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ST Seeks Outreach Coordinator

Sustainable Tompkins is searching for an Outreach Coordinator to provide leadership in nonprofit communications, marketing, and digital technology.  We are offering flexible, part-time work with good benefits, and a leadership role in the local sustainability movement.

The Outreach Coordinator will oversee communications for the organization and be responsible for developing a marketing and fundraising program.  Distribution of duties includes:

  1. Marketing (60%): website and social media management, preparation of newsletters and press releases, brochures and exhibits, fundraising materials.
  2. Fundraising (35%): special events and campaigns, supporter and sponsor cultivation, donor database management.
  3. Information Technology (5%): maintain hardware, software, web platforms, and supplies.

The position is based in Ithaca, NY and will be part-time to start (24 hrs/wk) with generous leave and retirement benefits.

The Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the CEO and Climate Fund Coordinator and report jointly to the Board of Directors as part of a collaborative management structure. Applicants must have some marketing and design experience and familiarity with the technical tools needed for developing outreach materials and online marketing.

We are looking for a creative and self-motivated person who supports our mission of taking personal and civic responsibility for creating a more sustainable community.  Please send cover letter, links to examples of your outreach and marketing materials, and resume with three references to: by January 28, 2021. Visit https:/ for organizational background as well as and .  Start date February 15, 2021.

Green Jobs Represent a Good Investment

By Bethany Schroeder and Elan Shapiro

According to the recently released guide to green jobs, “Green-Collar Jobs in America’s Cities,” as well as the associated study and action plan for leaders called “Greener Pathways,” a green-collar job by definition provides wages and benefits to support a family, career opportunities and mechanisms to reduce waste, pollution and other environmental risks. Read the rest of this entry »