre-event and post-event activities executing your fundraising or sponsorship plans by contacting the right people

Ensure senior level contact with corporate partners’ management teams to galvanize relationships and cultivate new opportunities and long term relationships between the organizations.

Essential Work Skills

  • You should be cool under pressure in order to manage crises, financially savvy and socially perceptive.
  • Confident, resilient, creative, and must be excellent communicator.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills to find the titleholder best roles and deals. You should possess the stamina to work long and odd hours and spend a lot of time on the road.
  • Ability to deliver mass participation events- creating, planning and delivering a wide range of events and community campaigns
  • Strategic planning and  project management skills.
  • IT skills, including Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, multi tasking and administrative skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with colleagues, external agencies and supporters.
  • Taking ownership, showing initiative and decision making
  • At least 1 year experience in fundraising, special events, advertising, promotions, and/or marketing with a strong customer-service orientation
  • Proven track record of salesmanship, creativity an ability to inspire and compel others
  • Proven ability to successfully execute major events/programs
  • Prior communications or PR experience serving philanthropies, foundations, and/or non-profits an asset.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with an affinity for networking and partnership building
  • Personal qualities of integrity, punctuality, credibility and commitment to the environment
  • You must have the ability to travel at least once a week.
  • Prior participation in or knowledge of pageants an asset
  • Minimum age: 25 years old, and no longer competing in any pageant.
  • Ability to chaperone, be a role model, guide and mould titleholders
Education
  • Majors where students learn effective communication, financial and business skills can help prepare them for the job. Business, public relations, communications and management are possible educational paths
  • Environmental education an asset
  • Fashion or modeling background an asset
Compensation & Perks
  • Stipend level Base salary in first three months  (to be negotiated).
  • Aggressive commission, up to 20% per sale, plus discretionary bonuses .
  • Travel allowance.
How to Apply: Email Cover letter and resume to info[AT]mygoldpages.net
 
Deadline: September 7, 2012
 
Start: September 15, 2012
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