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ORGANIZATION: SEASIDE SUSTAINABILITY INC

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Volunteer Business and Partnership Development Advisor: Seaside Sustainability is in search of a Business and Partnership Development Advisor to join our Business and Partnership Development team. This team aids in the development of products and services that Seaside provides, and facilitates partnership development to improve Seaside’s impact in the communities they serve. The Business and Partnership Development Advisor will be expected to guide the interns on correct business management techniques, help the interns reach out to partners, and maintain those relationships in a professional manner. These partnerships will be utilized by other Seaside teams. Experience with strategic/business planning and/or partner outreach is preferred. This team has taken on a foundational role for all of Seaside assisting all departments from small to large size projects.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Ability to help with development of business and strategic plans. Basic research skills for collecting information on prospective partners. Writing and copy editing for the purpose of drafting internal and external documents. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Interpersonal skills

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with outreach/business communication and experience with business/strategic planning

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So we can get a better feel for who you are and why you think Seaside would be a great fit, could you do us a big favor and apply directly to our site? It is a very short application I promise! Your application will go DIRECTLY to me, Eric Magers, Seaside's Executive Director. We ask folks to apply since many don't realize this is a volunteer, un-paid mentorship, advisory position.

Applying usually clears that up, as we want to make sure this is a great fit for you and your life! Please visit our advisory website (https://www.seasidesustainability.org/advisors) for more information about each available position and to apply!

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Seaside Sustainability’s Community Advisory Team members work directly with our Executive Director, Eric Magers, and work alongside Board members, Intern Directors, Management Fellows, other Community Advisors and a large cadre of interns organized in teams to further advance the organization’s goals.

Seaside Sustainability is a nationally recognized organization dedicated to community engagement, public education, and environmental conservation. We help by promoting public awareness about the importance of environmental health, providing resources to develop problem-solving skills, and engaging as part of a community to take action. We organize our works and initiatives around these areas: plastic mitigation, marine citizen science, sustainability education, and solar energy in the community. We need everyone’s voice in the fight for a sustainable planet and environmental equity.

If you’re looking to make an impact on working towards the goal of protecting our oceans and communities, we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers like you to join our impressive team. This is an opportunity to use your communication and leadership skills to create meaningful environmental change. These are unpaid volunteer positions and can be filled virtually from all over the world. We ask that our Advisors stay for a minimum of one year. Most Advisors engage in the opportunity for 6-10 hours however there is no maximum. Specific roles and responsibilities of Community Advisory Team Members vary by team.

Common Advisor duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading implementation of new management and organizational processes and procedures across the program
  • Delegating tasks to appropriate team members
  • Working closely with the Human Resources team to manage and oversee recruitment for future internship sessions
  • Collecting and analyzing feedback from interns throughout the program to gauge satisfaction and success

Skills Needed:

  • Ability to communicate with people from all walks of life
  • Leadership skills
  • Experience coordinating groups of people
  • A strong desire to help facilitate a positive, hands-on internship experience

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About SEASIDE SUSTAINABILITY INC

Location:

127 Eastern Ave #236, Gloucester, MA 01930, US

Mission Statement

Seaside Sustainability’s mission is to protect and restore our oceans by educating people of all ages about the critical issues that threaten our environment; promoting best practices for sustainability; and inspiring meaningful advocacy and hands-on action. Seaside works with schools, cities and towns, environmental groups, technology companies, and individuals. Together, we strive to ensure the healthy future of oceans, rivers, wetlands, and estuaries around the world.

Description

Seaside Sustainability is a non-profit organization dedicated to ocean sustainability and education through action. We believe that the well-being of our environment, our communities, and our economies are inextricably linked.

Based in coastal Gloucester, Massachusetts, our initiatives include facilitating ocean-cleaning blue technologies; advocating for single-use plastics ban; mitigating invasive species; developing Green Scholars, an award winning education curriculum; and offering wide-ranging education programs.

Working with teams of volunteers and interns across the globe, we promote the mindsets and behaviors that will reduce harmful human impact on the planet.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Most Advisors engage in the opportunity for 6-10 hours however there is no maximum.
  • These are unpaid volunteer positions and can be filled virtually from all over the world. We ask that our Advisors stay for a minimum of one year.

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