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Campaign Coordinator - 10-Minute Walk

Location: Multiple Locations, NY
Date Posted: 05-31-2018
Position Summary:
 
The 10-Minute Walk Campaign Coordinator assists with the development and implementation of the 10-Minute Walk Campaign. Reporting to the Campaign Director, and providing support to other members of the growing campaign team, the Campaign Coordinator ensures the smooth functioning of the day-to-day operations of the campaign, with a specific focus on communications, project management, and administrative support. 
 
Location:

Strong preference for New York or Washington, DC, with other locations considered.
 
Responsibilities:
 
10-Minute Walk Campaign implementation (70%)
  • Support the 10-Minute Walk team in project-managing key elements of the campaign, especially work plans and timeline development.
  • Help to develop and manage systems for tracking campaign deliverables, including but not limited to campaign commitments, partnership development, mayoral sign-ons, and more.
  • Provide administrative support as needed, developing spreadsheets and timelines, simple budgeting, focused research, coordinating with project staff, scheduling meetings, and tracking and arranging team travel and public engagements.
  • Assist in coordination with core campaign partners and other key stakeholders, including monitoring partner progress, implementing shared work plans, and liaising with staff at partner organizations.
 
10-Minute Walk Campaign communications (30%)
  • Work closely with Director and Associate Director on managing campaign communications, including but not limited to handling 10minutewalk.org website updates and inquiries, drafting correspondence, creating presentations, and providing support on the development of public-facing campaign materials.
  • Assist with the development of internal campaign updates and materials, including Canopy posts, and guidance for Trust for Public Land staff. 
  • Serve as a key point of contact for staff across the organization seeking up-to-date information on campaign activities.  
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
  • 3+ years work experience in an office environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; experience writing and proof reading others required, experience in communications and marketing an added plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Word and Powerpoint), Adobe, and Internet research techniques for word processing, graphics, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Ability to use good judgment and make recommendations in resolving problems.
  • Excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail, promptness, and dependability.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams, departments, and organizations to advance projects and strategies.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and occasionally travel for meetings and conferences.
  • Appreciation of the “land for people” mission of The Trust for Public Land and the ability to advance that mission effectively and with integrity, credibility, and enthusiasm.
  • Proficiency with complex databases  a plus.
  • Experience with campaigns and associated events management preferred.
  • Professional and friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to use good judgment, take initiative, prioritize, and problem solve.
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