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Project Associate / Project Manager – How2Recycle

Posted July 24th

 

Positions:
Project Associate / Project Manager – How2Recycle

Job Hours Type:
Full Time

About Us
GreenBlue is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in society. We’re a reliable, trusted source of information, bringing together a diversity of stakeholders to encourage innovation and best practices to promote the creation of a more sustainable economy.

You
Want to contribute to the entrepreneurial nonprofit community
Are a fast, thoughtful learner with a desire to continuously expand your knowledge base
Organize and motivate yourself to work hard and meet your goals
Possess exceptional attention to detail
Self-reliant and collaborative
Flexible and adaptive
Value driven, creative, bold
Enjoy both strategy and implementation
Are comfortable with complexity and ambiguity
Thrive when learning about a  wide array of topics and also going deep into a single topic
Possess a demonstrated passion or commitment to sustainability or related environmental issues

The Opportunity
How2Recycle is the next generation recycling labeling system for packaging that empowers people to recycle more, and recycle better. We’re looking for someone who will provide excellent support for this fast-growing program. Associate/Manager candidacy determination based on qualifications.

Responsibilities:

  •       Conduct packaging recyclability assessments
  •       Process How2Recycle label requests and create custom labels
  •       Spot packaging design opportunity areas for recyclability improvement
  •       Build relationships with and gather insights from How2Recycle member companies
  •       Collect, curate and refine information to share with How2Recycle team or members
  •        Generate and edit content for public-facing materials such as websites and social media
  •        Travel to 2-5 conferences and industry events each year for public speaking and network building
  •        Schedule, prepare and conduct presentations for current and prospective How2Recycle members or other stakeholders
  •        Aggregate and share stakeholder feedback to project and operations teams
  •        Investigate packaging sustainability challenges & opportunities
  •        Develop recommendations for potential project and process improvement
  •        Execute and implement new projects and processes within the How2Recycle program
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  •        Excellent research and analysis skills
  •        Excellent objective and persuasive writing skills
  •        Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •        Ability to clarify, synthesize, and simplify complex ideas
  •        Ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting
  •        Microsoft Office & Google Apps
  •        Adobe Creative Suite
  •        Ability to work full time in our downtown Charlottesville office

Benefits:

In addition to working with an amazing group of people, you’ll receive:

  •        Competitive salary
  •        Retirement plan with employer match
  •        Medical, dental, and vision plans
  •        Health club membership
  •        Competitive PTO
  •        Paid holidays

Apply Today: Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@greenblue.org

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@greenblue.org