Opportunities with ASBC

Overview

Opportunities with ASBC

The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), a Washington, D.C.-based national policy and advocacy organization working with leading companies to build a sustainable economy. Now more than ever, sustainable companies are leading the way in addressing social, environmental, and economic issues beyond their own operations.

Positions at ASBC are an opportunity to help shape a more sustainable future by harnessing and amplifying the voice of business.

Michigan Sustainable Business Initiative: Statewide Coordinator

Part-Time Position Available Immediately

Job Description

The American Sustainable Business Council –– is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as our Statewide Coordinator for Michigan

The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for managing its policy and campaign initiatives to build a more just and sustainable Michigan.

The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for directing and building a coordinated effort between Michigan business groups and the American Sustainable Business Council.  The Michigan Sustainable Business Initiative will be the vehicle through which advance these collaborative efforts

The Coordinator works to educate, engage and mobilize business leaders throughout the state to build a business voice and power for a sustainable economy.

Reporting:

The Coordinator reports to the MSBC Steering Committee and works to support their ongoing engagement.

The coordinator will report on deliverables and will be evaluated by the ASBC President and the Impact Project Michigan point person

The Coordinator works in cooperation and is supported in part by the American Sustainable Business Council and its staff as well as the three steering committee members

Hours:  The Statewide Coordinator will work 20 hours a week at present. As additional funds are raised there is the intention to raise the number of hours worked

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in a business perspective
  • Three years of organization building
  • Policy and campaign organizing experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven campaign experience
  • Media skills a plus
  • Successful track record as a self-starter

Location:
 The Coordinator will be based in Lansing, MI

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Hours: TBD part-time

Duties

While duties will evolve and grow over time as the organization and position mature, ultimately the statewide coordinator will:

  • Works with MI steering committee on establishing and implementing organizational development strategy and policy agenda.
  • Oversee the issues campaign and policy efforts
  • Support media and public relations
  • Maintain excellent communication with members and allies on advocacy issues, organizational progress, and new potential partners.

ASBC does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment.

The initiative will bring together MI values-based business leaders into a power base, which can educate business and legislators and the media, and catalyze new policies and advance systemic market change for a viable and sustainable economy on the state level.

PLEASE SEND RESUME & REFERENCES TO MIcoordinator@asbcouncil.org