Jobs at ASAP

ASAP is currently hiring a Member Services and Communication Coordinator and a Communications Intern. See position descriptions below.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to [email protected]


ASAP Member Services and Communications Coordinator

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) is seeking a Member Services and
Communications Coordinator. ASAP is the nation’s premier professional association for
adaptation and resilience practitioners. The organization connects and supports climate
adaptation professionals, while advancing innovation and excellence in the field of climate
change adaptation. ASAP members build essential climate resilience for communities across
the U.S., and ASAP is committed to ensuring that work is done equitably, ethically, and
effectively.

This person will be responsible for development and implementation of ASAP’s Member
Services, and creation and dissemination of ASAP communications products. They will ensure
that ASAP provides high-quality services which enable the organization to attract, connect, and
support a diverse membership of climate adaptation professionals spanning sectors and scales.
They will also work with the ASAP Executive Director and Program Director to ensure
compelling, consistent communication to members, stakeholders and the media. This person
will report to the ASAP Senior Program Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Under direction from the Executive Director and Senior Program Manager, create
    content, designs, templates, and dissemination processes for all ASAP communications,
    including:

    • ASAP newsletter
    • event and webinar invitations
    • website content
    • social media content
    • press releases
    • news articles
  • In support of the ASAP Senior Program Manager, provide coordination and planning
    support to ASAP Members as they implement the following activities:

    • Affinity Groups/Subcommittees
    •  Regional Hubs
    •  Regional Adaptation Leadership Award
    • Mentorship Program
    • ASAP Ambassadors Program
  • Following direction of the Senior Program Manager, lead logistics planning and
    execution for all in-person events, including the National Adaptation Forum, ASAP Board
    Retreat, select regional ASAP hub events, and Resilience Dialogues convening.
  • Plan and execute ASAP webinars in consultation with the Executive Director and Senior
    Program Manager.
  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director and Senior Program Manager
    as requested, including:

    • Scheduling
    • Writing/editing
    • Information management

Qualifications

  • Interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivation, detail-orientation, and creativity
  • Design and oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in program coordination or related professional role
  • Knowledge of good practices for program management and development
  • Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams

Preferred

  • Experience working with a remote team
  • Experience with media relations
  • Working knowledge of climate adaptation and social equity issues
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience OR at least five years of directly
    relevant experience

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, G-Suite, and WordPress (expertise preferred)
  • Experience managing social media accounts (experience with corporate social media
    tools, such as Tweet Deck/HootSuite and Google Analytics, preferred)

This is a two-year position, with the possibility of extension. It includes a competitive annual
salary and benefits. Location flexible, but Ann Arbor, MI preferred.
Salary Range: $38,000 – $45,000
To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]
Start Date: Immediate
Position closing date: December 1, 2017


ASAP Communications and Outreach Intern

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) is seeking a Communications and Outreach Intern. ASAP is the nation’s premier professional association for adaptation and resilience practitioners. The organization connects and supports climate adaptation professionals, while advancing innovation and excellence in the field of climate change adaptation. ASAP members build essential climate resilience for communities across the U.S., and ASAP is committed to ensuring that work is done equitably, ethically, and effectively.

This person will work to increase ASAP member engagement, and ensure quality and timely communications to members and other stakeholders. They will report to the ASAP Member Services and Communications Coordinator.

This is a six-month, temporary position with possibility of extension, located in Ypsilanti, MI. Remote work considered. Compensation hourly, $15 – $18/hour.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the online community of ASAP members by: pushing relevant resources to members based on tagged interest, seeking out webinar and in-person education opportunities to share with members, and managing the online member discussion forum.
  • Assist the Member Services and Communications Coordinator in organizing ASAP webinars, including: contacting presenters, distributing webinar announcements, coordinating with partners to connect resources to the webinar page, tracking webinar engagement, and providing IT support before and during webinars.
  • Manage ASAP social media accounts to broaden the ASAP reach and connect with current and potential members.
  • Assist with the development of climate adaptation products, including a review of best practices, needs, and resources across the adaptation field, Consumer Reports on Innovation Climate Technology, Model Requests for Proposals for local governments, and an Ethical Adaptation Check-list resource.
  • Assist the Member Services and Communications Coordinator in creating content and designs for ASAP communications products, including: ASAP newsletter, event and webinar invitations, website content, social media content, press releases, and news articles.

Qualifications

  • Design and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, G-Suite, and WordPress
  • Experience managing social media accounts (experience with corporate social media tools, such as Tweet Deck/HootSuite and Google Analytics, preferred)
  • Experience developing web content
  • Interest in climate adaptation and social equity