NRCM currently has one job opening.
Database and Development Coordinator
The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) seeks a full-time Database and Development Coordinator to manage the online and offline databases, generating and maintaining data and reports, and supporting program and office staff in their use of the database. This position reports to the Membership Director.
Key initiatives include:
• Maintain the ongoing transfer of information between two databases
• Raiser’s Edge data maintenance: This includes routine imports, exports, adjustments, and global updates. This is part automated and part manual
• Provide staff with lists for mailings, phonebanks, and email segments using queries. Updating records accordingly
• Responsible for performing research efforts when updating contact information. Includes, but is not limited to, use of the Internet, hardcopy, and electronic sources
• Identify reports, and when needed, build custom reports to meet staff needs
• Data entry
Staff Training Responsibilities:
• Train existing/new staff on how to use the database
• Determine new protocol for database teams based on the needs of their team and best practices
• Help staff evaluate metrics
• Update user manuals
• Assist with mailings, emails, member phone calls, batching gifts
• Represent development department on IT-team
• Assist with member events
• Assist with donor research
- Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
- 2-4 years’ experience working with relational databases, including data entry and database customizations
- Strongly prefer experience using Raiser’s Edge
- Prefer experience with constituent management/email blast systems
- Must be proficient with use of Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel (including mail merges)
- Must have efficient and highly accurate data entry abilities and demonstrated ability to manipulate figures and data with speed and accuracy
- Must have ability to understand workflow processes and deadlines, and carry out duties utilizing established organizational protocols
- Excellent communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Ability and desire to work as a team player and as a leader
- Ability to gracefully manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines
- Mature, discreet, and confidential
- Interest in protecting the environment
The Natural Resources Council of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, physical/mental ability, sexual orientation, or national origin. NRCM is a nonprofit organization that offers employees professional growth and development, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package.
Resume and cover letter should be submitted to Stacie Haines at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2017.
Environmental Policy Internships
The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is seeking applicants to work as interns to assist the organization on a broad range of environmental policy issues currently facing Maine and the nation. NRCM attempts to place interns year-round, and the internships may be less than full-time to accommodate academic schedules. Internships generally are unpaid positions. However, NRCM does have funding for 1-2 paid internships annually (see details below under “Tomorrow’s Environmental Leaders Internship”).
NRCM provides interns with meaningful work and an excellent training experience. Interns will contribute to and learn from activities such as:
- Policy Research for legislation dealing with water quality, renewable energy, climate mitigation, land conservation, and waste management;
- Legislative Action (when the Legislature is in session) including attending legislative hearings, meeting lawmakers, watching policy debates, and mobilizing activists; and
- Advocacy Strategy including attending internal NRCM policy meetings, coalition strategy sessions, and advocacy events.
Interns work under the supervision of NRCM’s Advocacy Director, who works to ensure that interns receive extensive opportunities to witness internal operations of NRCM and the environmental policy process.
Applicants should have strong writing and communication skills, a strong interest in environmental policy, and ability to work on multiple projects with varying deadlines. Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint preferred; GIS skills not required, but may be of use.
Candidates may apply at any time. Resume and cover letter should be submitted to email@example.com.
Tomorrow’s Environmental Leaders Internship
NRCM provides a $1,000 stipend for 1-2 interns annually. Generally, this intern serves from early June to early August. Candidates who are interested in being considered for this internship, called the “Tomorrow’s Environmental Leaders Internship,” should apply as follows:
- Applications Due: March 3, 2017
- NRCM Interviews: March 13-24, 2017
- Notification: March 31, 2017
Candidates not selected for a paid internship may still be considered for an unpaid internship. Candidates interested in being considered for an internship should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about NRCM is available at www.nrcm.org.