JOB OPENING: Operations Manager 
ABOUT ECORISE 
EcoRise Youth Innovations inspires a new generation of leaders to design a...
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EcoRise Job Posting: Operations Manager (August, 2014)

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Submit a resume and cover letter to info@ecorise.org by September 5, 2014 (deadline has been extended). No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Operations Manager in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. To learn more about EcoRise Youth Innovations, visit www.ecorise.org

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EcoRise Job Posting: Operations Manager (August, 2014)

  1. 1. JOB OPENING: Operations Manager ABOUT ECORISE EcoRise Youth Innovations inspires a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all. Our school-based program empowers youth to tackle real-world challenges in their schools and communities by teaching ECO- LITERACY, DESIGN & SOCIAL INNOVATION. Now entering its sixth year, EcoRise is preparing to launch in 55+ schools this fall and is developing the systems, services and technology necessary to support educators around the world. POSITION OVERVIEW The Operations Manager is responsible for handling our daily operations including oversight of finances, data, communications and purchasing. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director and program team. Candidates must be highly organized, demonstrate exceptional writing and communication skills and have experience managing social media platforms. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES * Asterisks indicate high importance → DAILY OPERATIONS*: Manage and maintain purchasing, general inquiries, and CRM database. → FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT*: Maintain and update financial records. Work with bookkeeper to prepare board reports and submit required tax forms. → SOCIAL MEDIA, NEWSLETTERS & OUTREACH*: Develop and oversee social-media strategy. Create engaging newsletters, blogs and social media campaigns. Update website and online profiles. Represent EcoRise at community events. → BUILD TEAM: Recruit & manage interns and volunteers to assist with marketing, social media, administration and development, as needed. → GRANT MANAGEMENT: Research grant opportunities and track grant goals, calendar and proposal status. Ensure timely submissions & assist with writing and reporting. → COMMUNITY STEWARDSHIP: Manage and update the CRM system and assist in cultivation of donors and community partners. REQUIREMENTS  Operations management knowledge with keen aptitude for strengthening systems/infrastructure  Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including strong presentation skills  Highly organized with superb attention to detail  Managerial experience; recruited and supervised staff, interns and/or volunteers  Strong computer literacy skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite  Financial management & bookkeeping experience  Experience managing social media platforms and public communications  Driven personality with high standards and quality work  Ability to work an alternative schedule that will include occasional evenings and weekends
  2. 2.  Willingness to use personal vehicle for travel  Commitment to transparency, communication and self-reflection  Passion for the mission of organization PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS  Background in operations, business, finance or related field  Working knowledge of WordPress, Quickbooks and graphic design programs  Experience with fundraising and donor management  Familiarity with sustainability principles, methods of design-thinking and social entrepreneurship  Experience in nonprofit environment START DATE: Mid-September to early-October (start date flexible) PAY & BENEFITS This is 20-25 hr/wk position, with an hourly-rate based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, professional development opportunities, flexible hours and the opportunity to work remotely. Our office is located in a beautiful, LEED-gold building in central East Austin right off the light rail – and we’re surrounded and inspired by over a dozen social-profit organizations. HOW TO APPLY Submit a resume and cover letter to info@ecorise.org by August 29th, 2014. No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Operations Manager in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. To learn more about EcoRise Youth Innovations, visit www.ecorise.org

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