As You Sow

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As You Sow
Jan 19, 2022
Full time
THE ORGANIZATION     MISSION   As You Sow  seeks to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies.     VISION   Our vision is a safe, just, and sustainable world in which protecting the environment and human rights is central to corporate decision-making.     OVERVIEW   As You Sow  is a Berkeley-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1992 than promotes corporate environmental and social responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. We believe that the path to a safe, just, and sustainable world for all, can be achieved by compelling corporations to take greater responsibility for the impacts of their environmental, social, and  governance policies and practices. We achieve this goal through direct engagement, shareholder advocacy, research, publishing scorecards, and other innovative and legal actions     COMMITMENT TO JEDI   As You Sow  actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff in all areas of operations. As You Sow will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation.   THE POSITION   We are looking for an experienced individual to take the lead on all organization email campaigns using Pardot and Salesforce. This individual will project manage and coordinate tasks on Salesforce, Pardot, Click & Pledge (our donation platform), and other communications software (such as GoToWebinar, Zapier, Memberspace and Squarespace). You will need to know and implement Pardot ‘best practices’ for all forms, campaigns, emails, and lists and maintain basic written operating procedures. In addition, this individual will be responsible for maintaining and updating all donation pages and triggered email responses in both Pardot Engagement Suite and Click & Pledge through Salesforce. A successful candidate will have demonstrated success in working independently, and as a team member. They will be supervised by our Director, Development Operations for development tasks and the Director of Communications and Project Management for all other program related assignments. In addition, you will be responsible for making sure there are no scheduling conflicts between development projects and other programmatic deliverables. Position Type:  1.0 FTE. Non-exempt   Start date:  Position will be open until filled   Reports to: Director, Development Operations and Director of Communications & Project Management ESSENTIAL DUTIES   Format, proof, and test weekly email campaigns through Pardot that render correctly across platforms. (Content will be provided.) They will also coordinate and create templates for six to seven different program emails; track open rates; develop A/B testing for subject lines; edit images; optimize emails, and help develop an overall email strategy. Experience integrating Pardot with Salesforce, GoToWebinar, Zapier, and Squarespace is also required. Project Manage Development printed newsletters and other materials. Review all update notices for Salesforce, Pardot, Zapier, Click & Pledge, and other software to make sure the systems continue to function correctly. If updates or changes are needed individual will work with Director, Development Operations and the Director of Communications and Project Manager to develop an implementation plan.  Perform maintenance and data hygiene tasks especially for Pardot and Salesforce on a quarterly basis. If additional expertise is required work with outside consultants to make sure work is completed. Check on Pardot/Salesforce sync errors and correct weekly. Perform maintenance and data hygiene tasks especially for Pardot and Salesforce on a quarterly basis. Conduct updates as needed (content supplied) for automated replies and workflows to Click and Pledge, Salesforce, and Pardot. Troubleshoot issues in a timely manner, especially around Click and Pledge. Be willing to write Standard Operating Procedure documents and/or videos for processes and update as needed. Coordinate and help with training staff on Salesforce and other software applications as needed. Work with staff to determine work priorities weekly and update staff as the work is completed. QUALIFICATIONS 3-5 years Pardot  experience 3-5 years Salesforce admin experience Experience with HTML required Online donation platform experience required - Click and Pledge  Fundraising experience a plus Zapier, Memberspace and Squarespace  preferred Able to maintain focus and conduct highly-detailed work accurately and efficiently while meeting fast-paced deadlines Available for meetings and online work during Pacific Time Zone work hours (9-5pm) Available 40 hours a week COMPENSATION  [$50,000 -$60,000] based on experience Benefits: Healthcare, dental, vision insurance, Life, LTD, Voluntary Life, EAP, 401K, phone stipend, 18 holidays, 1 volunteer day, and 10 vacation days in first year of employment (15 vacation days each subsequent year).   HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB   Please apply through our  job site.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT   As You Sow is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization and is an equal opportunity employer. AYS makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. AYS does not unlawfully discriminate on the of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or identification, or any other basis protected by law. Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about As You Sow , go to: www.asyousow.org
As You Sow Remote
Dec 14, 2021
Full time
THE ORGANIZATION MISSION As You Sow   seeks to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. VISION Our vision is a safe, just, and sustainable world in which protecting the environment and human rights is central to corporate decision-making. OVERVIEW As You Sow   is a Berkeley-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization who promotes corporate environmental and social responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. We believe that the way to a safe, just, and sustainable world can be only achievable by enlisting the support of corporations, either through advocacies, scorecards, shareholder engagements, and other innovative methods. Moving companies to take greater responsibility for the social and environmental impact of their operations, is our primary goal and our actions have produced results for 29 years. COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION As You Sow   actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff in all areas of operations.   As You Sow   will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation. THE POSITION This is a full-time non-exempt position. The Executive & Project Assistant supports the CEO by overseeing his scheduling and time commitments on a range of   As You Sow ’s programs as well as performing research on a number of new projects and feasibility studies of potential ideas. This fast-paced position works across all programs as well as fundraising, media, communications, and outside organizational partnerships. Integral to   As You Sow ’s innovative approach to changing corporations for good, this role provides an opportunity to assist the CEO find new solutions that help in innovate ways across multiple strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate has the ability to keep track of multiple topics with overlapping due dates; think critically; offer innovative solutions to roadblocks; and develop project plans, bring together consulting teams, perform feasibility analysis, and hand off initiates ready for funding and implementation. Position Type:   1.0 FTE. Non-exempt Start date:  Applications accepted until January 6, 2022; Estimated hire start Feb 1, 2022 Reports to:  CEO   ESSENTIAL DUTIES Meet daily with the CEO Filter and sort CEO’s email inbox daily Schedule CEO’s calendar Interface with the Board of Directors Work closely with Fundraising Department to coordinate CEO on foundation grants and major donor meetings Attend critical meetings to take notes Understand the different Programs and how they relate to one another Ensure staff has access to the CEO Tweet and post for CEO in social media channels Scan news for pertinent articles on daily basis Research Conduct research across a range of ESG issue areas Develop feasibility studies of potential projects Prepare internal and external documents for team members and external partners Draft project management plans Project Management Run project management software (Wrike) to coordinate ongoing projects Salesforce database entry related to companies and programs QUALIFICATIONS 2+ years of experience working on fast-paced calendaring 2 years of experience with project management Love of teamwork. Experience with Microsoft Office, Zoom, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Excellent writing skills – no typos Excellent comprehension skills Strong interpersonal engagement and communication skills Organizational and time management skills, with excellent attention to detail Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment Ability to act independently, communicate frequently, and ask questions when needed Demonstrate commitment to progressive social and environmental change Strong work ethic, self-motivation, and commitment to excellence Openness to learning from others and developing new professional and personal skills Film/video production background a plus Advanced Excel skills a plus Sense of humor appreciated   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience. Benefits: Healthcare, dental, vision insurance, Life, LTD, Voluntary Life, EAP, 401K, phone stipend, 18 holidays, 1 volunteer day, and 10 vacation days in first year of employment (15 vacation days each subsequent year). A team with passion and fun A low-ego, high-performance culture and flexible work environment HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB Please apply through our   job site . Applications will be accepted until January 6, 2022. We thank all applicants for your interest. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT As You Sow is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization and is an equal opportunity employer. As You Sow makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. As You Sow does not unlawfully discriminate on the of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or identification, or any other basis protected by law. Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.   For more information about  As You Sow , go to:  www.asyousow.org  
As You Sow Remote
Nov 29, 2021
Full time
Full-Time, Exempt Position THE ORGANIZATION MISSION As You Sow   seeks to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. VISION Our vision is a safe, just, and sustainable world in which protecting the environment and human rights is central to corporate decision-making. OVERVIEW As You Sow   is a Berkeley-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization who promotes corporate environmental and social responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. We believe that the way to a safe, just, and sustainable world can be only achievable by enlisting the support of corporations, either through advocacies, scorecards, shareholder engagements, and other innovative methods. Moving companies to take greater responsibility for the social and environmental impact of their operations, is our primary goal and our actions have produced results for 29 years. COMMITMENT TO JEDI As You Sow   actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff in all areas of operations. As You Sow will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation. THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM As You Sow’s   Environmental Health program works to address critical environmental health issues resulting from corporate policies and practices. The program has several primary goals including: moving food manufacturers to adopt sustainable agriculture strategies that promote ecosystem health and reduce the use of toxic pesticides, eliminating the routine use of antibiotics important to human medicine in the production of food animals, and working with fast food chains to eliminate food packaging that contains known toxic chemicals. THE POSITION The Environmental Health Program Coordinator will work with the Environmental Health Program Manager to develop and execute engagements with major publicly traded companies to advance solutions to agricultural and public health risks. The Coordinator will support ongoing initiatives including minimizing use of toxic pesticides in agricultural supply chains and eliminating the routine use of antibiotics important to human medicine in food animal production, in addition to helping to launch and build new initiatives including reducing the use of PFAS chemicals in consumer goods. The Program Coordinator will also coordinate with and support the Environmental Health Program Manager in coalition building, including meeting with values-aligned NGOs and other investors. The ability to work on many tasks simultaneously and maintain focus and work quality is crucial. A successful candidate will be adept at moving quickly from one work topic to another as well as developing deep subject matter expertise. We hope that the Program Coordinator will learn and grow into the role and be able to progressively take on more leadership. As our work is focused on making bold and lasting positive change in the world on issues including climate change, environmental health, ocean plastics, wage justice, financial transparency, and human rights, the ideal applicant will passionately care about these issues and our theory of change. Position Type:   1.0 FTE. Exempt. Start date:  Position will be open until January 4, 2022. Reports to:  Environmental Health Program Manager, and President   ESSENTIAL DUTIES Conducting research using scientific reviews, corporate reports and documentation, media, and other sources Synthesizing information in issue briefs, blogs, or reports Working directly with companies to set up shareholder engagement meetings Maintain data base of corporate scores and key performance indicators Participating in a variety of corporate meetings, taking leadership for a subset as determined by the Program Manager Work with  NGO advocates, activists, faith-based investors, and other institutional investors to develop secure commitments and maintain forward momentum on initiative goals Assisting with program operations as needed (including notetaking for meetings with corporations, calendaring meetings, or managing email outreach) Monitor media, analyst reports, online postings, and other program information sources. Represent the organization at conferences and corporate annual meetings. Track corporate contacts, engagement notes, and other information in Salesforce QUALIFICATIONS 1+ years of experience in corporate responsibility, Socially Responsible Investing, and/or ESG Investing. Two or more years of research experience preferred (i.e. gathering, synthesizing, and analyzing data) Professional experience with substantive independent work and collaboration Background in or understanding of initiative area issues (i.e. impacts of toxic chemicals on the environment and public health, pesticides, sustainable agriculture, and/or antimicrobial resistance) High level of attention to detail Ability to work both independently and collaboratively Initiative to ask questions when needed and desire to independently take on projects as skills and experience develop Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required Passionate personal commitment to progressive social and environmental change Sense of humor appreciated   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US Salary: The expected range for this position is $50,000 - $62,000, depending on experience. Benefits: Healthcare, dental, vision insurance, Life, LTD, Voluntary Life, EAP, 401K, phone stipend, 18 holidays, 1 volunteer day, and 10 vacation days in first year of employment (15 vacation days each subsequent year). A team with passion and fun. A low-ego, high-performance culture and flexible work environment. HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB Please apply through our  job site.  Applications will be accepted until January 4, 2022. We thank all applicants for your interest. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT As You Sow is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization and is an equal opportunity employer. As You Sow makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. As You Sow does not unlawfully discriminate on the of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or identification, or any other basis protected by law. Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about  As You Sow , go to:  www.asyousow.org
As You Sow Berkeley, CA (Remote due to Covid)
Oct 18, 2021
Contractor
Consultant, Full-Time, Remote THE ORGANIZATION MISSION As You Sow   seeks to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. VISION Our vision is a safe, just, and sustainable world in which protecting the environment and human rights is central to corporate decision-making. OVERVIEW As You Sow   is a Berkeley-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization who promotes corporate environmental and social responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. We believe that the way to a safe, just, and sustainable world can be only achievable by enlisting the support of corporations, either through advocacies, scorecards, shareholder engagements, and other innovative methods. Moving companies to take greater responsibility for the social and environmental impact of their operations, is our primary goal and our actions have produced results for 29 years. COMMITMENT TO JEDI As You Sow   actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff in all areas of operations. As You Sow will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation. THE POSITION This year-long fellowship supports   As You Sow ’s Energy & Climate program in working to embed climate action throughout the full range of companies’ operational planning and disclosures. Work will include research on corporate policies and practices, climate regulations, corporate governance and risk management, and company financials. Issue areas include oil and gas emissions, financed emissions in the banking and industry sectors, offsets, low carbon technologies, and greenhouse gas measurement and management, among others. The Fellow will also participate in company dialogues, report drafting, press release drafting, etc. Through this fellowship, you will gain insight into the nexus of climate and business and obtain a greater understanding of shareholder advocacy.  Position Type:   1.0 FTE. Consultant Start date:  Position will be open until filled Reports to:  President and Chief Counsel, and Climate and Energy Program Manager ESSENTIAL DUTIES Research and writing of memos, briefs, reports, blogs, and press releases on topics relating to climate change and energy issues, from both a financial and sustainability lens. Assess company practices and disclosures (financial and sustainability). Collaborate with NGOs, faith-based investors, and institutional investors. Monitor media, analyst reports, online postings, and other information sources. Prepare for and participate in company dialogues and negotiations. Assist with shareholder resolution process as needed, including research and writing of resolutions, proxy memos, responses to company no-action requests. Potential opportunities to speak at conferences and corporate annual meetings. QUALIFICATIONS Must demonstrate strong commitment to corporate responsibility issues. Prefer significant experience in ESG issues. Strong interpersonal engagement and communication skills. Excellent research, analysis, and writing skills. Ability to work as part of a team, as well as to take individual initiative. Strong analytical skills and familiarity with databases and online research. Organizational and time management skills, with excellent attention to detail. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks. Personal commitment to progressive social and environmental change. Strong work ethic, self-motivated, and commitment to excellence. Sense of humor appreciated. LOCATION Berkeley, CA (remote during COVID-19)   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience. A team with passion and fun A low-ego, high-performance culture and flexible work environment HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB Please apply through our   job site . Applications will be accepted until a great candidate is found. We thank all applicants for your interest. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT As You Sow is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization and is an equal opportunity employer. As You Sow makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. As You Sow does not unlawfully discriminate on the of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or identification, or any other basis protected by law. Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about  As You Sow , go to:  www.asyousow.org
As You Sow
Aug 19, 2021
Part time
Supervisor: Toxic Enforcement Research Manager Classification: Part-time, Hourly Schedule: Part-Time (20 hours/week)   As You Sow actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff in all areas of operations. As You Sow will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation.   ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND As You Sow is a Berkeley-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1992. We promote corporate environmental and social responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. We are one of the nation's leading practitioners of shareholder advocacy, moving companies to take greater responsibility for the social and environmental impact of their operations. We engage companies directly, work with and mobilize investor coalitions on key issue areas, file shareholder resolutions, and write reports and research briefs to inform investors and the public about novel issue areas. In short, for 29 years we have gotten big companies to make big changes for good.   As You Sow is also one of the leading enforcers of California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, known as Proposition 65, a toxic right-to-know law. The Act specifies that a company must provide a warning to consumers if its products or processes expose citizens to known carcinogens or reproductive toxicants, and also prohibits discharges of such chemicals into the state’s drinking water. Since 1992, As You Sow has been working to bring hundreds of manufacturers and whole industries into compliance with the Act through innovative settlements that reduce hazardous emissions, eliminate consumer exposures to toxics, and provide funds for employee training to lower occupational exposures to toxic chemicals.   POSITION SUMMARY As You Sow is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Investigator & Program Assistant who will work with the Toxic Enforcement Research Manager and Staff Attorney to support our consumer product investigations and legal actions. The Investigator & Program Assistant role will provide administrative support for our legal team as well as be responsible for conducting investigations and gathering evidence to support legal cases, including researching, purchasing consumer products, and logging evidence and case materials.   The ideal candidate will be an independent self-starter with a strong attention to detail who enjoys cataloging and organizing documents and data. The candidate must also be comfortable driving to various stores throughout the Bay Area to purchase products. The Investigator & Program Assistant will report to the Toxic Enforcement Research Manager.   RESPONSIBILITIES Conducting online research to identify consumer products for investigation. Populating chain of custody documents and submitting evidence to an accredited laboratory for testing. Conducting calls for investigation purposes. Traveling to assigned businesses and purchasing specific products for investigation. Inspecting store inventory and taking note of similar product types or Proposition 65 warning notices. Completing and submitting a written report detailing investigations. Labeling, photographing and otherwise documenting all evidence. Logging gathered data in a detailed spreadsheet or other internal database. Assembling and serving legal documents. Filing legal documents at local courts and online. Case management tasks, including calendaring important dates and organizing multi-party calls. Scanning and saving documents and organizing case files. Other administrative or investigative duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license are required. Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, and/or Box preferred. Interest in consumer protection, corporate responsibility, and/or law.   HOURS 20 hours/week, $20/hour; flexible hours. Will meet with Toxic Enforcement team either in person or via Zoom once per week.   LOCATION Berkeley, California. Remote work within the San Francisco Bay Area negotiable.   APPLY Please apply through our job site . Applications will be accepted until a great candidate is found. We thank all applicants for your interest.   EQUITY As You Sow is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization and is an equal opportunity employer. As You Sow makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. As You Sow does not unlawfully discriminate on the of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or identification, or any other basis protected by law. Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about As You Sow , go to: www.asyousow.org