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Street Team Volunteers

Position Description

*Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. To apply, email a resume and cover letter with the word "application" included in the subject line to xavier@eewv.org.

Energy Efficient West Virginia is a statewide nonprofit coalition formed in 2009 to grow opportunities for a more energy efficient built environment in West Virginia.  This includes empowering and advocating for businesses that provide energy efficiency services.

Overview
Reporting to the Outreach & Development Director leads Energy Efficient West Virginia’s outreach efforts from design to implementation. This position works closely with the Outreach Director to strengthen connections to the community members, businesses and workers in the energy efficiency fields. While furthering the coalition’s priorities. The focus of the campaign will, at least for the short term, be focused in the various portions of West Virginia. 

This is a part-time voluntary position. This is a temporary position, with a goal of securing long-term relationships for future employment and growth.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Develop innovative ways to increase membership to businesses and individuals through networking and social awareness.

2. Strengthen ties to the membership base. Regular communication with the public through social media, initiating and following-up with members and supporters to educate and bring them up to speed on current campaigns, upcoming events, and attending community events to enroll and recruit new members and educate the general public about our work. 

3. Participate in community events by engaging the public in a sincere and meaningful dialog about energy efficiency and sustainability in our region.

4. Collaborate with piers and mentors in both public and individual settings.

Qualifications:

1. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of people and build long-term relationships.
2. Creativity, enthusiasm, a rapid learning curve, passionate willingness to engage with others and genuine, contagious enthusiasm about Energy Efficient West Virginia’s work.
3. Active attendance at  a four-year college or university with a degree focus in business, marketing, or closely related field and/or two years plus experience in organizing, development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
4. Tangible experience of having cultivated existing donor and member relationships over time.
5. Strong organizational skills and time-management skills.
6. Ability to work independently without close oversight and set and prove outcomes measurements.
7. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, as well as ease with social media engagement and one-on-one interactions.
8. Familiarity with the area served and related organizations. Ability to travel via car throughout West Virginia.
9. Personal interest in energy efficiency and economic diversification.

Conditions of Employment:

1. This position has a 60-day probationary period
2. Performance will be measured by collaboratively co-developed goals and outcome measurements (such as # of new members achieved per month, contacts with existing members/engagement for deeper involvement, facebook insights, # of community events and follow-up, # of business partners engaged and how/results, # of philanthropic donors identified/contacted/engaged and results, # of grant opportunities identified,/explored/recommendations for follow-up). Regular review of achievement of these outcomes will be conducted and the continuance in the position is contingent on achieving measurable success.

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