ABOUT THE POSITION
This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and ambitious professional looking to develop a career at the intersection of clean energy and social justice.
The TEEC Fellow will have a significant role in the launch of a new economic equity initiative for The Economic Empowerment Coalition (TEEC) in Baltimore, MD. As a core member of the launch team, the TEEC Fellow will implement a workforce development program around solar energy and sustainability, training Green Champions in the community.
The TEEC Fellow will serve as a project manager for the workforce development program, with responsibility for a variety of tasks, including planning, community organizing, and program implementation. The TEEC Fellow will work directly with Groundswell senior managers and TEEC board membersin the design, development, and launch of this groundbreaking program. The TEEC Fellow will work with internationally recognized training programs, including the US Green Building Council and the International WELL Building Institute, to adapt their content for the local community.
This position requires a high-level of passion around energy and economic equity and the ability to generate results and meet deadlines. Fellowship candidates should have demonstrated experience in project, fundraising, and marketing. A demonstrated commitment to economic justice and empowerment programs is strongly desired.
This is a part-time, six-month position.
The TEEC Fellow will serve as a project manager with responsibility for driving the launch of a new environmental and economic justice partnership between two lead sponsors: TEEC and Groundswell.
o Establish a project timeline, budget, key deliverables, and project team roles and responsibilities
o Coordinate TEEC board meetings as an ex officio member, including a regular schedule, agenda, and records
o Provide regular updates to TEEC and Groundswell leadership
o Review and update as necessary TEEC business structure, including a bank account, accounting records, 990 filings, and insurance
o Ensure the TEEC bylaws are updated to reflect TEEC’s new responsibilitiesin workforce development around solar energy and sustainability
o Coordinate with program partners (e.g., International WELL, Green Building Council, Groundswell, TEEC, Baltimore City) to ensure trainings are designed to meet community needs
o Recruit candidates to participate in workforce training programs
o Ensure that training is high quality and results in meaningful job placement
o Seek grants and other sources of funding to support the program budget o Ensure the delivery of in-kind and financial contributions by project partners
o Establish dues, sponsorship events, and other forms of individual giving
o Launch a TEEC program website
o Creating a mailing list(email and/orUS mail) including current Church and TEEC members
o Create marketing materials such as flyers, email templates, business cards, and social media content o Identify other media and “word of mouth” outreach opportunities