Compact for a Sustainable Future Coordinator

City of Cambridge
Cambridge, MA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Not required
$25.00/hour plus excellent benefits

Compact for a Sustainable Future Coordinator (2-year contract position)

Working through the Community Development Department, the Compact for a Sustainable Future Coordinator will assist the Assistant City Manager for Community Development, current chair of the Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future, in coordinating the activities of the Compact. Candidates must possess excellent project management, organizational, communication, presentation, computer, and writing skills.  Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with Executive Committee and Compact members to develop and oversee the implementation of the Compact’s 3-Year Work Plan and related projects.
  • Create project management documents to support the implementation of the Compact’s 3-Year Work Plan and organizational operations.
  • Organize, plan, and facilitate Compact meetings, workshops and events in partnership with member organizations; produce meeting materials such as agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Manage membership records, administer dues renewal process, and generate invoices.
  • Maintain and track Compact finances in collaboration with the Compact’s fiscal agent.
  • Serve as liaison and maintain communication among current and potential Compact members.
  • Update and create print, web, and social media content related to Compact activities.
  • Develop and produce annual report.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Understanding of climate change and sustainability policies and programs. Local and regional familiarity a plus.
  • A minimum of three years of related professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Advanced level coursework strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with a wide variety of people, coordinating projects, and managing administrative, research and project responsibilities.
  • Possess efficient coordination skills to bring together multiple organizations.
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal and time management skills, and ability to multi-task while remaining organized and taking initiative.
  • Ability to work independently, as a proactive team player.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and visual presentation skills. Experience with computers, software and social media.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in both the private and public sectors a plus.
  • Highly skilled in using Office (e.g., using and creating templates, graphics, etc.).
    • Ability to use Wordpress. Additional web design experience is also preferred.
    • Knowledge of the Cambridge community.
    • Prior experience working with committees and growing an organization.
    • Event planning experience.

Hours per week:     25-hour week; minimum work days is 3 per week

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Submit your resume and letter of interest via email to: or to Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resumes and letters of interest requested by 07/05/18. Position will remain open until filled.  We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Published on:
July 2, 2018 - 9:25am
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