Program Manager, (Remote Eligible)

16 days ago
Full time role


GreenBiz Group is a media and events company that accelerates the just transition to a clean economy. Through events that ...

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Job Description

About Us: is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization working to nurture and empower Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) professionals to accelerate a just transition to a clean economy. We are seeking to cultivate a vibrant ecosystem of individuals, organizations, and communities working symbiotically to transform our field culturally and dismantle environmental injustice.

About the Role: We are seeking a Program Manager to run our Emerging Leaders program that aims to elevate, cultivate and support the next generation of BIPOC leaders in the climate community. This position requires a dynamic, self-starter who enjoys developing programming for and engaging with early-career professionals as they grow and develop in their roles. Further, a successful Program Manager will also engage with leadership, corporate sustainability professionals, funders, and other key stakeholders to build a high-impact program. 

Position Details: This is a full-time position, starting immediately, that offers a competitive salary ($90,000 - $120,000) and benefits package. Some domestic travel is required. 


  • Manage the Emerging Leaders program in collaboration with leadership and board, funders, and other key stakeholders
  • Coordinate the selection of Emerging Leaders for each of four GreenBiz in-person events throughout the year, including all communications and coordination with the finalists
  • Work with the GreenBiz events team to coordinate programmatic activities for Emerging Leaders at GreenBiz events
  • Work with the GreenBiz marketing and editorial teams to coordinate outreach and editorial stories by, for, or about Emerging Leaders
  • Develop, actively manage and promote a LinkedIn group as an online hub for the Emerging Leaders Community
  • Coordinate the production of a periodic newsletter sent to the Emerging Leaders community as well as to sponsors and other stakeholders
  • Serve as a liaison to past, present, and prospective Emerging Leaders
  • Coordinate and host periodic webinars for the Emerging Leaders community, including suggesting topics and guest speakers as well as marketing via social media and other channels
  • Participate in fundraising calls


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an environmental or social impact field, or 2 years equivalent work experience.
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit in the development of high-impact program development
  • Strong relationship-building skills, including collaborating with internal and external stakeholders and teams
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project and time management skills, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with input from various stakeholders.
  • A self-starter with the ability to cultivate a dynamic and fluid work environment with a distributed, virtual team
  • Ability to work independently, at times with minimal guidance, demonstrating initiative, accountability, and ownership of responsibilities
  • Quick thinking, learning, and problem-solving abilities
  • Travel to a minimum of four GreenBiz conferences per year
  • Prior experience developing environmental and social justice programs in NGO/nonprofit, philanthropic, and governmental environments preferred.

We offer a competitive employee benefits package including:

  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • Retirement savings options
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • Discretionary paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Two paid volunteer days per year
  • Reimbursement for home office expenses
  • Employee stock option plan

Vaccination Requirement

GreenBiz Group requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and remote roles. GreenBiz Group provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements unless it results in undue hardship for the business. Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

Equal Employment Opportunity

GreenBiz Group values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. GreenBiz Group is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

GreenBiz Group is a media and events company that accelerates the just transition to a clean economy. Through events that ...

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