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Associate, Chapter Trainings and Events

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location District of Columbia - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 23/12/2009
Company Name US Green Building Council
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


USGBC is currently seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented professional with experience in event logistics and a high degree of personal initiative to serve as the Associate, Chapter Training & Events – a junior-level role responsible for executing logistics for chapter-related remote and in-person trainings and events, including Greenbuild events, national and regional leadership retreats, in-person coaching, webcasts and others as needed. These duties will support implementation of Chapters team objectives and specifically the Chapter Leader Development Program.


Training Program:

  • Help carry out the strategic and work plans for the Chapter Leader Development Program
  • Assist the with the following aspects of the Chapter Leader Development program:
    • Development of new training programs, identifying outside training programs and improving existing programs
    • Creation of annual chapter leader development plan for chapters, including researching and developing content
    • Identify opportunities for Chapters team professional development
    • Tracking of training and events expenses and work plan deliverables
    • Evaluating effectiveness of Program
  • Identify opportunities to use technology to improve delivery of USGBC’s chapter education and training programs
Training Logistics:
  • Provide logistical support for all on-site and off-site chapter leader development trainings, including webcasts, Chapter Forum at Greenbuild, Chapter Leader Retreat, etc.
  • Schedule, communicate and convene webcasts hosted by the Chapters Department, which may include in-house and external experts
  • Work with Chapter Resources Coordinator to maintain content related to trainings on usgbc.org and the Chapter Leader Extranet
  • Liaise with Conferences & Events Department about venue selection, food and beverage, and A/V needs for events
  • Coordinate and track travel and expenses for event attendees
  • Process purchase orders for chapter trainings and events as needed
  • Provide on-site coordination for events to ensure high-quality execution
  • Perform other administrative support duties related to event planning as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 2 years experience in event planning and working in a dynamic office environment (preferably with a non-profit)
  • Excellent project coordination, organizational, and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, adhere to timelines
  • Ability to handle a broad range of stakeholders with grace and diplomacy
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work
  • Proficient in all necessary MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Knowledge of/proficiency in Web site, social media and e-mail/html applications a plus
  • Adaptability to new technologies and ability to learn new software applications
  • Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to USGBC mission
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