JOB OPENING: Sustaining Our Urban Landscape (SOUL)

Position Opening: Program and Outreach Coordinator

Location: New Orleans

FLSA Status: Full-Time Contract Position

About SOUL

The mission of Sustaining Our Urban Landscape (SOUL) is to drive a resilient and environmentally equitable New Orleans through reforesting our city. SOUL was launched in June 2016, and since then, the organization has planted more than 1,800 large, native, water-loving trees. The Coordinator will be in charge of the Community Forestry (tree plantings) and Education (annual Community Forestry Series) programs.

Position Description

SOUL seeks a Program and Outreach Coordinator to create, implement, and oversee external communications and community-building events that promote the organization’s mission to a diverse array of community members.

The Program and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for creating and overseeing mission-driven events that build our community of volunteers, champions and donors. These events include planting 1,500+ trees annually, an annual educational series, and our annual fundraiser. The Program and Outreach Coordinator also leads the content creation and strategic direction for organizational and programmatic communications and supports the promotion of our growing stakeholder base through online and offline platforms.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position should thrive in a startup, creative environment and enjoys adapting to unusual challenges. He/she must bring 2-3 years of challenging logistics experience to the table.

Relationship-building is a key component of this job. Successful candidates have customer service in their DNA and be self-described as a “people person” to work with our diverse community, from our stakeholders to corporate partners and funders to our staff, volunteers and board. Being compassionate and having knowledge of resilience and equity issues is desired. If you are diplomatic, articulate, organized, tech-savvy, detail-oriented, a quick learner, a team-player and a good listener, we’d love to hear from you.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. First screening will occur on May 20, 2019. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to outreach@soulnola.org with “SOUL Search” in the subject line. No calls please. No agencies please. Please merge files into one PDF in the format of “First Name_Last Name Application.” All qualified candidates will be contacted via email.

Full-time contract position- $40,000-45,000 depending on experience, and with opportunity for growth.

SOUL is an independent project of Multiplier, a nationally recognized nonprofit with a growing portfolio of innovative initiatives that conserve and protect a sustainable and resilient world (www.multiplier.org).

Multiplier celebrates diversity and is committed to building teams and partnerships that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Multiplier is also committed to providing an environment of mutual respect that is free from discrimination and harassment. Multiplier prohibits discrimination in its governance, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from public assistance, or for any other non-merit based factor.