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Environmental Outreach Coordinator

Background Information
The Perfect Earth Project (PEP) is a nonprofit initiative focused on raising awareness about the dangers of lawn and landscape chemicals to humans, pets and the environment, and providing education in toxin-free land care. Founded in the fall of 2013, PEP has already made great strides with its outreach and education programs.
Position Description
In a small (2 person) hands on, nonhierarchical office, the Outreach Coordinator will work directly alongside the President/Founder to advance the PEP mission and projects. Responsibilities will include a bit of everything: the day-to-day operations of the office including telephone, electronic, and mail correspondence; creation and distribution of program material, assembling and coordination of free-lancers, ordering supplies, file organization, inventory, and developing new projects. The position is full time and based in East Hampton, NY.
Primary Responsibilities
• Facilitate day to day operations of organization
• Order and inventory supplies, shipping of products for sale
• Help to manage correspondence with supporters, and respond to general inquiries
• Help in designing and implementing Social Media, email campaigns and newsletters, using Mail Chimp, Outlook, and Microsoft Office suite
• Assist in originating ideas and writing and editing of educational and outreach materials
• Coordinate production of print and on line materials with graphic design team
• Manage records and contacts
• Plan and assist in special art/environmental projects to support message
• Assist in organization of programming, fundraising and outreach events 
Qualifications
• Minimum 3 years in office environment or equivalent in environmental or horticultural organization
• Minimum Undergraduate degree, preferably in environment, landscape architecture, horticulture or related field
• Experience in communications/education/outreach or environmental programming
• Strong relevant computer skills: internet research, MS Office, social media, Excel. Mail Chimp and Word Press/Refinery a plus
• Great writing skills
• Ability to work independently/alone without supervision
• Attention to detail and problem solving
• Willingness to work occasional overtime/weekends
• Willingness to learn new computer programs/systems
• Passion for the environment, plants and human health.

Salary & Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience. Full health benefits available.

Application Procedure
Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your experience, qualifications, match of skills to the position, hobbies and special interests, and availability.
Email your application to: jobs@perfectearthproject.org with position title in the subject line.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; deadline Sept. 30, 2017
The Perfect Earth Project is an equal opportunity employer