Canopy Project Coordinator Job Description
Position Type: Full Time
EARTHDAY.ORG (EDO) is pleased to offer a regular, full-time position, to a candidate who will support EDO on its program team. The successful candidate will work in office in Washington D.C.
About EDO: EARTHDAY.ORG’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, EDO is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 150,000 partners in over 192 countries to drive positive action for our planet.
As Canopy Project Coordinator, you will report to Tom Cosgrove, Chief Creative and Content Officer. In this position, you will join a busy team within an environmental non-profit organization to execute and produce on-going programs and carry out the mission of the organization.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Serve as primary point of contact for the Canopy Project and major tree
planting relationships. Manage segments of tree-planting relationships
including identifying, vetting and negotiating relationships with tree planting
partners and funders, invoicing, inventory management, reporting and
tracking. Research, identify, cultivate and develop new, strategic, multi-year
partnerships that can benefit EDO. Establish and implement new long-term
relationships that advance the mission of EDO through positive and
measurable impacts on communities and the planet.
- Proactively develop, nurture and maintain connections with existing
corporate donors. Administer, steward and grow a select portfolio of those
corporate donors. Establish strategic set of benefits for the Canopy Project
donors and be able to cross sell other EDO programs when opportunities
arise in coordination and partnership with Senior Management and the
- Establish and maintain an inventory system to monitor and track forest
activities and to produce necessary reports as required for internal and
external stakeholders. Deliver meaningful market, client and competitive
intelligence, research, and analysis to support business development and
marketing initiatives in coordination and partnership with Senior
Management and the Development team.
- Coordinate pre-sale activity, including cultivating and managing the relationship
between EDO and the donor prospect, which includes engaging in research,
identifying risks and rewards, overcoming objections, preparing customized
presentation materials, responding to follow-up inquiries, etc., in coordination and
partnership with Senior Management and the Development team.
- Work with communications team to develop advocacy campaigns, including core
messaging and materials for online and other forms of advocacy. Materials are comprisedof texts for mailings, fact sheets, blogs, letters, pledges, and other suggested actions for
our constituencies, etc.
- Strategy: Develop and execute, in consultation and coordination with other EDO teams,
the programs to implement the goals and strategy set for the program, and update and
modify those goals and strategies as the program grows and becomes more complex.
- Media and other outreach: Develop the core messaging and materials for educating the
public and building our brand and lists and network members. Serve as a public
spokesperson for the campaigns through media events, press releases, and other outreach
Additional activities in support of the environment.
To apply: Please send your letter of interest and resume in pdf format with subject line: “Application for Canopy Project Coordinator Position” to [email protected]. This position is open until filled. EARTHDAY.ORG is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates in this search.