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Projects & Events Manager (Asia Pacific)

Remote
about 1 month ago
Full time role

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One Tree Planted is a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on global reforestation. As an environmental charity, we are dedicated to ...

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Job Description

One Tree Planted is a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on global reforestation. As an environmental charity, we are dedicated to making it easier for individuals and businesses to give back to the environment, create a healthier climate, protect biodiversity, and help reforestation efforts around the world. All by planting trees!


One Tree Planted is looking to hire a Projects & Events Manager to organize tree planting and environmental restoration events throughout the Asia Pacific, and support the Australian projects team with additional programmatic and administrative duties.


The ideal start date for this position is February 13th, 2023.



POSITION PURPOSE:


A versatile position at a nonprofit that wants to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees. Together we can restore forests, create habitat for biodiversity, and make a positive social impact around the world.


Reporting Relationships 

  • Reports to our Director of Projects: Asia Pacific
  • Role is also part of our Global Events team



ESSENTIAL FUNCTION


Event Coordination: 

    • Work directly with corporate donors to coordinate volunteer tree planting and restoration events in Australia, New Zealand and Asia in order for them to achieve their corporate social responsibility goals.
    • Coordinate community planting events across the Asia Pacific for our 3 annual community initiatives: Earth Month (April), World Environment Day (June) and Plant a Tree Day (September).
    • Maintain relationships with our existing planting partners in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, and build new planting partner relationships where needed to expand our growing database.
    • Execute all back-end tasks required for our events to run smoothly such as agreements, payments, data entry, follow-up reporting, ordering merchandise and any other tasks that might be event-specific.
    • Ensure events databases are kept up to date with accurate information (Salesforce and Airtable)
    • Provide support for improving processes and procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the team and manage organizational risks.


    Projects Coordination:

    • Support the APAC Projects team in developing and maintaining a high-impact portfolio of reforestation projects, with a particular focus on Australia and New Zealand.
    • Source new reforestation partners in the region, based on strategic priorities & funding demand;
    • Review project proposals received for approval, including evaluation of project design, budget and co-financing, timeline, projected impacts and monitoring plan;
    • Monitor project progress and perform quality control through regular check-ins with planting partners via Zoom, email and in-person site visits;
    • Ensure projects are well communicated to the broader One Tree Planted team for fundraising and communications; 
    • Help to source new reforestation partners across the region, based on strategic priorities & funding demand
    • Assist the Community Forestry team with developing and vetting proposals for Urban Forestry projects
    • Support with administrative tasks including content & database management, creating funding agreements, facilitating invoices and payments


    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's degree or 3 years of work experience
    • Passionate about doing something positive for the environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Driven, hard working and highly organized
    • Ability to take direction and multi-task
    • Proficient with Google Suite; and knowledgeable of platforms such as Salesforce, Airtable, ClickUp, Zoom, and Canva is a plus.
    • Ability to work independently in a remote office setting
    • Willingness to work flexible hours to collaborate with colleagues in Eastern Standard Time
    • Collegial personality and team player
    • Fully remote position. Preferred location is Sydney; open to other locations in Australia.


    COMPENSATION & BENEFITS


    COMPENSATION:  Typical starting range is 65,000 - $75,000 AUD which will be based on skills and experience. Annual performance increase may be available but not guaranteed. 

    • Flexible work environment
    • Monthly Health and Wellness stipend
    • Yearly bonus 
    • Superannuation in addition to base salary
    • Travel opportunities, international and domestic


    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:


    1. A cover letter, indicating your interest in the position and why you think you would be a good fit with the organization
    2. Your resume


    One Tree Planted is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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