Delaware Valley Green Building Council


over 5 years ago

Contact Info
One Penn Center
1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 999
Philadelphia, PA 19103
P: 215-399-5790

Job ID #55


Manager of Policy and Advocacy


DVGBC is a non-profit organization working to promote green building practices in the Delaware Valley. We are the local chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council; our region covers the five-county Philadelphia region, the Lehigh Valley and the state of Delaware. This is a full-time job, reporting to the Executive Director. The preliminary job description includes the following tasks: Develop and direct implementation of policy agenda for the chapter Work closely with U.S. Green Building Council Advocacy team Support Key Performance Indicator tracking and reporting for USGBC grant Recruit and organize volunteers, including DVGBC Board members; establish regular meetings with goals and tasks for volunteers Work closely with, and support partner PA chapters on statewide policy and advocacy initiatives Establish annual Advocacy Day in PA and DE Ensure elected officials and decision-makers are invited to all DVGBC events Track relationships among staff, volunteers, and decision-makers Follow key policy developments at state and local levels and new issues, such as Healthy Products Declaration, etc. Develop and maintain partnerships, e.g., Energy Efficient Buildings Hub, City of Philadelphia Office of Sustainability, USGBC Advocacy staff Track and report on goals; communicate to key stakeholders Write policy briefs for DVGBC and policy decision-makers Develop tools, including advocacy alerts, to engage our constituents around policy initiatives Develop new markets and non-traditional audiences; look for opportunities to connect on other areas of focus, such as green schools Raise funds for policy work Coordinate and collaborate with staff leading Greenbuild 2013, Green Schools and other DVGBC initiatives Experience & Skills 5-7 years' work experience in sustainable design/building, or related field B.A. or B.S. degree Work experience in policy or political area; in PA or DE a plus Skilled verbal communicator Strong writing skills for lay audience Team player; strong collaborator Outgoing and enjoys networking Able to juggle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines Strong project management skills Experienced meeting facilitator Send resume and cover letter to by February 20, 2013. Be prepared to provide three references.







Start Date

April 01, 2013


$40K - $48K Based on skills and experience


2013-02-04 13:45:54 UTC


2013-02-04 13:45:54 UTC