Updated: Aug 17
This position has been filled!
We are hiring for our first ever paid position! Please share the following position description with anyone who may be interested:
Environmental Educators of North Carolina Executive Director
The Executive Director will serve part-time, approximately 20 hours per week, performing duties assigned by the Board of Directors. The position is for a one-year term, with the opportunity to extend if agreeable to all parties. The employee will work predominately from home. Travel is required.
This is a newly created position and the Executive Director will work directly with the EENC Board of Directors to develop a work plan. After the initial contract year, the position may transition into a 40 hours per week position. As the position grows, the Executive Director will be responsible for securing partial funding for additional contract years.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Coordinate donor cultivation and management, grant writing, annual appeals, sponsorship solicitations, and other fundraising and development needs of EENC.
Work with Resource Development Chair to maintain donor database and manage grants.
Serve as one of two EENC representatives to the Southeastern Environmental Educators Alliance (SEEA).
Attend statewide and regional meetings to represent EENC’s interests and foster publicity, partnerships, and outreach.
Act as liaison with community, state, national, and international organizations to foster publicity, partnerships, and outreach for the organization.
Assist Board of Directors with tasks including developing marketing materials, content for website, and social media; work to grow and diversify membership; conference and workshop planning; and assist with setting the agenda for board meetings.
Other duties as needed.
Provide monthly activity report to Personnel Committee, including number of hours worked, tasks accomplished, and status of work.
Provide monthly financial report and summary of activities to the Treasurer.
Provide quarterly report to Board of Directors with summary of activities and status of work.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
Experience in nonprofit management, board management, public relations, business, marketing, or a natural resource-related field is preferred.
Familiarity with environmental education and an understanding of the field in the state, nationally, and internationally.
Experience in nonprofit fund development.
Experience with website development and maintenance and use of social media for business.
Excellent spelling, grammar, typing, and organizational skills.
Proficient with Office Suite and Google Suite.
Experience with bookkeeping or financial management.
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
Strong networking and interpersonal skills.
Must reside in North Carolina. Must have the ability to work from home (or another location) and be able to travel for meetings, conferences, etc.
$23,000 to $28,000. $5,000 stipend provided for benefits. Computer, equipment, and cell phone will also be provided.
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to Shannon Culpepper, EENC President-Elect by Monday, November 13 at 5:00 pm.