Position at BuildingGreen

BuildingGreen is hiring an Administration and Events Coordinator

Are you super organized, do you like working in teams, and are you comfortable with online and mobile technologies? We’re a B Corp-certified consulting and publishing company with a strong national following within the green building industry. We’re seeking an Events Coordinator who is also responsible for supporting the administration of our Peer Networks. This position is part-time (20-24 hours per week) starting at $20 per hour. 

Our Peer Networks bring together leaders in sustainable design and building to support one another and work toward sustainable solutions as a community—intent on moving projects and the industry forward in the best possible way. We currently support five of these networks.

Working on the BuildingGreen team gives you the opportunity to put your skills to the test, independently and collaboratively. It is truly rewarding to have the opportunity to grow professionally while working with a team that is mission-driven and working towards a better, brighter future. We have a commitment to diversity and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups.

Position Summary:

This position will coordinate in-person and/or virtual events, from venue research to Continuing Education Unit submissions and agenda set-up. They will also provide support to the Peer Networks Manager and team, as needed, by handling administrative tasks such as call scheduling and note taking. The Coordinator will contribute to (and sometimes lead) other tasks and projects as needed. 

A strong candidate for this position possesses the following skills and attributes:

  • A solid grounding in administrative work

  • Familiarity with Google suite (calendar, docs, sheets, slides, etc.)

  • Ability to learn new technologies and platforms

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Proficiency in juggling multiple tasks and deadlines

  • Experience working and communicating as part of a team

More about the environment in which you'll be working:

We are a mission-driven company fostering more sustainable practices in the design and construction industry through our content and services. Our company has a strong team approach, with dedicated staff that can also work independently without getting distracted. Although this is an administrative position, a passion for and familiarity with sustainable design and green building will enhance engagement with the Peer Networks and help provide room for advancement. For more about the company and team you will be working with, please see our about page here: https://www.buildinggreen.com/about

Our office is in the town of Brattleboro, Vermont, and is professional yet casual. We’ve hosted meetings with congressmen and major NGOs, but you’ll also see bare feet and dogs. We have about 12 full-time staff.

Experience:

  • Event coordination 1 year

  • Administrative support 1 year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible schedule

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Retirement plan

More Details:

  • Salary is $20/hour

  • This position is currently 20-24 hours/week but may be able to accommodate additional hours depending on skills and interests

  • Clear room for advancement

  • This can be in-person or a hybrid of in-person & remote work

  • Due to the in-person aspect, our current policy is that Covid vaccination (including boosters) is required

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING

When sending your resume, be sure to:

  • Share a brief explanation as to why you want to work here and why you are qualified for this position

  • Please apply through Indeed. Here is the link.

Thanks for your interest!