Current Openings 

 

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

Posted 15 February 2018

THE POSITION

Solar Cookers International (SCI) is seeking a collaborative, experienced Program Associate to support SCI's mission and program activities 

This position includes partnership and membership development, information gathering and analysis, and communications with internal and external audiencesCommunications work will involve social media, website, email, webinars, print publications, press, and in-person interactions.  

This rewarding work supports SCI’s mission: to help families breathe cleaner air, preserve environments, and break the cycle of energy poverty with solar cooking solutions.   

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

To apply please send your CV, cover letter including salary requirements, and two writing samples to Caitlyn.Hughes@solarcookers.org. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted and invited to the next steps. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US.

SALARY

This is a full-time, salaried position. Compensation commensurate with experience.  SCI provides health, vacation, sick leave and other benefits.     

QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education in a related field such as communications, international relations, environmental sustainability, and/or social science, and at least 2-5 years relevant work experience in a non-profit or relevant setting.  

This position will remain open until filled. 

 


 

SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER

Posted 17 January 2018

The Special Projects Manager (SPM) envisions, makes recommendations, assesses feasibility, initiates and administers projects that promote the SCI mission.  The employee assists in program, policy, procedure, fundraising and budget development. The SPM works closely with the Executive Director and management team to prepare comprehensive action plans, including resource allocation, timeframes, and budgets.

This is a management-level position, responsible for planning, implementing, and executing projects, ensuring that resources and timelines are on track and within budget. The employee fully participates in the management team to facilitate a collaborative and effective work effort, and is responsible for coordinating all projects phases, from inception through approval and implementation.  The incumbent has considerable latitude in exercising independent judgment, when representing SCI in meetings with other organizations, boards, stakeholders and community groups. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Five years of progressively responsible experience that included project management, ideally in an “in-house” leadership role.

SALARY

This is a full-time, salaried position. Compensation commensurate with experience. SCI offers health, vacation, sick leave and other benefits.  For highly-qualified individuals, part-time work may be considered if desirable.

TO APPLY

Submit your resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and two writing samples (e.g. email) as ONE PDF attachment titled [lastname], [firstname].pdf. to Julie Greene, Executive Director at julie@solarcookers.org. Candidates are responsible for ensuring receipt of application materials. 

The most qualified candidates will be invited to a phone screening, followed by an on-site interview. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US.


 ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATE

Posted 10 January 2018 

Solar Cookers International (SCI) is seeking a dedicated employee to perform a wide range of administrative duties including support for management, fund development and the board of directors; database  coordination tasks; reception and public contact; communications and phones; and general office support duties.  The employee will complete a variety of clerical, communications, database and data entry tasks free of errors. The position is based in Sacramento, at 2400 22nd Street, Suite 210. Position is open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS 

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: 

Required: Two years of experience in providing secretarial/clerical support and with extensive public contact. Some experience with databases, document storage, and in data entry. Some college. 

Preferred: A bachelor’s degree, with coursework in business administration, marketing, communications, international development, international relations, and/or a related field. Experience with fundraising software.

SALARY 

Upon original appointment, employees start at the pay range minimum.  Employees who have performed at satisfactory levels for a period of six (6) months of continuous service after initial appointment shall be eligible for advancement to a higher rate in the salary range for the classification. Such salary advancement shall be in an amount 5%. After the initial salary advancement as specified above, employees who have performed at satisfactory levels may be considered for periodic increases one year from the prior increase. SCI provides health, vacation, sick leave and other employee benefits. 

TO APPLY 

Submit your resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and two writing samples (e.g. email) as ONE PDF attachment titled [lastname], [firstname].pdf. to Julie Greene, Executive Director at julie@solarcookers.org. Candidates are responsible for ensuring receipt of application materials. 

The most qualified candidates will be invited to a phone screening and then an in-person interview. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US.

 


 

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