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  • 19 Apr 2021 3:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position in Seattle, WA

    Cascadia Consulting Group is a women-owned, private environmental consulting firm with 28 years of experience developing and implementing innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges. Cascadia works with public and private-sector clients to advance sustainability through recycling and materials management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency, pollution prevention, transportation demand management, and water and natural resources management. The Cascadia team brings both established expertise and creative thinking to research and analysis, strategic planning, program design and implementation, outreach, social marketing and behavior change, and evaluation roles. From our offices in Oakland (CA), Seattle (WA), and Charleston (SC), we serve clients across the country and abroad.

    At Cascadia, we strive to create an equitable and inclusive environment at all levels of the organization. Having staff and partnerships that reflect the diverse communities we serve empowers us to shape innovative and effective solutions together with those most impacted by social, human, and environmental health challenges.

    Position Overview

    Cascadia Consulting Group is seeking a highly motivated and organized Project Coordinator to support our Communications and Engagement (C+E) and Research and Analysis (R+A) lines of business. This role includes outreach and support to help local businesses and residents implement green actions. This role could include national, and potentially international, travel when permissible. Cascadia seeks candidates willing to be inquisitive and reflective about incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts into their work.

    Examples of everyday tasks may include:

    • Inclusive engagement with businesses, property managers, and multifamily residents on environmental topics through phone calls, door-to-door outreach (in compliance with local health and safety guidelines), web and social media, presentations, and events. 
    • Providing on-site or virtual assistance to inspire and empower businesses to change behavior and take action to protect human health and the environment, from reducing waste and saving water and energy, to preventing pollution and exploring sustainable transportation. 
    • Creating written and visual content for outreach materials (e.g., factsheets, emails, website or social media content). 
    • Coordinating business recruitment, interviews, and surveys through phone calls, emails, video calls, on-site visits, or events and completing electronic data entry, both in-field and in-office. 
    • Calling businesses to explain local recycling requirements and scheduling follow-up meetings to offer more in-depth assistance. 
    • Organizing, planning, and supporting meetings, events, or presentations. This could include creating agendas or promotional materials, coordinating speakers, organizing logistics, taking notes, and keeping to a detailed timeline. 
    • Building relationships in the business community by attending events, participating in public or industry meetings or conferences, conducting web research, and reaching out to business leaders via phone, email, social media, or in-person meetings. 
    • Conducting field research including sorting waste, recycling, and organic material to understand business and resident behavior and increase recycling. 
    • Tracking and managing multiple deadlines. 
    • Using tools like Excel, Google G Suite, and Salesforce to track outreach and engagement outcomes. 
    Required Qualifications 
    • Commitment to thinking critically about your own cultural lens and being able to communicate respectfully and effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to adapt to diverse styles and perspectives. Comfort with talking to business representatives and multifamily property managers and residents on the phone. 
    • Ability to communicate technical information—such as environmental impacts and benefits, city ordinances, and local policies—to the public in a clear and concise manner. 
    • The ability to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines, with an attention to detail in a dynamic work environment. 
    • Commitment to working both in teams and independently to advance common goals, think creatively, use sound judgement to resolve issues, and create high-quality, effective work products. 
    • Basic to intermediate experience—and a willingness to expand skills—in producing documents with Microsoft Office 365 programs such as SharePoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or with Adobe products or the Google G Suite. 
    • Valid driver’s license and comfort with driving (personal vehicle not required). 
    • Ability to work outdoors, including in inclement weather. 

    Other highly desirable attributes include:

    • Ability to converse, present, and/or write fluently in any languages commonly spoken in the Seattle area—such as Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Thai, Amharic, Arabic, Somali, Oromo, Tigrinya, Punjabi, or Russian—and interest in applying these language skills professionally. 
    • A desire to enter the environmental sector and learn more about waste reduction and recycling, water and energy efficiency, stormwater and wastewater pollution prevention, transportation, and climate change. Prior experience in these areas is preferred but not required. 
    • Experience organizing and planning events in either a professional or community-based setting (e.g., organizing community events for diverse groups, student clubs in school, or as a volunteer). 
    • Experience creating outreach materials and using visual and graphic design programs such as Adobe InDesign or Illustrator. 
    • Experience with conducting outreach, customer service, or sales. 
    • Familiarity with social marketing and behavior change. 
    • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds. 
    • Ability to stand or walk on uneven surfaces for up to 10 hours per day. 

    Compensation and Benefits

    This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position based in Seattle, WA. Hourly rates are based on experience and competitive with jobs in the environmental sector; the anticipated hourly rate range for this position is $22.15- $23.12/hour.

    The work may require flexible hours (including hours beyond the standard workday, such as weekends and evenings). Cascadia offers a flexible workplace with a generous benefit package, including health insurance for employees at or above 60% full-time equivalent, 401(k) with an employer match, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, transportation subsidies, flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off, professional development opportunities, sabbaticals, and paid parental leave.

    How to Apply

    Submit a compelling cover letter outlining your passion for, and fit with, the position. Please also provide a complete chronological resume. Send both to jobs@cascadiaconsulting.com and indicate “Sustainable Business Outreach Project Coordinator - [Your Name]” in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your ability to meet the criteria in the Required Qualifications section and highlight relevant experience, education, and why you are interested in this position. If your resume does not currently reflect the requested experience, please explain your adjacent skills and/or experiences as applicable to this position. Please state where you learned about the position. Review of materials is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Early application is encouraged.

    www.cascadiaconsulting.com

  • 8 Apr 2021 9:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Cascadia Consulting Group is a women-owned, private environmental consulting firm with 28 years of experience developing and implementing innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges. Cascadia works with public and private-sector clients to advance sustainability through recycling and materials management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency, pollution prevention, transportation demand management, and water and natural resources management. The Cascadia team brings both established expertise and creative thinking to research and analysis, strategic planning, program design and implementation, outreach, social marketing and behavior change, and evaluation roles. From our offices in Seattle (WA), Oakland (CA), and Charleston (SC), we serve clients across the country and abroad.

    At Cascadia we strive to create an equitable and inclusive environment at all levels of the organization. Having staff and partnerships that reflect the diverse communities we serve empowers us to shape innovative and effective solutions together with those communities most impacted by social, human, and environmental health challenges.

    Position Overview

    Cascadia Consulting Group is seeking a highly motivated and organized Associate to support transportation and capital improvement project communications, as well as behavior change and marketing within Cascadia’s Communication and Engagement (C+E) and Planning and Facilitation (P+F) lines of business. This role includes outreach, engagement and communications support, and management for a range of transportation and resource conservation projects, from communicating with stakeholders about new transportation and green stormwater infrastructure projects to encouraging businesses or residents to consider sustainable transportation methods. This role will support a range of clients, including local governments, utilities, and private companies. This role could include national travel when permissible. Cascadia seeks candidates willing to be inquisitive and reflective about incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts into their work.

    Examples of everyday tasks may include:

    • Perform project management duties, including budgeting, planning, client communication, directing staff and/or subcontractors, reporting, and invoicing. 
    • Ensure that projects, tasks and deliverables are completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with Cascadia’s reputation and standards for producing high-quality work products and outcomes. 
    • Leading communications, behavior change, and marketing projects from initial design to implementation to evaluation of project success. 
    • Support or lead facilitation (e.g., draft presentation slides, prepare meeting materials, guide discussions, and take notes) of large multi-stakeholder meetings, workshops, task forces, and committees to support our clients in transportation and resource conservation design and construction projects. 
    • Train and mentor staff from racially diverse backgrounds on effective and culturally informed outreach and engagement strategies. 
    • Schedule outreach activities, including meetings with clients and community members, via phone and email. 
    • Manage teams to engage with businesses, property managers, and residents on environmental topics through phone calls, presentations, events, virtual workshops and in-person outreach (in compliance with local health and safety guidelines). 
    • Create written and visual content for outreach materials (e.g., factsheets, emails, website or social media content), emails, memos, reports, and other project-related documents. 
    • Design and conduct surveys, business outreach messages, stakeholder interviews, and document data collection via electronic data entry, both in-field and office, including on project communications databases. Occasionally conduct qualitative and quantitative data synthesis of results.

    Required Qualifications:

    • • Understanding of, and commitment to, Cascadia’s mission to “inspire and empower communities everywhere to protect and restore our world in an equitable and inclusive way.” 
    • Experience completing project manager-level duties - and a willingness to expand skills - which may include overseeing client services projects or leading a team to complete project deliverables on time and on budget. 
    • Ability to proactively identify and resolve issues, especially budget, project, client, customer, and/or stakeholder issues. 
    • Ability to work with clients, partners, and colleagues in an innovative and culturally responsive way while exhibiting emotional intelligence. 
    • Ability to thoughtfully navigate client and stakeholder relationships, as well as advocate for community needs to clients to ensure equitable and effective outcomes. 
    • Commitment to working both in teams and independently to advance common goals, think creatively, use sound judgement to resolve issues, and create high-quality work products. 
    • Excitement, interest and/or experience working with the Seattle Department of Transportation, King County Metro, Sound Transit, Washington State Department of Transportation, or Seattle Public Utilities. 
    • A desire to learn about and interest in transportation and green infrastructure projects; prior experience with sustainability, engineering, construction, and/or public engagement consulting is preferred. 
    • Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt to diverse styles and perspectives. 
    • Experience writing informational fact sheets, outreach materials, and constituent correspondence, including emails and informational letters. 
    • Experience providing facilitation support or leadership for public meetings, working groups, or other stakeholder processes, including notetaking. 
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to track, manage, and prioritize multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines. 
    • Ability to communicate technical information, including city policies, construction schedules, and infrastructure installation impacts, clearly and with a culturally sensitive lens.

    Other highly desirable attributes include:

    • Experience managing communications for capital improvement projects. 
    • Experience applying community-based social marketing, behavior change theory, or behavioral science to project work. 
    • Experience with transportation demand management (TDM) programming including promoting sustainable transportation methods including transit (bus, water taxi, or vanpool), active transportation (biking and walking), and micromobility modes (electric bikes or scooters). 
    • Ability to converse, present, and/or write fluently in any languages commonly spoken in the Seattle area—such as Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Thai, Amharic, Arabic, Somali, Oromo, Tigrinya, Punjabi, or Russian—and interest in applying these language skills professionally. 
    • Ability to lift or move up to 40 pounds, stand or walk on uneven surfaces for up to 10 hours per day, and work outdoors, including in inclement weather.

    Compensation and Benefits:

    This is an hourly, non-exempt position that could be based in Washington. Hourly rates will be based on experience and parity with current Cascadians, and competitive with jobs in the environmental sector; the anticipated hourly rate range for this position is $28.17 - $33.80.

    The work may require flexible hours and may have designated hours beyond the standard workday, including weekends and evenings. Cascadia offers a flexible workplace with a generous benefit package, including health insurance for employees at or above 60% full-time equivalent, 401(k) with an employer match, life insurance, long-term disability, transportation subsidies, flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off, professional development budget, sabbaticals, and paid parental leave.

    How to Apply:

    Submit a compelling cover letter outlining your passion for, and fit with, the position. Please also provide a complete chronological resume. Send these materials to jobs@cascadiaconsulting.com and indicate “Sustainable Infrastructure and Transportation Outreach Associate - [Your Name]” in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your ability to meet the criteria in the Required Qualifications section and highlight relevant experience, education, and why you are interested in this position. Please state where you learned about the position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    www.cascadiaconsulting.com

  • 23 Mar 2021 9:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Are you passionate about engaging community members to help them get where they need to go safely and efficiently? We'd like to meet you! We're specifically encouraging people with backgrounds in community organizing, nonprofit program management, social marketing, and communications experience to apply, even if you're not a transportation expert.

    Alta is hiring a Programs Specialist. In this role, you will lead and support projects by designing, implementing, and evaluating transportation programs that help people walk, bike, and take transit more often, and more safely. 

    This position is based in Alta’s headquarters in Portland, OR, though we may be open to Seattle-based candidates. The position is remote at present but will be located in our office once we can reopen.

    This position will lead and support many types of transportation campaigns, including the following:

    • Media campaigns
    • Outreach, marketing, and communications
    • Education programs
    • Transportation Demand Management (TDM) and programs
    • Traffic safety campaigns
    We don’t expect candidates to already have experience managing all these types of projects, but we do need you to have transferable experience managing campaigns, programs, and/or projects in some capacity.

    A day in the life at this job might involve setting up and preparing questions for focus groups with neighborhood residents; developing a campaign marketing and outreach strategy; coordinating with our graphic design team to produce marketing materials; coordinating and overseeing the activities of remote outreach staff; and writing and implementing social media and other communications activities to support campaigns.

    We offer you a positive, collaborative workplace; an involved and supportive manager invested in your professional development; interesting, meaningful work that will challenge and reward you; and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, 401K match, transit and bikeshare subsidies, wellness benefits, a bike room, and on-site showers.

    Learn more and apply here.


  • 22 Mar 2021 12:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Health Educator (HSC 3) DOH5380

    C4PA – Health Education and Promotion

    Tumwater, WA

    Closing: April 6, 2021

     The Health Educator supports the mass media and tailored media for marijuana prevention and education. It manages health promotion projects and specialty projects to support the agency’s mission. 

    In this position, you’ll provide guidance and recommendations to staff and technical assistance in the development and testing of educational materials and the planning and implementation of health promotion interventions. You’ll also serve as a liaison with external partners in substance use disorder prevention.

    This is a full-time permanent Health Services Consultant 3 (HSC 3) within the Center for Public Affairs (C4PA), Health Promotion and Education.


  • 8 Mar 2021 1:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Are you passionate about creating transportation programs that help people get where they need to go safely and efficiently? We'd like to meet you! We specifically welcome people with social marketing expertise, even if you haven't been a transportation specialist before.

    Alta is hiring a Programs Specialist. In this role, you will lead and support projects by designing, implementing, and evaluating active transportation, TDM, and traffic safety programs. This position is based in Alta’s headquarters in Portland, OR, though we may be open to Seattle-based candidates. The position is remote at present but will be located in our office once we can reopen.

    This position will lead and support many types of transportation campaigns, including the following:

    • Media campaigns
    • Outreach, marketing, and communications
    • Education programs
    • Transportation Demand Management (TDM) and programs
    • Traffic safety campaigns


    We don’t expect candidates to already have experience managing all these types of projects, but we do need you to have transferable experience managing campaigns, programs, and/or projects in some capacity. 

     A day in the life at this job might involve setting up and preparing questions for focus groups with neighborhood residents; developing a campaign marketing and outreach strategy; coordinating with our graphic design team to produce marketing materials; coordinating and overseeing the activities of remote outreach staff; and writing and implementing social media and other communications activities to support campaigns.

    We offer you a positive, collaborative workplace; an involved and supportive manager invested in your professional development; interesting, meaningful work that will challenge and reward you; and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, 401K match, transit and bikeshare subsidies, wellness benefits, a bike room, and on-site showers.

    Learn more and apply here.

  • 18 Feb 2021 3:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I'm hiring a Public Education Assistant to join my team at the American Kidney Fund. This is a great opportunity for an early-career professional to support the creation of highly visible health communication campaigns and health education resources. The salary range is $50,000 - $55,000 USD. The job will be remote for the remainder of the pandemic, but eventually it will be based in Rockville, MD. Please share this opportunity with your networks or apply here if you're interested.  

    Description

    Working alongside the Associate Director of Public Education, the Public Education Assistant assists with the day-to-day operations of the American Kidney Fund’s public education campaigns. The campaigns are designed to educate and raise awareness about the risks of kidney disease in the general public, while also educating patients and family members affected by kidney disease. These are the essential functions:

    • Researches, conceptualizes, and develops health education materials for the American Kidney Fund (AKF) such as: toolkits, planners, fact sheets, brochures, pamphlets, infographics, posters, or other educational products to meet identified needs.
    • Reviews, updates, and writes new health education content and health features for KidneyFund.org. Incorporates principles of health literacy, plain language, behavior change, and accessibility into all content.
    • Performs formative research through literature reviews, environmental scans, and in-depth interviews to build the evidence base for public education campaigns.
    • Applies best practices in health communication to support the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health education campaigns created for kidney disease patients, transplant patients, caregivers & families, and health professionals.
    • Organizes the successful facilitation of monthly webinars and in-person educational seminars designed for patients living with kidney disease. Duties include selecting topics, securing expert speakers, reviewing PowerPoint presentations for accuracy and completeness, managing logistics, and conducting evaluation activities to inform improvements to the programs.
    • Coordinates with outside vendors to design and translate resources within established time frames and budget parameters.
    • Manages all aspects of the Education Team’s printing and fulfillment needs, including: coordinating services with vendor, securing quotes, reviewing proofs for quality control, and managing inventory.
    • Collaborates with the Marketing & Communication Team to develop marketing, outreach, and distribution plans customized for target audiences.
    • Serves as a resource to respond to inquiries pertaining to kidney disease that AKF receives through the HelpLine, website contact form, or social media.
    • Contributes to the development of abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and exhibit materials for scientific and public health conferences.
    • Represents AKF in a professional manner at scientific conference or screening events through superior customer support and knowledge of AKF’s programs and services.
    • Requires overnight travel to locations outside of Rockville, MD (less than 10%).
    • Performs additional related duties, as assigned.

    Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field required: Health Education, Health Communications, Health Promotion, Community Health, Biology, Behavioral Sciences or related discipline. Graduate degree in Public Health, Dietetics, or Nursing a plus.
    • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in supporting public health campaigns in the non-profit sector or other professional environment.
    • Strong research, writing, and project management skills required.
    • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple responsibilities with competing demands.
    • Knowledge of health literacy principles, plain language standards, and behavior change theory.
    • Understanding of cultural competency and how to apply the concept to high-quality health education.
    • Experience with kidney disease and an understanding of kidney disease patients’ needs preferred.
    • Experience communicating with various levels of professionals through both verbal and written correspondence.
    • Certifications in CPH, CHES, or MCHES a plus.
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.
    • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel required.
    • Demonstrated ability to be highly flexible, provide exemplary customer service, and work independently and in a team environment.
    • Ability to handle confidential matters with a high level of integrity.
    • Valid driver's license required, with dependable transportation.
    • Ability to work some weekends or evenings as required.
    • Ability to lift materials and boxes up to 30 lbs.

    Apply here: https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6162608.careers?careerssearch 


  • 14 Feb 2021 5:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Description

    The Communications Manager, under the direction of the Chief of Administration, develops, implements, and manages the City's strategic communications program to enhance two-way communication between the City and its residents through printed publications, websites, social media, mass communication tools, and government access television. This position will write, design, and produce a variety of public information materials in print, electronic, audio and video formats; develop and implement policies and procedures regarding public information and community involvement programs on issues affecting the organization; serve as the public information officer; staff the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC); and provide in-house expertise in the fields of public information and communications.  

    Examples of Duties

    Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Oversee Citywide messaging and communications and direct all facets of publicly consumed branding and marketing. Write, edit, design, research and produce public information materials using a variety of formats including print, electronic, social media, audio, and video to enhance two-way communication between the City and its residents.
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive, City-wide strategic communications plan, including the development and implementation of policies and procedures for communications.
    • Manage the City's website content, multiple social media channels, weekly E-newsletter, and public engagement platform.
    • Maintain and enhance the City’s photo archives of various events, activities, and programs. 
    • Develop, recommend, and implement new communications methods and enhancements to achieve City goals and accomplish associated research to evaluate emerging communications technology.
    • Provide expertise and coordinate City communications and engagement programs to obtain community participation in the City's decision-making process; identify groups/organizations affected by anticipated City action and ensure their opportunity for involvement; develop and publish public survey tools.
    • Provide internal departments with communications support by creating communication plans, editing material, and supplying general guidance and expertise. Advise and assist staff on appropriate ways to communicate information to the public to ensure accuracy and consistency.
    • Lead and/or facilitate interdepartmental communication teams.
    • Assist City elected officials and staff in presenting information on City priorities and issues in the most effective way; compose talking points and speeches.
    • Serve as the public information officer (PIO) for the City. Prepare and deliver oral press briefings and written press releases to the media on city issues; represent the City as the lead contact for media inquiries.
    • During emergency events, serve as incident PIO, in collaboration with other key staff based out of City’s EOC.
    • Provide guidance, support, and problem-solving assistance to community groups in accessing City decision-makers and the decision-making process.
    • Prepare public displays and represent the City at public/community events as needed.
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

    For additional details including qualifications, working conditions, benefits and salary range please visit:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mercerisland/jobs/2980213/communications-manager

    Closes 2/26/21 at 11:59pm


  • 8 Feb 2021 11:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Invasive Species Action Network (ISAN), in collaboration with the Western Regional Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Education and Outreach Committee, is seeking proposals for a research assessment of the effectiveness of western states' ANS outreach campaign messaging and delivery methods for eliciting prevention behavior change. This project addresses a priority need identified in the Quagga Zebra Mussel Action Plan and will provide insights and recommendations to aid in enhancing ANS outreach efforts to maximize effectiveness at a west-wide scale. The funding period will be approximately one year with maximum funding available under this grant offering in the amount of $80,000. 

    Proposal packages and questions should be submitted to Monica McGarrity, committee chair, at monica.mcgarrity@tpwd.texas.govProposal submission deadline is March 31, 2021. Grant award contracts will be issued by ISAN. For more information, see the Request for Proposals at: https://westernregionalpanel.org/education-and-outreach-committee/

    For information on the Western Regional Panel on ANS and Invasive Species Action Network, please visit www.westernregionalpanel.org and www.stopais.org.

  • 8 Feb 2021 11:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position in Seattle, Washington, Oakland, California, or Remote www.cascadiaconsulting.com

    Cascadia Consulting Group is a women-owned, private environmental consulting firm with 27 years of experience developing and implementing innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges. Cascadia works with public and private sector clients to advance sustainability through recycling and materials management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency, pollution prevention, transportation demand management, and water and natural resources management. The Cascadia team brings both established expertise and creative thinking to research and analysis, strategic planning, program design and implementation, outreach, social marketing and behavior change, and evaluation roles. From our offices in Oakland (CA), Seattle (WA), and Charleston (SC), we serve clients across the country and abroad.

    At Cascadia, we strive to create an equitable and inclusive environment at all levels of the organization. Having staff and partnerships that reflect the diverse communities we serve empowers us to shape innovative and effective solutions together with those most impacted by social, human, and environmental health challenges.

    Position Overview

    Cascadia seeks a Visual Communications Specialist to work as a core member of Cascadia’s Communications and Engagement team, using graphic design and creative copy writing skills to develop effective, inclusive outreach materials that meet audiences where they are. The selected candidate will work primarily on Cascadia’s marketing and business development teams, including generating and updating website content, social media content, proposal design, and visual presentations. These items are often requested for use in behavior change and social marketing campaigns focused on circular economy, sustainable transportation, natural resource management, climate change, and community resilience.

    Primary job responsibilities for this position include:

    • Support project managers to create campaign materials that effectively engage multicultural audiences on a range of sustainability topics, from waste reduction to energy and water efficiency, and from pollution prevention to transportation demand management.

    • Develop and support creative copywriting, including ad copy, web and social media content, and educational materials for diverse audiences.

    • Work with partners to facilitate the transcreation process and adapt messaging for non-English speaking audiences.

    • Performing related visual communications tasks as required.

    In addition to working primarily on behavior change and marketing campaigns within Cascadia’s Communications and Engagement line of business, this role will also support cross-cutting campaigns that incorporate Cascadia’s other two lines of business: Research and Analysis and Planning and Facilitation. Typical clients will range from local governments and utilities to recycling and waste management service providers and private-sector companies.

    Required Qualifications

    • Understanding of, and commitment to, Cascadia’s mission to “inspire and empower communities everywhere to protect and restore our world” in an equitable and inclusive way.

    • Comfort designing for audiences representing diverse cultures, languages, and demographics.

    • Experience working with teams to prepare and implement creative briefs for programs or campaigns.

    • Experience supporting both print and digital campaigns; understanding of best practices for web and online communications.

    • Familiarity with best practices for accessible, user-oriented design and willingness to advocate for design options that serve under-represented audiences.

    • Demonstrated ability to scale design efforts in accordance with time and budget allocations.

    • Advanced skill in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

    • Intermediate skill in MS Office—particularly Word and PowerPoint—and willingness to learn.

    • The ability to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines with an attention to detail in a dynamic work environment, including efficiently carrying out administrative tasks.

    • Performing related support duties as required. Additional Desired Qualifications

    • Experience with WordPress, Wix, Mailchimp, or other website design or communications platforms.

    • Experience with animation, photography, videography, video production, or other creative skillset.

    • Advanced skill in MS Office and Google Suite programs.

    • Understanding of best practices for asset management and collaborative design.

    • Spoken and/or written fluency in both English and another language, such as Vietnamese, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Somali, Russian, Amharic, Tigrinya, Punjabi, or Arabic.

    Compensation and Benefits

    This is an hourly, non-exempt position that could be based in Washington, California, or South Carolina; there is a potential for this position to be fully remote, as long as the employee resides in one of these states. Hourly rate will be based on experience and competitive with jobs in the environmental sector; the anticipated hourly rate range for this position is $22.16 – $31.37.

    The work may require flexible hours and may have designated hours beyond the standard workday, including weekends and evenings. Cascadia offers a flexible workplace with a generous benefit package, including health insurance for employees at or above 60% full-time equivalent, 401(k) with an employer match, life insurance, long-term disability, transportation subsidies, flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off, professional development budget, sabbaticals, and paid parental leave.

    How to Apply

    Submit a compelling cover letter outlining your passion for, and fit with, the position. Please also provide a complete chronological resume and digital portfolio of graphic design (and other relevant creative) work samples. Send these materials to jobs@cascadiaconsulting.com and indicate “Visual Communications Specialist - [Your Name]” in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your ability to meet the criteria in the Required Qualifications section and highlight relevant experience, education, and why you are interested in this position. Please state where you learned about the position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Cascadia Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, race, disability (physical, sensory, and mental, including HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C), national origin, creed, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation (including transgender status), religion, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), maternity, use of service animal by a person with a disability, genetic information, medical conditions (genetic characteristics, cancer or a record or history of cancer),or, in certain circumstances, marriage to a coworker. 


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