ISAN Special Projects Coordinator

Deadline: March 31, 2019 12:00 am

Primary Duties • Researching and writing – This position will be responsible for researching and writing on a variety of topics. For example, one immediate task may be to develop an executive summary related to invasive species management policy and an accompanying letter to be circulated to a national management audience. • Event planning – This position will be responsible for organizing and planning both small and large meetings annually. You will be managing all primary details to prepare for the events and on-site. Invasive Species Action Network www.stopais.org 406-222-7270 • Assisting the Executive Director – This position may be needed to assist with key aspect of on-going projects and administrative needs. Additional Duties • Editing web content, images and videos – This position will be helping to create high quality Facebook posts, and assisting in website management. • Other duties – May be assigned by the Executive Director. Position Competencies You will be expected to interact with professionals across the western United States and demonstrate a positive attitude and high level of productivity. In this position you will have to manage multiple projects, different subjects and different partners. While prior knowledge of invasive species issues and management are not required, applicants with some knowledge would be preferred. The ideal applicant should have the following traits: Highly Organized – You must show a valued attention to detail which will be needed to organize a successful event, deliver a concise document or complete multiple daily tasks. Applying organization skills to primary daily work is a must for this position. Reliable – You will be charged with the unsupervised completion of many concurrent projects and must show that you can be trusted and motived to stay on top of your responsibilities. Skilled Communicator – Writing is a major part of this job; in traditional communications, but also in scientific formats. So having the versatile skills to communicate in a variety of formats will be essential. Being able to express your knowledge to a diversity of audiences and on a variety of stages will be a common task. Sharing new ideas and alternative strategies will be encouraged. Minute-taking is a skill that will be needed. Mandatory Qualifications • A Bachelor’s degree, preference to those with focus in environment/biology • Must be skilled in PowerPoint preparation and presentation delivery • Must be proficient in meeting minute-taking • Must be proficient in basic computer operating skills and computer program familiarity • Must hold a current US driver’s license • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and carry for up to 50 feet • Must be available to travel for multiple days in the western region Desired Qualifications • A Master’s degree in biology or environmental sciences • A minimum of 5-years of experience in project management and organizing events • Skilled in communicating and presenting to diverse audiences • Facilitation of group meetings