Project coordinator

California Invasive Plant Council
Submission Settings: 
Open until filled
Submission Deadline: 
Jan 22 2007


$30,000 - $45,000, commensurate with experience

California Invasive Plant Council

Mailing: 1442-A Walnut St., #462
Berkeley, CA 94709
Office: 2560 9th Street, #216
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 843-3902

Position: Full time, available immediately, open until filled.
Requires occasional weekend work, and travel for field courses, meetings and conferences.

Benefits: Health plan provided. Vacation starting at two weeks per year.

Primary responsibility:

• Organizing “Wildland Weed Field Courses” at locations across the state.

Also will help with:
• Coordinating logistics for annual Symposium.
• Coordinating advocacy and outreach campaigns.
• Maintaining membership database and communicating with members.
• Editing quarterly newsletter.
• Maintaining the Cal-IPC website.
• Supporting other staff members in administrative, fundraising, and project activities.

Required skills:

• Conscientious attention to detail and accountability for multiple projects at once.
• Excellent written and spoken communications—professional and friendly.
• Computer proficiency with word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), presentation (MS PowerPoint), email and internet applications.
• Commitment to ecological restoration.
• Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
Additional desirable experience:
• Event organizing, especially training workshops.
• Nonprofit management and fundraising, including grant writing.
• Communications, public relations, and environmental education.
• Computer proficiency with desktop publishing and website design applications.
• Public policy and political process.

To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to Doug Johnson, Executive Director, at

Cal-IPC is an environmental nonprofit organization working to protect California’s wildlands from invasive plants through research, restoration, and education. Formed in 1992, Cal-IPC publishes the state’s definitive list of wildland weeds, and is a leader in advancing policy and management solutions. Current campaigns include statewide weed mapping, partnering with nurseries to prevent introductions, and forming coalitions aimed at supporting progressive policies. Our statewide membership of 1,000 includes public and private land managers, researchers, volunteer stewards and concerned citizens. We have three full-time and one part-time paid staff.

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