Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
The Greenovate Boston Outreach Manager leads the development and implementation of community engagement strategies to drive climate action in Boston in line with the City’s Climate Action Plan. They will be an important member of the teams behind the City’s top climate initiatives - Carbon Free Boston and Climate Ready Boston - and plays a leading role in the next update to the City’s Climate Action Plan in 2018. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to shape and execute programs that contribute to the progress on Boston’s climate action goals and also make it possible for the community to lead that progress. The right candidate will play an integral role in ensuring that all Bostonians have the tools they need make Boston a greener, healthier city for everyone.
Greenovate Boston is the Mayor’s initiative to engage all Bostonians in the City’s climate action goals, while continuing to make Boston a thriving, healthy and innovative city. Our team works with the community to define and implement the City’s Climate Action Plan. Boston’s Climate Action Plan serves as our roadmap to reduce our carbon emissions and to prepare for the impacts of climate change. As a leading city on climate action, Boston is committed to reduce its carbon emissions 25 percent by 2020 and to be carbon neutral by 2050. As a coastal city, vulnerable to rising sea levels and extreme weather events, we’re also committed to building a city that is resilient to climate change.
This position is supervised by the Director of Communications and Community Engagement.
The Greenovate Boston Outreach Manager will be responsible for:
The City of Boston is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Therefore, qualified applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through [4 weeks from posting date].
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Nonunion/MO-6
Hours per week: 35