The Pennsylvania Envirothon is seeking a new Executive Director for this highly regarded, nationally-known environmental competition program. The position is full-time and requires mostly office work with some field work. Candidates for the position should review the full vacancy announcement and job description prior to applying.
The Executive Director is responsible for coordinating the annual Pennsylvania Envirothon event with the PA Envirothon Board, providing support to county Envirothon programs, conducting program outreach to sponsors and program partners, and writing grants and sponsorship requests to help support the growth of the program. The position requires a highly-organized candidate who is self-motivated and able to work with a variety of people in diverse professional positions. The candidate must be comfortable speaking to and overseeing both small group meetings, workshops, and a large-scale annual competition (including adults and high school students). A degree and background in education, communications, and/or the environmental sciences, experience in event planning, and familiarity with the Envirothon program are all strongly preferred. Experience in managing project budgets, public relations, marketing, and communications is also helpful.