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PSC’s Team is Expanding And so is our Impact!

By November 22, 2016 No Comments

The Pet Sustainability Coalition is looking for an enthusiastic, professional and experienced Project Manager who will be responsible for member support and assistance to enhance and integrate sustainability into their overall business strategy. They will lead members through baseline measurement, strategic identification of impact projects, implementation, and reporting. Chosen candidate will gain valuable experience in the application of sustainable strategies in a variety of business settings, will develop a customized business approach that resonates with executives, and will work with a growing nonprofit organization transforming a 60 billion dollar industry. Position is full time –40 hours per week.

About PSC:

PSC is a highly productive nonprofit startup that accelerates environmental and social sustainability in the pet product/services industry through education, tools, and collaboration. The organization works closely with 50 members including brands, manufacturers and retailers to identify strategic impact opportunities that drive increased profitability. PSC is a project of Natural Capitalism Solutions, a world renowned sustainability consulting nonprofit based in Longmont, Colorado.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Identification of sustainability improvement strategies related to operations, supply chain management, employee engagement, communications, and industry leadership
  • Development of short term and long term sustainability roadmaps that outline steps for implementation of sustainability programs
  • Collaboration with professional partners to implement impact projects
  • Analysis of sustainability assessments and internal barriers for effective change management strategies
  • Composition of case-studies and industry reports related to implementation projects to communicate replication, scalability, and successes to larger industry audience
  • Consistent member encouragement and outreach

Additional Job Functions:

  • Support communications efforts including press releases, ad campaigns, social media, webinars, and editorials
  • Support industry outreach including travel to tradeshows, industry events, and networking sessions

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-5 years’ experience in professional setting
  • Strong writing, research, and presentation skills
  • Project management experience:
    • Ability to set attainable deadlines and bring project deliverables to completion
    • Demonstrated leadership in a group setting
    • Comfort with direct client communications
    • Ability to move comfortably between strategic, analytic, and logistical tasks on a daily basis
  • Familiarity with sustainable business strategies and organizational change management techniques
  • Attention to detail, creative problem solving, and desire for meaningful work

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience with any type of sustainability implementation
  • Preference given to local candidates

To Apply:

Send cover letter in body of email and attach resume, 1-3 references, and a professional project sample of any type to cbolton@petsustainability.org no later than December 11, 2016.

Start Date: Jan 02, 2017