Rep job descriptions
By virtue of its special consultative status with ECOSOC since 1996, Solar Cookers International enjoys the privilege of participating in the work of civil society at the United Nations. SCI is granted five (5) annual grounds passes for its United Nations reps, plus seven (7) temporary three-month passes annually. Ideally, SCI will be able to engage a full slate of participants to further the work at the United Nations.
All reps are passionate about solar thermal cooking energy solutions for the world's poorest 1 billion people, and the nearly 3 billion people who cook over biomass fires. All reps must be motivated, out-going, network professionally, create productive working relationships, and speak out to promote SCI's mission and agenda at the UN. SCI reps display tact and diplomacy in all contacts.
All representatives cultivate strategic relationships at the request of the main rep or SCI staff with focused activities. Will promote SCI's strategy of promoting solar thermal technology for cooking as essential to the success of the Sustainable Development Goal #7: access to clean, affordable energy. Lives near United Nations New York. Able to identify and pursue partnerships with aligned, high-impact organizations for the purpose of contributing to zero draft, oral and written statements in support of Goal 7 and others. All reps assist with advocacy to missions during the zero draft revision periods during CSW.
Social media rep
Attends strategic side or parallel events; broadcasts event updates with appropriate hashtags on Twitter, Facebook. Writes updates for SCI's LinkedIn page. Provides substantive support to the main rep in areas of responsibility. Communicates the science of solar thermal cooking at a level appropriate to the audience. Keeps up-to-date on sector developments through Solar Cookers International's resources. Actively recruits high-quality potential leaders and United Nations representatives for Solar Cookers International from the New York community.
- Copy Writing / Copy Editing
- Social Media / Blogging
- Brand Development & Messaging
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training
- Flexible, based on schedule at the United Nations