Want One of America’s Best New Jobs?
We are hiring again, and according to CNNMoney, being a sustainability consultant is one of the best new jobs in America (I totally agree, by the way). We aren’t putting an arbitrary deadline on receiving applications, but with that said, if you’re interested, don’t delay. Once we find that special someone, we’re going to hire them. Here’s a link to the posting pdf, which is also included below.
Verdis Group, LLC is seeking qualified individuals for a part-time, entry-level position. Ideal candidates will be adept at managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously, have wizard-like data analysis and writing skills, and have a passion for sustainability. The position is designed for a current college student or recent college graduate. Anticipated hours per week are 15–20.
The skills and abilities necessary to sufficiently perform the duties are varied and require the individual to be adept at many tasks. The position requires flexibility, attention to detail, and enthusiasm for the work. Generally speaking, the successful candidate will provide support in a variety of ways to Verdis Group senior staff and principals.
The successful candidate may perform the following tasks:
- Data Analysis: Conducting a variety of different numerical and theoretical analyses at the direction of senior staff. Collecting, managing, tracking, and summarizing data is an important component of the job.
- Writing: Preparing communications that are intended for a variety of different audiences, including both internal and external parties. Contributes technical writing to client reports. Other report editing and formatting as deemed necessary.
- Strategy: Involvement in organizational discussions intended to identify strategies that help clients be more sustainable.
- Miscellaneous Project Work: Providing assistance as needed on client projects, to include but not limited to: research, report writing, data collection, meeting facilitation, taking minutes, disseminating information, preparing presentations, brainstorming recommendations, and general project management.
- Administrative Duties: General administrative duties may include scheduling meetings, purchasing office supplies and equipment, data collection and entry, maintaining adequate electronic and hard copy filing systems, running errands, preparing correspondence, editing and formatting documents and presentations, arranging travel, and other duties as assigned.
- Continuous Learning: Staying on top of industry news in order to serve the clients with the most up to date practices.
- General Management: Assisting senior staff with miscellaneous duties including but not limited to marketing efforts, financial analysis, and business logistics.
- Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Thorough and accurate in all duties and responsibilities. Attention to detail is a key component of the position.
- Ability to think critically, problem solve, and trouble-shoot issues.
- Excellent planning and organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and manage multiple duties and tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to collect, organize, input and analyze data in an extremely accurate and efficient manner.
- Knowledge of sustainable best practices as they pertain to businesses, organizations and communities.
- Skilled in using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Apple software. Experience with Adobe’s Creative Suite would be great.
- Communication skills both written and oral.
- Skilled in demonstrating cooperation and professionalism.
- Ability to work well with minimal supervision in a team-oriented environment.
- Ability to effectively work and interact with various cultures and ethnicities.
- Mad ninja skills.
The current expectation is for 15–20 hours per week for the foreseeable future. Hours may fluctuate, particularly upward, if Verdis obtains additional business AND the successful candidate has excess capacity in their schedule.
Compensation is $10–13/hour commensurate with experience.
All individuals interested in being considered for this position should submit the following information:
- A letter of interest not to exceed one page
- List of three references, at least one of which must be from a previous relevant employer
- Any availability limitations (e.g. other employment or classes that may conflict with availability to complete the duties of the job)
Interested parties should send the requested information to Craig Moody via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Craig Moody, Principal
Verdis Group, LLC
1516 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 68102