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Manager – SPC Collaboratives

Posted September 21

Position:
Manager – SPC Collaboratives

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.

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition is one of the first and most successful initiatives at GreenBlue. The SPC is a membership-based collaborative that believes in the power of industry to make packaging more sustainable. The SPC is the leading voice on sustainable packing and we are passionate about the creation of packaging that is good for people and the environment.

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
The SPC Collaboratives serve as an essential forum to connect SPC members with each other on specific topics, a conduit for learning, a platform for sharing, and a key point of interaction for membership engagement. We want to continue to enhance the SPC Collaborative experience and are looking for the next person to lead this effort.

As the Manager of SPC Collaboratives, you will be a key member of the SPC team and have the opportunity to work on a diverse set of packaging sustainability subjects, working cross-functionally between program management, membership, and communications. You will have a deep curiosity about sustainable packaging, membership engagement, and successfully lead select Collaboratives while also providing guidance to colleagues who have the opportunity to lead or facilitate a Collaborative in their area of interest or expertise.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate packaging sustainability challenges & opportunities
  • Evaluate existing and potential Collaboratives
  • Develop recommendations for potential process improvement
  • Work with the leadership team to establish best practices for leading and     facilitating a Collaborative
  • Lead and facilitate multiple Collaboratives while applying, testing, and expanding best practices
  • Build relationships with and gather insights from member companies
  • Collect, curate, and refine information to share with team or members
  • Generate and edit content for public-facing materials such as websites and social media
  • Travel to conferences and industry events throughout the year for public speaking and network building (virtual attendance at present)
  • Schedule, prepare, and conduct presentations for current and prospective members or other stakeholders
  • Aggregate and share stakeholder feedback to program and operations teams
  • Develop recommendations for potential project and process improvement
  • 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

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
  • Wellness benefit
  • 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