Career Opportunities at CLEO

About The CLEO Institute

The CLEO Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization exclusively dedicated to climate change education, engagement, and advocacy. Founded in 2010 in Miami, Florida, we work with front-line communities and their leaders to build climate literacy. We highlight the urgency of climate action and impact policy while championing solutions for a resilient future.

The CLEO Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.

Orlando - Programs Manager

The CLEO Institute exists to improve climate literacy and spur climate action. The ideal candidate is passionate about CLEO’s mission and solving the climate crisis, a quick learner, pays close attention to detail to ensure nothing falls through the cracks, and is willing to play several roles to help execute programs and manage tasks and/or events.

They work in tandem with, take direction from, and report to the Senior Director of Programs. The person is a self-starter, proactive and well organized, and will manage office and growing program needs. They work with CLEO staff, partners, and volunteers to advance the organization’s work. Therefore, having a fundamental understanding of climate science, its seriousness, and solutions, is desired. The Program Manager must be able to work evenings and weekends, as needed. Salary range is between $40,000-$48,000 depending on qualifications and experience. **Staff must be based in Orlando and are expected to work in the office. At the moment, CLEO staff is working on a hybrid basis (virtual/office) as we resume normal office hours due to COVID.

Job Description

Office-related responsibilities

  • Purchase office supplies
  • Maintain and update databases in Network for Good (donors, members, participants, etc.) and generate reports as needed
  • Process contracts and agreements for interns, coordinators, partners, services, and events
  • Provide timely monthly accounting reports to administrative manage

Programs-related responsibilities

  • Facilitate climate trainings
  • Co-facilitate and curate CLEO-wide webinars as well as localized content
  • Oversee program execution & development in the Orlando area, including but not limited to: Empowering Resilient Women, Climate Resilient Schools & GenCLEO Youth Advocacy movement
  • Manage programs expenses and budgets
  • Prepare materials/handouts for events, whether in person or online
  • Assist with grant research, writing proposals and reports, and managing deliverables
  • Assist with program evaluation
  • Seek out new partnerships and funding opportunities to expand CLEO’s presence in Orlando
  • Help with event planning (i.e. secure venues, catering, invite panelists/guest speakers), and manage event logistics
  • Provide content for social media and e-newsletters about the programs in collaboration with the Social Media Coordinator
  • Represent CLEO in the community including attending events and conferences, participating on panels, networking, presenting climate information.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral)
  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Keen public presentation skills
  • Experience managing programs, with fixed timetables and defined deliverables & budgets
  • Ability to communicate and engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Computer skills – experience with Microsoft Office/Google Suite/Apple programs
  • Strong time management skills and excellent follow-through
  • Ability to work and problem solve with little supervision
  • Basic understanding of climate change
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Access to reliable transportation to get to and from meetings, presentations and events

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years supervisory experience managing multiple staff members
  • Strong background in climate science
  • Community outreach background in the Orlando area
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) programs experience preferred

To apply: follow instructions and submit resume & cover letter via the posting:

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